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Teaching New Religious Movements

David G. Bromley - Social Science - 2007 - 376 pages
Since its inception around 1970, the study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) has evolved into an established multidisciplinary field. At the same time, both the movements and ...
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Strange gods: the great American cult scare

David G. Bromley, Anson D. Shupe - Religion - 1981 - 249 pages
Examines in detail the history, fundraising, and possible use of brainwashing by such religious cults as the Unification Church, People's Temple, and Hare Krishnas
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"Moonies" in America: Cult, Church, and Crusade

David G. Bromley, Anson D. Shupe, Jr. - Computers - 1979 - 263 pages
'Moonies in America' advances our understanding of social movements, using the particular data provided by a study of the Unification Church -- one of the most widely known and ...
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The Politics of Religious Apostasy: The Role of Apostates in the ...

David G. Bromley - Religion - 1998 - 244 pages
The controversy surrounding new religions has brought to the forefront the role of apostates. This volume examines the motivations of apostates, how they are recruited and play ...
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Krishna Consciousness in the West

David G. Bromley - Religion - 1989 - 295 pages
Scholars of comparative religion, theology, philosophy, History, sociology, and psychology and members of the Hare Krishna movement discuss the history, theology, and ...
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Religion Online: Finding Faith on the Internet

Lorne L. Dawson, Douglas E. Cowan - Computers - 2004 - 279 pages
In 2001 an estimated three million Americans a day searched for religious information and spiritual guidance on the Internet. This study examines the new reality of faith on ...
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Cyberhenge: Modern Pagans on the Internet

Douglas E. Cowan - Religion - 2005 - 224 pages
Cyberhenge examines the use of Internet technology in shaping religious traditions and rituals. Cowan asks how and why Neopaganism has embraced the Internet in such an ...
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The Remnant Spirit: Conservative Reform in Mainline Protestantism

Douglas E. Cowan - Religion - 2003 - 234 pages
Examines in vivid detail conservative reform and renewal movements in mainline Protestant churches in the U.S. and Canada.
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