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Nova Religio. 2018; 221146–147 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.146
Published: 01 August 2018
...Dorothea Kahena Viale © 2014 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt . By Hager El Hadidi . dOxford University Press , 2016 . $34.95 cloth. a handful of serious cases of social breakdown in Pentecostal...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 202116–117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.20.2.116
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jeffrey Anderson © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Spirit Possession in French, Haitian, and Vodou Thought: An Intellectual History . By Alessandra Benedicty-Kokken . Lexington Books , 2015 . viii + 419 pages. $110.00 cloth; ebook available. marked by...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15460–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.4.60
Published: 01 May 2012
...Andrew Dawson With specific reference to the spread of non-traditional forms of spirit possession, this article explores the growing influence of the Afro-Brazilian religion of Umbanda upon the Brazilian new religion of Santo Daime. The following material opens by introducing Santo Daime and...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 94131–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.4.131
Published: 01 May 2006
...Morton Klass ©© 2006 by the Regents of the University of California Mind Over Mind: The Anthropology and Psychology of Spirit Possession. By Morton Klass. Rowman & Littlefield, 2003. xii + 139 pages. $65.00 cloth; $22.95 paper. Book Reviews 131 NR 904 02:28:2006 11:53 AM Page 131 Morton Klass...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 201129–131 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/novo.2016.20.1.129
Published: 01 August 2016
...Patricia Barker Lerch © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Possessing Spirits And Healing Selves. Embodiment And Transformation In An Afro-Brazilian Religion . By Rebecca Seligman . Palgrave Macmillan , 2014 . 224 pages. $95.00 cloth, ebook available...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2345–14 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.5
Published: 15 April 2020
... North America. They approach political magic as an essentially religious phenomenon, in that it deals with the spirit world and attempts to motivate human behavior through the use of symbols. Covering a range of practices from the far right to the far left, the articles argue against prevailing...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23415–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.15
Published: 15 April 2020
... principles. The practitioner should write Donald J. Trump on the orange candle stub, arrange items in a pleasing circle, and say a prayer for protection and invoke blessings from [their] preferred spirit or deity. Experienced magicians were additionally instructed to perform an appropriate banishing...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23360–85 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.60
Published: 01 February 2020
... temples across Brazil and worldwide. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Western esotericism Theosophy New Age Valley of the Dawn new religious movements Brazil Spiritism Western Esotericism in Brazil The Influence of Esoteric Thought on the Valley of the Dawn Kelly...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 2337–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.7
Published: 01 February 2020
... sharing of one s experiences, use of a shamanic drum, presence in nature, engagement with the four ele- ments, contact with the earth conceived of as a nurturing mother, and rituals focused on nature spirits and on a generic, immanent goddess who was said to be present in nature and in each woman.28 CASE...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232110–111 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.110
Published: 01 November 2019
... Turek s observations are valu- able to the broader study of Tibetan Buddhism s adaptation to the mod- ern world. HUANG Ying-chieh s fascinating examination of a case of spirit- possession and the subsequent expansion of a Karma Kagyu¨ community in Taiwan provides another valuable perspective on the...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 232111–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.111
Published: 01 November 2019
... Tibetan Buddhism s adaptation to the mod- ern world. HUANG Ying-chieh s fascinating examination of a case of spirit- possession and the subsequent expansion of a Karma Kagyu¨ community in Taiwan provides another valuable perspective on the introduction and integration of Tibetan Buddhism into Taiwan, and...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23114–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.14
Published: 01 August 2019
... spirit in physical life. 2 Steiner s nutritional teaching never gave rise to a coherent sub- movement comparable to biodynamics or Waldorf education. Students of Steiner have produced a few nutritional guidebooks and many cook- books, but there is no organization responsible for developing this aspect of...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223132–133 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.132
Published: 01 February 2019
... how do we deal with differing interpretations of these experiences? Prioritizing context, Schmidt looks at spirit possession as a deictic term, hence to provincialize the experi- ence by embracing locally specific structures (3). By doing so, Schmidt hopes to reconcile differing explanations...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22460–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.60
Published: 01 May 2019
.... Mathijs Pelkmans (London: I. B. Tauris, 2013), 4 5. 11 Pelkmans, Outline for an Ethnography of Doubt, 16. 12 Pelkmans, Outline for an Ethnography of Doubt, 1. 13 For examples of this vein of scholarship, see Arnaud Halloy and Vlad Naumescu, Learning Spirit Possession: An Introduction, Ethnos 77, no...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22413–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.13
Published: 01 May 2019
.... 5 This spirit of investigation was formalized in 1896 in the Theosophical Society s Three Objects. 6 To form a nucleus of the Universal Brotherhood of Humanity, without distinction of race, creed, sex, caste or color. To encourage the study of Comparative Religion, Philosophy, and Science. To...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22427–43 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.27
Published: 01 May 2019
... indicate that these esoteric symbols signified the Principle or Idea in the Platonic sense ) appeared to the sages who have always endeav- ored to hand down the revelation of the spirit disguised in the form of the words and parables of the sacred texts, which could be transmitted through legends...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223133–135 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.133
Published: 01 February 2019
...- standing of spirit possession. Schmidt focuses on how the relationship between human and non- human beings is maintained (187). Moving away from trying to provide a universalistic definition of spirit possession, one that fits all situations and is impossible to do, Schmidt can concentrate on what...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 223130–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.130
Published: 01 February 2019
... deal with differing interpretations of these experiences? Prioritizing context, Schmidt looks at spirit possession as a deictic term, hence to provincialize the experi- ence by embracing locally specific structures (3). By doing so, Schmidt hopes to reconcile differing explanations embraced among...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22215–39 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15
Published: 01 November 2018
.../journals.php?p=reprints. DOI: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.15. savior. Divine incarnation is seldom extended to the rest of humanity, however. It is a quality of the divine man, the human who is deified yet remains both flesh as well as spirit. While the soul of the individual Christian may be divinized...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22293–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.93
Published: 01 November 2018
... uses drugs to enter the spirit realm and then comes back to possess a documentary crew and the sole survivor of the initial mass suicide. He and his followers are able to continue to wreak havoc after their deaths by going on a killing spree and feeding on the souls of the living. Jones is turned into...