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Nova Religio (2010) 14 (2): 61–83.
Published: 01 November 2010
... millenarianism combines with a cultic milieu suspicious of authority and hegemonic narratives, and the conspiratorial intellectual maverick willing to work with "stigmatized" knowledge to produce narratives that are highly critical and suspicious of established intellectual authorities and procedures. ©© 2010...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (2): 5–16.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-Editor-in-Chief, The Religious Studies Project. Email: d.g.robertson@ed.ac.uk conspiracy theories millenarianism stigmatized knowledge Conspiracy Theories and the Study of Alternative and Emergent Religions David G. Robertson, Guest Editor ABSTRACT: This introduction addresses a number of...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 135–136.
Published: 15 April 2020
... Rohingya minority in Myanmar. There is much in this volume to interest scholars of new religious movements. Anyone interested in Colin Campbell s model of the cultic milieu or Michael Barkun s theory of stigmatized knowledge will find ample discussion and application of these concepts. There is space...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 May 2019
...- cance and destabilizes the historical landscape. The materiality and lived experience of that prior past pushes back and refuses to be cataloged scientifically. Materials discarded by scientific gatekeepers hybridize with other stigmatized knowledge.60 Old origins are reconfigured to support new pasts...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 116–117.
Published: 01 August 2017
... that conspiracy theories are especially compelling for these students because they are ignorant of the histor- ical context surrounding them. Ideas based on flimsy evidence may seem more plausible to those who are unaware of the larger milieu of stigmatized knowledge from which they arise. To inform...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 141–143.
Published: 01 February 2019
... transformation drawn from popular millennial narratives. The second half of Robertson s book traces the development of this evolving form of discourse over time, as evidenced in the works of Whitley Strieber, David Icke and David Wilcock, three popular authors whose claims draw on epistemologies stigmatized by...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (3): 60–83.
Published: 01 February 2019
... the possible harmful effects of Escaping Polygamy as atrocity tale. In addition to the potential defa- mation of already stigmatized religious sects, Christine Marie Katas, an Nova Religio 62 advocate for victims of human trafficking familiar with the Mormon fundamentalist context, has alleged that...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 117–118.
Published: 01 August 2017
... as a fun and accessible entre´e into the critical study of stigmatized knowledge. Joseph Laycock, Texas State University Our Lady of Emmitsburg, Visionary Culture, and Catholic Identity: Seeing and Believing. By Jill M. Krebs. Lexington Books, 2016. 210 pages. $90.00 cloth; ebook available. Marian...
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Nova Religio (2018) 22 (1): 59–86.
Published: 01 August 2018
... estranged son, Ricky Rodriguez (1975 2005), further increased tensions and placed the movement once again at the center of Borowik: From Radical Communalism to Virtual Community 67 controversy and stigmatizing media.35 The consequent media attention served to revive old controversies and create a platform...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 135–137.
Published: 01 May 2018
.... Unfortunately, programs like Occult Crimes can shape public attitudes about stigmatized cultures and reli- gious groups. The pseudo-scholarly format of the show can cause viewers to feel they are knowledgeable about such groups when they are not. Occult Crimes is currently available for streaming on Netflix...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (4): 133–135.
Published: 01 May 2018
... serious conversation about crime as a social problem. The narrator mispronounces words like Samhain and Nosferatu During one interview with a journalist, the onscreen text misspells the title of her book. Unfortunately, programs like Occult Crimes can shape public attitudes about stigmatized...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 100–101.
Published: 01 August 2017
... plausible to those who are unaware of the larger milieu of stigmatized knowledge from which they arise. To inform readers about this context, Gulyas has written what he calls a primer on conspiracy theories. His hope is that this background may inoculate some readers against uncritical acceptance of the...
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Nova Religio (2017) 21 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 August 2017
... visibilities and identities across multiple forms of public discourse, their assertions of cultural identity remain purposely audible as they vie for public trust. In a context where traditionalists are marginalized and stigmatized, it is understandable that Jjajja Ndawula Community members often insist they...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (1): 5–31.
Published: 01 August 2016
... Muhammad, black people would have to learn how they had become second-class citizens. This narrative of Earthly origins was another exam- ple of Barkun s stigmatized knowledge a truth that had been repressed Curtis IV: Science and Technology in Elijah Muhammad s Nation of Islam 13 by the powerful and...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (1): 139–141.
Published: 01 August 2016
... groups frequently stigmatized in the Middle East: the Mandeans and Yazidis, primarily of Iraq; the Zoroastrians in Iran; the Druze in Lebanon; the Samaritans in Israel-Palestine; the Copts in Egypt; and the Kalasha of the Hindu Kush, bordering Afghanistan and Pakistan. Throughout Heirs, Russell weaves...
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Nova Religio (2016) 20 (1): 86–98.
Published: 01 August 2016
... ethnosociological account of the years of Kalmyk exile, see Elza-Bair Guchinova, Deportation of the Kalmyks (1943 1956): Stigmatized Ethnicity Empire, Islam, and Politics in Central Eurasia, ed. Uyama Tomohiko (Sapporo, Japan: Slavic Research Center, Hokkaido University, 2007), pp. 187 220. 2 See Karma Lekshe...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (2): 49–64.
Published: 01 November 2015
...: rejected knowledge, the cultic milieu, and stigmatized knowl- edge claims.14 James Webb introduces the idea of rejected knowledge arguing that views promoted by the Establishment were deemed to be suspect and that a marginalized subculture challenged such views with alternative explanations that were...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (2): 30–48.
Published: 01 November 2015
... norm are also likely to encounter other types of such alternative information across multiple domains. It is this orientation toward that which is deemed alternative to the authoritative norm (Michael Barkun calls such information stigmatized knowledge 3) which makes up the informational basis of...
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Nova Religio (2015) 18 (4): 110–112.
Published: 01 May 2015
... into three sections: paranormal epistemologies, the paranor- mal and social change, and paranormal phenomenologies. Taken as a whole, these articles not only demonstrate that paranormal cultures are worthy of continued study, but that many of these stigmatized dis- courses are ubiquitous in modern...
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Nova Religio (2015) 18 (4): 108–110.
Published: 01 May 2015
... demonstrate that paranormal cultures are worthy of continued study, but that many of these stigmatized dis- courses are ubiquitous in modern culture. In this sense, the paranor- mal is, in fact, normal. An exciting feature of this volume is that it provides a scholarly treat- ment of many topics that have...