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Nova Religio. 2017; 211125–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.125
Published: 01 August 2017
...Heather Kavan © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Zorba the Buddha: Sex, Spirituality, and Capitalism in the Global Osho Movement . By Hugh B. Urban . University of California Press , 2015 . 264 pages. $65.00 cloth; $29.95 paper; ebook available. In...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211102–103 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.102
Published: 01 August 2017
...Timothy Miller © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements: Alternative Spirituality in Contemporary America . By Hugh B. Urban . University of California Press , 2015 . 318 pages. $75.00 cloth; $39.95 paper; ebook...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20413–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.13
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hugh B. Urban This article examines the role of secrecy in the Church of Scientology, focusing on one of the most confidential and least studied aspects of the Church’s advanced auditing levels—Operating Thetan VIII. I use this example as a way of highlighting the complex ethical and...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 204113–115 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.113
Published: 01 May 2017
...Hugh B. Urban © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief . Written and directed by Alex Gibney . HBO Documentary Films , 2015 . 119 minutes. carried out repeatedly in order to improve one s communication skills.) The...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 2045–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.5
Published: 01 May 2017
...Régis Dericquebourg Although there has been relatively little scholarly research on Scientology apart from the remarkable works of Roy Wallis, Harriet Whitehead, James R. Lewis, and Hugh B. Urban, that is changing as indicated by the large number of submissions in response to the call for papers...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15391–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.3.91
Published: 01 February 2012
...Hugh B. Urban The Church of Scientology remains one of the most controversial and poorly understood new religious movements to emerge in the last century. And among the most controversial questions in the early history of the Church is L. Ron Hubbard's involvement in the ritual magic of Aleister...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 83131–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.8.3.131
Published: 01 March 2005
...Hugh B. Urban ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Tantra: Sex, Secrecy, Politics, and Power in the Study of Religion. By Hugh B. Urban. University of California Press, 2003. xvi + 372 pages. $60 cloth; $24.95 paper. If you type the word tantra into a good search engine you...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 737–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.7.3.7
Published: 01 March 2004
...Hugh B. Urban ABSTRACT : Infamous for his drug use and extreme sexual practices, and proclaiming himself the ““Great Beast 666,”” Aleister Crowley remains to this day one of the most influential and yet most often misunderstood figures in the history of Western new religious movements. This article...
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Nova Religio. 2000; 32268–302 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2000.3.2.268
Published: 01 April 2000
...Hugh B. Urban ©© 2000 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2000 268 Nova Religio The Devil at Heaven s Gate: Rethinking the Study of Religion in the Age of Cyber-Space Hugh B. Urban Since this is the close of the Age, the battle in the Heavens with their...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2336 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.6
Published: 01 February 2020
... winner was selected by Hugh Urban, Andrea Jain, and Scott Lowe, members of Nova Religio s editorial board, and Catherine Wessinger, co-general editor, from articles appearing in volume 22 of the journal. Jeff Wilson receives the award for his article, Blasphemy as Bhavana: Anti-Christianity in a New...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.139
Published: 15 April 2020
...Hugh Hodges African Sacred Spaces: Culture, History, and Change . Edited by ’BioDun J. Ogundayo and Julius O. Adekunle . Lexington Books , 2019 . 268 pages. $95.00 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 African Sacred Spaces: Culture...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233110–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.110
Published: 01 February 2020
... walked away from fights with journalists, scholars, and others they perceived as threatening their existence. Contrastingly, Westbrook claims that he and Hugh Urban, author of The Church of Scientology (2011), had little trouble gaining access to texts and individuals they needed to see. He believes this...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233112–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.112
Published: 01 February 2020
..., Westbrook claims that he and Hugh Urban, author of The Church of Scientology (2011), had little trouble gaining access to texts and individuals they needed to see. He believes this is a new day in Scientology studies, since Scientologists now see value in cooperating with those who want to understand them...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
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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; 23160–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... supported themselves through foods businesses and farms. As in earlier eras, many new religious move- ments of the 1960s and 1970s founded communes on ranches or large properties where members could farm, raise livestock, build housing, and escape modern urban life. Still, to sustain themselves financially...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223148–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.148
Published: 01 February 2019
...- bined. Prominent examples include James R. Lewis anthology Scientology (Oxford, 2009), Hugh B. Urban s monograph The Church of Scientology: A History of a New Religion (Princeton, 2011), James R. Lewis and Kjersti Hellesøy s edited Handbook of Scientology (Brill, 2017), and special issues of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223150–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.150
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Praeger, 2017. 373 pages. $58.00 cloth; ebook available. More academic work on Scientology and Scientologists has been published in the last ten years than in the preceding five decades com- bined. Prominent examples include James R. Lewis anthology Scientology (Oxford, 2009), Hugh B. Urban s monograph...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22240–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.40
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21413–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.13
Published: 01 May 2018
... family and instead embraced radical poverty. He developed an ascetic lifestyle and lived by begging while preaching humility and poverty to others. His charismatic style quickly attracted followers, though it also provoked much criticism. Francis and his early followers unnerved Italian urban elites with...