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Nova Religio. 2017; 2038–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.8
Published: 01 February 2017
...Milda Ališauskienė The introduction to this special issue on new religions in Eastern Europe provides a historical background on the place of new religious movements in the region during the Soviet and post-Soviet era. This includes the varieties of new and alternative religions active in these...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20374–100 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.74
Published: 01 February 2017
... is also a large group of Vissarion’s followers from Eastern Europe. In this article, I present a general characteristic of the movement and four stories from adherents. I indicate common elements in their narratives of coming to and living in the community, such as belief in continuing spiritual...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... parallel trademark under European legislation. The effort succeeded in 1998, with the result that the Golden Dawn trademark was split between two organiza- tions in different jurisdictions the Monnastre/Griffin line s HOGD1 in Europe and the Cicero line s HOGD Inc. in the United States.16 Griffin has had a...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... sense of their own experience in similar ways. Or, when expressing what happened during the exercises, they used words reminiscent of those proposed by the conveners. BRICOLAGE AND THE MAGIC OF MIMESIS Estes refers to a diversity of traditions to underscore her views, using Eastern and Northern European...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2325–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.5
Published: 01 November 2019
... practices to a clam- oring audience back home. Such fascination helped birth Theosophy and the Theosophical Society through Helena Petrovna Blavatsky s (1831 1891) and Henry Steel Olcott s (1832 1907) absorption and rein- terpretation of esoteric, Eastern religious knowledge allegedly deliv- ered to them...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23138–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.38
Published: 01 August 2019
... immediatist wave of similar teachers in the early twenty-first century.46 In justifying the practice of fasting as spiritually elevating, both Eaker and Massaro make gestures toward vague, unspecified Eastern re- ligions and the importance of fasting therein. However, the cultural context for fasting in...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22475–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.75
Published: 01 May 2019
...-ceremonial architecture would have been the core of a sprawling city with an esti- mated population of 30,000 to 60,000. The Tiwanaku Empire held administrative centers and colonies in coastal Peru in the west, to the headwaters of the tropical Amazon River in eastern Bolivia, and as far south as the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2238–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.8
Published: 01 February 2019
...-interest, or mere ignorance . . . Despite this unequivocal rejection of theism by Buddhists throughout history many modern Buddhists in the West go out of their way to present Buddhism as, in its own fashion, talking about God. 53 Furthermore, to his dismay, some Eastern Buddhists who teach Westerners...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 221135–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.135
Published: 01 August 2018
... whiteness in a nation built on colonialism, ultimately calling upon practi- tioners to escape whiteness and seek a pre-white identity (59). Subsequent chapters turn to Eastern Europe, with Scott Simpson dis- cussing concepts of nativeness in Polish Rodzimowierstwo and Victor A. Shnirelman then...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 221138–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.138
Published: 01 August 2018
... the Old Ways in a New World: Contemporary Paganism as Lived Religion. Edited by Adam Anczyk and Joanna Malita-Kro´l. Sacrum, 2017. 290 pages. z 64,00 paper. Recent years have seen growing interest in modern Paganism from scholars in Central and Eastern Europe, a welcome move with great potential for...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 221136–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.136
Published: 01 August 2018
... Central and Eastern Europe, a welcome move with great potential for the study of this new religious milieu. In this volume, two Krakow-based academics have assembled eleven chapters exploring modern Paganism as a lived religion, outlining the methodological value of this concept in their introduction. As...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 221133–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.133
Published: 01 August 2018
...). Subsequent chapters turn to Eastern Europe, with Scott Simpson dis- cussing concepts of nativeness in Polish Rodzimowierstwo and Victor A. Shnirelman then taking the reader into Russia to explore the ways in which Rodnovers have interpreted their nation s pre-Christian belief sys- tems while borrowing from...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 221141–143 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.141
Published: 01 August 2018
... Spaniard, referring to his origins on the eastern side of the island (206), the gender-inverted male prophet (53), and the Nova Religio 142 hermaphroditic tiger (52), these latter names relating to his tendency to dress in women s clothing. With a background in theology and religious studies, Rey...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22134–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.34
Published: 01 August 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22187–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.87
Published: 01 August 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 214105–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.105
Published: 01 May 2018
... artist in the world, accused of Satanism? And does the autobiog- raphy throw some light on the matter? On 27 28 May 2016, I was a speaker at a conference on Esotericism in Eastern Europe organized by CEENASWE (Central and Eastern European Network for the Academic Study of Western Esotericism) at the...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.6
Published: 01 February 2018
... complimentary subscription to Nova Religio. The second prize has been awarded to is Joanna Urban´czyk for her article in vol. 20, no. 3 (February 2017) entitled What if it is actually true Vissarion s Followers from Eastern Europe and their Path to the Last Testament Church Community in Siberia She will also...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2145–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.5
Published: 01 May 2018
.... DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.5. Thefive contributors to this special issue of Nova Religiomet at theXXI World Congress of the International Association for theHistory of Religions (IAHR) in August 2015 in Erfurt, a provin- cial city in eastern central Germany. Erfurt s relatively small size...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 214110–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.110
Published: 01 May 2018
... piano music (Asian and eastern folk music, Sayyid and Dervish music, and hymns) are laid out in detail, in both their musical structure and their utility for advancing the aims of self-understanding through esoteric practice. According to Gurdjieff, the deliberation of music, in many forms including...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21413–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.13
Published: 01 May 2018
... medieval Europe was characterized by a strong tendency towards reli- gious innovation but these often sprang from reform impulses and local conflicts rather than contacts between religions (though those could be found, especially in the contact zones of the eastern and west- ern Mediterranean).40...