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    The Oxford handbook of new religious movements / edited by James R. Lewis.
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    Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
  • Cults.
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    0195149866 (alk. paper)
    xv, 544 p. ; 26 cm.
    Overview / James R. Lewis -- An introduction to new religions / J. Gordon Melton -- PART I. MODERNIZATION AND NEW RELIGIONS -- Alternative spiritualities, new religions, and the reenchantment of the West / Christopher Partridge -- The sociocultural significance of modern new religious movements / Lorne L. Dawson -- Science and religion in the new religions / Mikael Rothstein -- Virtually religious: new religious movements and the world wide web / Douglas E. Cowan, Jeffrey K. Hadden -- PART II. SOCIAL CONFLICT -- Violence and new religious movement / David G. Bromley -- Legal dimensions of new religions / James T. Richardson -- The North American anti-cult movement: vicissitudes of success and failure / Anson Shupe, David G. Bromley, Susan E. Darnell -- Something peculiar about France: anit-cult campaings in Western Europe and French religious exceptionalism / Massimo Introvigne -- Satanism and ritual abuse / Philip Jenkins -- Conversion and "brainwashing" in new religious movements / Dick Anthony, Thomas Robbins -- Leaving the fold: disaffiliating from new religious movements / David G. Bromley -- PART III. SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL DIMENSIONS -- Psychology and the new religious movements / John A. Saliba -- Millennialism / Richard Landes -- The mythic dimensions of new religious movements: function, reality construction, and process / Diana G. Tumminia, R. George Kirkpatrick -- Women in new religious movements / Susan J. Palmer -- Children in new religious movements / Charlotte E. Hardman -- PART IV. NEW-PAGANS, UFOs, AND OTHER HETERODOXIES -- Waiting for the "big beam": UFO religions and "ufological" themes in new religious movements / Andreas Grunschloss -- Esotericism in new religious movements / Olav Hammer -- The dynamics of alternative sprituality: seekers, networks, and "new age" / Steven J. Sutcliffe -- New religions in East Aisa / Michael Pye -- Witches, wiccans, and new-pagans: a review of current academic treatments of neo-paganism / Si^an Lee Reid, Shelley TSivia Rabinovitch.
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