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Violence and new religious movements

Author: James R Lewis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Violence involving alternative religions has long been a topic of intense public interest. This volume examines the famous incidents of murder and suicide concerning Jonestown, Heaven's Gate, AUM  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Lewis
ISBN: 9780199735631 0199735638 9780199735617 0199735611
OCLC Number: 794968632
Description: xii, 443 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Deciphering the NRM-violence connection / David G. Bromley --
Minority religions and the context of violence : a conflict/interactionist perspective / James T. Richardson --
Reciprocal totalism : the toxic interdependence of anticult and cult violence / Dick Anthony, Thomas Robbins, Steven Barrie-Anthony --
Narratives of persecution, suffering, and martyrdom : violence in Peoples Temple and Jonestown / Rebecca Moore --
Revisiting the Branch Davidian mass suicide debate / Stuart A. Wright --
Explaining the murder-suicides of the Order of the Solar Temple : a survey of hypotheses / Henrik Bogdan --
Religion and violence in Japan : the case of Aum Shinrikyo / Martin Repp --
The euphemization of violence : the case of Heaven's Gate / Benjamin Zeller --
"There will follow a new generation and a new earth" : from apocalyptic hopes to destruction in the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God / Jean-François Mayer --
Murder in Knutby : charisma, eroticism and violence in a Swedish Pentecostal community / Jonathan Peste --
Modern pagan warriors : violence and justice in Rodnoverie / Kaarina Aitamurto --
Ananda Marga, PROUT, and the use of force / Helen Crovetto --
Knocking on heaven's door : violence, charisma, and the transformation of New Vrindaban / E. Burke Rochford, Jr. The Nation of Islam and violence / Martha F. Lee --
Cultural capital, social networks, and collective violence at Rajneeshpuram / Marion S. Goldman --
"Strong as steel, steady as stone" : skirting pitfalls in 3HO/Sikh dharma / Constance Elsberg --
"Smite him hip and thigh" : satanism, violence, and transgression / Jesper Aagaard Petersen --
State-fostered violence against the Falun Gong in China / James T. Richardson and Bryan Edelman --
Deprogramming violence : the logic, perpetration, and outcomes of coercive intervention / Anson Shupe.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Lewis

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