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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 75–88.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Isabel M. Scarborough Bolivians are inventing spiritual practices that fit into the current dominant political discourse of decolonization and revalorization of native beliefs by associating these new traditions with archaeological spaces and objects. This new Bolivia is believed to emerge from the...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2019
... pseudoarchaeology hyperdiffusion perennialism paranormal investigation Bolivia Archaeology and New Religious Movements Jeb J. Card ABSTRACT: The practice of archaeology the study of material evidence of past human activities is not in alignment with the human drive to understand relics of the material past...
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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): 89–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., reported in her article in this special issue, on a government-sponsored indigenous religious revival in Bolivia focused on archaeological monuments and sacred artifacts, de- monstrates how such appeals to tradition can also intersect with legitimiz- ing political regimes, such as that of President Evo...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 141–142.
Published: 01 May 2018
... migration that has taken them from the Canadian prairies to Mexico and then on to Belize, Paraguay, and Bolivia. This study also underscores multiple commonalities, how- ever, including maintaining distinctive patterns of dress, the preserva- tions of ancient dialects, and of course, the horse and buggy as...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 142–144.
Published: 01 May 2018
... then on to Belize, Paraguay, and Bolivia. This study also underscores multiple commonalities, how- ever, including maintaining distinctive patterns of dress, the preserva- tions of ancient dialects, and of course, the horse and buggy as the only form of transport, which forces people to live in close...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (2): 5–12.
Published: 01 November 2017
... Rock: Vision and Pilgrimage in the Mojave Desert (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2015); Sanne Derks, Religious Materialization of Neoliberal Politics at the Pilgrim Site of the Virgin of Urkupin a in Bolivia in Moved by Mary: The Power of Pilgrimage in the Modern World, ed. Anna-Karina...
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Nova Religio (2016) 19 (3): 132–134.
Published: 01 February 2016
... emotional responses to their manipulation (152). Philip Swift s chapter concen- trates on the Mahikari religion of Japan and the Mahikari Technique or practice of purification, okiyome. In part three, Nico Tassi s ethnographic description of the cholo-mes- tizo economy in La Paz, Bolivia, shows it to...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 125–126.
Published: 01 August 2014
... gaping mouth of an aggressive dog in an alleyway in La Paz, Bolivia, wrenched the bloody tip from its throat as the beast died, and brandished it before the stunned local children, who henceforth greeted him with the chant Gringo, jeringo (Roughly, Gringo the Impaler Or so David Knowlton retells the...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 August 2014
... 1980s a frantic Mormon missionary rammed the shaft of an umbrella into the gaping mouth of an aggressive dog in an alleyway in La Paz, Bolivia, wrenched the bloody tip from its throat as the beast died, and brandished it before the stunned local children, who henceforth greeted him with the chant...
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Nova Religio (2013) 17 (1): 106–107.
Published: 01 August 2013
... makes this case by tracing the history of the move- ment country by country, with some countries or regions lumped together. The opening chapters focus on Bolivia, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, and Brazil, and feature detailed histories of Charismatic missionaries such as Francis MacNutt and...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (4): 63–92.
Published: 01 May 2013
... throughout Brazil, Europe, Japan, Bolivia, Uruguay, Guyana, and the United States18 largely is the creation of two people: Neiva Chaves Zelaya (1925 1985), affectionately known as Tia Neiva, a former truck driver and single mother whose visionary experiences are the foundation and raison-d e tre of the...
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Nova Religio (2011) 15 (2): 141–143.
Published: 01 November 2011
..., Bolivia, Java, Guadeloupe, Poland and Jordan. Building on Simon Coleman and John Eade s ideas on forms of motion as constitutive elements of pilgrimage (Reframing Pilgrimage: Cultures in Motion, 2004), Moved by Mary argues that Marian pilgrimage is a moving experience in four ways. These include, firstly...
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Nova Religio (2011) 14 (3): 108–114.
Published: 01 February 2011
.... 15 In turn, at least two former Conyers pilgrims Rosa Lopez of Florida and Catalina Rivas of Bolivia attracted their own NR1403_06.indd 110 11/30/10 12:45 PM Halter: Field Notes 111 followings as visionaries. Lopez posted an online caveat in boldface type: Our Loving Mother s Foundation of Hollywood...
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Nova Religio (2006) 10 (1): 52–68.
Published: 01 August 2006
... equivalent of four stakes worth of members for its new stake. In this same two-year span, neither Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala or Honduras added a single new stake, but between them they added 38,185 (or almost nine stakes worth) of new members. Colombia lost a stake through consolidation going from 23 to...
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Nova Religio (2003) 7 (2): 55–70.
Published: 01 November 2003
... Bolivia s most endangered tropical forest.2 The primary global consequences of deforestation are the exac- erbation of climate change since estimates are that 25 to 30 percent of global warming is being caused by tropical deforestation. The destruc- tion of these forests also leads to the dilution of the...