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Nova Religio. 2015; 1837–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.7
Published: 01 February 2015
...Andreas Heuser In Pentecostal political theology in Africa, there has been a movement from Pentecostal disjunction from state and society towards conjunction on governance levels. This eventually led to disillusionment with Pentecostal policymaking, both within African Pentecostal milieus and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234111–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.111
Published: 15 April 2020
... Bedford, England. Lockhart therefore moves beyond other treatments of the Panacea Society, which have tended to emphasize the leaders, basic history, the group s millen- nialist, apocalyptic, and esoteric theology, and, especially in the popular literature, the sealed prophecies contained within a box...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234141–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.141
Published: 15 April 2020
...D. Dmitri Hurlbut Aspects of Pentecostal Christianity in Zimbabwe. Edited by Lovemore Togarasei. vii + 234 pages. Springer, 2018. 93.59 cloth; 93.59 paper; ebook available. Edited by Lovemore Togarasei, a professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Botswana...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234144–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.144
Published: 15 April 2020
... dismantling the idea that the religious dimensions of historical events are somehow separable from their larger social, political, geographical, and economic situations; that theology, doctrine, ritual, and morality can be understood as something apart from broader cultural and material contexts. The author...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234133–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.133
Published: 15 April 2020
... in the 1970s, the LDS Church aggressively condemned homosexuality. Since the rise of gay political visibility in the second half of the twentieth century, most American religious communities have debated their positions on homosexuality. As Prince points out, though, Latter- day Saints have distinct...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
...Sabina Magliocco This essay introduces a special issue of Nova Religio on magic and politics in the United States in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. The articles in this issue address a gap in the literature examining intersections of religion, magic, and politics in contemporary...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... ripping the American social fabric apart are mirrored by witches, magicians, and other esotericists fighting each other with magical means. This article identifies key currents and developments and attempts to make sense of the wider phenomenon of why and how the occult becomes a political resource. The...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... Trump s support from white conservative Protestants by the melding of a politics of nostalgia and racial resentment, but the story of broader evangelical Christian support for Trump is more complex. In a 2018 article for Christianity Today, Ed Stetzer, Dean of the School of Mission, Ministry, and...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233128–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.128
Published: 01 February 2020
... connected to the resurgence of exorcism and deliverance ministry in the 1970s. There are also important implications for the study of conspiracy theories and what political scientist Michael Barkun called fact-fiction reversals, in which conspiracy theorists claim that nominally fictional stories are...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
... form of dark green religion.23 Political economy theorist Anna-Maria Murtola provides a helpful lens for understanding Reverend Billy s formative years as a theatre activist and parody preacher. She argues that Reverend Billy has a clear theology that is based on anti-capitalist theological affinities...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23360–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.60
Published: 01 February 2020
... esoteric metaphysics, Sassi developed the intellectual foundation of the movement s theology.5 In this article, I discuss Sassi s alliance with Aunt Neiva and his doctrinal contributions to the Valley of the Dawn, drawing on my own fieldwork at the movement s Hayes: Western Esotericism in Brazil 61 Mother...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23242–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.42
Published: 01 November 2019
... accounts of revival meetings led by women and men, letters from subscribers that include observations about gender in the early twentieth century, advertisements, and political endorsements that yield valuable insights into the movement s theology of women in public life. In order to analyze the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.131
Published: 01 November 2019
... familiarity with them is dyed into the fabric of the book. God Hates provides not just an excellent overview and history of the church, but also endeavors to place it within a wider religious and political context. The first three chapters of the book focus on the history, theology, and actions of the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232107–108 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.107
Published: 01 November 2019
... can be easily overlooked in this otherwise fascinating and impressive book. This volume should interest those who study both black theology and American religion in general. Ellipsis . . . is meant not only for religious studies scholars, however, but for students of the discipline as well...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232133–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.133
Published: 01 November 2019
... politics, contemporary Christianity in the United States, civil religion, and new religious movements. Philip Deslippe, University of California Santa Barbara Picturing the Apocalypse: The Book of Revelation in the Arts over Two Millennia. Natasha O Hear and Anthony O Hear. Oxford University Press, 2015...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232108–110 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.108
Published: 01 November 2019
... style of the preceding autobiographical section. Still, this is a minor quibble, and one that can be easily overlooked in this otherwise fascinating and impressive book. This volume should interest those who study both black theology and American religion in general. Ellipsis . . . is meant not only for...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2325–17 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.5
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; 23218–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.18
Published: 01 November 2019
..., and is a positive answer to the question or a sort of affirmation of the Apostle, Do not the Rich oppress you21 Another resolution condemned the United States economic system as morally defective: Resolved, that the evils of the present system are beyond the reach of political reform, as the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231131–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.131
Published: 01 August 2019
... Sufi theology. This examination helps explain Bawa s inclusive and expansive ministry, and the ways this figure transcended definitive categories and inspired the heterotopias (a Foucauldian space of otherness that includes elements of both utopia and, at times, dystopia) in Bawa s transnational...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231120–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.120
Published: 01 August 2019
... book are as often works of theology spoken within the Mormon tradition as they are analyses of that tradition. Each deals with the disparate effects of colonialism racism, imperialism, economic domination upon Mormonism, but they are frequently written in the vernacular of personal reflection about the...