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New Age Movement
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The New Age has emerged during the 1970s and increasingly during the 1980s as a common denominator for a variety of quite divergent contemporary popular practices and beliefs. Among other things, healing, channeling, the interest in crystals, varieties of positive thinking and several forms of divination [→ Divinatory Arts] have been linked to this term. The New Age also includes v…

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Hammer, Olav, “New Age Movement”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 21 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_257>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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