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Nova Religio. 2020; 234116–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.116
Published: 15 April 2020
...Kelly E. Hayes Reflexive Religion: The New Age in Brazil and Beyond . By Anthony D’Andrea . Brill , 2018 . 175 pages. $143.00 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 together to resacralize late modernity (5). This argument pulls...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23360–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.60
Published: 01 February 2020
... temples across Brazil and worldwide. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Western esotericism Theosophy New Age Valley of the Dawn new religious movements Brazil Spiritism Western Esotericism in Brazil The Influence of Esoteric Thought on the Valley of the Dawn Kelly...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223132–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.132
Published: 01 February 2019
...Patricia Lerch © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Spirits and Trance in Brazil. An Anthropology of Religious Experience . By Bettina E. Schmidt . Bloomsbury , 2016 . 226 pages. £102.60 ; ebook available. interchangeably. The meaning and definition of zuqun...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 191106–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.1.106
Published: 01 August 2015
...Elizabeth W. Kiddy © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 The Formation of Candomblé: Vodun History and Ritual in Brazil . By Luis Nicolau Parés . Trans. by Richard Vernon in collaboration with the author. University of North Carolina Press , 2013 . xx +398 pages...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 164118–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.118
Published: 01 May 2013
...Lindsay Hale © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Holy Harlots: Femininity, Sexuality, and Black Magic in Brazil . By Kelly E. Hayes . University of California Press , 2011 . 312 pages. $65.00 cloth; $27.95 paper. Peoples Temple family resonates through both...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 1543–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.3
Published: 01 May 2012
...Stephen Selka This article provides an overview of the Brazilian religious landscape and an introduction to this special issue on new religious movements in Brazil. I stress how the Brazilian religious landscape, although often imagined as a place of religious syncretism and cultural mixture, is...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 16136–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.36
Published: 01 August 2012
...Heather Shirey Strings of beads made of plastic, glass or clay are the most common and visible material representations of the Candomblé orixás (deities) in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. At the most basic level, Candomblé beads are symbolic representations of the orixás . When they are consecrated...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 16463–92 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.63
Published: 01 May 2013
... political change in Brazil. © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Brazil religious imaginary globalization Valley of the Dawn time-space compression New Age Third Millennium Intergalactic Space-Time Travelers Envisioning Globalization in Brazil s Valley of the Dawn...
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Nova Religio. 2000; 32392–393 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2000.3.2.392
Published: 01 April 2000
... ©© 2000 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2000 Blessed Anastacia: Women, Race, and Popular Christianity in Brazil By Burdick John . Routledge , 1998 . 246 pages. $80.00 cloth, $21.99 paper . 392 Nova Religio Book Reviews Blessed Anastacia...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21160–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.60
Published: 01 August 2017
...E. Stone Salto Quântico is a rapidly growing religious movement based in Aracaju, Brazil. Syncretizing New Age, Spiritist and Christian precepts, the group exposes followers to spiritual discourse and ideology imparted by enlightened spirit guides through leader and medium Benjamin Teixeira de...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234115–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.115
Published: 15 April 2020
... Michael Doran, Middlebury College Reflexive Religion: The New Age in Brazil and Beyond. By Anthony D Andrea. Brill, 2018. 175 pages. $143.00 cloth; ebook available. Anthony D Andrea s basic thesis in Reflexive Religion: The New Age in Brazil and Beyond is that the New Age is a post-traditional...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233141–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.141
Published: 01 February 2020
... of the former from 2012. These movements, collectively known as the Church of World Messianity, came to Congo via Brazil and Angola. Lambertz explores how a non-conformist, non-Christian religious minority group, which considers itself at the vanguard of its sociopolitical milieu, chal- lenges the...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233139–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.139
Published: 01 February 2020
...) French for Sekai Kyuseikyo (SKK, Church of World Messianity) founded by Mokichi Okada in Japan in 1935; and the Temple Messianique Art de Johrei (TMAJ), a local schismatic offshoot of the former from 2012. These movements, collectively known as the Church of World Messianity, came to Congo via Brazil...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23294–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.94
Published: 01 November 2019
... Jones and the idea of the leader as Father, Peoples Temple s association with the Disciples of Christ, Jones Brazil years, Peoples Temple s help in getting George Moscone elected mayor of San Francisco, Jones relationship with other politicians in California, many of whom are still alive and have...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15436–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.36
Published: 01 May 2012
..., Brazil. Their shamanic leaders have adapted the use of this beverage into their ritual practices and recognize it as part of their culture and tradition. This process of appropriation is a result of the formation of a network that involves various actors, among them the Guarani Indians, members of Sacred...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15413–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.13
Published: 01 May 2012
... southeast of Brazil being considered normative, and scholars focusing inordinately on the question of the tradition's “birth.” The case of Umbanda underlines the Brazilian context of Afro-Brazilian traditions, in contrast to an emphasis on transnationalism. © 2012 by The Regents of the University of...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15460–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.60
Published: 01 May 2012
... plotting the historical trajectory of spirit possession from the movement's beginnings in 1930s' Brazil, to its spread to various parts of the industrialized world. Subsequent to detailing the contemporary spirit possession repertoire of Santo Daime, the article offers a typology of the most prominent...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.141
Published: 01 May 2019
... Brazil s history when the newly-formed republic exerted immense pressure on a small nomadic religious move- ment known as the people of Canudos. Brazil had just instituted an official policy of separation of church and state in 1890, which Johnson argues was deliberately crafted to weaponize a larger...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223130–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.130
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Naran Bilik, Fudan University, Shanghai Spirits and Trance in Brazil. An Anthropology of Religious Experience. By Bettina E. Schmidt. Bloomsbury, 2016. 226 pages. £102.60; ebook available. Bettina E. Schmidt s current study tackles an important question about spirits, trance, and mediumship how do we...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
... and secular soteriologies was manifest as early as 1962, during Jones sojourn in Brazil. Bonnie Thielmann (1945 2017), an unofficially adopted daugh- ter of the Jones family, describes a conversation in which Jim and Marceline revealed to her they had been Ikhnaton and Nefertiti in previous...