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Nova Religio. 2017; 21131–59 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.31
Published: 01 August 2017
...Peter J. Hoesing This article examines sonic and social aesthetics of a cultural movement in Uganda whose innovative ritual strategies articulate a counter-narrative to religious hostilities and adversarial discourses of ritual healing in the country and the region. The Jjajja Ndawula Community...
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Nova Religio. 2001; 51203–210 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2001.5.1.203
Published: 01 October 2001
...Jean-Franççois Mayer ABSTRACT: The article provides a summary of some aspects of ongoing research about the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God (MRTCG), which caused some 780 deaths in Uganda in March 2000. The MRTCG emerged out of a wider milieu of Ugandan popular...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
...-homosexuality bill in Uganda, which included the possibility for the death penalty for aggravated cases; efforts that affected anti-gay legislation in other countries on the continent.65 Like General Boykin and Pastor Amedia, Engle, too, saw Trump s election as the fulfillment of God s plan for the United...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 233139–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.3.139
Published: 01 February 2020
... Ethiopian Jewry. The author also relates the development of Israelite identities among a number of African populations in the modern era, including the Igbo of Nigeria, the Lemba of South Africa, and the Abayudaya of Uganda. Only a small number of members of these groups has arrived in America, but their...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 222145–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.145
Published: 01 November 2018
... Uganda. Insiders and some outsiders in the case of Aum Shinrikyo were murdered or committed suicide. (For a number of reasons, I don t equate the deaths of the Branch Davidians or the Heaven s Gate members with Jonestown, nor do I include them in the following calculations.31) All told, fewer than 2,000...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211122–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.122
Published: 01 August 2017
... source of the country s political instability. The LRA s goal was to overthrow Museveni and establish a theocratic state based on the Acholi tradition. Amony was not quite 12 in August 1994 when she was abducted from her village in northern Uganda. Her life inside the LRA was anything but easy and most...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 211120–122 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.1.120
Published: 01 August 2017
... of the country s political instability. The LRA s goal was to overthrow Museveni and establish a theocratic state based on the Acholi tradition. Amony was not quite 12 in August 1994 when she was abducted from her village in northern Uganda. Her life inside the LRA was anything but easy and most...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 183124–126 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.124
Published: 01 February 2015
... unbelievable in the modern world. By 1999, over 20,000 children had become soldiers in Uganda and Sudan. They were made soldiers against their will, for they were abducted from their homes and forced into a life of violence. They were by no means soldiers in the faith. Yet throughout this story, the central...
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Nova Religio. 2015; 183126–128 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2015.18.3.126
Published: 01 February 2015
... soldiers in Uganda and Sudan. They were made soldiers against their will, for they were abducted from their homes and forced into a life of violence. They were by no means soldiers in the faith. Yet throughout this story, the central theme is one of culture. Oloya weaves these two strands together to allow...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 172122–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.122
Published: 01 November 2013
... studied much. This is the first academic book to examine the spread of the Baha i Faith to Africa. However, despite the title of the book, it only gives brief details of the spread of the Baha i Faith in some of the coun- tries of West Africa, somewhat more on Uganda and Nigeria and concen- trates most of...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 163139–141 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.139
Published: 01 February 2013
... perpetrators and victims of violence; elevating children to the sta- tus of pathfinders for the next age; and linkage to local, regional and ethnic identities as central to their millennialist agenda. Kaplan uses the Lord s Resistance Army (LRA) in Uganda and the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia as exemplars of the...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 13111–40 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.1.11
Published: 01 August 2009
...-ethnic and fanning out into other parts of Kenya as well as Uganda and Tanzania. Legio Maria churches are now located in all of East Africa s major urban cen- ters, including Kampala, Uganda, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya. Most often the faith has been transmitted by Nova...
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Nova Religio. 2008; 1213–25 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2008.12.1.3
Published: 01 August 2008
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Nova Religio. 2007; 10438–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2007.10.4.38
Published: 01 May 2007
... according to the same precepts and practices of a transnational religious culture. Family children in Mexico, for instance, are educated using the same home- schooling materials, consistent with the same religious norms and values, as Family children in Thailand, Hungary, Uganda, or anywhere else in the...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 9149–66 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.9.1.049
Published: 01 August 2005
... radically different apocalyptic trajectory prior to its denouement than its most obvious contemporaries. In par- ticular, I will highlight the role of internal factors within the MRTCG in precipitating the deaths. On the morning of 17 March 2000, in Kanungu, Uganda, an esti-mated 540 members of the...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 93116–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.9.3.116
Published: 01 February 2006
... 1978 Peoples Temple holocaust in Guyana, the Branch Davidian confrontation at Waco, Texas in 1993, and the destruction of the MRTCG in Uganda in 2000, the author treats the deadly transits in France, Switzerland, and Canada associated with the Order of the Solar Temple in 1994 1997, the mass suicide...
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Nova Religio. 2004; 8264–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.8.2.64
Published: 01 November 2004
... the media radar with astonishing rapidity (e.g., the forcible removal of children in 1984 from the Northeast Kingdom Island Pond Community (now the Twelve Tribes),15 or the 2000 murder-suicides of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God in Uganda.16 Whereas some stories are...
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Nova Religio. 2003; 62312–331 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2003.6.2.312
Published: 01 April 2003
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Nova Religio. 2001; 42187–212 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2001.4.2.187
Published: 01 April 2001
... formations, as in Uganda, then ostensibly religious altercations have political ramifica- tions. In order to counteract these real or perceived threats, national and local governments, as well as the media and religious organizations, re- sort to various courses of action ranging from extreme to mild which...