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The Death of an Immortal Guru: Charisma, Succession, and Paramahansa Yogananda’s Legacy, 1946–1952

David J. Neumann

in Finding God through Yoga: Paramahansa Yogananda and Modern American Religion in a Global Age

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469648637
eISBN:
9781469648651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648637.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores discipleship and conversion in SRF, Yogananda’s dramatic death, and the transfer of authority that transpired afterward. The chapter explores profiles of more than fifteen ... More


Proper Listening

Andrew Dell'Antonio

in Listening as Spiritual Practice in Early Modern Italy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520269293
eISBN:
9780520950108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520269293.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Spiritual leaders of the Catholic Reformation developed a devotional model often characterized as recte sentire, a “true way of feeling/thinking” that could guide the righteous Christian toward ... More


Dissident Rabbi: The Life of Jacob Sasportas

Yaacob Dweck

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691183572
eISBN:
9780691189949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In 1665, Sabbetai Zevi, a self-proclaimed Messiah with a mass following throughout the Ottoman Empire and Europe, announced that the redemption of the world was at hand. As Jews everywhere rejected ... More


Evangelical Innovators

Shayne Lee and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Holy Mavericks: Evangelical Innovators and the Spiritual Marketplace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752340
eISBN:
9780814753453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752340.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter provides a historical context for America's competitive religious marketplace and constructs an archetype for enterprising spiritual leaders dubbed as holy mavericks. Using the ... More


Bright as an angel

John Privilege

in Michael Logue and the Catholic Church in Ireland, 1879-1925

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077357
eISBN:
9781781702871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077357.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter considers the roles of Michael Logue, who was the spiritual leader of a generation of Irish men and women, and that of the Catholic Church in the political and social changes in Ireland ... More


The Messianic and Prophetic Vergil

Zara Martirosova Torlone

in Vergil in Russia: National Identity and Classical Reception

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199689484
eISBN:
9780191782787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689484.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

While the connection of Vergilian reception with Russia’s ‘messianic’ Orthodox mission manifested itself intermittently in secular court literature and even in Petrov’s translation, the specific and ... More


One Islam, Many Muslim Worlds: Spirituality, Identity, and Resistance across the Islamic World

Raymond William Baker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199846474
eISBN:
9780190230784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846474.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Muslims today are creating a new era of Islamic Renewal. Islam’s “River of Life” has created oases from Morocco to China. The book captures the stories of ordinary Muslims living extraordinary lives, ... More


Tribes and Political Islam in the Borderland between Egypt and Libya: A (Trans-) Local Perspective

Thomas Hüsken

in Tribes and Global Jihadism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190864545
eISBN:
9780190943271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190864545.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter deals with political, social, economic and cultural patterns that are involved in the development of political Islam and Islamism among the Awlad ‘Ali Bedouin in the borderland of Egypt ... More


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