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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... American past. In this article, however, I draw attention to motives not analyzed by these studies. Among the leaders of the New Apostolic Reformation, a new charismatically inclined Christian movement, alleged prophecies explaining that God had chosen Trump to become president compelled their support for...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 16411–34 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.11
Published: 01 May 2013
...Elizabeth McAlister This article addresses religious responses to disaster by examining how one network of conservative evangelical Christians reacted to the Haiti earthquake and the humanitarian relief that followed. The charismatic Christian New Apostolic Reformation (or Spiritual Mapping...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... the extreme right are examined in this special issue: the former in Damon Berry s article on the New Apostolic Reformation, and the latter in Egil Asprem s exploration of the emergence of the Cult of Kek on the imageboard 4chan. The articles in this special issue each explore the use of political...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234129–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.129
Published: 15 April 2020
... Washington, D.C.) and the New Apostolic Reformation (loosely affiliated dominionist congregations noted for following modern-day apostles and prophets), that are using the Trump phe- nomenon to advance their own profoundly antidemocratic, theocratic agendas. The Cult of Trump is a useful book to give your...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.131
Published: 15 April 2020
..., including The Family (aka The Fellowship, a secretive evangelical Christian group with great political influence in Washington, D.C.) and the New Apostolic Reformation (loosely affiliated dominionist congregations noted for following modern-day apostles and prophets), that are using the Trump phe- nomenon...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23242–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.42
Published: 01 November 2019
...- monly argued that this new religious movement s interest in American public life was a relatively recent development.19 American Pentecostals began as apolitical members of society, the logic went, but they eventu- ally took on evangelical and fundamentalist approaches to social and political engagement...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23264–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.64
Published: 01 November 2019
... constitution, the newly elected Constituent Assembly proclaimed the creation of the Roman Republic and voted to end the Catholic Church s jurisdiction over the courts and control of schools. The new Parliament in the Kingdom of Sardinia approved a similar measure ending the Jesuits control of its school...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2223–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.3
Published: 01 November 2018
... dominant narratives that have described this new religious movement. An analysis of popular narratives follows, utilizing Erving Goffman’s frame theory and the classification system outlined by Anson Shupe and Jeffrey Hadden. A summary of the articles that appear in this issue notes the contributions that...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
... in his understanding of his own incarnation and belief in reincarnation. He borrowed from faith healers, incorporated ideas from both New Thought and Asian religions, and found biblical justifications for his theology. Peoples Temple members accepted a variety of theological options, in what I have...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2215–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.5
Published: 01 August 2018
... Among those who consumed New Thought materials were white liberal Protestant ministers, social reformers, and suffrage activists. According to historian Beryl Satter, the New Thought movement remained an open, eclectic, and easily splintered movement. . . . [T]he very looseness of New Thought s...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21488–95 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.88
Published: 01 May 2018
... insights from scholars of new religious movements and sectarian movements of the late medieval and Reformation eras, as well as by recasting assumptions that associate apocalyptic movements with violence. It is also suggested that a more sophisticated assessment of pluralism in previous centuries and more...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21438–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.38
Published: 01 May 2018
... for cross-disciplinary research on believers under siege. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Anabaptism heresy sectarianism polemics apocalypticism violence Reformation new religions studies anticult movement Thinking inside the Cages Norman Cohn, Anabaptist...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20357–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.57
Published: 01 February 2017
... case shows how branding and marketing are increasingly important for new religious groups seeking to establish a successful presence in contemporary neoliberal consumer society. © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 religion and society religion and consumerism...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 18338–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.38
Published: 01 February 2015
... Adelaja, a Nigerian Pentecostal pastor in the Ukraine, and by the Seven Mountain theology associated with C. Peter Wagner s New Apostolic Reformation and the religious right in the United States.88 This kingdom theology includes the idea of God s sovereignty on earth through the church, and values...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 17413–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.4.13
Published: 01 May 2014
...Lydia Willsky This article explores the phenomenon of nineteenth-century new religious movements as a reaction to the “plain Bible” religious culture of that era. The plain Bible thesis maintained that the Bible was clear in its meaning, persuasive in its message, and authoritative in all matters...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 1736–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.3.6
Published: 01 February 2014
.../movements is the tension between factions that attempt topreserve posited original beliefs and practices and those that seek to reform or recast tradition so that it communicates its liberating message and methods in new cultural settings. Western Buddhists follow- ing the Tibetan tradition, for example...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 17274–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.74
Published: 01 November 2013
...Gary Shepherd; Gordon Shepherd Since its founding in 1968, The Family International (TFI) has been an important case study for social science investigation of new religious movements. Its persistence and adaptive organizational development throughout the world, in spite of periodically strong...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 163128–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.128
Published: 01 February 2013
... is directed by his over- arching concept of reformation. But this is not reformation as the simple cancelling-out of the old by the new. Rather, Werbner is inter- ested in dialectic, dynamic, change, reprise, the creative interpenetra- tions and exchanges between pairs of ideas, objects, and states...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 16493–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.4.93
Published: 01 May 2013
... Elizabeth McAlister s article, Humanitarian Adhocracy, Transnational New Apostolic Missions, and Evangelical Anti-Dependency in a Haitian Refugee Camps cultivates ties to the U.S.-based (but already widely diffused) Apostolic-Prophetic Movement that strictly rejects (what we think of as more traditional...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 163126–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.126
Published: 01 February 2013
... attempts at water-walking links Joseph Smith to a genealogy of other prophets, including near contemporary New York prophet Jemima Wilkinson. Several currents run throughout all of the chapters. First, the au- thors and editors are not interested in delving into the legends and folk stories to find the...