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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Scott Lowe © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 High Culture: Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World . By Christopher Partridge . Oxford University Press , 2018 . 472 pages. $34.95 cloth; ebook available. Soma and Haoma but...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 142–144.
Published: 01 May 2018
...David Redles © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich . By Norman Ohler . Translated by Shaun Whiteside . Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , 2017 . 304 pages. $28.00 cloth; $15.99 paper; ebook available. living in multiple Old Order...
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Nova Religio (2005) 9 (2): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 2005
... ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Stairways to Heaven: Drugs in American Religious History. By Robert C. Fuller. Westview Press, 2000. 237 pages. $28.50 cloth. The United States is deeply conflicted over drugs. As a nation, we have declared an indiscriminate, unilateral...
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Nova Religio (2000) 3 (2): 416–418.
Published: 01 April 2000
... ©© 2000 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2000 Witchcraft, Lycanthropy, Drugs and Disease: An Anthropological Study of the European Witch-Hunts By Sidky H. . Peter Lang Publishing , 1997 . $34.95 paper . 416 Nova Religio Throughout the book...
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Nova Religio (1999) 3 (1): 100–118.
Published: 01 October 1999
...Robert C. Fuller ©© 1999 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1999 100 Nova Religio Drugs and the Baby Boomers Quest for Metaphysical Illumination Robert C. Fuller In 1882, America s foremost psychologist and philosopher recountedhis personal experience with...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 31–54.
Published: 29 July 2020
... Christian, Hindu, and New Age ideas with the use of psychedelic drugs, and an eschatological focus on the emergence of a new society after the destruction of the present era. The Family first came to media prominence in 1987 as a result of police investigations, and more recent memoirs and documentaries...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 5–30.
Published: 29 July 2020
... his campaign. Publication costs were par- tially met by advertising, including from psychiatric drug manufacturers. Despite having no formal qualifications, Wearne was even able to pres- ent on the topic of Scientology at the 1965 annual meeting of the local branch of the British Psychological Society...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (1): 34–58.
Published: 01 August 2018
... future. This required new forms of alignment that contributed to the Hinduization of the North American Hare Krishna movement. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Recruitment frame alignment In God We Trust party drugs hippies counterculture Indian immigrants...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 31–59.
Published: 01 February 2020
... they indicate a growing interest in psychedelic ufology. BACKGROUND NOTES ON JOURNEYING TO INNER SPACE/OUTER SPACE In his 1970 book Anna¨herungen: Drogen und Rausch (Approaches: Drugs and Intoxication), the German writer Ernst Ju¨nger (1895 1998) used the term psychonauten to refer to the psychedelic...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 137–138.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., or the Islamic Alliance, in 1987 in New York City. The organization s approach consisted of dawah, or propagating Islam by providing social services to the area s poor Latino communities. It educated people about HIV/AIDS, resolved gang disputes, addressed drug use, and helped victims of domestic...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in New York City. The organization s approach consisted of dawah, or propagating Islam by providing social services to the area s poor Latino communities. It educated people about HIV/AIDS, resolved gang disputes, addressed drug use, and helped victims of domestic violence (39). Most of the book...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 94–104.
Published: 01 November 2019
... concerns about what Jonathan Z. Smith calls the pornography of Jonestown, 1 namely the focus on the exploitative details death, sex, drugs, and so on most of these new documentaries move past the pornography and give a fuller picture of Peoples Temple. If nothing else, most of these documentaries dispel...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 18–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
... expression in se´ance-Spiritualism popularized by the Fox sisters. See Unseen (and Unappreciated) Matters: Understanding the Reformative Nature of 19th Century Spiritualism, American Studies Vol. 40, No. 3 (Fall, 1999): 99 125; Marlene Tromp, Altered States: Sex, Nation, Drugs, and Self-Transformation in...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 126–128.
Published: 01 August 2019
... the historiography of Reviews 127 Soma and Haoma but also of the broader role of psychoactive com- pounds in the history of religion. Chris Elcock, Independent Scholar High Culture: Drugs, Mysticism, and the Pursuit of Transcendence in the Modern World. By Christopher Partridge. Oxford University...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 60–88.
Published: 01 August 2019
... youths seeking mystical experiences and rehabilitation from a whole wasted middle-class existence, as he termed it.25 Many young people were caught in a life of alcohol, drugs, and despair, he claimed. Through teaching them his eclectic spirituality they were empowered with a deeper purpose. In 1969...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 38–59.
Published: 01 August 2019
... permanent and temporary re- sidents. The relationship between the Garden of Eden and its Texan Crockford: Becoming a Being of Pure Consciousness 47 neighbors has not been harmonious. A SWAT raid in 2013 took place due to suspected marijuana cultivation, although police found no drugs on the property.29 When...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 96–104.
Published: 01 May 2019
... drugging were also used to remove Sheela s opponents inside the commune. This surreptitious battle phase was finally ended by the exodus of Sheela and her assistants on 14 September 1985 (episode 4). But immediately after Sheela s departure, another potential battle loomed over Rajneeshpuram when National...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 159–161.
Published: 01 February 2019
... Altered States: Sex, Nation, Drugs and Self-Transformation in Victorian Spiritualism (SUNY, 2006), and Russ Castronovo s Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and Public Sphere in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Duke, 2001). In Altered States, Tromp discusses the alleged full-form materializations of...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 157–159.
Published: 01 February 2019
... scholarship on Modern American Spiritualism. All the same, I do believe that Troy might have benefitted from referencing Marlene Tromp s Altered States: Sex, Nation, Drugs and Self-Transformation in Victorian Spiritualism (SUNY, 2006), and Russ Castronovo s Necro Citizenship: Death, Eroticism, and Public...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 108–120.
Published: 01 February 2019
...) arrested.3 There are numerous problems with claims made by Breault, who was, among other things, the source for the false assertion by ATF agents that the Branch Davidians were manufacturing illegal drugs.4 Breault also gave embel- lished descriptions of life at Mount Carmel that undoubtedly contrib- uted...