Islands of the Dawn: The Story of Alternative Spirituality in New Zealand

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University of Hawaii Press, 1993 - Religion - 285 pages
UFO cults, the Order of the Golden Dawn, Spiritualism, and Theosophy are among the cults of the 19th and 20th centuries described by Ellwood (religion, U. of Southern California). He also delves into why such alternative religions tend to flourish in places settled by the British. An appendix discus
 

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Islands of the dawn: the story of alternative spirituality in New Zealand

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Ellwood, a professor of religion, studies unconventional movements of Spiritualism, Theosophy, and Golden Dawn, among others, in New Zealand, especially during 19th-century immigration. The book ... Read full review

Contents

The Story of Spiritualism
27
UFO Religions and Other Companions
71
Theosophy
96
Other Groups in the Theosophica
131
The Golden Dawn under
156
Concluding Reflections
185
Jane Elizabeth HarrisRobe rts
205
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