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Cults, religion, and violence [electronic resource] / edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Alternate Title Cults, religion & violence
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2004
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 Electronic Book  BL65.V55 (INTERNET)    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Violence -- Religious aspects
Physical Description xx, 249 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, MPublishing, 2013. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book]) Mode of access: Intranet
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
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book
Alternate Author American Council of Learned Societies
Bromley, David G
Melton, J. Gordon

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