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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 112–115.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Joseph P. Laycock © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Queer Nuns: Religion, Activism, and Serious Parody . By Melissa M. Wilcox . New York University Press , 2018 . 336 pages. $89.00 cloth; $30.00 paper; ebook available. pluralistic spiritual instruction...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (2): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Carole M. Cusack The Church of the SubGenius, usually regarded as a “parody religion,” offers a sophisticated critique of Western values focused on resistance to a consumerist conspiracy. This article draws on Guy Debord’s contention that the capitalist spectacle has replaced the religious...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 135–136.
Published: 15 April 2020
... of the People s Republic of China. The volume closes with Carole Cusack s analysis of The Church of the SubGenius, a group that is some- times classified as a parody religion because its mythology invokes aliens, yetis, and other fantastic elements. Cusack draws parallels between this mythology and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 15–42.
Published: 15 April 2020
... birth of an online religion, situated somewhere between parody, make-believe, metapolitical strategy, genuine messianic expectations, and magic. The leading Cult of Kek website26 referred to itself as post-ironic, which seems an apt description for much of what has been going on in this corner of the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 86–109.
Published: 01 February 2020
..., post-Darwinian,22 Earth-centered religion. Reverend Billy s career suggests such a shift in his own religious growth, where at first he intentionally used parody, especially of Christianity, to high- light perceived immoral, corrupt powers of consumerism and funda- mentalist Christianity. However, as...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2019
...- tinues her research into what she calls invented religions. Focusing on the Church of the Subgenius annual X-Day celebration, she shows how this group embraces the ambiguity around its status as a real religion to produce a celebration of play, parody, and chaos that resembles in every way a...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 142–145.
Published: 01 August 2019
... Religions (PBRs) are nothing new, being better known today as parody religions. Yet, Kosna´c argues, in Dudeism individuals might find greater spiritual satisfaction from its hang-loose philosophy, nonhierarchical structure, and indifference toward its adherents. Case studies in Part Two follow the common...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 38–59.
Published: 01 August 2019
... spirituality food fasting religious foodways commensality kinship and religion American new religious movements Becoming a Being of Pure Consciousness Fasting and New Age Spirituality Susannah Crockford ABSTRACT: Fasting is an unexplored area of New Age spirituality. Using material that is primarily...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 111–112.
Published: 01 May 2019
... general reader with an interest in religion and gender, the glob- alization of religion, and/or guru-led movements. Karline McLain, Bucknell University Queer Nuns: Religion, Activism, and Serious Parody. By Melissa M. Wilcox. New York University Press, 2018. 336 pages. $89.00 cloth; $30.00 paper; ebook...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 38–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michael Driedger This essay uses the method of historiographical criticism to reexamine the frameworks used to research the relationship between apocalypse and violence. Its focus is the presentation of Anabaptist rule at Münster in the mid-1530s. New religions scholars and historians alike often...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 February 2018
... religion and secular psychology, Leary constructed a model of psychological transformation that rejected religious or transcendental meaning while creatively expanding the bardo concept already evident in Tibetan Buddhism. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Psychedelics...
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Nova Religio (2017) 20 (4): 80–93.
Published: 01 May 2017
... the Heaven’s Gate website preserved by Mark and Sarah King. These two former members shared their experiences in the class at the New Religious Movements Group Methods Meeting on 21 November 2014 in San Diego at the American Academy of Religion’s annual meeting. Their presentation and participation in...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (2): 82–96.
Published: 01 November 2016
... Temple of Set: Religious Parody and Satanic Panic 10 Rethinking Cults: The Significance of New Religious Movements ISKCON (Hare Krishna): Eastern Religions in America and the Brainwashing Debate (continued) Feltmate: Rethinking New Religious Movements 87 both deal with drug use and its legality and...
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Nova Religio (2016) 19 (4): 14–32.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the University of California 2016 Leonardo da Vinci esotericism new religions occulture cultic milieu visual art Virgin Mary Madonna Symbolist art Walter Pater Joséphin Péladan Georg Heym Mona Lisa s Mysterious Smile The Artist Initiate in Esoteric New Religions Per Faxneld...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (2): 99–101.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marleen de Witte © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2014 The Making of the Pentecostal Melodrama: Religion, Media, and Gender in Kinshasa . By Katrien Pype . Berghahn Books , 2012 . 331 pages. $95.00 cloth. standard, the bulk of the book (in its heft of nearly 800...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (2): 101–103.
Published: 01 November 2014
... for contemporary thinking on religion, and where and how to study it, it also opens up discussions in the fields of media, popular culture and arts, youth, gender and sexuality, and urban studies. As such, the book with accompanying moving images available at Berghahn s website is of great value to a...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (1): 79–98.
Published: 01 August 2014
... another example of how satirical parodies reveal inherent con- tradictions in the episteme separating religion and the paranormal, Nova Religio 84 allowing us to investigate questions arising from human beliefs and ideas about the world beyond empirical verification. THE PARANORMAL AND RELIGION IN...
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Nova Religio (2014) 17 (3): 136–138.
Published: 01 February 2014
... sense of limits of thematic scope. One starts with an assumption that occult and esoteric is everything that does not fit to an official mainstream of religion, arts, and science, and is suspended somewhere in-between the three. In Russia, however, it is hard to define the official mainstream in...
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Nova Religio (2014) 17 (3): 6–37.
Published: 01 February 2014
... religions. I suggest that some reconfiguring of the Advaita tradition is necessary as it expands in transnational directions, since the structures of intelligibility from one culture to another are rarely congruent. Indeed, adaptation, accommodation and reconfiguration are normal and natural processes for...
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Nova Religio (2013) 17 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 August 2013
..., chapter after chapter, on contemporary religions based on the free- standing simulacra of numerous films, TV serials, novels, dreams, and plain notions. Some may be jokes or parodies, some are profoundly moving, some a new sort of combination of the two, as though they were alternative hyperlinks to hyper...