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Aliens Adored

Rael's UFO Religion

Susan Jean Palmer (author)

ISBN: 9780813534763

Publication Date: Nov 2004

Format: Paperback

An in-depth look at the Raelian movement, founded in the 1970s by Rael, born in France as Claude Vorilhon. It traces Rael's philosophy and the formation of the Raelian subculture - radical sexual ethics, gnostic anthropocentricism, and ecotheology, showing how our worldviews have been shaped by globalization, postmodernism, and secular humanism.
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An in-depth look at the Raelian movement, founded in the 1970s by Rael, born in France as Claude Vorilhon. It traces Rael's philosophy and the formation of the Raelian subculture - radical sexual ethics, gnostic anthropocentricism, and ecotheology, showing how our worldviews have been shaped by globalization, postmodernism, and secular humanism.

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Skillfully weaving together engaging narrative and careful sociological analysis, Susan Palmer has written a ground-breaking study that will be the benchmark for all future studies of alternative religions.-James R. Lewis, general editor of The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements and author of Legitimating New Religions
Illustrations 20 b/w photographs
Pages 224
Date Published 30 Nov 2004
Publisher Rutgers University Press
Subject/s Alternative belief systems   Mind, Body, Spirit  
Susan J. Palmer teaches religious studies at Dawson College in Montreal, Quebec. She is the author of Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women's Roles in New Religions and co-edited Children in New Religions.

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