6 edition of The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions found in the catalog.
by Prometheus Books
Written in English
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The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions; The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions; Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy; Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects and New Religions; Legitimating New Religions; Peculiar Prophets; Seeking the Light: Uncovering the Truth About the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness and Its Founder. The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Ufo Religions by James R. Lewis (Editor) liked it avg rating — 2 ratings — published
UFO Religions eBook: Christopher Partridge: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your 3/5(1). Template:COI James R. Lewis is a professional writer and academic specializing in new religious movements and New was born in Leonardtown, Maryland, and raised in New Port Richey, Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Wales, Lampeter, in the United Kingdom, and pursued a career as a professional reference book writer in the s.
UFO religion is an informal term used to describe a religion that equates UFO occupants with gods or other semi-divine beings. Typically, the UFO occupants are held to be extraterrestials and that humanity either currently is, or eventually will become, part of a preexisting extraterrestrial civilization. Others may incorporate UFOs into a more supernatural world-view in which the UFO. Lewis is also editor of Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions (Prometheus Books, Jan. ), for which Palmer wrote about the Raelians, and Legitimating New Religions (Rutgers, Dec. ), with Raël planned for the cover. A World of UFO Religions.
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Overall, The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions is a breath of fresh air of reasoning and interesting scholarly analyses of new religious movements which all in one way or the other uses the UFO phenomenon in their ideologies and promises about a better world for us all.
It's not the cheapest book in the world, but if you can afford it 5/5(2). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions discusses the histories and beliefs of prominent UFO-based sects; looks at group dynamics and other sociological factors; and presents selections from the unusual literature of the various groups.
A UFO religion is any religion in which the existence of extraterrestrial (ET) entities operating unidentified flying objects (UFOs) is an element of belief. Typically, adherents of such religions believe the ETs to be interested in the welfare of humanity which either already is, or eventually will become, part of a pre-existing ET may incorporate ETs into a more.
The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions. Prometheus Books. ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Lewis, James R. The Gods Have Landed: New Religions from Other Worlds. State University of New York Press.
ISBN CS1 maint: ref=harv ; Lewis, James R. Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy. Written by an expert in new religions, this book contains twenty articles that cover the many variations of UFO-based religions.
It aims to demonstrate that there are persistent and salient themes underlying the diversity of beliefs centred on the UFO phenomenon. UFO Religions is, overall, an anthology very much worth reading, and it's a much cheaper alternative to The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions, the other anthology about UFO religions to have been published recently.
Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful/5(4). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions James R. Lewis Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions, Vol.
8 No. 2, November ; (pp. ) DOI: /nrCited by: 1. He is the author or editor of more than 20 books, including The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions; The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions; Odd Gods; Doomsday Prophecies; and The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New s: 3.
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Scientology has been discussed in the context of UFO religions in UFO Religions by Christopher Partridge,  The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions by James R. Lewis,  and UFO Religion: Inside Flying Saucer Cults and Cultureby Gregory Reece.  Stories of extraterrestrial civilizations and interventions in past lives form a part of the belief system of Scientology.
Send Email. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions' and will not need an account to access the content. Analysis. In The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions, James R. Lewis cites Revolt in the Stars when comparing Hubbard's science fiction works to Scientology.
" Scientology in itself would also be an interesting case for studying 'ufological' strands - e.g., the relation between L. Ron Hubbard's science fiction novels and the Whole Track mythology, which is probably most evident in the. Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions. Edited by James R. Lewis.
Prometheus Books, pages. $ cloth. New Religions: A Guide: New Religious Movements, Sects and Alternative Spir-itualities. Edited by Christopher Partridge. Oxford University Press, pages. $ cloth. UFO Religions. Edited by Christopher Partridge. Lewis is also editor of Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions (Prometheus Books; Jan.
)—for which Palmer wrote about the Raelians—and. He is the author or editor of more than 20 books, including The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions; The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions; Odd Gods; Doomsday Prophecies; and The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions/5(3).
-- James R. Lewis, University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point, author of Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions. ***** "Rich in detailed description and thoroughly developed dialogue, this book will also be a useful teaching tool for courses on ethnography or religion.".
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UFO Religions Online: Prophetic Failures and the Narrative Techniques of the Ground Crew. In: James R. Lewis (Ed.), The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO. published Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions(Prometheus Press, ), edited by James R.
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The Flying Saucers Are Real is short — only pages. Keyhoe contended that the Air Force was investigating these cases of close encounters, with a policy Author: Donald Keyhoe.LEWIS, James R.
LEWIS, James R. American, b. Genres: Theology/Religion, : Religious studies sity of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, WI, lecturer in religious studies, Publications: (with J.G. Melton) Sex, Slander, and Salvation: Investigating the Family/Children of God, ; Seeking the Light: Uncovering the Truth about the Movement of.