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Between sacred and secular : research and theory on quasi- religion

Author: Arthur L Greil; Thomas Robbins
Publisher: Greenwich, Conn. : JAI Press, 1994.
Series: Religion and the social order, vol. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fourth volume in the series examines recent research and theory on quasi-religion. Topics covered include exploration of the boundaries of the sacred, "sacred" cosmology among the avant garde,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Between sacred and secular.
Greenwich, Conn. : JAI Press, 1994
(OCoLC)988744481
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur L Greil; Thomas Robbins
ISBN: 1559387637 9781559387637
OCLC Number: 31538916
Description: viii, 321 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Exploring the boundaries of the sacred / Arthur L. Greil and Thomas Robbins --
Transcending sacred and secular: mutual benefits in analyzing religious and nonreligious organizations / N.J. Demerath III and Terry Schmitt --
Sullivan Institute/Fourth Wall community: "radical" psychotherapy as quasi-religion / Amy B. Siskind --
Is "nothing" sacred?: "sacred" cosmology among the avant-garde / James Davison Hunter, James L. Nolan, Jr., and Beth A. Eck --
Is it a genuine religion? / Eileen Barker. Metaphysics: "a practical religious philosophy" / Melinda Bollar Wagner --
Quasi-religions and cultural movements: contemporary witchcraft as a churchless religion / Mary Jo Neitz --
Therapeutic God: transcendence and identity in two twelve-step quasi-religions / John Steadman Rice --
Hidden truth: astrology as worldview / Shoshanah Feher --
Interface of religion and politics: a normative approach / Clarke E. Cochran. New religious movement and spiritual healing psychology based on a course in miracles / Arnold S. Weiss --
Market for gods and services: religion, commerce, and deviance / Nikos Passas --
Problem of authenticity in the study of religious traditions / Lewis F. Carter --
Quasi-sacred: a theoretical introduction / Richard K. Fenn --
Gendered spirituality and quasi-religious ritual / Meredith B. McGuire --
Occultism and private salvation movements in Israel / Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi. Evolution: the central mythology of the New Age movement / Irving Hexham.
Series Title: Religion and the social order, vol. 4.
Responsibility: editors: Arthur L. Greil, Thomas Robbins.

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