Nova Religio presents scholarly interpretations and examinations of emergent and alternative religious movements. Original research, perspectives on the study of new religions, literature reviews, and conference updates keep scholars well informed on a wide range of topics including:
The journal contributes to understanding unconventional religions in their particularities and in relation to the larger social contexts in which they are situated. Nova Religio is both multidisciplinary and international in its scope.
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Volume 19, Number 2, November 2015
David G. Robertson, guest-editor, Conspiracy Theories and the Study of Alternative and Emergent Religions
Beth Singler, Big Bad Pharma: The Indigo Child Concept and Biomedical Conspiracy Theories
Kevin A. Whitesides, 2012 Millennialism Becomes Conspiracist Teleology: Overlapping Alternatives in the Late Twentieth-century Cultic Milieu
Carole M. Cusack, The Messiah Is a Salesman, Yet Consumerism Is a Con(spiracy): The Church of the SubGenius, Work, and the Pursuit of Slack as a Spiritual Ideal
Spencer Dew, Washitaw de Dugdahmoundyah: Counterfactual Religious Readings of the Law
David G. Robertson, Silver Bullets and Seed Banks: A Material Analysis of Conspiracist Millennialism
John M. Bozeman, Conference Updates