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Passionate journeys : why successful women joined a cult

Author: Marion S Goldman
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999.
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"Passionate Journeys explores the personal stories of high-achieving American women who in the 1980s left families, careers, and past identities to follow their spiritual leader Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh to his luxurious communal village in central Oregon." "Marion Goldman's rich ethnographical narrative provides a picture of the cultural and social climate that motivated established successful women to be drawn to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goldman, Marion S.
Passionate journeys.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)606448258
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marion S Goldman
ISBN: 0472111019 9780472111015
OCLC Number: 41548566
Description: 292 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and the world his sannyasins made --
Revising voices: the research process --
Borrowed life: seeking authenticity --
Repairing the world: a woman of the sixties --
The swan --
Lessons? --
Epilogue: down from the mountain.
Responsibility: Marion S. Goldman.
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Women who abandoned career and family to follow the guru Rajneesh provide insights on the universal quest for love and acceptance  Read more...

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