Especially given the political climate the last few years, I don't think either the administration or the student press is going to be that understanding about Nordic neopaganism
or Kristian Vang."
They can challenge traditional gender roles, identities, and performances, as evidenced in Spiritualism and many forms of Neopaganism
. New religions are a space in which Americans negotiate gender and power.
Given the various transformations of Neopaganism
in Canada and around the world, more than a passing census mention seems warranted, especially in light of Bibby's chapter on spirituality and inventories of the spiritual marketplace.
This leads him to speculate that neo-tribalism best describes "the sort of 'anachronistic' modern subcultural identities which themselves invoke a sense of the 'primitive,' the cultish, and the religious and 'divine'" (136), such as neopaganism
and the leather and ink subcultures referenced in Marr's books.
This includes the revival of traditions such as Wicca, homeopathy, magic and the occult, new variations such as Neopaganism
and the Burning Man festival, and also the western embrace of Eastern religious and philosophical traditions such as Buddhism, Hinduism, and Taoism, as well as some of the martial arts disciplines.
Esoteric Magic was invented in the 19th century, and the book goes through related traditions: the Theosophical Society, the general Victorian occult revival, Aleister Crowley and the OTO, neopaganism
, Satanism, and the New Age movement.
of our time differs from its primitive form.
" is an umbrella term used to describe a diverse and non-hierarchical movement of people practicing earth-based spirituality who are reviving ancient European polytheistic nature religions that predate Christianity (Adler 2006).
Modern paganism, also known as contemporary paganism, and neopaganism
, is a group of contemporary religious movements influenced by or claiming to be derived from the various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe.
Seventeen papers are included, exploring such specific topics as rethinking place and belonging among Angolan Christians in Lisbon, the metamorphoses of neopaganism
in traditionally Catholic countries in Southern Europe, pluralizing religiosity in the everyday practice of Greek Orthodoxy, religious belonging and new ways of being Italian in the self-perception of second-generation immigrants in Italy, religious rites and Afro-Brazilian associations in Portugal, mosque controversies and the religious life of Pakistani immigrants in Greece, the multiplicity of religious expressions among Albanian Muslim women in Macedonia, Pentecostalism and ethnic minorities in Barcelona, and religious education as a cultural battlefield in Greece.
Reid (Ed.), Between the worlds: Readings in contemporary neopaganism
Lothlorien was founded in the mid-1980s in Indiana, but it carries forward a countercultural spirit, one heavily influenced by neopaganism
, one of the many outgrowths of the 1960s-era exploration of new spiritualities.