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Author Pike, Sarah M., 1959-
Title New Age and neopagan religions in America / Sarah M. Pike.
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Columbia University Press, [2004]

Author Pike, Sarah M., 1959-
Series Columbia contemporary American religion series
Gale virtual reference library
Columbia contemporary American religion series.
Gale virtual reference library.
Subject New Age movement -- United States.
New Age movement -- History -- 20th century.
Neopaganism -- United States.
Neopaganism -- History -- 20th century.
Neopagans -- United States.
United States -- Religion -- 1960-
Alt Name Thomson Gale (Firm)
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ancient mysteries in contemporary America -- Introduction to the religious worlds of Neopagans and New Agers -- Early varieties of alternative spirituality in American religious history -- The 1960s watershed years -- Healing and techniques of the self -- "All acts of love and pleasure are my rituals": sex, gender, and the sacred -- The age of Aquarius.
Summary Provides a general introduction to the varieties of New Age and Neopagan religions in the United States today as well as an account of their nineteenth-century roots and emergence from the 1960s counterculture. Covering such topics as healing, gender and sexuality, millennialism, and ritual experience, it also provides a description and analysis of the spiritual worlds and social networks created by participants.
ISBN 9780231508384 (electronic bk.)
0231508387 (electronic bk.)
Publisher # EB00662331 Recorded Books
OCLC # 796955259
Additional Format Print version: Pike, Sarah M. New Age and Neopagan Religions in America. New York : Columbia University Press, ©2004 9780231124034

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