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Native American Church

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Editors’ Introduction: Native American communities in the Southwest have used peyote in ceremonial settings for about a thousand years. This practice became more formalized, however, in 1918 with the official founding of the Native American...

Mircea Eliade, Joachim Wach, and Chicago: an Interview With DavÍd Carrasco

Charles H. Long

Charles H. Long is Emeritus Professor of Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He is the author of Significations: Signs, Symbols, and Images in the Interpretation of Religion (1986). Over a long career, Long held professorial positions at the University of Chicago, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University, and Syracuse University. In addition, he has served as a visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Japan, the University of Queensland in Australia, and Capetown University in South Africa. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Collected Writings of Charles H. Long : Ellipsis

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...CARRASCO: Okay, so during the next thirty years, Eliade became famous and a prime mover in the rise of religious studies in universities in the United States, altering the way students came to understand the power and richness of the place...

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (historically also known as Mormonism) was the most successful group from what historian Jon Butler termed “the antebellum spiritual hothouse.”Jon Butler, Awash in a Sea...

Ghost Dance Movement

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: In the late 1880s, the Ghost Dance movement spread quickly across the American West and Great Plains. As evidenced by Handsome Lake, revitalization movements were not a new phenomenon among Native American...

The Nation of Yahweh

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: The Nation of Yahweh began in 1979, when a black man named Hulon Mitchell, Jr. created the organization in Miami, Florida. Mitchell was born into a Christian family in Oklahoma and his father was a Pentecostal...

Aryan Nations

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...Editors’ Introduction: In the mid-1970s, Richard Butler established a twenty-acre compound in rural, northern Idaho for the Aryan Nations. Aryan Nations was a white, nationalist, hate movement that brought together Christian Identity...

International Peace Mission Movement

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: In 1914, a man known as Major Jealous Father Divine, typically called Father Divine, founded the International Peace Mission Movement. Preaching that he was God in a body, Divine taught listeners that they all...

Introduction

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...In 1919, an immigrant in New York named Wentworth Arthur Matthew created the Commandment Keepers of the Living God, where he taught his fellow black Americans that they were the Biblical Hebrews. The other people who called themselves...

Ku Klux Klan

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: The Ku Klux Klan emerged in 1866 when a small group of Confederate veterans organized a fraternal society in Pulaski, Tennessee. The Civil War not only decimated the region’s economy, but it also stifled the spirit...

The Code of Handsome Lake

Race and New Religious Movements in the USA : A Documentary Reader

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

eBook

...Editors’ Introduction: Born around 1735 in present-day New York, Handsome Lake was a Native American who in the early 1800s became a religious leader and prophet of the Iroquois people. His teachings blended native Haudenosaunee traditions...