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Nova Religio. 2019; 223157–159 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.157
Published: 01 February 2019
...Elizabeth Schleber Lowry © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 The Specter of the Indian: Race, Gender, and Ghosts in American Seances, 1848–1890 . By Kathryn Troy . State University of New York Press , 2017 . 232 pages. $85.00 cloth; $21.95 paper; ebook...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 214135–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.135
Published: 01 May 2018
...Matthew Bowman © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Haunted: On Ghosts, Witches, Vampires, Zombies, and Other Monsters of the Natural and Supernatural Worlds . By Leo Braudy . Yale University Press , 2016 . xii + 306 pages. $30.00 cloth; ebook available...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211114–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.114
Published: 01 August 2017
...Christopher M. Moreman © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Ghosts: A Haunted History . By Lisa Morton . Reaktion Books , 2015 . 208 pages. $25.00 cloth; $16.00 paper; ebook available. that the family was also of central importance to early Mormons are not...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 164120–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.120
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jeffrey L. Richey © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society . By Avron Boretz . University of Hawai‘i Press , 2010 . 288 pages. $29.00 paper. illuminating...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 213118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.118
Published: 01 February 2018
...Joseph P. Laycock © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture . Second Edition. By Christopher D. Bader , Joseph O. Baker , and F. Carson Mencken . New...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22460–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.60
Published: 01 May 2019
... the existence of ghosts from an objective perspective. Despite their collective goal to understand the paranormal, many investigators experience profound doubt of its reality and nature. Drawing on long-term ethnographic fieldwork with English paranormal investigators, this essay examines how...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2325–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.5
Published: 01 November 2019
... the AmericanWest, white settlement, coupled with efforts at Christian conversion and civilization, winnowed both the land occupied by indigenous peoples and their distinctive cultures. The Ghost Dance movement (1889 1891), led by the prophet Wovoka (1856 1932), combined Christian millenialist ideas...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23242–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.42
Published: 01 November 2019
... and John C. Green, The Assemblies of God: Godly Love and the Revitalization of American Pentecostalism (New York: New York University Press, 2010). For ethnographic discussions of Pentecostalism, see Peter Marina, Getting the Holy Ghost: Urban Ethnography in a Brooklyn Pentecostal Tongue-Speaking...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23218–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.18
Published: 01 November 2019
... Victorian Spiritualism (New York: State University of New York Press, 2006); Robert Cox, Body and Soul: A Sympathetic History of American Spiritualism (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2003); Molly McGarry, Ghosts of Futures Past: Spiritualism and the Cultural Politics of Nineteenth-Century...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224129–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.129
Published: 01 May 2019
..., especially Arthur Machen and H. P. Lovecraft. Chapter 3, Deadfall, surveys King s storyworlds that deal with ghosts and the afterlife, especially Pet Sematary and Bag of Bones. Cowan suggests that ghost stories function as a kind of God-talk or a popular theology about our hopes and fears regarding the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22444–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.44
Published: 01 May 2019
... when a tour guide produced a set of dowsing rods and demonstrated how to detect ley line energy. He had regaled us with stories of ghosts and UFOs haunting Salisbury Plain, tales amply backed by the books and artwork on sale in the henge-themed shop in the small village. A decade earlier, best-selling...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2245–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.5
Published: 01 May 2019
... materialist science. They seek the non-material but emphasize notions of objectivity. The materi- ality of archaeology and the past becomes key to this objectivity. Ghost hunters can point to their electromagnetic field meters as a form of validation. EMF meter readings are claimed to be outside the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223132–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.132
Published: 01 February 2019
... from tradition to tradition that scholars have often glossed over in favor of more universalistic explanations or categories. For example, there is the use of possession or altered states of consciousness to describe baptism in the Holy Ghost as experienced by charismatic Christians, who prefer to use...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223161–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.161
Published: 01 February 2019
... Fortune s novel The Winged Bull. The final three chapters focus on artistic and literary works, with Aren Roukema delving into Ghost Land, a pseudonymous 1876 book likely written by the prominent Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten. In the penultimate contribution, Massimo Introvigne explores the paint...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223156–157 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.156
Published: 01 February 2019
...: Race, Gender, and Ghosts in American Seances, 1848 1890. By Kathryn Troy. State University of New York Press, 2017. 232 pages. $85.00 cloth; $21.95 paper; ebook available. Kathryn Troy s Specter of the Indian is a significant contribution to scholarship on what is now known as Modern American...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223159–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.159
Published: 01 February 2019
... three chapters focus on artistic and literary works, with Aren Roukema delving into Ghost Land, a pseudonymous 1876 book likely written by the prominent Spiritualist Emma Hardinge Britten. In the penultimate contribution, Massimo Introvigne explores the paint- ings depicting the Theosophical Masters...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223130–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.130
Published: 01 February 2019
... to tradition that scholars have often glossed over in favor of more universalistic explanations or categories. For example, there is the use of possession or altered states of consciousness to describe baptism in the Holy Ghost as experienced by charismatic Christians, who prefer to use terms such as...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22384–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.84
Published: 01 February 2019
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2238–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.8
Published: 01 February 2019
... have been suddenly made aware that they do not have quite so much freedom as they had thought, it would be well for English Buddhists at least to remind themselves that the ghosts of Pope Innocent III and the Inquisitors are still very much abroad and that it is still possible for a religion to be...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
... ready for the Sonship ministry. I have come to demonstrate to you that God can abide in these temples of clay, that God can reign in our bodies, for we are, indeed, Temples of the Holy Ghost! 54 Apart from this column, Jones did not write articles for the journal, but he directed the editorial content...