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Cults, religion, and violence

Author: David G Bromley; J Gordon Melton
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the question of when and why violence by and against new religious cults erupts and whether and how such dramatic conflicts can be foreseen, managed and averted.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Bromley; J Gordon Melton
ISBN: 0521660645 9780521660648 0521668980 9780521668989
OCLC Number: 47644381
Description: xx, 249 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Violence and religion in perspective / David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton --
Dramatic denouements / David G. Bromley --
Challenging misconceptions about the new religions-violence connection / J. Gordon Melton and David G. Bromley --
Sources of volatility in religious movements / Thomas Robbins --
Crises of charismatic legitimacy and violent behavior in new religious movements / Lorne L. Dawson --
Public agency involvement in government-religious movement confrontations / Stuart A. Wright --
Watching for violence: a comparative analysis of the roles of five types of cult-watching groups / Eileen Barker --
Mass suicide and the Branch Davidians / John R. Hall --
Occult masters and the Temple of Doom: the fiery end of the Solar Temple / Massimo Introvigne and Jean-François Mayer --
Dramatic confrontations: Aum Shinrikyô against the world / Ian Reader --
Making sense of the Heaven's Gate suicides / Robert W. Balch and David Taylor --
Lessons from the past, perspective for the future / J. Gordon Melton and David G. Bromley.
Responsibility: edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton.
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