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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 60–74.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Michele Hanks In contemporary England, paranormal investigation has emerged as a popular means of seeking knowledge about reportedly ghostly phenomena. Paranormal investigators are self-fashioned experts who aim to balance scientistic and spiritual perspectives in the hope of proving or disproving...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 114–116.
Published: 29 July 2020
... construction and experience of the supernatural. Marc Eaton s discussion of paranormal investigation insightfully evalu- ates the kinds of knowledge privileged during investigators own searches for legitimacy. Stephen Muzzatti and Emma Smith link the liquid modernity (117) of late capitalism to a growing...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 126–128.
Published: 29 July 2020
... Religio 126 milieu in which Huxley played a key role. Writing within the context of the academic investigation into the development of the contemporary New Age through twentieth-century esotericism occupied by such luminaries as Wouter Hanegraaff and Jeffrey Kripal Poller makes a sub- stantial...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 128–129.
Published: 29 July 2020
... of a more rational, scientific construct. Rather, the modern age involved rearranging religious, spiritual, and broader supernatural ideas in a manner that allowed space for occult, esoteric, supernatural, and paranormal motifs to exist alongside other manifesta- tions of modernist art, literature...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 31–54.
Published: 29 July 2020
... Christian, Hindu, and New Age ideas with the use of psychedelic drugs, and an eschatological focus on the emergence of a new society after the destruction of the present era. The Family first came to media prominence in 1987 as a result of police investigations, and more recent memoirs and documentaries...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 31–59.
Published: 01 February 2020
... Band (1967). It is hardly surprising, there- fore, that, although he was largely antagonistic to the use of hallucino- gens,34 his books found their way into the hands of spiritual seekers with an interest in psychedelics, esotericism, and the paranormal. By the 1950s, Jung had begun to collect...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2019
... pseudoarchaeology hyperdiffusion perennialism paranormal investigation Bolivia Archaeology and New Religious Movements Jeb J. Card ABSTRACT: The practice of archaeology the study of material evidence of past human activities is not in alignment with the human drive to understand relics of the material past...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 August 2019
... supernatural character of Medjugorje. He asks for a courageous holistic approach that humbly and openly con- siders the multidimensional potential that may be present in the extraor- dinary experiences of mystics, including the supernatural and paranormal alongside the natural (119 20). Reviews 137 In an...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 89–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
... because there has been a general turn toward subjective forms of epis- temology and appeals to experience. In some cases, this borders on epistemological nihilism as, for example, when the English paranormal investigators interviewed by Michele Hanks expressed skepticism about the interpretation of...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2019
...-cult not only inspired Neopaganism but is foundational for author H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos. These modern myths cast a long shadow on not only fantastical literature but on paranormal beliefs, preserving outdated elements of Victorian archaeology in popular culture concerned with alternative...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 105–107.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Massimo Introvigne © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 La mezzaluna e la Luna dimezzata. Islam, pseudoscienza e paranormale . By Stefano Bigliardi . CICAP , 2018 . 150 pages. € 9.90 ; ebook available. Reviews La mezzaluna e la Luna dimezzata. Islam...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
...: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.13. research with the uncovering of lost cities and ancient mysteries.1 This paranormal entanglement is so common it even prompted a satirical article from The Onion titled Archaeologist Tired of Unearthing Unspeakable Ancient Evils. 2 This popular association between archae...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 143–145.
Published: 01 February 2019
... pages. $130.00 cloth; ebook available. At the beginning of this large, engrossing, and informative book, Lee Irwin claims he is not concerned with proving or disproving the various reincarnation theories he describes, but with investigating their effect on the communities and individuals who believe in...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 November 2018
... moving to expand its ministry so that it reached into social services for the elderly, scholarships for students, and treatment for drug addicts. There were faith healing services and the claim that Jones had paranormal powers of prophecy and healing. There were internal discussions about the end of the...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 15–39.
Published: 01 November 2018
... apprehended differently by people attracted to New Age culture or paranormal studies, people who did not care much about religion, ardent socialists hostile to Christianity, and committed Christians from many denominations and church traditions from Methodist to Baptist, from Pentecostal to Holiness who...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 132–133.
Published: 01 May 2018
... investigates what he calls proto-Satanism in the seventeenth and eighteenth cen- turies and classical Satanism from the early nineteenth to mid- twentieth centuries, both of which produced materials that have been adapted by contemporary Satanists. In these detailed sections, the author ranges widely...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
...´vision, prod., Occult Crimes. 2015. Television series, ten episodes. Occult Crimes is a true crime documentary series from Plane´te Bleue in Canada, which has produced several other series exploring themes of crime and the paranormal. Like similar programs, Occult Crimes explores particularly...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 116–118.
Published: 01 February 2018
... culture has an insatiable appetite for the end of the world that beckons a historical investigation. Apocalyptic Anxiety is Aveni s attempt to write that history. The book is divided into twelve chapters distributed over four parts, each tackling a separate historical period. As so many others before him...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 60–84.
Published: 01 August 2017
... describes himself as having always had a fascination with paranormal subjects and empathy with the challenges of the human condition. He lists Plato s Myth of the Cave Jungian psychology, Eastern and Western philosophies, extrasen- sory phenomenology, depth psychology and Kardecism as formative influences...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (2): 5–33.
Published: 01 November 2016
..., mem- oirs of ex-members,12 and investigative journalism to assess the Church s teachings on sex, gender, and sexual identity, as well as how Hubbard s teachings on sex and its biological consequence pregnancy affects the lives of contemporary Scientologists. The unifying theme found in all three...