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Nova Religio. 2019; 224128–129 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.128
Published: 01 May 2019
...Michael E. Heyes © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Sociology of Exorcism in Late Modernity . By Giuseppe Giordan and Adam Possamai . Palgrave Macmillan , 2018 . ix + 127 pages. $54.99 cloth; ebook available. Sociology of Exorcism in Late Modernity. By...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 73105–106 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.7.3.105
Published: 01 March 2004
... ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2004 Neville Robert Cummings Boston Confucianism: Portable Tradition in the Late-Modern World account of Daoism s journey to the west. It spans a few hundred years, from the first westerner s encounter...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2137–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.7
Published: 01 February 2018
..., voting to leave was not only consistent with this teaching but also reflected the rejection of many features of the late modern condition. However, the rejection of the latter has sometimes resulted in a move beyond the premillennialist prophetic framework into the realm of conspiracy beliefs. © 2018...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21160–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.60
Published: 01 August 2017
... ways in which the group encourages adherents to seek happiness in the midst of the challenges of late-modern life in Brazil, through participation in the group’s spiritual community, progressive interpretations of sexual identity and sexuality, and spiritual discourse around happiness and the combating...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 204144–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.144
Published: 01 May 2017
...Susannah Crockford © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 The New Age in the Modern West: Counterculture, Utopia and Prophecy from the Late Eighteenth Century to the Present Day . By Nicholas Campion . Bloomsbury , 2015 . 271 pages. $114.00 cloth; $35.96 paper...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15460–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.60
Published: 01 May 2012
... kinds of spirit possession practiced by Santo Daime. The article closes by relating the increasing popularity of Umbanda-inspired possession motifs to the growing influence of a white, urban-professional constituency imbued with typically late-modern concerns. © 2012 by The Regents of the University...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 1543–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.3
Published: 01 May 2012
... Christianity in Latin America and beyond; esoteric religious practice in the late modern era; and questions of purity and authenticity, syncretism and anti-syncretism. Through their engagement with these themes, the articles in this issue contribute to a number of important discussions that relate not only to...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15329–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.3.29
Published: 01 February 2012
... University of California Press's Rights and Permissions website, at http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 yoga Śvetāmbara Terāpanth Jainism prekṣā Mahāprajña samaṇī The Dual-Ideal of the Ascetic and Healthy Body The Jain Ter panth and Modern Yoga in the Context of Late...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 9380–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.3.080
Published: 01 February 2006
... of sectarian movements in the modern and late modern period. ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California Field Notes The Jehovists-Il inites A Russian Millenarian Movement Sergey V. Petrov ABSTRACT: The Jehovists-Il inites are a little known millenarian move- ment founded in the mid...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21329–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.29
Published: 01 February 2018
... influence of the Theosophical Society and other esoteric groups on the birth and development of modern art. At the center of this renewed interest is the controversial work of Finnish art historian Sixten Ringbom (1935–1992), who in the late 1960s “discovered” the Theosophical connections of Russian pioneer...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234115–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.115
Published: 15 April 2020
... group expands because of its symbolic affinity with the global New Age and alternative medicine, generating a religious comprehensibility that crosses cultures. The author s central thesis is that this process and its network operate Reviews 115 together to resacralize late modernity (5). This...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234116–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.116
Published: 15 April 2020
...Kelly E. Hayes Reflexive Religion: The New Age in Brazil and Beyond . By Anthony D’Andrea . Brill , 2018 . 175 pages. $143.00 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 together to resacralize late modernity (5). This argument pulls...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234122–124 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.122
Published: 15 April 2020
... late nineteenth century and most of the twentieth century than did the expression Western Buddhism, since it was a transformation rooted in the ideals of the European enlightenment, liberal Protestantism, the scientific revolu- tion, and Romanticism. At the end of his book, he asks if Buddhist...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... work of William Seabrook,17 a writer of lurid adventure prose, the parti- cipants ceremonially bestowed the name of Hitler on the dummy before having at it with nails and axes in an alcohol-fueled frenzy. The muti- lated mannequin was buried in the woods and left to rot.18 One of the best-known...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23443–68 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.43
Published: 15 April 2020
... more recent history of the witch as a figure of political resistance dating from the late 1960s and early 1970s. In 1968, feminists created the Women s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell (W.I.T.C.H a group that dressed as stereotypical witches to stage theatrical protests.25 Perhaps no single...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... Nevada-based leaders of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn1 (hereafter HOGD1), one of the many successor organizations to the influential late-nineteenth-century magical order named the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.13 It was the entry of Griffin and McQuade that transformed the magical engagement...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23494–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.94
Published: 15 April 2020
... expanding, structures have been fought out in bitterly polemical language. Visoko has in recent years morphed into a New Age Mecca, and this Field Notes essay considers the ways in which the site is branded, legitimized, and commoditized. In late September 2019, we had the opportunity to visit Visoko and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... theories. He argues that belief in conspiracies is central to millennialism in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. 23 Reflecting some of what Hofstadter noticed, Barkun says that conspiracism is, first and foremost, an expla- nation of politics, and describes what he calls conspiracy...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23331–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.31
Published: 01 February 2020
... interest in Ju¨nger s work, his term psychonaut has found its way into late-modern psychedelic cul- ture.19 This is because the term describes very well the self-perception of those who use psychedelics to explore inner space. Not only is there a widely reported sense of transcending time and space,20...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233116–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.116
Published: 01 February 2020
... doctoral work supervised by the late Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, is therefore a very welcome contribution to a steadily growing area of research. Blavatsky is one of those thinkers who is fre- quently mentioned in studies, but often without depth or elaboration, as she is perceived to be difficult to read...