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The psychology of religious fundamentalism

Author: Ralph W Hood; Peter C Hill; William Paul Williamson
Publisher: New York ; London : Guilford Press, ©2005.
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Presents an innovative psychological framework for understanding religious fundamentalism. Blending extensive research and incisive analysis, the highly regarded author distinguish fundamentalist  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Psicologia religiosa
Sociologia della religione
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph W Hood; Peter C Hill; William Paul Williamson
ISBN: 1593851502 9781593851507
OCLC Number: 1203481729
Description: xx, 206 p. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction1. Fundamentalist Religion as an Intratextual Search for Meaning2. Fundamentalism as a Meaning System3. The History of Protestant Fundamentalism4. Fundamentalism in a Pentecostal Denomination: The Church of God (of Prophecy)5. Fundamentalism among Religious Serpent-Handling Sects6. Fundamentalism among the Amish7. Fundamentalist Islam8. Intratextuality, Stereotyping, and Quasi-FundamentalismsEpilogue
Responsibility: Ralph W. Hood, jr., Peter C. Hill, W. Paul Williamson.


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A highly readable and informative book that moves scholarship on fundamentalism forward. The authors present fundamentalist thought as a meaning system that is embedded within sociocultural, Read more...

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