1-9 of 9 Search Results for

church-subgenius

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2015; 19249–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.49
Published: 01 November 2015
...Carole M. Cusack The Church of the SubGenius, usually regarded as a “parody religion,” offers a sophisticated critique of Western values focused on resistance to a consumerist conspiracy. This article draws on Guy Debord’s contention that the capitalist spectacle has replaced the religious...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2020; 234135–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.135
Published: 15 April 2020
... of the People s Republic of China. The volume closes with Carole Cusack s analysis of The Church of the SubGenius, a group that is some- times classified as a parody religion because its mythology invokes aliens, yetis, and other fantastic elements. Cusack draws parallels between this mythology and...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... example, in his analysis of the Church of the SubGenius (COSG), religious studies and media studies scholar Denis Bekkering argues that, despite claims by the COSG founders who adopt an essentialist understanding of religion that motivates them to police the boundaries of COSG, essentializing all new...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2019; 232113–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.113
Published: 01 November 2019
... Church of the Subgenius. Methodologically, the essays run the religious studies gambit, using ethnographic, historical, textual and philosophical methods. This diversity is weakest when it comes to geography, with a majority of the works, especially those on transformed religion, focusing on Northern...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2019; 223148–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.148
Published: 01 February 2019
... of the Church of SubGenius, wherein he explains that conspiracies can be satirical and sincere modes of performance and representation, yet at the same time be profoundly meaningful as a subversion of official narratives. Johanna J. M. Petsche, in her chapter on African-American ufology is also inter...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2015; 1925–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.5
Published: 01 November 2015
... Changes, the return of the Christ Spirit) were forerunners. Carole Cusack s article concerns The Church of the SubGenius, an invented religion (to use the terminology from her 2012 book).51 She argues that it offers a sophisticated critique of Western values focused on resistance to consumerist...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2013; 171121–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.1.121
Published: 01 August 2013
... religion ought to be serious and solemn. But what of Native American ritual clowns, or the Mardi Gras and Carnival side of Latin Catholicism? Danielle Kirby, in Occultural Bricolage and Popular Culture: Remix and Art in Discordianism, the Church of the Subgenius, and the Temple of Psychick Youth cites...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2012; 161123–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.123
Published: 01 August 2012
... these groups confront the Christian-centric models of religious studies scholarship that prioritize belief and revelation. Cusack considers six invented religions, but focuses on three of them: Discordianism, the Church of All Worlds (CAW), and Church of the SubGenius (COSG). She argues that each is a...
Journal Articles
Nova Religio. 2012; 161121–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.121
Published: 01 August 2012
... studies scholarship that prioritize belief and revelation. Cusack considers six invented religions, but focuses on three of them: Discordianism, the Church of All Worlds (CAW), and Church of the SubGenius (COSG). She argues that each is a religion of protest, Reviews 123 ...