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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 (2019) 23 (2): 108–110.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Tarryl Janik © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Elements of Ritual and Violence . By Margo Kitts . Cambridge University Press , 2018 . 113 pages. $18.00 paper; ebook available. presented. Even without the extensive background knowledge needed to grasp...
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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) 21 (4): 38–62.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Michael Driedger This essay uses the method of historiographical criticism to reexamine the frameworks used to research the relationship between apocalypse and violence. Its focus is the presentation of Anabaptist rule at Münster in the mid-1530s. New religions scholars and historians alike often...
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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 (2013) 17 (1): 111–116.
Published: 01 August 2013
...Catherine Wessinger © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 The Fundamentalist Mindset: Psychological Perspectives on Religion, Violence, and History . Edited by Charles B. Strozier, David M. Terman, and James W. Jones, with Katharine A. Boyd . Foreword by Martin E...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (4): 151–152.
Published: 01 May 2013
...J. Spencer Fluhman © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 The Mormon Menace: Violence and Anti-Mormonism in the Postbellum South . By Patrick Q. Mason . Oxford University Press , 2011 . 252 pages. $29.95 cloth. and public societies. Additionally, very few pages...
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Nova Religio (2013) 16 (4): 120–122.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Jeffrey L. Richey © 2013 by The Regents of the University of California 2013 Gods, Ghosts, and Gangsters: Ritual Violence, Martial Arts, and Masculinity on the Margins of Chinese Society . By Avron Boretz . University of Hawai‘i Press , 2010 . 288 pages. $29.00 paper. illuminating...
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Nova Religio (2009) 12 (4): 5–27.
Published: 01 May 2009
... the 9/11 terrorist attacks in an effort to control the framing of the incident as just another form of cult violence and al-Qaeda operatives as brainwashed cultists. By analyzing ACM websites, press releases, media interviews with ACM actors and news stories citing anticult figures as experts, it can...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (1): 3–25.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Raphaëël Voix This article tackles the issue of violence inside Ananda Marga, a contemporary Indian religious movement based in West Bengal. It analyzes a controversy Ananda Marga has been through and questions its role within the movement by examining its link with an internal characteristic of...
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Nova Religio (2008) 12 (1): 57–82.
Published: 01 August 2008
...Moojan Momen The association of millennialist movements with violence has been a subject of much study following recent high-profile events. This article examines a case of millennialism and violence that occurred just over 150 years ago. It tracks the events leading to the attempted assassination...
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Nova Religio (2007) 11 (1): 97–104.
Published: 01 August 2007
...John Walliss ©© 2007 by The Regents of the University of California Review Essay Recent Studies on Religion and Violence John Walliss Cult and Ritual Abuse: Its History, Anthropology, and Recent Discovery in Contemporary America, rev. ed. Edited by James Randall Noblitt and Pamela Sue Perskin...
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Nova Religio (2007) 11 (1): 84–96.
Published: 01 August 2007
... explored in some depth, including clinically, in order to clarify its general meanings and most of all its relation to violence. The article argues further that the very notion of the other in paranoid ideation is apocalyptic in form, which leads to a final section on the nature, history, and psychology of...
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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 (2006) 9 (3): 116–119.
Published: 01 February 2006
...John Walliss ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California Apocalyptic Trajectories: Millenarianism and Violence in the Contemporary World. By John Walliss. Peter Lang, 2004. 271 pages. $30.00 paper. Hegel once noted that the Owl of Minerva takes wing at dusk, that is, we only...
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Nova Religio (2005) 9 (1): 114–115.
Published: 01 August 2005
...David G. Bromley; J. Gordon Melton ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Cults, Religion and Violence. Edited by David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton. Cambridge University Press, 2000. xx +249 pages. $22.99 paper. The last quarter of the twentieth century witnessed several...
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Nova Religio (2005) 9 (1): 115–116.
Published: 01 August 2005
...Sikata Banerjee ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Warriors in Politics: Hindu Nationalism, Violence, and the Shiv Sena in India. By Sikata Banerjee. Westview Press, 2000. 207 pages. $15.90 paper. This work offers a critical analysis of the 1992 93 riots in Mumbai (formerly...
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Nova Religio (2003) 6 (2): 365–375.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Thomas Robbins In her article "Is the Canon on Jonestown Closed?" Rebecca Moore slightly misconstrued some cryptic statements by Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony comparing the degree of provocation which precipitated violence at Jonestown and at Mount Carmel Center (Waco). We had intended only to...