Contemporary Alternative Spiritualities in Israel (Palgrave by Shai Feraro,James R. Lewis

By Shai Feraro,James R. Lewis

This quantity is the 1st English-language anthology to interact with the interesting phenomena of contemporary surges in New Age and replacement spiritualties in Israel. individuals examine how those New Age religions and different spiritualties—produced in Western international locations inside of predominantly Protestant or secular cultures–transform and adapt themselves in Israel. the quantity specializes in a number of teams and routine, resembling Theosophy and Anthroposophy, Neopaganism, Channeling, Women’s Yoga, the recent Age pageant scene, or even Pentecostal church buildings between African hard work migrants dwelling in Tel Aviv. Chapters additionally discover extra Jewish-oriented practices reminiscent of Neo-Kabballah, Neo-Hassidism, and substitute marriage ceremonies, in addition to using religious care services in Israeli hospitals. moreover, individuals take an in depth examine the state’s response to the hot actions and progress of latest spiritual activities.   

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