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The Resource Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton

Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton

Label
Cults, religion, and violence
Title
Cults, religion, and violence
Statement of responsibility
edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bromley, David G
  • Melton, J. Gordon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Violence
  • Cults
Label
Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Prologue
  • 1.
  • Violence and Religion in Perspective/
  • David G. Bromley
  • J. Gordon Melton
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Dramatic Denouements/
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 11
  • 3.
  • Challenging Misconceptions about the New Religions - Violence Connection/
  • Gordon Melton
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 42
  • 4.
  • Sources of Volatility in Religious Movements/
  • Thomas Robbins
  • p. 57
  • 5.
  • Crises of Charismatic Legitimacy and Violent Behavior in New Religious Movements/
  • Lorne L. Dawson
  • p. 80
  • 6.
  • Public Agency Involvement in Government-Religious Movement Confrontations/
  • Stuart A. Wright
  • p. 102
  • 7.
  • Watching for Violence: A Comparative Analysis of the Roles of Five Types of Cult-Watching Groups/
  • Eileen Barker
  • p. 123
  • 8.
  • Mass Suicide and the Branch Davidians/
  • John R. Hall
  • p. 149
  • 9.
  • Occult Masters and the Temple of Doom: The Fiery End of the Solar Temple/
  • Massimo Introvigne
  • Jean-Francois Mayer
  • p. 170
  • 10.
  • Dramatic Confrontations: Aum Shinrikyo against the World/
  • Ian Reader
  • p. 189
  • 11.
  • Making Sense of the Heaven's Gate Suicides/
  • Robert W. Balch
  • David Taylor
  • p. 209
  • 12.
  • Lessons from the Past, Perspective for the Future/
  • J. Gordon Melton
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 229
  • Index.
  • p. 245
Control code
UCIb30951781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 249 p.
Isbn
9780521660648
Lccn
2001037861
Label
Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Prologue
  • 1.
  • Violence and Religion in Perspective/
  • David G. Bromley
  • J. Gordon Melton
  • p. 1
  • 2.
  • Dramatic Denouements/
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 11
  • 3.
  • Challenging Misconceptions about the New Religions - Violence Connection/
  • Gordon Melton
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 42
  • 4.
  • Sources of Volatility in Religious Movements/
  • Thomas Robbins
  • p. 57
  • 5.
  • Crises of Charismatic Legitimacy and Violent Behavior in New Religious Movements/
  • Lorne L. Dawson
  • p. 80
  • 6.
  • Public Agency Involvement in Government-Religious Movement Confrontations/
  • Stuart A. Wright
  • p. 102
  • 7.
  • Watching for Violence: A Comparative Analysis of the Roles of Five Types of Cult-Watching Groups/
  • Eileen Barker
  • p. 123
  • 8.
  • Mass Suicide and the Branch Davidians/
  • John R. Hall
  • p. 149
  • 9.
  • Occult Masters and the Temple of Doom: The Fiery End of the Solar Temple/
  • Massimo Introvigne
  • Jean-Francois Mayer
  • p. 170
  • 10.
  • Dramatic Confrontations: Aum Shinrikyo against the World/
  • Ian Reader
  • p. 189
  • 11.
  • Making Sense of the Heaven's Gate Suicides/
  • Robert W. Balch
  • David Taylor
  • p. 209
  • 12.
  • Lessons from the Past, Perspective for the Future/
  • J. Gordon Melton
  • David G. Bromley
  • p. 229
  • Index.
  • p. 245
Control code
UCIb30951781
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 249 p.
Isbn
9780521660648
Lccn
2001037861

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