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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 116–117.
Published: 01 February 2020
...Tim Rudbøg © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 Recycled Lives: A History of Reincarnation in Blavatsky’s Theosophy . By Julie Chajes . Oxford University Press , 2019 . 232 pages. $99.00 cloth; ebook available. legacy, make Father s Kingdom a powerful...
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Nova Religio (2019) 22 (4): 13–26.
Published: 01 May 2019
... actually thinks of their work. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 esotericism Theosophy Theosophical Society archaeology ancient world Ancient Wisdom Crafting a Mysterious Ancient World The Effects of Theosophy and Esotericism on Public Perceptions of Archaeology...
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Nova Religio (2008) 11 (3): 37–63.
Published: 01 February 2008
...James A Santucci Discussions of race in the Theosophy of Helena P. Blavatsky and her followers sometimes evinces suggestions of racism. Any consideration of the topic, however, must be prefaced by defining whose Theosophy is being examined. Theosophy, as it is generally discussed by Theosophists...
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Nova Religio (2004) 7 (3): 102–103.
Published: 01 March 2004
... ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2004 Faivre Antoine Rhone Christine Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition: Studies in Western Esotericism a spiritual master, in a wide range of human experiences that extend far beyond rational knowledge...
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Nova Religio (1998) 1 (2): 272–288.
Published: 01 April 1998
...Evelyn A. Kirkley ©© 1998 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1998 272 Nova Religio Equality of the Sexes, But . . Women in Point Loma Theosophy, 1899 1942 Evelyn A. Kirkley In 1915, as World War I engulfed Europe, debates over women srights raged in the...
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Nova Religio (2018) 21 (3): 29–46.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of abstract art Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), discussed in his book The Sounding Cosmos . In this paper, I discuss Ringbom’s background, his almost coincidental discovery of Theosophy, the ostracism his work received from those who did not want modern art to be associated with irrationalist and...
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Nova Religio (2015) 19 (1): 87–97.
Published: 01 August 2015
... individual will or unintentionally from the thoughts of numerous people. The tulpa was first described by Alexandra David-Néel (1868–1969) in Magic and Mystery in Tibet (1929) and is still regarded as a Tibetan concept. However, the idea of the tulpa is more indebted to Theosophy than to Tibetan Buddhism...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 60–85.
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 (2019) 22 (4): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2019
... create new sacred meanings and narratives, and how archaeologists need to engage with persons attributing these alternative meanings to archaeological artifacts. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 history of archaeology Theosophy alternative archaeology...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 126–128.
Published: 29 July 2020
... definitional throat-clearing. Of note here is his definition of alternative spirituality: [W]hat it represents was crystallizing out of the cultic milieu of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and in- cludes spiritualism, Theosophy, the Arcane School of Alice Bailey, psy- chical research, astrology...
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Nova Religio (2008) 11 (3): 4–36.
Published: 01 February 2008
...Peter Staudenmaier With its origins in modern Theosophy, Rudolf Steiner's Anthroposophy is built around a racial view of human nature arranged in a hierarchical framework. This article examines the details of the Anthroposophical theory of cosmic and individual redemption and draws out the...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 31–54.
Published: 29 July 2020
... 1960s, Anne was conversant with Theosophy, Anthroposophy, G. I. Gurdjieff s Fourth Way, and works by several spiritual teachers, including Paramahansa Yogananda s Autobiography of a Yogi (1946) and the writings of Paul Brunton and Swami Muktananda, founder of Siddha Yoga, whom she later named as her...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 55–76.
Published: 29 July 2020
... nonnormative beliefs and healing practices, including those that share affinities with Alice A. Bailey s work. ALICE A. BAILEY New Age thinking was inspired in part by Alice A. Bailey s style of Theosophy.20 Bailey, an evangelical Christian from England, had encoun- tered Helena P. Blavatsky s (1831 1891...
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Nova Religio (2020) 24 (1): 5–30.
Published: 29 July 2020
... of the 1970s and into the early 1980s. The Universal Brotherhood commune was established in 1971 and emerged from the wider channelled visions and New Age apocalyptic portents of Fred Robinson, a prophet and religious seeker in his eight- ies. Robinson had deep roots in Theosophy, Rosicrucianism, and...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 111–113.
Published: 15 April 2020
..., Lockhart dis- covered that many Panacea Society members were conversant with Christian Science, Spiritualism, and especially Theosophy consistent with Octavia s own eclectic and esoteric theology. At the same time, many members, especially in Britain, remained members of the Church of England, despite its...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (4): 113–115.
Published: 15 April 2020
... associated with the Centre for the Critical Study of Apocalyptic and Millenarian Movements, the group supported by the Panacea Charitable Trust. Researchers of new and alternative religions will also benefit from the numerous connections made to Theosophy, Christian Science, Spiritualism, and the New Age...
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Nova Religio (2020) 23 (3): 114–116.
Published: 01 February 2020
... practice. Vaughn A. Booker, Dartmouth College Recycled Lives: A History of Reincarnation in Blavatsky s Theosophy. By Julie Chajes. Oxford University Press, 2019. 232 pages. $99.00 cloth; ebook available. Serious attention is finally being given to the Russian Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831 1891) and her...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 85–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
...: httpsdoi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.85. I n 1970, Finnish art historian Sixten Ringbom (1935 1992) pub-lished his seminal work The Sounding Cosmos,1 in which he arguedthat Theosophy and other new religious movements had a decisi- ve influence on Russian pioneer of abstract art, Wassily Kandinsky (1866 1944) and...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 115–116.
Published: 01 November 2019
... religious history and struggle with the secularizing forces of twentieth-century modernity. Covering Fetzer s forays into Freemasonry, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, Theosophy, UFOs, and the paranormal, the book reads like a spiritual Forrest Gump. And yet, describing all of these explora- tions has an...
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Nova Religio (2019) 23 (2): 116–118.
Published: 01 November 2019
... struggle with the secularizing forces of twentieth-century modernity. Covering Fetzer s forays into Freemasonry, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, Theosophy, UFOs, and the paranormal, the book reads like a spiritual Forrest Gump. And yet, describing all of these explora- tions has an adverse effect on the...