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Nova Religio. 2019; 231119–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.119
Published: 01 August 2019
...Hugh Hodges © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Faith in Flux: Pentecostalism and Mobility in Rural Mozambique . By Devaka Premawardhana . University of Pennsylvania Press , 2018 . 232 pages. $49.95 cloth; ebook available. Faith in Flux: Pentecostalism and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... the ways in which the politicized magic of both the left and the right produce “affect networks” that motivate political behaviors through the mobilization of (mostly aversive) emotions. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 memes magic alt-right 4chan Cult of Kek...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
...Todd LeVasseur This article argues that the religious thought and rituals of Reverend Billy Talen are a form of dark green animist religion and function as a response to perceived human destruction of the biosphere. An overview of environment-centered religions mobilized by concerns over planetary...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22384–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.84
Published: 01 February 2019
... framework of Buddhism, offers its female members a competitive alternative to women’s religious equality and geographic mobility in the pluralistic Thai religious marketplace. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Buddhism Theravāda Buddhism in Thailand Yiguan Dao Chinese...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22240–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.40
Published: 01 November 2018
... religious movements. By identifying this plethora of reactions to the same political cause, Jones legitimated the Temple’s worldview and subsequent mobilization. Moreover, Jones leveraged this kinship to avail himself of the variety of strategies utilized by these groups while pointing out their doctrinal...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... instances of left-wing political magic in the United States was the attempt to exorcise and levitate the Pentagon in opposition to the Vietnam War. On 21 October 1967, members of the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, a radical anti-war organization, gathered in Washington, D.C...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233124–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.124
Published: 01 February 2020
... argues that these configurations of power are not exter- nal contexts that shape religion, but, more powerfully, the material for- mations that produce the category itself. Part three, Circulations, focuses on mobility, change, and diffusion (135). The most eclectic section of the book, part three...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233125–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.125
Published: 01 February 2020
... contexts that shape religion, but, more powerfully, the material for- mations that produce the category itself. Part three, Circulations, focuses on mobility, change, and diffusion (135). The most eclectic section of the book, part three, contains chapters on shamanism, mobil- ity, the popular, touch...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233133–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.133
Published: 01 February 2020
... landscape, specifically through ritual offerings, and de- scribes how mobility is key to understanding Quechua- and Aymara-speaking people s relations to earth-placed beings as they re- settle into urban lifestyles. Closing the text is a well-written epilogue by Mark Munzel, who em- ploys metaphor to...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.131
Published: 01 February 2020
... understand the ontological foundations of human relationships with entities of landscape, specifically through ritual offerings, and de- scribes how mobility is key to understanding Quechua- and Aymara-speaking people s relations to earth-placed beings as they re- settle into urban lifestyles. Closing the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23218–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.18
Published: 01 November 2019
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231120–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.120
Published: 01 August 2019
... polyontological mobility means that [o]ffering praise to Jesus and offering makeya to ancestors are neither mutually incompatible nor simultaneously compatible. They are serially compatible (100). The anthropologist, who teaches at Emory University, locates the source of this polyontological mobility in the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231112–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.112
Published: 01 August 2019
...- ianism exists in active opposition to contemporary culture s tyranny of mobility (111) and the industrial food system [that] is doomed to fail- ure (179). The power of agrarianism to challenge the status quo of industrial culture is significant and taken seriously by LeVasseur (just as it is by Major...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23160–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... for a half-million-acre cattle ranch in Wells, Nevada, and to a mobile home park in nearby Oasis, a small settlement where members operated a gas station, mini-mart, hotel, and restaurant. By 1983, after enduring harsh winters, short growing seasons, and facing a lien on the new ranch, Paulsen took...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 1925–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.2.5
Published: 01 November 2015
... conspiracy narratives are mobilized within religious groups such as Aum Shinrikyo, Scientology or others. Moreover, we can fruitfully examine secular conspiracy theories through ideas typically applied to religions, such as theodicy, millenarianism, and esoteric claims to higher knowledge. Most studies...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224144–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.144
Published: 01 May 2019
..., Ulrich leads not with the usual second-hand reports about Joseph Smith s teachings, but with the theological analysis of Eliza R. Snow, the hymn s author (133). Why is 1870 significant for LDS women? That year they proved them- selves able on a grand scale to organize, to lobby, and to mobilize the press...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22460–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.60
Published: 01 May 2019
... private phenomenological experience en- ables the interpretive drift.6 Such drifts occur through three changes in practitioners mental habits: a redefinition of acceptable evidence; the acquisition of specialist knowledge that enables practitioners to make sense of this evidence; and the mobilization of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22475–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.75
Published: 01 May 2019
...- nomic and political power thanks in part to a dramatic rise in upward mobility by Aymara working in regional trade,15 and to the fact that President Morales who is of Aymara descent has filled many govern- ment posts with indigenous members of the Movement to Socialism. The social structure changes...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 19165–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.19.1.65
Published: 01 August 2015
... teachings would end in failure. Nevertheless, some of his followers who view themselves as part of a movement use mass mobilization techniques, litigation and political lobbying to advance their agenda, which includes the dismissal of current ashram trustees and amendment of the ashram’s trust deed. In this...