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Popular spiritualities : the politics of contemporary enchantment /

edited by Lynne Hume and Kathleen McPhillips.

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Names: Hume, Lynne | McPhillips, Kathleen
Published: Aldershot, England ; Ashgate, c2006.
Topics: Cults - Addresses, essays, lectures. | Spirituality - Addresses, essays, lectures. | Religion and politics - Addresses, essays, lectures. | Popular culture - Religious aspects - Addresses, essays, lectures.
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Introduction / Lynne Hume and Kathleen McPhillips -- Liminal beings and the undead: vampires in the 21st century / Lynne Hume -- The quest for identity: spiritual feminist ritual as an enactment of medieval romance / Patricia Rose -- The goddess tour: spiritual tourism/postmodern pilgrimage in search of Atlantis / Bob Hodge -- Discworld and otherworld: the imaginative use of fantasy literature among pagans / Graham Harvey -- Superheroes and the development of latent abilities: a hyper-real re-enchantment? / Adam Possamai -- Memorialisation and immortality: religion, community and the internet / Margaret Gibson -- Pt. 2. Queer enchantment and religious borderlands. Enchanting camp: a case study of queer politics through the medium of ritual performance / Michael Carden -- Entheogens, elves and other entities: encountering the spirits of shamanic plants and substances / Des Tramacchi -- Enchanting women: priestessing in America / Wendy Griffin -- Becoming radical faerie: queering the spirit of the circle / Bill Rodgers -- Drumming and re-enchantment: creating spiritual community / Tanice G. Foltz -- Pt. 3. Disrupting the rational: enchantment as political response. Believing in post-modernity: technologies of enchantment in contemporary marian devotion / Kathleen McPhillips -- Practising new age soteriologies in the rational order / Steven J. Sutcliffe -- 'There's bulldozers in the fairy garden': re-enchantment narratives within British eco-paganism / Andy Letcher -- Reclaiming the future at goolengook: going feral and becoming native in Australia / Graham St John.

Table of Contents for: Popular spiritualities : the politics of