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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2019
... California 2019 Bolivia indigeneity archaeological heritage Tiwanaku Andean beliefs In Search of a New Indigeneity Archaeological and Spiritual Heritage in Highland Bolivia Isabel M. Scarborough ABSTRACT: Bolivians are inventing spiritual practices that fit into the current dominant political...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 5.
Published: 01 February 2020
... journal. The first prize has been awarded to Isabel M. Scarborough for her article in vol. 22, no. 4 (May 2019) entitled In Search of a New Indigeneity: Archaeological and Spiritual Heritage in Highland Bolivia. Scarborough receives a one-year complimentary subscription to Nova Religio. The second prize...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2019
... to, the archaeological in her article, In Search of a New Indigeneity: Archaeological and Spiritual Heritage in Highland Bolivia. Scientific archaeological practices are Card: Archaeology and New Religious Movements 9 neither embraced nor refuted but elided by a postcolonial religious movement that...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... highest goal of archaeology. The resources of cultural heritage are finite and fragile. Without their pres- ervation we will be unable to continue our goals of studying and under- standing past cultures. To meet this goal, however, archaeologists must engage with public audiences and stakeholders to gain...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 60–74.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that clouded Paul and Rose s view of Edith s mediumship shaped their view of historical and archaeological research: a fear of interpretive bias. In Pels terms, they accepted that a product of material culture the box was necessarily evidence of something;32 however, their skepticism of their own...
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Nova Religio (2017) 20 (3): 13–35.
Published: 01 February 2017
... shamanism and Baltic paganism or even denies them, how do some Lithuanian Neoshamans incorporate Baltic Pagan heritage into their Neoshamanic practices and explain this merging? BALTIC PAGAN HERITAGE IN LITHUANIAN NEOSHAMANIC COMMUNITIES Lithuanians became acquainted with the ideas of Carlos Castaneda in...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (2): 59–81.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Reinstating the Divine Woman in Judaism (2000), volumes by archae- ologist William Dever such as Did God Have a Wife? Archaeology and Folk Religion in Ancient Israel (2005), and Patai s The Hebrew Goddess. Readers also are referred to Carmit s website24 and the Shni-Zioni blog (discussed below), as well as to...
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Nova Religio (2016) 19 (4): 33–56.
Published: 01 May 2016
... army), and the revolutionary leader from El Salvador, Farabundo Mart ´ (1893 1932),46 yet another example of how international revolutionary-esoteric networks functioned in the 1920s. Promoting Mayan archaeology was an integral part of Carrillo Puerto s program. In 1923, he welcomed an American...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (2): 65–82.
Published: 01 November 2015
... question of who built, used, and then abandoned these sites along with the fate of the builders is an archaeological mystery, but the Washitaw offer an answer: their ancient ancestors built the mounds as sacred spaces in response to God s command in Exodus 20:23 26 to build earthen altars.11 Contemporary...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (2): 45–66.
Published: 01 November 2014
... is the shorter or lower person. Maya refers to the really old people [i.e. the Maya of archaeology]. So, given that you can t find anything better, I figure the safest bet is natural. Because, well, we do know that we re a little shorter than those who are Spanish. We re shorter than the Americans...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 37–57.
Published: 01 August 2014
... dark secrets. In a collection of tales that Lovecraft fans would later distinguish as outlining the so-called Cthulhu mythos, the main character, typically a learned sleuth, gradually comes to realize through his own antiquar- ian, folkloric or archeological research that a race of foul...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (4): 35–62.
Published: 01 May 2013
... meant that few can be dated to the pre-colonial period. However, the archaeological record has given rise to at least one provocative conjecture. Akinwumi Ogundiran hypothesizes that the modern ile´ or ´ [see Photo 1] emerged as a consequence of the transatlantic slave trade and the resulting abundant...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (3): 52–76.
Published: 01 February 2013
..., Paganism H eathenry is a reconstructionist religious movement whosepractitioners align themselves with ancient Germanic andNorse cosmology using literary, archaeological, and historical 52 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 16, Issue 3, pages 52 76, ISSN 1092-6690...
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Nova Religio (2012) 16 (1): 61–87.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Age7 ideas have created confusion about the date even among some contem- porary Maya spiritual guides. This description leads to an analysis of his- torical Mayan sources regarding the date, particularly the hieroglyphic text found on Monument 6 at El Tortuguero, an archaeological site in southern...
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Nova Religio (2012) 16 (1): 104–109.
Published: 01 August 2012
... Chouaîb Doukkali University. This meeting will occur in the aftermath of pro- found changes in Northern Africa and the Middle East, affecting also religion. El Jadida is a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its fortified town, as well as a city surrounded by popular beach resorts. El Jadida is...
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Nova Religio (2011) 14 (3): 42–63.
Published: 01 February 2011
... because of this heritage, cultural adaptation to non-American settings can best be described as deliberate. By policy, Latter-day Saints in Angola, Argentina, and Armenia attend services in the suits and skirts of middle class America, sing the same hymns as nineteenth-century Saints in Utah, and receive...
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Nova Religio (2010) 13 (4): 110–112.
Published: 01 May 2010
... archaeology is more politicized than ever, especially when it falls under the umbrella of the heritage industry, as do such well-known English sites as Stonehenge and Avebury. The description heard most often today is post-processual archaeology, a postmodern revisioning of the discipline from its more...
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Nova Religio (2010) 14 (2): 34–60.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Masters as exclusively extrater- restrial beings.13 Still, Hanegraaf and Partridge are correct to note the indebtedness of UFO religiosity to its predecessors, the New Age and Theosophical movements. Owing to this New Age heritage, the extraterrestrial biblical herme- neutics features many of the same...
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Nova Religio (2006) 9 (3): 24–38.
Published: 01 February 2006
... channeled mes- sage delivered through a stone tube that extends upstairs from the crypt of the famed seventh-century Maya king, K inich Janaab Pakal, in the Temple of the Inscriptions in Palenque, Mexico. (This curious archeological feature actually exists.) Since then, Argüelles has acted as...
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Nova Religio (2005) 8 (3): 7–38.
Published: 01 March 2005
... astroarchaeology, decodings of ancient signs and monument markings, debates about the ethnocultural affiliation of the Trypillian, Scythian, and Aryan archaeological cultures, and writings on controversial texts such as the Book of Veles (Velesova Knyha). 3. The specific development of Ukrainian Neopagan and...