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Nova Religio. 2017; 21131–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.31
Published: 01 August 2017
... takes a distinctive approach to the production of ideas about wellness and the reproduction of social relations to support wellness. They articulate a commitment to practices of ecumenical community presently quite rare in Uganda, crossing both ethnic and religious boundaries in favor of direct emphasis...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... STUDY OF A WILD WOMAN WORKSHOP The workshop presented here as a case study is a three-day retreat that took place in summer on the property of an ecological community. The space was comprised of a main building and some acres of land with a mixture of permaculture gardens, wild vegetation, trees, and a...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224140–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.140
Published: 01 May 2019
... separatist lifestyle and a theology which, contrary to the more prevailing outlook of ecumenism, openly condemns other churches and often prohibits members from affiliating with non-Brethren congregants, Introvigne begins with a short introductory chapter, including a section with the cleverly provocative...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224138–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.138
Published: 01 May 2019
... with the beliefs and practices of the snake-handling communities. Or, failing that, at least a strong analysis of the role of social media in a minority religion, as suggested by the book s subtitle. Clearly none of that was on Duin s agenda. Instead, the book presents a journalist s personal encounter...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21488–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.88
Published: 01 May 2018
... system as a whole. There are a host of groups from the thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries that bear a remarkable resemblance to modern new religious movements, none more obvious than the followers of Thomas Mu¨ntzer (1489 1525), and the residents of the commune at Mu¨nster, later enshrined as the...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21463–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.63
Published: 01 May 2018
... now exercise muscular functions as public intellectuals, identities that they perform in parascholarly activities in community outreach, as media commentators, bloggers, policy consul- tants, expert witnesses, and so on. It seems clear that scholars of religion are at least partially responsible for...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 213124–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.124
Published: 01 February 2018
... began attracting crowds with his sermons in the late 1970s. Gu¨len himself appropriated an earlier Turkish faith-community leader Bediu¨zzaman Said Nursi s (1877 1960) teachings within an era of increased Turkish political tur- moil and globalization. This rapidly changing globalized market context...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21285–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.85
Published: 01 November 2017
...Donald A. Westbrook This article situates the mass mariophanies reported at Zeitoun (Cairo), Egypt, from 1968 to 1971 in their historical, political, interfaith, and ecumenical contexts. The series of luminous apparitions above St. Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church were first observed by nearby Muslim...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21226–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.26
Published: 01 November 2017
... Ulan-Ude in eastern Russia to Glastonbury, England, Bereslavsky, who now lives in Spain, preaches ecumenical esotericism as a cosmopolitical alternative to Western secularism. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 cosmopolitics Orthodox Church of the Sovereign Mother of...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 2125–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.5
Published: 01 November 2017
... with Roman Catholicism hardly a new church and par- ticularly with its most conservative and traditionalist strains. And on one level, this is true: the majority of apparitions are reported in predomi- nantly Catholic communities or nations. Many apparitional messages directly uphold Church doctrine...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20357–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.57
Published: 01 February 2017
... native Neopagan association with legal status as a religious association; a Kriya Yoga community with legal entity status as a non-profit association; and a Neo-Tantric organization with legal entity status as a regular business enterprise. I show that despite the differences in their approaches, each...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 201148–149 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/novo.2016.20.1.148
Published: 01 August 2016
... cohorts and with a wide variety of personal histories. She focused her questions on four themes transcendence, human nature, community, and after- life and discovered that spiritual was for her interviewees more a rhe- torical strategy for theological critique than a stone thrown at religion s glass...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 201119–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/novo.2016.20.1.119
Published: 01 August 2016
... sets Grewal s book apart from many ethno- graphies of American Muslims is her emphasis upon mapping transna- tional pedagogical networks. Doing so connects American Muslim student-travelers with Muslims in the Middle East. Her work serves to reconceptualize the Muslim world as a global community of...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 19331–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.31
Published: 01 February 2016
...Jill Krebs This article extends recent scholarship on new religious movements that has stressed newness, tension, and social alignment. New Catholic communities that have grown around contemporary Marian apparitions allow the application of theoretical models and add nuance to understandings of new...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 18338–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.38
Published: 01 February 2015
... not a democrat: the model of democracy through conversion may be projected at the national level; however, the community of the saved must be led by divine authority, embodied in leaders of churches and organizations and legitimated by the word of the Holy Ghost4 Related to this is the...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 1736–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.3.6
Published: 01 February 2014
... Neo-Advaita Advaita Vedanta Ramana Maharshi Papaji Nisargadatta Maharaj transnational religious movements Satsang Network Transcendental Meditation North American Hindu Communities Chinmaya Mission James Swartz Dennis Waite Non-Traditional Modern Advaita Gurus in the West and Their...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 1725–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.5
Published: 01 November 2013
... self-consciously within traditions such as Daoism,6 and as more ecumenical methods. While the practice of these techniques was often carried out in conjunction with participation in other religious groups, their emergence often resulted in tension between their practitioners and proponents of more...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 1715–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.1.5
Published: 01 August 2013
... Central Asian Islam and others often are criti- cized as imports, alien to the more ecumenical Hanaf ¯ Islam historically practiced in Central Asia and by extension often politically and socially dangerous to the sensitive body politic of present-day middle Asia.1 Tradition in its many guises is thus used...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 16493–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.93
Published: 01 May 2013
... ethnically and culturally homogeneous communities. Before then, all cultural practices that we now might be inclined to subsume under the category of religion were, in one way or the other, transnational if only in the sense that the nation form 2 had not yet attained its contemporary commonsense...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 161131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.131
Published: 01 August 2012
... those of the church or community . . . (108). Patriarchalism may technically order the household, but Amish women express pro- found satisfaction with their lives; their households feel maternal (126), their gendered relations are not especially differentiated (129), their worlds are characterized...