cultishness


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cultishness

(ˈkʌltɪʃnəs)
n
the quality of being cultish
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There is often a cultishness about these sites: a protectiveness, a guarded stance toward the critical and academic world, not exactly anti-intellectual, but skeptical of the "merely" academic.
The original Gospels might easily have dissolved in the brew of gnostic and Dionysiac cultishness evident in popular works like Apuleius's Golden Ass.