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Nova Religio. 2018; 222145–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.145
Published: 01 November 2018
... upon Godwin’s Law and its observation that online debates eventually raise the trope of Hitler and Nazis, the article introduces Jones’ Corollary: Discussions of new religions inevitably begin with a comparison to Jonestown. Making generalizations about new religions by starting with Jonestown is...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2238–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.8
Published: 01 February 2019
... 1,000-pound fine. Many Brits were shocked at the idea of Nova Religio 12 a successful modern-day prosecution for blasphemy, a crime that, while still part of the common law, had not been prosecuted since the 1920s, such that it was considered by most to be a dead letter. Sangharakshita was certainly...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2223–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.3
Published: 01 November 2018
... shorthand for the danger attributed to all new religions. Drawing upon Godwin s Law which states that as an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison to Nazis or Hitler approaches one 25 my perspective essay develops Jones Corollary : Discussions of new religions inevitably begin...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 194102–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.4.102
Published: 01 May 2016
... The´manlys, who was a musician and later wrote several novels and plays, became active in the movement. She was followed into the move- ment by her parents and siblings. Her brother-in-law, Marc Semenoff (originally, Marc Kogan, 1884 1968), a writer and translator of Russian literature of Jewish...
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Nova Religio. 2008; 11337–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2008.11.3.37
Published: 01 February 2008
... of the Evolving Energy, after differentiation the purely Spiritual, the Intellectual, the Psychic and the Physical may be thus formulated as an invariable law; a descent of Spirit into Matter, equivalent to an ascent in physical evolution; a re- ascent from the depths of materiality towards its...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 8173–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.8.1.73
Published: 01 July 2004
... and the sects have some recognized legitimacy in the eyes of the religious establishment, the new religions have yet to prove them- selves. While they may be granted the minimal guarantees provided by Nova Religio 80 Nova Religio 8-1.qxd 5/14/04 5:26 PM Page 80 laws on religious freedom, in most ways...
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Nova Religio. 1999; 22172–196 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1999.2.2.172
Published: 01 April 1999
... pure fantasy. . . . As for myself, I believe in the cosmic law. I believe in the message received 2000 years ago by which I aim to live. I believe in the life ethic which my parents taught me and which I aim to apply. I believe in a conscience which I aim to find within myself. If I go down this path...
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Nova Religio. 1997; 11162–163 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1997.1.1.162
Published: 01 October 1997
.... n.p. Vine Deloria, Jr., has been doing battle with the hegemony of materialist rationalism for nearly thirty years, an intellectual project that has led him through the fields of Indian affairs, history, religion, philosophy, law, political science, and education. His latest book breaks new ground yet...