The invention of sacred tradition

Introduction / Olav Hammer and James R. Lewis -- Scientology, scripture and sacred tradition / Mikael Rothstein -- 'He may be lying but what he says is true' : the sacred tradition of Don Juan as reported by Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist, trickster, guru, allegorist / Charlotte E. Hardm...

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Contributors: Hammer, Olav 1958-; Lewis, James R. 1949-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge University Press 2007
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Holy books / Tradition / Authenticity
Further subjects:B Godsdienstige bewegingen
B Godsdiensten
B Spiritual Life
B Religion
B Traditie
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Summary:Introduction / Olav Hammer and James R. Lewis -- Scientology, scripture and sacred tradition / Mikael Rothstein -- 'He may be lying but what he says is true' : the sacred tradition of Don Juan as reported by Carlos Castaneda, anthropologist, trickster, guru, allegorist / Charlotte E. Hardman -- The invention of sacred tradition : Mormonism / Douglas J. Davies -- Antisemitism, conspiracy culture, Christianity, and Islam : the history and contemporary religious significance of the 'Protocols of the learned elders of Zion' / Christopher Partridge and Ron Geaves The invention of a counter-tradition : the case of the North American anti-cult movement / David G. Bromley and Douglas E. Cowan -- 'Heavenly deception' Sun Myung Moon and Divine principle / George D. Chryssides -- 'Forgery' in the New Testament / Einar Thomassen -- Three phases of inventing Rosicrucian tradition in the seventeenth century / Susanna °Akerman -- A name for all and no one: Zoroaster as a figure of authorization and a screen of ascription / Michael Stausberg -- The peculiar sleep : receiving The Urantia book / Sarah Lewis -- Ontology of the past and its materialization in Tibetan treasures / Holly Gayley -- Pseudo-Dionysius : the mediation of sacred traditions / Kevin Corrigan and Michael Harrington -- Spurious attribution of the Hebrew Bible / Philip R. Davies -- Inventing paganisms: making nature / Graham Harvey
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ISBN:0521175313