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Nova Religio. 2020; 234142–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.142
Published: 15 April 2020
...Benjamin D. Crace Minority Religions in Europe and the Middle East: Mapping and Monitoring . Edited by George D. Chryssides . Routledge , 2018 . 253 pages. $149.95 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 The final part of the volume...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234141–142 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.141
Published: 15 April 2020
... Pentecostal churches will be familiar to experts on African religions. The second part examines the doctrinal dimensions of Zimbabwean Pentecostalism. This section analyzes the connection between health and prosperity, the role of glossolalia in identity formation and Pentecostal ministry, the controversial...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 234144–146 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.144
Published: 15 April 2020
..., Minority Religions is best suited to library acquisition. Graduate students and scholars whose research agendas coincide with the above concerns will find helpful data and bibliographies. The text s concluding chapter summarizes the most recent statistical data about minority religions in Europe and 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
... the obvious choicefor conservative Christians in the 2016 presidential election in the United States. When he spoke in January 2016 at Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the world and a major 69 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23386–109 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.86
Published: 01 February 2020
...Todd LeVasseur This article argues that the religious thought and rituals of Reverend Billy Talen are a form of dark green animist religion and function as a response to perceived human destruction of the biosphere. An overview of environment-centered religions mobilized by concerns over planetary...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233110–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.110
Published: 01 February 2020
... to broader theories of religion. Nesci s work, however, repro- duces outdated depictions of Peoples Temple, provides insufficient evi- dence to support its wide claims, and relies on decontextualized comparisons that some readers may find archaic. Nesci s dense academic argument centers on leaders...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23294–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.94
Published: 01 November 2019
...: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 23, Issue 2, pages 94 104. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic). © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content through...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231139–140 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.139
Published: 01 August 2019
... of religion, and analysis of archival sources. Hudnut-Beumler explains, This book unveils the considerable variety in ideology, practice, and outlook among southern Christians today but also demonstrates that they all derive considerable support for their respective worldviews from their common...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 231137–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.137
Published: 01 August 2019
... scientific. Klimek wants neuroscientific and neurotheological thinking to be applied to the Medjugorje visions (168 70) in order to realize the rec- onciliation of religion and science. For him it is obvious that there is morethe non-existence of the Virgin Mary has not been proven (248). He proposes a...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22496–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.96
Published: 01 May 2019
..., since it only partially explains the violent undercurrents swirling beneath Rajneeshpuram. It would have taken a sociologist to explore these elements, and no scholars are included in the episodes. Academics in the field of new religions studies have produced an impres- sive body of work on the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223108–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.108
Published: 01 February 2019
... Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 108 120. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic). © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy or reproduce article content...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2223–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.3
Published: 01 November 2018
... a new generation of scholars makes to reframing the story of Peoples Temple and Jonestown. By shifting attention from the deaths in Jonestown to the lives in Peoples Temple, they are enlarging the frame for understanding how and why new religions succeed or fail. © 2018 by The Regents of the...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.6
Published: 01 February 2018
... journal. The first prize has been awarded to Edward E. Curtis IV for his article in vol. 20, no. 1 (August 2016) entitled Science and Technology in Elijah Muhammad s Nation of Islam: Astrophysical Disaster, Genetic Engineering, UFOs, White Apocalypse, and Black Resurrection Curtis receives a one-year...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2137–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.3.7
Published: 01 February 2018
..., prophecy, premillennialism 7 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 21, Issue 3, pages 7 28. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic). © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to photocopy...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21273–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.73
Published: 01 November 2017
... Bay, Wisconsin, Bishop David Ricken 73 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 21, Issue 2, pages 73 84. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic 2017 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Please direct all requests for permission to...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 2115–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.5
Published: 01 August 2017
... supernatural healings, and it developed into an “organized religion” with hundreds of members in seven franchised branches. Furthermore, by taking advantage of the contemporary trend of the revival of Confucianism in China, Congregation leaders were even able to achieve a seemingly impossible feat—a legitimate...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20413–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.13
Published: 01 May 2017
... epistemological problems in the study of secrecy in new religions. Here, I suggest an alternative approach to the study of secrecy by shifting our gaze away from the attempt to uncover the content of the secret and instead focusing on the more visible forms and strategies through which secrets are maintained...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 20437–61 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.37
Published: 01 May 2017
... Commission on Human Rights, anti-psychiatry, L. Ron Hubbard, Dianetics, Scientology, Thomas Szasz, David Miscavige 37 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 20, Issue 4, pages 37 61. ISSN 1092-6690 (print), 1541-8480. (electronic 2017 by The Regents of the University of...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 203101–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.101
Published: 01 February 2017
... home in Budapest. The church is strongly organized around the theolo- gies of its founders, who converted from Catholicism to Pentecostalism in the 1970s.2 They were ordained in 1980 through Good News Church 101 Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Volume 20, Issue 3, pages...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 2015–31 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/novo.2016.20.1.5
Published: 01 August 2016
... 2016 Nation of Islam UFOs science and religion Elijah Muhammad Science and Technology in Elijah Muhammad s Nation of Islam Astrophysical Disaster, Genetic Engineering, UFOs, White Apocalypse, and Black Resurrection Edward E. Curtis IV ABSTRACT: This article explores the centrality of science...