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Nova Religio (2006) 9 (4): 5–33.
Published: 01 May 2006
... taught by the primitive church. The new religious movements believed that Waldensians were the best prepared in Italy to accept their new revelations of the restored gospel. In fact, the initial Mormon, Seventh-day Adventist, and Jehovah's Witness converts in Italy were Waldensians. By the end of the...
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Nova Religio (2016) 19 (4): 145–162.
Published: 01 May 2016
... energies working for the benefit of the whole planet. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Oberto Airaudi Damanhur new religious movements in Italy All the Heavens in your Hands Oberto Airaudi and the Art of Damanhur PierLuigi Zoccatelli ABSTRACT: Damanhur is a New...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 5–30.
Published: 29 July 2020
... of the local societal reactions occasioned by various home grown and international new religious movements that have proved controversial. This article identifies a series of the key episodes and periods that might serve as historical landmarks for the writing of a more fulsome history of new...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 94–110.
Published: 15 April 2020
..., Serbia, Finland, France and Italy have detected and measured electromagnetic and ultra- sound beams of 28 kHz frequency on the top of the pyramid.15 As is often the case with new religious movements, the science that is invoked ranges from mainstream science to terminology and concepts that make sense...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 5–17.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Lydia Willsky-Ciollo This introduction provides a brief overview of the period known as the “long nineteenth century,” which played host to and helped to shape numerous new religious movements. Highlighting the impact and occasional convergence of various political, social, and religious movements...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 111–113.
Published: 01 November 2019
... courses in ritual and religion as well as to the more general reader. Patricia Barker Lerch, University of North Carolina Wilmington Enjoying Religion: Pleasure and Fun in Established and New Religious Movements. Edited by Frans Jespers, Karin van Nieuwkerk, and Paul van der Velde. Lexington Books, 2018...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Damian Lanahan-Kalish © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Enjoying Religion: Pleasure and Fun in Established and New Religious Movements . Edited by Frans Jespers , Karin van Nieuwkerk , and Paul van der Velde . Lexington Books , 2018 . 212 pages. $95.00...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 85–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
...: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.85. I n 1970, Finnish art historian Sixten Ringbom (1935 1992) pub-lished his seminal work The Sounding Cosmos,1 in which he arguedthat Theosophy and other new religious movements had a decisi- ve influence on Russian pioneer of abstract art, Wassily Kandinsky (1866 1944) and...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 136–137.
Published: 01 November 2019
... researching the Process, Satanism, atheism, the cultic milieu, and interactions between scholars and new religious movements. The book should also interest those in other fields who study the role of the scholar and practices of scholarship. David Mihalyfy, Independent Scholar Book Notes The Promise of...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 42–63.
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) 22 (4): 120–121.
Published: 01 May 2019
..., and elsewhere. Although short in length, the essays provide a fascinating and compel- ling picture of new religious movements in Africa and elsewhere. Together they weave a rich tapestry that reshapes our understanding of the ethnic, religious, and cultural compositions of contemporary Jewish as well...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 121–123.
Published: 01 May 2019
... conciliatory and intermediary role that African Israelis can play in build- ing bridges between different groups in Israel, Africa, and elsewhere. Although short in length, the essays provide a fascinating and compel- ling picture of new religious movements in Africa and elsewhere. Together they weave a rich...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 123–126.
Published: 01 May 2019
... scarcity and its purposeful omission of much photographic context, the catalog would likely only benefit those studying artistic representation of new religious movements. David Mihalyfy, Independent Scholar Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Search for Invisible Dimensions. By Christopher G. White...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 60–74.
Published: 01 May 2019
... with a ghost.1 On the fourth meeting, the students in the class put all of their new research skills to use in relation to the haunted box located on the upper floor of the castle. The box, a 4-foot by 6-foot chest made of a dark wood with a lock on it, sat in what is now known as the King s Chamber...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 40–64.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Kristian Klippenstein For years after Peoples Temple ceased to exist, both scholars and the public debated the Temple’s status as a new religious movement. These debates left out an important perspective: Jim Jones’ own evaluation of the Temple’s relation to new religions. This article uses Doug...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 13–37.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Andreas Pietsch; Sita Steckel Can the study of new religious movements be extended historically towards a longue durée history of religious innovation? Several sociological theories suggest that fundamental differences between premodern and modern religious configurations preclude this, pointing to...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
..., Mexico in 1989, and the Beasts of Satan murders committed in Italy between 1998 and 2004. These cases are extreme and warrant further analysis by experts to explain why they happened. In a few places, Occult Crimes presents interesting new information about these events, such as crime scene photos or...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 134–136.
Published: 01 February 2018
... scholars involved in the ethnographic study of Paganism. Paganism is of course a highly diverse phenomenon that encompasses a range of disparate new religious movements, and this is reflected in the content of the book, which covers such faiths as Sami Neoshamanism, Heathenry, Wicca, Druidry, and the...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 February 2018
...Massimo Introvigne Starting with the 2013 conference Enchanted Modernities in Amsterdam, a number of academic events, exhibitions, and publications (including a 2016 special issue of Nova Religio ) documented the growing interest of both art historians and scholars of new religious movements in the...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 7–28.
Published: 01 February 2018
... through what have become standard biblical prophecy texts.18 Richard Landes refers to the constant scrutiny of events within apocalyptic discourse as semiotic arousal that fires the imagination, loosening tongue, hand, body to write . . . to communicate the good news with as many as possible19 In...