Queer Jesus, straight angels: Complicating ‘sexuality’ and ‘religion’ in the International Raëlian Movement

  title={Queer Jesus, straight angels: Complicating ‘sexuality’ and ‘religion’ in the International Ra{\"e}lian Movement},
  author={Stephen E. Gregg},
  pages={565 - 582}
This article highlights the central role of sexuality and the body within the International Raëlian Movement. The world's largest UFO-inspired New Religious Movement, the Raëlian Movement rejects theism and understands higher spiritual awareness to be dependent upon individual and communal sexual identity. Through a process called Sensual Meditation, Raëlians believe that harmony and peace may be facilitated, a view which also underpins their increasing profile of social campaigns and public… 
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