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Nova Religio. 2020; 234135–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.135
Published: 15 April 2020
...Joseph P. Laycock Handbook of Conspiracy Theory and Contemporary Religion . Edited by Asbjørn Dyrendal , David G. Robertson , and Egil Asprem. Brill , 2018 . xiv + 556 pages. $236.00 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Prince hopes...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.141
Published: 01 February 2019
...Kelly E. Hayes © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age . By David G. Robertson . Bloomsbury Academic , 2016 . 246 pages. $102.60 cloth; $35.96 paper; ebook available. UFOs, Conspiracy Theories and the New Age. By David...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2137–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.7
Published: 01 February 2018
..., voting to leave was not only consistent with this teaching but also reflected the rejection of many features of the late modern condition. However, the rejection of the latter has sometimes resulted in a move beyond the premillennialist prophetic framework into the realm of conspiracy beliefs. © 2018...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211116–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.116
Published: 01 August 2017
...Joseph Laycock © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Conspiracy Theories: The Roots, Themes and Propagation of Paranoid Political and Cultural Narratives . By Aaron John Gulyas . McFarland , 2016 . 240 pages. $35.00 paperback; ebook available. Conspiracy...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 1925–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.5
Published: 01 November 2015
...David G. Robertson This introduction addresses a number of approaches to the emerging field of the study of conspiracy theories and new and alternative religions. Scholars can examine how certain religious groups have been the subject of conspiracy narratives created by the wider culture, and how...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 19217–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.17
Published: 01 November 2015
... harmful genetically modified organisms. © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Beth Singler, University of Cambridge. Email: bvw20@cam.ac.uk New Age movement Indigo Children Crystal Children biomedical conspiracy theories parenting ADHD autism vaccines Big Bad...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 184131–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.4.131
Published: 01 May 2015
...Susannah Crockford © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Lure of the Arcane: The Literature of Cult and Conspiracy . By Theodore Ziolkowski . Johns Hopkins University Press , 2013 . 248 pages. $39.95 cloth. likely to notice its structural similarities to...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 19230–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.30
Published: 01 November 2015
...Kevin A. Whitesides Due to shared conceptions of the degeneracy of the modern era and a common distrust of mainstream narratives, New Age and conspiratorial milieus have often cross-fertilized. Conspiracy narratives can provide accounts of the types of corruption to be remedied by the advent of the...
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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...
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Nova Religio. 2000; 32395–396 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2000.3.2.395
Published: 01 April 2000
... ©© 2000 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2000 Selling Fear: Conspiracy Theories and End-Times Paranoia By Camp Gregory S. . Baker Books , 1997 . 287 pages. $15.99 paper . 395 Book Reviews Such was the relationship between sickness...
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Nova Religio. 1999; 31182–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1999.3.1.182
Published: 01 October 1999
... ©© 1999 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1999 Aliens in America: Conspiracy Cultures from Outerspace to Cyberspace. By Dean Jodi . Cornell University Press , 1998 . 242 pages. $39.95 cloth, $15.95 paper . 182 Nova Religio nuances, language...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... his candidacy, presidency, and attempt at reelection in 2020. I argue that Trump’s support among what I call prophecy voters resulted from their obedience to these prophecies and the accompanying mandate to combat alleged demonic conspiracies aligned against President Trump that seek to prevent the...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 19283–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.83
Published: 01 November 2015
...David G. Robertson This article examines how millennial (and apocalyptic) prophecy in contemporary conspiracy theory culture is both constructed from, and in turn produces, material things. Influential radio host and filmmaker Alex Jones (b. 1974), constructs his prophecies of imminent “Fall of...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234133–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.133
Published: 15 April 2020
... problem aside, Prince has written a highly read- able book for anyone interested in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints positions on homosexuality and its role in American political debates about same-sex marriage. Brett Krutzsch, New York University Handbook of Conspiracy Theory and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234137–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.137
Published: 15 April 2020
... Christian Right, whose leaders appeal to paranoid conspiracy theories by claiming that many scientists peddle misinforma- tion and conceal their actions from the public (ix). Alumkal examines this paranoia guided by Richard Hofstadter s 1963 Oxford lecture The Paranoid Style in American Politics by...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... protests. On Halloween 1968, members of the Women s International Conspiracy from Hell (W.I.T.C.H.) dressed as stereotypical witches and marched on Wall Street to hex the New York Stock Exchange. In their Nova Religio 8 first manifesto, they stated: WITCH is . . . theater, revolution, magic, terror, joy...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
..., occult instruction videos, and personal attacks on people in the occult commu- nity with whom Griffin does not get along. Since the 2016 presidential campaign, these elements have become increasingly mixed with political content and conspiracy theories. Griffin was emphatically anti-Hillary Clinton...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23494–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.94
Published: 15 April 2020
... visit to Earth made by the prehistoric Anunnaki race from outer space.29 It may be symptomatic of Osmanagic´ s own journey that he has recently chosen to collaborate with Tellinger, who promotes conspiracy theories ( Everything we have been told is a lie )30 and has launched the theory that the...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23443–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.43
Published: 15 April 2020
... more recent history of the witch as a figure of political resistance dating from the late 1960s and early 1970s. In 1968, feminists created the Women s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell (W.I.T.C.H a group that dressed as stereotypical witches to stage theatrical protests.25 Perhaps no single...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233128–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.128
Published: 01 February 2020
... connected to the resurgence of exorcism and deliverance ministry in the 1970s. There are also important implications for the study of conspiracy theories and what political scientist Michael Barkun called fact-fiction reversals, in which conspiracy theorists claim that nominally fictional stories are...