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Nova Religio. 2020; 233112–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.112
Published: 01 February 2020
...Kristian Klippenstein © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Revisiting Jonestown: An Interdisciplinary Study of Cults . By Domenico A. Nesci . Lexington Books , 2017 . 178 pages. $90.00 cloth; ebook available. Finally, Westbrook says that Scientologists today...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.137
Published: 01 February 2019
...Joseph P. Laycock © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Cults and Extreme Belief . A&E Television Networks , 2018 . Television Series, Nine Episodes. Disappointingly, though, the book does not provide enough theory development to actually deploy in the field...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 222155–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.155
Published: 01 November 2018
...://askhistorians.libsyn.com/ahp_52_thepeoplestemplemp3 Casefile True Crime . Produced by Mike Migas . 2017 . 3 episodes. http://casefilepodcast.com/podcast-archive/ Cults . Produced by Max Cutler and Ron Cutler . 2018 . 2 episodes. https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/parcast/cults/e/52901907 Last...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234129–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.129
Published: 15 April 2020
...Scott Lowe The Cult of Trump: A Leading Cult Expert Explains How the President Uses Mind Control . By Steven Hassan . Free Press , 2019 . 320 pages. $27.00 cloth; $17.00 paper; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 viable alternatives to the...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 172126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.126
Published: 01 November 2013
...W. Michael Ashcraft © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Cults: A Reference and Guide. 3rd ed . By James R. Lewis . Equinox Publishing Ltd ., 2012 . 250 pages. $99.95 cloth; $29.95 paper. volume amust read for those in these disciplines. By bringing to light...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 94117–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.4.117
Published: 01 May 2006
...Janja Lalich ©© 2006 by the Regents of the University of California Bounded Choice: True Believers And Charismatic Cults. By Janja Lalich. University of California, 2004. 329 pages. $55.00 cloth; $21.95 paper. Bounded choice is said to be the social-psychological state associated with...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 91114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.9.1.114
Published: 01 August 2005
...David G. Bromley; J. Gordon Melton ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Cults, Religion and Violence. Edited by David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton. Cambridge University Press, 2000. xx +249 pages. $22.99 paper. The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed several...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234113–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.113
Published: 15 April 2020
...Michael Amoruso © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 A Goddess in Motion: Visual Creativity in the Cult of María Lionza . By Roger Canals . Berghahn Books , 2017 . 212 pages. $120.00 cloth; ebook available. and on their own terms, even while the Bedford...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 82101–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.8.2.101
Published: 01 November 2004
...David V. Barrett ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California 101 Book Reviews The New Believers: A Survey of Sects, Cults and Alternative Religions. By David V. Barrett. Cassell and Company, 2001. 518 pages. $17.95 paper. As David V. Barrett notes in Chapter One of this huge (544...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 7397–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.7.3.97
Published: 01 March 2004
... ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2004 Dawson Lorne L. Cults and New Religious Movements: A Reader Book Reviews Cults and New Religious Movements: A Reader. Edited by Lorne L. Dawson. Blackwell, 2003. 297 pages. $64.95 cloth; $29.95 paper...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.135
Published: 01 May 2019
...W. Michael Ashcraft © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Escaping Utopia: Growing Up in a Cult, Getting Out, and Starting Over . By Janja Lalich and Karla McLaren . Routledge , 2017 . 176 pages. $120.00 cloth; $26.36 paper; ebook available. nevertheless...
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Nova Religio. 1997; 11160–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1997.1.1.160
Published: 01 October 1997
... ©© 1997 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1997 The Handbook on Cults and Sects in America , 2 vols., Parts A and B. Edited by Bromley David G. and Hadden Jeffrey K. . Vol. 3 of Religion and the Social Order. JAI Press . 292 + 229 pages...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22293–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.93
Published: 01 November 2018
...Susannah Crockford This article examines representations of Peoples Temple in popular culture through the lens of mimesis, understood as a process of repetition and re-creation of specific elements. This process produces what is understood as a “cult” in popular culture, which is divorced from the...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 213127–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.127
Published: 01 February 2018
...Jon R. Stone © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 ‘Cult Wars’ in Historical Perspective: New and Minority Religions . Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher . Routledge , 2017 . x + 178 pages. $149.95 cloth; ebook available. feels like; this is at odds with the...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 1936–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.6
Published: 01 February 2016
...Charles Sarno; Helen Shoemaker This study examines the inception and development of Harold Camping’s Family Radio organization from 1959 to 2014, including the May 21 Judgment Day movement he generated, in the light of church-sect-cult typologies. Family Radio represents a distinct case as the...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 193118–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.118
Published: 01 February 2016
...Dawn L. Hutchinson © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Sects and Stats: Overcoming the Conventional Wisdom about Cult Members . By James R. Lewis . Equinox Publishing, Ltd ., 2014 . 209 pages. $99.95 cloth; $29.95 paper. social reform, ultimately moderated...
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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; 18455–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.4.55
Published: 01 May 2015
...Scott Flower Papua New Guinea is famous for its religious diversity, innovation, and role as the intellectual home of the “cargo-cult.” Contrary to the dominant contemporary trend toward localized and syncretized forms of Christianity, one of the fastest-growing new religious movements in Papua New...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22444–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.44
Published: 01 May 2019
...Jeb J. Card Margaret Murray (1863–1963) was a major figure in the creation of professional archaeology, president of the Folklore Society, and advocate for women’s rights. Her popular legacy today is the concept of the “witch-cult,” a hidden ancient religion persecuted as witchcraft. Murray’s witch...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 17124–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.1.24
Published: 01 August 2013
... Diamond Mountain property, where two months later Thorson died of dehydration. Stories of scandal, cult and death flooded the media. This essay provides an account of these events, the mistrust of my research that emerged because of the media’s stigmatization of the group, and the type of trust-building...