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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 27–43.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Kevin A. Whitesides This article differentiates two universalist rhetorical strategies in common use among producers of alternative archaeological narratives: hyperdiffusionism and perennialism. Both strategies seek to account for perceived similarities in archaeological monuments worldwide by...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (2): 5–33.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Carole M. Cusack While the control and discipline of the body and human behavior is a perennial concern in all social orders, it is particularly acute within religions, both old and new. Religions typically regulate dress, social interaction, diet, and especially norms concerning sex, reproduction...
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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 (2020) 24 (1): 126–128.
Published: 29 July 2020
... polymath and public intellectual; and Jiddu Krishnamurti, the early world teacher for Theosophy who later withdrew from the movement (10). Chapters 2 and 3 chart Huxley s movement from science to his Perennial Philosophy. Poller argues that he attempted to find a synthe- sis between science and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 55–76.
Published: 29 July 2020
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 31–54.
Published: 29 July 2020
... moral barricades are manned by editors, bishops, politicians and other right- thinking people; socially accredited experts pronounce their diagnoses and solutions.86 Cusack: Anne Hamilton-Byrne and the Family 45 The cult leader is a perennial folk devil; but the female cult leader, seductive and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 124–125.
Published: 15 April 2020
...: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks. By Kenneth Rose. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 245 pages. $108.00 cloth; $35.96 paper; ebook available. In this work Kenneth Rose explicitly seeks to intercede in the con- structivism versus perennialism debate by arguing for the existence of a common yogic...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 122–124.
Published: 15 April 2020
...: Contemplative Universals and Meditative Landmarks. By Kenneth Rose. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. 245 pages. $108.00 cloth; $35.96 paper; ebook available. In this work Kenneth Rose explicitly seeks to intercede in the con- structivism versus perennialism debate by arguing for the existence of a common yogic...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 126–127.
Published: 15 April 2020
... about the relationship between these kinds of communal experiments and America s religio-political environments. But these are not Miller s goals. Instead, Miller intends, first, to document that communal societies have been a perennial aspect of American history, and second, to iden- tify major trends...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 127–129.
Published: 15 April 2020
... societies have been a perennial aspect of American history, and second, to iden- tify major trends in communal living. This book will appeal to scholars, students, and to a lay audience interested in a broad overview to inten- tional communities. Brad Stoddard, McDaniel College American Messiahs: False...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 18–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... Unstable currencies and perennial returns to reliance on specie (gold and silver) led to eco- nomic instability and ultimately an economic downturn in the late 1830s. This unpredictability in a new age of expanding global markets led to popular theorizing on better economic and social models that would...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 128–129.
Published: 01 August 2019
... spread of modern day perennialism. Partridge has done an excellent job of research, as his fascinating text and voluminous endnotes demonstrate. His careful prose and good- natured analysis contribute to the book s authoritative feel. High Culture merits serious reading by scholars of religion, who may...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 129–131.
Published: 01 August 2019
...; $35.96 paper; ebook available. psilocybin, mescaline, DMT, and LSD in the spread of modern day perennialism. Partridge has done an excellent job of research, as his fascinating text and voluminous endnotes demonstrate. His careful prose and good- natured analysis contribute to the book s authoritative...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 89–95.
Published: 01 May 2019
... diverse ancient cultures were all disseminated from a single ur-culture, perennialism assumes the existence of a singular universal doctrine that is reflected across cultures and time periods. Another dynamic apparent in the figures discussed in these articles is what political scientist Michael Barkun...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 129–130.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Rice. State University of New York Press, 2017. xii + 378 pages. $95.00 cloth; $31.95 paper; ebook available. Alan Watts (1915 1973) was one of the earliest western promotors of Zen Buddhism, Taoism, consciousness expansion, and the perennial philosophy. His groundbreaking, idiosyncratic books...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 147–148.
Published: 01 February 2019
... studies and neuroscience. According to Versluis, consciousness studies and subfields in religious studies, like neurotheology, seem to validate a portion of the wisdom of the perennial philosophy and mysticism. It appears that many of Versluis points about the ascent of con- sciousness are apt, but only...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 156–157.
Published: 01 February 2019
...; ebook available. John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community (OC) he founded in mid-nineteenth-century Central New York have attracted perennial scrutiny from historians, sociologists, psychologists, journal- ists, and, as in the case of Ellen Wayland-Smith (who is also a scholar of comparative...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 145–147.
Published: 01 February 2019
... portion of the wisdom of the perennial philosophy and mysticism. It appears that many of Versluis points about the ascent of con- sciousness are apt, but only for mysticism, as opposed to esoteric reli- gion, which feels like a much broader category that includes magic and occultism. Nevertheless...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 159–161.
Published: 01 February 2019
... expectations. The book contains nine chapters that cover magic in the ancient world, medieval magic, the witch trials, popular magic, modern magic, witches in film, and more. Holistically, these contributions present an overview of magic that emphasizes the apparently perennial appeal of witchcraft and...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 154–156.
Published: 01 February 2019
...-nineteenth-century Central New York have attracted perennial scrutiny from historians, sociologists, psychologists, journal- ists, and, as in the case of Ellen Wayland-Smith (who is also a scholar of comparative literature), descendants of original OC members. Oneida s unique sexual and other social...