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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 3–14.
Published: 01 November 2018
... dominant narratives that have described this new religious movement. An analysis of popular narratives follows, utilizing Erving Goffman’s frame theory and the classification system outlined by Anson Shupe and Jeffrey Hadden. A summary of the articles that appear in this issue notes the contributions that...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 128–129.
Published: 29 July 2020
... various hallucinogens, Poller s construal of Huxley s mystical reading of the psychedelic experience is particularly apropos, as is his framing of Huxley s agnostic mysticism as a precursor to the spiritual-but-not-religious emergent category. Because of its narrow scope and $200+ price tag, Aldous Huxley...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 126–128.
Published: 29 July 2020
... New Age, and Deep Ecology. Given recent efforts at legalizing various hallucinogens, Poller s construal of Huxley s mystical reading of the psychedelic experience is particularly apropos, as is his framing of Huxley s agnostic mysticism as a precursor to the spiritual-but-not-religious emergent...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 5–14.
Published: 15 April 2020
... magic in the context of specific new religious movements or esoteric groups. Egil Asprem s article, The Magical Theory of Politics: Memes, Magic, and the Enchantment of Social Forces in the American Magic War, frames the issues by examining the war between right- and left- wing witches, magicians, and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 94–110.
Published: 15 April 2020
... became popularized not least by being summarized in the 2004 film What the Bleep Do We Know!? It has, however, been roundly rejected by the scientific community as being pseudoscientific. The references to science and technology at the Visoko pyramids are so ubiquitous that they ultimately frame in...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 43–68.
Published: 15 April 2020
... actions in the 1980s to the Occupy movements beginning in 2011. Many were involved in the Women s Marches of January 2017 and 2018, along with resistance magic against the Trump administration s attacks on women, children, immigrants, and the environment. In framing their calls for magical rites against...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 69–93.
Published: 15 April 2020
... over this election because of what is at stake. 53 Wallnau framed God s Chaos Candidate around the conviction that the United States had a particular role in God s prophetic plan for the world and that the 2016 presidential election was a pivotal point in that plan. That election was a clear Nova...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 114–116.
Published: 01 February 2020
... attractions of reg- ular feasts, the well-regulated life in the midst of chaos, of poverty, could lead one to have the willing suspension of disbelief that this man was God. Jesus worked miracles; Father Divine seems to be working miracles. Father s Kingdom hooks viewers by framing Father Divine as a crucial...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Bihar theorizes that some pilgrimage sites exist as anti-pilgrimage destinations that are accompanied by the perception of a spiritual vacuum (117). This is in contradistinction to the usual framing of religious pilgrimage as travel to a place with a compelling spiritual presence or power. The...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 112–114.
Published: 01 February 2020
... man was God. Jesus worked miracles; Father Divine seems to be working miracles. Father s Kingdom hooks viewers by framing Father Divine as a crucial yet unacknowledged leader in America s black freedom struggle. The Father s Kingdom tagline reads: He changed the course of civil rights in this...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 February 2020
... simultaneously argues for a return to details in fieldwork, Reviews 131 a bottom-up approach that filters ethnographic phenomena through theoretical frames and not vice versa. Non-Humans is divided into three parts, beginning with an extensive introduction by Juan Javier Rivera Andia that both locates and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 135–137.
Published: 01 February 2020
...-pilgrimage destinations that are accompanied by the perception of a spiritual vacuum (117). This is in contradistinction to the usual framing of religious pilgrimage as travel to a place with a compelling spiritual presence or power. The represen- tation of Bihar as an empty graveyard of missions, the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 86–109.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., I assume that we require a socially constructed frame- work in order to interpret the world. All such frameworks are in a sense fantasies, and there is no Archimedean point from which we may per- ceive the world without recourse to our culturally inherited biases. 26 This suggests that on one...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2020
... experience of becoming the wild woman they have imagined.17 In this sense, con- straints of availability of foreign beliefs and practices, and their framing within the new spiritual view of self-actualization, as pointed out by Altglas, are not the only reasons bricolage with exotic religious resources is...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., meaning and place-making have Nova Religio 108 been extensively examined elsewhere. What makes Elements of Ritual and Violence unique is the way in which Margo Kitts problematizes and links the somatic and iconic aspects of ritual and violence through the frame- work of what she calls rituals of menace...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 42–63.
Published: 01 November 2019
... legislation, extensive public service campaigns, and political rallies as well exhortations from the pulpit. Many of the reforms sought by Holiness women, especially temper- ance and then prohibition, were framed in public discourse as pressing middle-class domestic concerns. According to many temperance...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 131–132.
Published: 01 August 2019
... often overlooked in more general treatments of this form of spirituality. An enlightening final chapter examines the multiple ways Bawa has been understood by his devotees and presents the diverse cultural frames through which this unconventional Sufi master has been inter- preted. Using qualitative...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 August 2019
... this form of spirituality. An enlightening final chapter examines the multiple ways Bawa has been understood by his devotees and presents the diverse cultural frames through which this unconventional Sufi master has been inter- preted. Using qualitative interviews with Bawa s followers, Xavier argues...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 129–131.
Published: 01 May 2019
... chapter, America s Dark Theologian, sets up a frame- work for reading King seriously. Cowan first dissents from the assump- tion, common in scholarly critiques of horror, that Whatever looks like religion, or could be interpreted religiously, must mean something else (13). Next, he suggests that...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 89–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
... calls fact-fiction reversal, in which fictional stories are reframed as fact while nominal reality is framed as a lie disseminated by conspiratorial forces.2 In his article, archaeologist Jeb J. Card notes that Maurice Doreal (Claude Duggins, d. 1963), founder of the Brotherhood of the White Temple...