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Nova Religio (2009) 12 (4): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the University of California 5Reframing Religious Violence after 9/11 Analysis of the ACM Campaign to Exploit the Threat of Terrorism Stuart A. Wright ABSTRACT: This study examines the concerted efforts of anticult movement (ACM) actors to weave narratives of cult brainwashing and mind control into...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 126–127.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Eugene V. Gallagher © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Violence as Worship: Religious Wars in the Age of Globalization . By Hans G. Kippenberg . Translated by Brian McNeil . Stanford University Press , 2011 . viii + 286 pages. $70.00 cloth; $21.95 paper...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (2): 115–136.
Published: 01 November 2018
... and religious violence. Yet, the group who died at Jonestown, Peoples Temple, is largely unknown to people who reference the Jonestown murders/suicides. This article argues that revisiting Peoples Temple s goals of apostolic socialism and racial reconciliation offer important insights for...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 August 2017
... © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Violence and the World’s Religious Traditions: An Introduction . Edited by Mark Juergensmeyer , Margo Kitts , and Michael Jerryson . Oxford University Press , 2016 . viii + 243 pages. $99.00 cloth; $21.95 paper; ebook...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (2): 139–140.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Tarryl Janik © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Shamanism and Violence: Power, Repression and Suffering in Indigenous Religious Conflicts . Edited by Diana Riboli and Davide Torri . Ashgate , 2013 . 192 pages. $149.95 cloth; ebook available. Shamanism and...
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Nova Religio (2006) 10 (2): 3–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
...Lorne L. Dawson ABSTRACT: Charismatic authority is widely held to be a defining mark of new religious movements (NRMs). It is also thought to play a crucial role in the onset of violence in some NRMs. We have begun to understand both the psychological and the social structural dynamices of this...
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Nova Religio (2006) 9 (4): 4.
Published: 01 May 2006
... ©© 2006 by the Regents of the University of California 4Call for Papers New Religious Movements and Violence Since Nova Religio has become a quarterly, the journal now has more scope for special topic issues. The editors invite submissions of papers on the topic of new religious movements and...
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Nova Religio (1997) 1 (1): 13–29.
Published: 01 October 1997
...Thomas Robbins ABSTRACT : The analysis of episodes of violence associated with religious movements is becoming a key sub-area in the study of new religious movements. An influential method which we term the "interpretive" approach has produced important insights. This approach focuses on how...
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Nova Religio (2003) 6 (2): 376–378.
Published: 01 April 2003
... about the role endogenous and exogenous factors play in religious violence. 376 A Response to Thomas Robbins Comment Rebecca Moore ABSTRACT: This Response to Thomas Robbins Comment, first, points out Dr. Robbins excellent qualifications to comment on Peoples Temple; second, highlights the fact that...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 88–95.
Published: 01 May 2018
... insights from scholars of new religious movements and sectarian movements of the late medieval and Reformation eras, as well as by recasting assumptions that associate apocalyptic movements with violence. It is also suggested that a more sophisticated assessment of pluralism in previous centuries and more...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 38–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
... Cohn’s The Pursuit of the Millennium (1957), which translated older polemical interpretations of religious outsiders into a modern scholarly form, hostile assumptions about Anabaptist violence have found their way into academic debates today. The essay shows that the distorting effects of these kinds of...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (1): 57–82.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of Nasir al-Din Shah of Iran in 1852 by a small group of followers of the religion of the Bab, a religious leader who claimed to fulfill the prophecies of Shi'i Islam about the coming of the Imam Mahdi. The factors leading to the violence are analyzed and compared with other cases of millennialism...
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Nova Religio (2012) 16 (2): 29–46.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Douglas FitzHenry Jones This article surveys the relationship of the Heaven's Gate movement to the cultural context of science fiction while also engaging broader issues in the retrospective account of violence in new religious movements. Against theories that see violence as the consequence of...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 91–93.
Published: 29 July 2020
...Scott Lowe Sex and Violence in Tibetan Buddhism: The Rise and Fall of Sogyal Rinpoche . By Mary Finnigan and Rob Hogendoorn . Jorvik Press , 2019 . 204 pages. $19.95 paper. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 the controversial agreement signed between...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 116–118.
Published: 29 July 2020
...Eugene V. Gallagher Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-Immolation: Religious Perspectives on Suicide . Edited by Margo Kitts . Oxford University Press , 2018 . 360 pages. $99.00 cloth; $34.95 paper; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 90–91.
Published: 29 July 2020
... and society, with titles such as Education in China and Ethnicity in China. The title Religion in China, within the context of the series, may lead readers to expect an overview of the religious scene in the People s Republic. This is not the case. As the editor of a daily newsletter about religion in...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 122–125.
Published: 29 July 2020
...George Adams Government Surveillance of Religious Expression: Mormons, Quakers, and Muslims in the United States . By Kathryn Montalbano . Routledge , 2019 . 168 Pages. $155.00 cloth; ebook available. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 spiritual, and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 118–119.
Published: 29 July 2020
..., 2019. 206 pages. $155.00 cloth; $44.95 paper; ebook available. This slim but wide-ranging volume emphasizes continuities between ancient and modern religiously informed expressions of revolution, par- ticularly in their selective use of ancient texts and their religious conse- cration of acts of...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 119–122.
Published: 29 July 2020
... Rooms of the Korean War: The Untold History. By Monica Kim. Princeton University Press, 2019. 452 pages. $35.00 cloth; $24.95 paper; ebook available. Those of us engaged in the study of new religious movements have had, until now, few scholarly sources to inform us of the historical roots of...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 5–30.
Published: 29 July 2020
... of the local societal reactions occasioned by various home grown and international new religious movements that have proved controversial. This article identifies a series of the key episodes and periods that might serve as historical landmarks for the writing of a more fulsome history of new...