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Social & Religious Dimensions Of Extraterrestrial

From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 10:11:48 -0400
Archived: Mon, 03 Sep 2007 10:11:48 -0400
Subject: Social & Religious Dimensions Of Extraterrestrial

Source: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library


Title: 	  Alien Worlds: Social And Religious Dimensions Of
           Extraterrestrial Contact - edited by Diana G. Tumminia.

Series: 	  Religion and politics
Edition:   1st ed.
Published: Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, c2007.
Includes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-342) and index.
Contents:  Part one: Contactee religions - Hagiography and text
in the Aetherius Society: aspects of the social construction of
a religious leader/Mikael Rothstein - The odyssey of Sister
Thedra/Jerome Clark - Galactic messenger! overview of the
Universal Industrial Church of the New World Comforter/Diana G.
Tumminia - Presumed immanent: the Raelians, UFO religions, and
the postmodern condition/Bryan Sentes and Susan Palmer - In the
dreamtime of the saucer people: sense-making and interpretive
boundaries in a contactee group/Diana G. Tumminia - Part two:
Abductees and contactees - Toward an explanation of the
"abduction epidemic": the ritualization of alien abduction
mythology in therapeutic settings/Georg M. R=F8nnevig - Secondary
beliefs and the alien abduction phenomenon/Benson Saler - Alien
abduction narratives and religious contexts/Scott R. Scribner -
Close encounters of the French kind: the saucerian construction
of "contacts" and the controversy over its reality in
France/Pierre Lagrange - Part three: Myth, folklore, and media -
 Consciousness, culture, and UFOs/Jacques Vallee - Aliens from
the cosmos: a discourse of contemporary UFO myths/Anna E. Kubiak
- All I ever want to be, I learned from playing Klingon: sex,
honor, and cultural critique in Star Trek fandom/Jennifer E.
Porter - Part four: Ufological "science" and therapy -
 Observations from archaeology and religious studies on first
contact and ETI evidence/James F. Strange - A confederacy of
fact and faith: science and the sacred in UFO research/Anne
Cross - Ancient alien brothers, ancient terrestrial remains:
archaeology or religion?/Pia Andersson - The Raelian creation
myth and the art of cloning: reality or rhetoric?/Christopher
Helland - UFO abduction support groups: who are the
members?/Christopher D. Bader. Subject: Human-alien encounters -
 Social aspects. Human-alien encounters -Religious aspects.
Alien abduction. Other Name: Tumminia, Diana G. ISBN:
9780815608585 (pbk.: alk. paper) 0815608586 (pbk.: alk. paper)
LC Card Number: 2006102594

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