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TEXT ✓ New Religions for a Godless World Ï Tara Isabella Burton

Strange Rites New Religions for a Godless WorldNs rituals and subcultures from astrology and witchcraft to SoulCycle and the alt rightAs the Internet makes it ever easier to find new tribes and consumer capitalism forever threatens to turn spirituality into a lifestyle brand remarkably modern American religious culture is undergoing a revival comparable with the Great Awakenings of centuries past Faith is experiencing not a decline but a Renaissance Disillusioned with organized religion and political establishments alikeandAmericans are seeking This seemed to me both interesting and informative A good bit of the book's content moved away from anything that was connected to religion in any strict sense But the overall argument of people adopting a kind of pick and mix approach with little thought about the coherence of what they ended up with seemed to me close to that suggested by Steve Bruce's recent work on the sociology of religion

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A sparklingly strange odyssey through the kaleidoscope of America's new spirituality the cults practices high priests and prophets of our supposedly post religion ageFifty five years have passed since the cover of Time magazine proclaimed the death of God and while participation in mainstream religion has indeed plummeted Americans have never beenspiritually busyWhile rejecting traditional worship in unprecedented numbers today's Americans are embracing a kaleidoscopic panoply of spiritual traditio This is an extraordinary book that has managed to jump up the reading list and stayed there Tara is a fantastic writer I confess there are a myriad of doors open in this book That I did not know existed Not living in the US it always surprises me the complexity of the fabric of society there and anywhere and the existence of so many parallel worlds so trivialized by what from the distance is often seen as a ‘simple’ political bipolarity Thanks Tara for this ‘travel book’ from a few miles down from your old Oxford

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PDF º BOOK Strange Rites ✓ [PDF / Epub] ✅ Strange Rites: New Religions for a Godless World By Tara Isabella Burton – Goproled.co.uk A sparklingly strange odyssey through the kaleidoscope of America's new spirituality the cults practices high priests and prophets of our supposedly post religion ageFifty five years have passed since A sparklingOut spiritual paths driven by intuition not institutionsIn Strange Rites religious scholar and commentator Tara Isabella Burton visits with the techno utopians of Silicon Valley; Satanists and polyamorous communities witches from Bushwick wellness junkies and social justice activists and devotees of Jordan Peterson proving Americans are not abandoning religion but remixing it In search of the deep and the real they are finding meaning purpose ritual and communities in ever newer ever stranger ways Very interesting book and great for discussion groups Covers a lot of new material for me