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Nova Religio. 2019; 231140–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.140
Published: 01 August 2019
...E. Burke Rochford, Jr. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Killing for Krishna: The Danger of Deranged Devotion . By Henry Doktorski . CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform , 2018 . 660 pages. $19.99 paper; ebook available. congregations. Christianity...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22134–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.34
Published: 01 August 2018
...E. Burke Rochford, Jr. The underlying premise of this case study of the growth and development of the Hare Krishna movement is that frame alignment is a necessary, but largely unexplored, element in recruitment to religious movements. Attention is given here to the interactive and communicative...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 192107–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.107
Published: 01 November 2015
...Travis Vande Berg © 2015 by The Regents of the University of California 2015 Hare Krishna in the Modern World: Reflections by Distinguished Academics and Scholarly Devotees . Edited by Graham Dwyer and Richard J. Cole . ARKTOS , 2013 . 167 pages. $20.00 paper . were a few Mormon...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 91136–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.9.1.136
Published: 01 August 2005
...Edwin Bryant; Maria L. Ekstrand ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California The Hare Krishna Movement: The Postcharismatic Fate of a Religious Trans- plant. Edited by Edwin Bryant and Maria L. Ekstrand. Columbia Uni- versity Press, 2004. 446 pages. $49.50 cloth. The Hare Krishna...
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Nova Religio. 1999; 22320–321 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1999.2.2.320
Published: 01 April 1999
...Catherine Wessinger ©© 1999 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1999 Betrayal of the Spirit: My Life behind the Headlines of the Hare Krishna Movement. By Muster Nori J. . Foreword by Shinn Larry D. . University of Illinois Press , 1997 . 213...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21374–102 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.74
Published: 01 February 2018
... California 2018 ISKCON Marketing Digital Media Digital Hinduism Krishna Hare Krishna Of Digital Images and Digital Media Approaches to Marketing in American ISKCON Nicole Karapanagiotis ABSTRACT: This article is a theoretical and ethnographic investigation of the role of marketing and branding...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 936–23 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.3.006
Published: 01 February 2006
... describe how a crisis of leadership authority at New Vrindaban, a renegade Hare Krishna community in West Virginia, brought about an exodus of community residents, financial decline, conflict, and the ultimate transformation of the community's mission. Findings from a 2003 survey are presented to assess...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.139
Published: 01 August 2019
...). This study will serve as a good reference for those interested in further exploring or conducting research on the recent history of Christianity in the South. Brady Kal Cox, University of Texas at Austin Killing for Krishna: The Danger of Deranged Devotion. By Henry Doktorski. CreateSpace Independent...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2315–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.5
Published: 01 August 2019
... attractive, and how commune leaders identified groupmeals as fostering community and social bonding. Among other new religious movements, the Hare Krishna movement (ISKCON) provides another clear example of this style of engagement with food. In the group s early days in New Nova Religio 8 York City s Bowery...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231115–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.115
Published: 01 August 2019
.... For example, an image of John Lennon may pro- duce feelings of reverence in certain viewers, but it nevertheless lacks the millennia of storying and reification that accompany images of Krishna, Christ, or Moses. Morgan argues that because of this cultural freighting, religious iconography represents...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23160–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... Krishna Consciousness, Rajneeshpuram, and Hoesly: Organic Farming as Spiritual Practice 77 The Farm embraced these opportunities. Many of their businesses served to build relationships with local communities and offered opportunities for new members to join. To reduce costs and avoid fossil fuels, most...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.139
Published: 01 February 2019
... encounter with Krishna s universal form in the Bhagavad-Gita. Members of the Buddhafield were instructed to abstain from alcohol, caffeine, and sexual activity, even though one apostate explained they had jokingly called it booty field because of the numerous sexual Reviews 139 encounters that went on...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.137
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Finally, the leader would occasionally offer an experience called the knowing to select disciples, in which he would transfer shakti energy to the disciple in order to trigger an experience of theophany based on Arjuna s encounter with Krishna s universal form in the Bhagavad-Gita. Members of the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223121–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.121
Published: 01 February 2019
... to take on these cults, chief among them being ISKCON (Hare Krishna), The Children of God, and the Unification Church (the Moonies). Conversions to these cults could not have been genuine, they asserted. Susceptible to the siren song of charlatans, unsuspecting American youth had been brainwashed...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2238–35 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.8
Published: 01 February 2019
... academic attention has been paid to controversy- provoking practices in new Buddhist groups even though these, in the context of other religious traditions i.e., public square and door-to- door missionization by Jehovah s Witnesses, airport evangelism by mem- bers of the International Society for Krishna...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 222145–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.145
Published: 01 November 2018
... never appeared in the anticult literature before 18 November 1978.18 It had little in common with the Children of God, the Unification Church, or Hare Krishnas the cult bogeymen of that era. Nevertheless, the anticult Nova Religio 148 movement welcomed Jonestown as the fulfillment of its dire...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
... people s lives. But Jesus taught the same thing, Buddha taught the same thing, Krishna taught the same thing. All the great world religions taught the same, and even the political scientists of the highest order have taught the same thing. Lose your life in service to others.91 Jones conflated...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 214128–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.128
Published: 01 May 2018
... Unification Church, or the International Society for Krishna Consciousness. In the end, Hoffman is largely reconciled with her family and the TM community. She acknowledges the difficulties that she and other roo children experienced struggling to make meaning while growing up in an evolving, increasingly...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21438–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.38
Published: 01 May 2018
... that the stereotypes applied to modern Moonies and Hare Krishnas find parallels dating back many centu- ries56 In effect, Jenkins is proposing a historical-genealogical analysis of anticult attitudes. Even though he is acutely aware of the role the polemical literary tradition had in shaping...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 213136–137 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.136
Published: 01 February 2018
... seeks to understand this dialectic as it exists in a number of present day nontraditional religious communities, such as the Bruderhof, the Church of Scientology, The Family International, the Unification Church, and the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON). Her concern is for the...