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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 119–121.
Published: 15 April 2020
...Ira Robinson © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 The Making of Modern Jewish Identity: Ideological Change and Religious Conversion . By Motti Inbari . Routledge , 2019 . ix + 172 pages. $140.00 cloth; ebook available. But Rocklin emphasizes that the...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 128–129.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Eileen Barker © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 The Making of a Salafi Muslim Woman: Paths to Conversion . By Anabel Inge . Oxford University Press , 2016 . xiii + 303 pages. $35.95 cloth; $24.95 paper; ebook available. a critical edge to question...
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Nova Religio (2017) 20 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Jacob Hicks © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 A History of Conversion to Islam in the United States, Volume 1: White American Muslims Before 1975 . By Patrick D. Bowen . Brill , 2015 . 404 pages. $175.00 cloth; ebook available. is the least satisfying. The...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (1): 138–139.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Eileen Barker © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion . Edited by Lewis R. Rambo and Charles E. Farhadian . Oxford University Press , 2014 . 803 pages. $160.00 cloth; ebook available. Minority Religious Groups...
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Nova Religio (2015) 18 (4): 55–82.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Guinea is the not so “new” religion of Islam. From 2000–2012, the Muslim convert population grew more than 1,000 percent, and data from fieldwork between 2007 and 2011 suggests that globalization factors, especially missionaries and media, are contributing to increased conversion rates. Transition from...
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Nova Religio (2004) 8 (2): 132–133.
Published: 01 November 2004
...Stephen A. Kent ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California From Slogans to Mantras: Social Protest and Religious Conversion in the Late Vietnam War Era. By Stephen A. Kent. Syracuse University Press, 2001. 243 pages. $49.95 cloth, $19.95 paper. This volume is a valuable addition to...
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Nova Religio (2003) 6 (2): 348–364.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Susan J. Palmer Falun Gong's emerging resistance movement and the escalation of Master Li's apocalyptic ideology in response to persecution is the focus of this study. On the basis of field research and interviews with practitioners, I propose a four-phase model of conversion, culminating in an...
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Nova Religio (1998) 1 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 1998
... ©© 1998 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1998 Conversion to Islam: A Study of Native British Converts. By Kose Ali . Kegan Paul International , 1996 . 216 pages. $76.50 cloth . 316 Nova Religio In a society that ignorantly calumniates...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2018
... radicalization, and diversity/diversification. Together with a response essay by J. Gordon Melton, these articles suggest strong possibilities for renewed and ongoing conversation between scholars of “old” and “new” religions. Unlike some early discussions, ours is not aimed simply at questioning the distinction...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 111–113.
Published: 29 July 2020
... dominated almost exclusively by quantitative studies. In so doing, their larger purpose is two-fold. First, following a feminist- relational approach (25), they seek to provide a space for school yoga teachers themselves to contribute to the academic conversation on school yoga. Because of this, all of the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 113–114.
Published: 29 July 2020
... will be particularly ben- eficial, I think, for those in these fields who remain critical of the benefits of school yoga for the physical, mental, and emotional health of public school students and teachers. It will also likely be of interest to scholars who study conversion narratives, as this book...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 100–102.
Published: 29 July 2020
... example, Clemens Cavallin s comments on nationalism, social status, and religion in Leaving Hinduism provide a concise backdrop for Michael Stausberg s case study of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar s shift from Hinduism to Buddhism (13). Stausberg s study, conversely, extends Cavallin s discussion of leaving...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 109–111.
Published: 29 July 2020
... quantitative studies. In so doing, their larger purpose is two-fold. First, following a feminist- relational approach (25), they seek to provide a space for school yoga teachers themselves to contribute to the academic conversation on school yoga. Because of this, all of the essays in this volume are written...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 119–122.
Published: 29 July 2020
... become more humane and just. In the midst of these great contests between the world s super powers, the conversation between an interrogator and a prisoner, replicated many times over, revealed not only the priorities of international politics, but the messy locations of individuals caught up in conflict...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 31–54.
Published: 29 July 2020
... 1960s, Anne was conversant with Theosophy, Anthroposophy, G. I. Gurdjieff s Fourth Way, and works by several spiritual teachers, including Paramahansa Yogananda s Autobiography of a Yogi (1946) and the writings of Paul Brunton and Swami Muktananda, founder of Siddha Yoga, whom she later named as her...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 55–76.
Published: 29 July 2020
..., truthaboutsergebenhayon.com; Richard Fidler, Conversations, David Millikan Examines the World of Cults, podcast, 29 November 2006, https www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2006/11/29/1800265.htm. 4 For examples see: Heath Aston, Cult Cures on Medicare, Sydney Morning Herald, 22 July 2012; Kate Newton, Herbal Products Sold...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 77–87.
Published: 29 July 2020
... graduate seminar on Mormon history and culture; he helped to organize a traveling conversation group discussing Mormon history around the United States; he helped found the Center for Latter-day Saint Arts; he has become a popular speaker at Mormon devo- tional events. One academic has characterized...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 118–119.
Published: 15 April 2020
... Conversion. By Motti Inbari. Routledge, 2019. ix + 172 pages. $140.00 cloth; ebook available. Motti Inbari is a distinguished scholar whose previous books have explored the interplay of Jewish Orthodoxy, Zionism, and modernity. He is thus well positioned to explore the intricacies of modern Jewish identity...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 137–138.
Published: 15 April 2020
... focused on Alumkal s criticism of Intelligent Design due to the limitations of space and because it s a subject of particular interest for me, but the same issues of method and approach are applicable to the other three topics covered in the book. Anti-evolution rhetoric, pro-gay conversion therapy...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 139–140.
Published: 15 April 2020
... at Obafemi Awolowo University, conversely, provides valuable insights into how new sacred spaces emerge. The university, Aluko observes, has more religious groups than available sacred space (237). As a result, some otherwise mundane spaces have been converted, over time . . . into sacred spaces...