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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Peter Jan Margry © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Medjugorje and the Supernatural: Science, Mysticism, and Extraordinary Religious Experience . By Daniel Maria Klimek . Oxford University Press , 2018 . 392 pages. $99.00 cloth; ebook available. a robust...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 132–133.
Published: 01 February 2019
...Patricia Lerch © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Spirits and Trance in Brazil. An Anthropology of Religious Experience . By Bettina E. Schmidt . Bloomsbury , 2016 . 226 pages. £102.60 ; ebook available. interchangeably. The meaning and definition of zuqun...
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Nova Religio (2017) 20 (4): 142–143.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Jeffrey E. Anderson © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Esotericism in African American Religious Experience: “ There Is a Mystery ”… Edited by Stephen C. Finley , Margarita Simon Guillory , and Hugh R. Page , Jr. Brill , 2015 . xxii + 406 pages. $180.00...
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Nova Religio (2017) 20 (4): 94–99.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Chris Elcock © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Psychedelic Mysticism: Transforming Consciousness, Religious Experiences, and Voluntary Peasants in Postwar America . By Morgan Shipley . Lexington , 2015 . 302 pages. $95.00 cloth; ebook available...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (1): 45–64.
Published: 01 August 2015
..., facilitating religious practice and finding community. This article examines Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment (A.R.E.) as a case study for the non-traditional religious affiliation and experience of Nones in the twenty-first century. Through staff and participant interviews and...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 August 2008
... explores the differing receptions of pilgrimage and ecstatic trance within the organization: the two major forms of embodied religious experience in Chondogyo. While the former has been actively promoted as a "legitimate" (and modern) form of religious experience, the latter is treated with ambivalence and...
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Nova Religio (2009) 12 (3): 77–101.
Published: 01 February 2009
... opposed to a spiritual religious identity; dissatisfaction with Judaism; the influence of family and social networks outside the home; a religious search; a process of intellectual resolution; the importance of personal religious experience; dealing with crises; social support provided by members of the...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 18–41.
Published: 01 November 2019
.../Spiritualist utopia/utopian All is Harmony in that Department Religious Expressions within the Fourierist Communal Experiments of the 1840s Amy Hart ABSTRACT: Throughout the 1840s, numerous intentional communities based on a cooperative financial model were organized across the United States. Primarily...
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Nova Religio (2005) 8 (3): 125–127.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Robert P. Sutton ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Communal Utopias and the American Experience: Religious Communities, 1732 2000. By Robert P. Sutton. Praeger, 2003. 184 pages. $69.95 cloth. Icaria historian Robert Sutton has authored a welcome addition to the growing...
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Nova Religio (2001) 5 (1): 102–120.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Kirsi Stjerna ABSTRACT: A remarkable number of women leaders and teachers in the history of Christianity have relied on the ‘‘supernatural,’’ spiritual authority received through extraordinary religious experiences. Among them were the Finnish ‘‘sleep-preachers,’’ laywomen who felt called to preach...
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Nova Religio (2000) 4 (1): 145.
Published: 01 October 2000
... ©© 2000 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2000 The Lustre of Our Country: The American Experience of Religious Freedom. By Noonan John T. Jr. University of California Press , 1998 . 436 pages. $35.00 cloth . 145 Book Reviews The Lustre of...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 36–59.
Published: 01 February 2019
... fact, the number of descriptions of hooping as a practice that is “like religion” serves as the basis of our research. In this essay, we examine the connection between embodied experiences in the hoop, the identification of those experiences as religious or spiritual, and the communities that are...
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Nova Religio (2007) 10 (4): 17–37.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Sebastian Murken; Sussan Namini Is it possible to identify specific familial patterns as antecedents of adult membership in new religious movements? Can the choice of an NRM be predicted by the childhood experiences of individuals joining such movements? This international literature review seeks...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 47–73.
Published: 01 February 2018
... historian Wouter Hanegraaff defines as the religious use of psychoactive substances as means of access to spiritual insights about the true nature of reality5 But there are deeper reasons to reread The Psychedelic Experience. In addition to its historical value, the text offers historians of religion an...
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Nova Religio (2014) 18 (2): 45–66.
Published: 01 November 2014
... between social and moral inflec- tions of ritual practice in the host community compared with experi- ences of correct religious behavior in the home community. The complex relationship of ethnic, religious and community identity is fur- ther illustrated by one migrant s conversion to Mormonism, often con...
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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) 19 (4): 80–101.
Published: 01 May 2016
... from Anthroposophy, and her artistic experiments with geometric forms and the symbolism of color are influenced by astrology, Kabbalah, and Christian mysticism. Kraupe searches for a common ground in all these traditions, and her art is a synthesis of religious themes. © 2016 by The Regents of the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 95–97.
Published: 29 July 2020
... possessed body, expressing in textual form the lived experience of devotees of African diasporic religions. Although the book can be a bit impenetrable for the uninitiated, its author s grasp of a wide range of sources produced in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese, and the facility with which he...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 97–98.
Published: 29 July 2020
... media. The book also contributes to a more diverse understanding of contemporary African religious life. Overall, I highly recommend this collection of essays for understanding media (old and new) and its use by various religious groups in Africa. Dawn Hutchinson, Christopher Newport University Faith...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 128–129.
Published: 29 July 2020
... various hallucinogens, Poller s construal of Huxley s mystical reading of the psychedelic experience is particularly apropos, as is his framing of Huxley s agnostic mysticism as a precursor to the spiritual-but-not-religious emergent category. Because of its narrow scope and $200+ price tag, Aldous Huxley...