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Nova Religio. 2019; 22427–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.27
Published: 01 May 2019
... reception history of archaeological monuments and artifacts. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 alternative archaeology perennialism hyperdiffusion reception history cultic milieu The Highest Common Factor Heterodox Archaeology and the Perennialist Milieu Kevin A...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... overwhelmingly dominant, inciting casual readers to fall in line), choosing strategic targets such as bernouts (a reference to Bernie Sanders supporters, who are seen as being receptive to antiestab- lishment rhetoric), and the importance of engaging the emotions and creating outrageous rumors that would...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... Because of this history and the persistence of the cult of the primitive, 21 Taussig believes that present-day mimesis involves the rehearsal of the practices of the body associated with primitivism. 22 This is evident in the workshops I will discuss; the views of the wild woman upon which these...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23331–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.31
Published: 01 February 2020
... accompanied by reports of a wide variety of alien encounters and visits to alien worlds. 72 Born in 1946 in Paonia, Colorado, he travelled to Berkeley in 1965 to begin a degree in art history at the University of California. He was one of a small number of students to enroll on the Experimental College...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.110
Published: 01 November 2019
... combination offering a rich, complex picture of the spread, adoption, and adaptations of the religion in these nations. Fabienne Jagou s editorial introduction provides readers a short overview of the sociopolitical history in Taiwan as it relates to the arrival and dissemination of Tibetan Buddhism, as well...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232111–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.111
Published: 01 November 2019
... excellent supporting examples, explanations, and analysis. Ester Bianchi s essay is an overview of the spread of Larung gar dzokchen teachings among Chinese-speaking populations on mainland China and Taiwan, particularly in Sertar, discussing the history, practices, and texts of that community. The revival...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23285–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.85
Published: 01 November 2019
..., scholars of new reli- gious movements remain at risk of misunderstanding what is relevant for Nova Religio 86 the art community and the museums, and art historians may not fully understand what the movements their favorite artists were affiliated with were all about. The history of esoteric movements is...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23218–41 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.18
Published: 01 November 2019
... history of the past does abundantly prove. In a more just system, the resolutions outlined that industry and economy should be the index of real worth rather than wealth and fine equipage. The primary failure of society was identified as unchecked market competition, which led to inequality and...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231142–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.142
Published: 01 August 2019
... useful book given its focus on charismatic leadership, violence, and the development of one of the most controversial new religious communities from the 1960s era. It also represents the most comprehensive treatment to date of New Vrindaban s history and this in itself makes Doktorski s book a worthwhile...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23160–88 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.60
Published: 01 August 2019
... awareness. These twin aims, of spiritual development and organic food, worked hand in hand. Despite their size and longevity, the Brotherhood of the Sun and Sunburst Farms are largely missing from studies of organic farming and diets, counterculture communes, and new religious movements. Histories of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23189–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.89
Published: 01 August 2019
... larger-scale production and profit. Thus the broader societal dynamic was enacted within the 3HO world, and it led to strains that figured dramatically in the previously mentioned trial that began in 2011. To understand how this came to be, it helps to look at some aspects of 3HO history. Elsberg...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23114–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.14
Published: 01 August 2019
... Drawing on Colin Campbell s notion of a cultic milieu of seekers who extend a marked tolerance and receptivity toward each others beliefs, Hanegraaff claims that the New Age is synonymous with the cultic milieu having become conscious of itself. He goes on to distinguish a New Age sensu stricto...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2245–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.5
Published: 01 May 2019
... create new sacred meanings and narratives, and how archaeologists need to engage with persons attributing these alternative meanings to archaeological artifacts. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 history of archaeology Theosophy alternative archaeology...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223159–161 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.159
Published: 01 February 2019
...Jodie Ann Vann © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic . Edited by Owen Davies . Oxford University Press , 2017 . 416 pages. $39.95 cloth; ebook available. highly critical of the government s treatment of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22360–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.60
Published: 01 February 2019
... on a history of moral panic around Mormon polygamy and perpetuates reductive stereotypes about Mormon fundamentalist groups. After an evaluation depending on content analysis of the series and informal interviews with key individuals represented on the series, this article explores the possible...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22384–107 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.84
Published: 01 February 2019
... is difficult to use Yiguan Dao s Chinese origins and attributes to fully explain its growth in Thailand, as has been done in relation to other countries with Chinese populations receptive to Yiguan Dao. Scholars have shown that Yiguan Dao s ability to contribute to Chinese cultural revival played an...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
... actors with differing apprehensions. In both Nova Religio 16 respects, Peoples Temple offers a rich case for the study of theological creativity and hybridity in new religious movements. In addition, researching the propagation and reception of these beliefs shows their meaning in the life of the...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22187–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.87
Published: 01 August 2018
... of life in search of healing. In his History of the Christian Science Movement, original church member William Lyman Johnson focused on the two Boston churches up to 1895, but despite its wealth of information, his 1926 work wanders and is in great need of scholarly updating.3 All Eddy biographers...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 214137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.137
Published: 01 May 2018
..., conclusions that dovetail nicely with Styers chapter to wrap up the section. Part 2, Magic in Modernity, is something of an inversion of the first part, with contributions focused mainly on how practitioners of magic respond to modernity. In chapter five, Egil Asprem outlines a history of reception for John...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21438–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.38
Published: 01 May 2018
... 12, Luther announced: Those who wish may read the histories of the wars against heresies that have been fought since the beginning of the church as well as in our day in the last twenty years against two foes: the gangs who blaspheme against baptism and the sacrament [the Eucharist], and otherwise...