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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 109–110.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Constance A. Jones © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Gurdjieff and Music: The Gurdjieff/de Hartmann Piano Music and Its Esoteric Significance . By Johanna J. M. Petsche . Brill , 2015 . xvi + 279 pages. $145.00 cloth; ebook available. syncretism. But none...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 117–119.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Constance A. Jones © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 The Enneagram of G. I. Gurdjieff: Mathematics, Metaphysics, Music, and Meaning . By Christian Wertenbaker . Codhill Press , 2017 . xii + 125 pages. $20.00 paper. Blavatsky s theories also shared elements...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (1): 146–147.
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dorothea Kahena Viale © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt . By Hager El Hadidi . dOxford University Press , 2016 . $34.95 cloth. a handful of serious cases of social breakdown in Pentecostal...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Patricia Barker Lerch © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian Religious Music and Boundaries . By Marc Gidal . Oxford University Press , 2016 . 220 pages. $99.00 cloth; $24.95 ; paper; ebook available. Spirit Song: Afro-Brazilian...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (2): 120–122.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Mariya Lesiv © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 Pop Pagans: Paganism and Popular Music . Edited by Donna Weston and Andy Bennett . Acumen , 2013 . 246 pages. $99.95 cloth; $29.95 paper . H. Greenberg s chapter argues that the film s indigenous narratives...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 130–131.
Published: 29 July 2020
... others. Many of the mistakes are repeated in the index. In the end, although Geaves makes suggestive arguments, he fails to demonstrate that Guru Maharaj Ji/Prem Rawat was a dominant figure in the spiritual awakenings of the counterculture. Maharaj Ji s significance in music festivals, besides fifteen...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 88–90.
Published: 29 July 2020
... draws on specialists from inside and outside Quebec universities to probe the following: Pentecostal immigrants, gendered religious practice, Powwow music, Iraqi Jewish identity, rural wayside crosses, pilgrimage sites, Muslim veiling, Montreal Spiritualism, and transhumanism. Each of the nine topics...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 109–111.
Published: 29 July 2020
... instruction, the narrowing of yoga to a form of physical therapy, the 1960s countercul- ture and music scene, and an analysis of the latent spiritual aspects in a tradition that is shown to primarily focus on the physical forms, leaving questions of belief a private matter. Newcombe s theoretical...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 36–59.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Martha Smith Roberts; Jenna Gray-Hildenbrand “Moving the body is like religion and moving my body is the portal to that place.” This is one woman’s description of her practice of hoop dancing, a form of hula hooping that combines adult sized hoops and dance music. Her experience is not unique; in...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 94–110.
Published: 15 April 2020
... festivities arranged to mark the summer solstice of 2019 included a lecture entitled Pyramids around the World and Bosnian Pyramid Energy by Osmanagic´ (his name sandwiched by the academic titles Dr. and Ph.D but also featured concerts and even stand-up comedy. The music and entertainment presumably attract...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 15–42.
Published: 15 April 2020
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 133–135.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Jonathan D. Hill s musicalisation, or the production of musical sounds and words as a way of socializing relations with affines, non-human beings, and various categories of others is decon- structed (279). Jonathan Hill and Cedric Yvinec both use musicaliza- tion as a framework for understanding social...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 119–121.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., from both East andWest, to introduce the complicated relationships symbolized in the enneagram. These include music, har- mony, dissonance, mathematical ratios, asymmetry in nature, sacred dance, and the important underlying phenomenon of vibration all of which suffuse Gurdjieff s perspective on the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 131–133.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... Finally, in Part Three, Transformations and Slow Turbulences, the poetics of Jonathan D. Hill s musicalisation, or the production of musical sounds and words as a way of socializing relations with affines, non-human beings, and various categories of others is decon- structed (279). Jonathan Hill and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 116–117.
Published: 01 February 2020
... major factor for Blavatsky s adoption of reincarnation. This is something that has particularly influenced many spiritually-oriented groups ever since. Tim Rudbøg, University of Copenhagen The Enneagram of G. I. Gurdjieff: Mathematics, Metaphysics, Music, and Meaning. By Christian Wertenbaker. Codhill...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 7–30.
Published: 01 February 2020
... afternoon was devoted to the kun. d. alin ¯ exercise, 33 accompa- nied by music from 5Rhythms34 founder Gabrielle Roth. One woman knelt on all fours, breathing continuously (i.e., without a break between inhalation and exhalation). When she felt the impulse, she started mov- ing her hips and then her spine...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 31–59.
Published: 01 February 2020
.... Rather, it is an eclectic combination of a broad range of ideas and influences, some of which were drawn from science fiction and media theory specifically the work of Marshall McLuhan (1911 1980) with many simply pilfered from popular culture. As his brother Dennis re- calls, Pop music, like pop...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 86–109.
Published: 01 February 2020
... musical pre- sentation. 59 This brings to mind the insight from J.Z. Smith that it is the courts of the United States who have the final say on what counts as valid religion!60 Reverend Billy s arrests range from leading an action in the lobby of a John Pierpont (JP) Morgan/Chase Bank in New York City...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... xxiii + 333 pages. $34.95 cloth; $16.95 paper; ebook available. Picturing the Apocalypse sets out to show how differently the book of Revelation has been viewed through the ages. It examines the expression of interpretations through art, specifically paintings, although film and music are explored as...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 107–108.
Published: 01 November 2019
... arguments, Long s unique voice comes through. In the article titled African American Religion in the United States of America: An Interpretative Essay first published in Nova Religio (July 2003) Long weaves together ideas about language, economy, music, and, of course, religious beliefs, to shape his...