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Nova Religio. 2016; 20282–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.20.2.82
Published: 01 November 2016
...David Feltmate This article argues that the field of new religions studies is driven in large part by a paradigm based in the assumption that new religious movements are comparable because they are social problems. It outlines a social problems paradigm drawing upon the work of Joel Best...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23218–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.18
Published: 01 November 2019
... beneficial microcosms of society in which every person could follow his or her desired vocation without facing oppression from social forces including gender norms, poverty, or discrimination. To Fourier, planned harmonious communities such as these represented the best response to unchecked capitalism.7...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21463–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.63
Published: 01 May 2018
... point, one might consider the Religion and Diversity Project funded by the Canadian Social Science and Humanities Research Council, conducted from 2010 to 2017 to address the following question: What are the contours of religious diversity in Canada and how can we best respond to the opportunities...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21185–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.85
Published: 01 August 2017
... to please allow us to confirm the calling of women done by God in our part of the world by ordination Uniformity they repeated, is not required for unity Opponents repeatedly asserted that voting No would be the best route to restore and preserve the unity of Adventism. Calling women s...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 201119–121 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/novo.2016.20.1.119
Published: 01 August 2016
...David Mihalyfy © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Text and Authority in the South African Nazaretha Church . By Joel Cabrita . Cambridge University Press , 2014 . xx + 400 pages. $99.00 cloth; ebook available. Part II (24). Grewal concludes that while many...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 1936–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.6
Published: 01 February 2016
.... Specifically, how did Family Radio develop historically and move across the church-sect-cult con- tinuum, and how is the ambiguous space it currently occupies best understood? How might the organization be classified today? Moreover, how are Family Radio s followers connected to the organi- zation and what is...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 1925–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.5
Published: 01 November 2015
... Southern African Studies 38, no. 4 (2012): 753 767. 26 James T. Richardson, Joel Best, and David G. Bromley, The Satanism Scare. (New York: de Gruyter, 1991.) 27 For details of a recent case in London, see David G. Robertson, Satanic Ritual Abuse in Hampstead at httpsdavidgrobertson.wordpress.com/ 2015...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 18455–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.4.55
Published: 01 May 2015
... new ways, which are best described as anti-modern rather than modern114 Both Joel Robbins and Holger Jebens argue that fundamentalist churches in PNG are notable for their emphasis on self-control, support for certain limited forms of gender equality, and a very firm rejection of indigenous...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 18416–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.4.16
Published: 01 May 2015
..., which on the one hand means way or means of doing things and on the other a path or road38 Timmer: Heirs to Biblical Prophecy 25 The latter meaning is more modern and perhaps is best known in association with the term cargo cult which has often been used to describe Melanesian movements...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 18338–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.38
Published: 01 February 2015
... by highlighting the importance of the mind and imagination in shaping self-identity and national development: Nigeria is not poor. It is richly loaded with some of the world s best mineral resources. Our poverty is that of the mind. . . .That is where you Nova Religio 54 experience freedom from your...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 181135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.18.1.135
Published: 01 August 2014
... with Ties to South Asia. The Robbins Awards are presented annually for the two best articles in the previous volume of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. The Crovetto Award is presented annually when there are rele- vant articles published in the previous volume of Nova...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 18137–57 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.18.1.37
Published: 01 August 2014
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Nova Religio. 2013; 172137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.137
Published: 01 November 2013
... with Ties to South Asia. The Robbins Awards are presented annually for the two best articles in the previous volume of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. The Crovetto Award is presented annually when there are relevant articles published in the previous volume of Nova...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 171127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.1.127
Published: 01 August 2013
... with Ties to South Asia. The Robbins Awards are presented annually for the two best articles in the previous volume of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. The Crovetto Award is presented annually when there are relevant articles published in the previous volume of Nova...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 1634 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.4
Published: 01 February 2013
... critical scholarship, collegiality, and attention to detail in evaluating paper submissions and dealing with the business of Nova Religio. Nova Religio has become a stronger journal thanks to the contributions of Joel E. Tishken. We wish Joel the best in his on-going work. We are pleased to announce that...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 163130–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.130
Published: 01 February 2013
...-year long experience of fieldwork in the region) makes it a valuable resource for all students of religion in sub-Saharan Africa. The book s forays into philosophy, theology, and film-theory will garner it readerships concerned with broader topics of dialectics, transcendence, and materiality. Joel...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 162124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.2.124
Published: 01 November 2012
... across historical periods. This includes funding and presenting the Thomas Robbins Awards for Excellence in the Study of New Religions, and the Helen Crovetto Award for Excellence in the Study of New Religious Movements with Ties to South Asia. The Robbins Awards are presented annually for the two best...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 16247–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.2.47
Published: 01 November 2012
... Police and the Occult (New York: Prometheus, 1991); and James T. Richardson, Joel Best and David G. Bromley, eds., The Satanism Scare (New York: Aldine de Gruyter, 1991). 3 Richardson and Introvigne, New Religious Movements, 92 93. See also Shupe and Bromley, The New Vigilantes; and David G. Bromley...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 161142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.1.142
Published: 01 August 2012
... best articles in the previous volume of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions. The Crovetto Award is presented annually when there are relevant articles published in the previous volume of Nova Religio. 2) Once AASNR funding is established, this encouragement of scholarly re...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 154122–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.122
Published: 01 May 2012
... students of nationalism and post-colonialism, those interested in prophecy and millennialism, as well as in South African historical and literary studies. Joel Cabrita, School of Oriental and African Studies Jesus Is Female: Moravians and Radical Religion in Early America. By Aaron Spencer Fogleman...