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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
Summary
This text explores the question of when and why violence by and against new religious cults erupts and whether and how such dramatic conflicts can be foreseen, managed and averted
Dewey number
306.6/99
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Bromley, David G.,
  • Melton, J. Gordon,
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  • Violence
  • Cults
Label
Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm56140762
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511499326
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56140762
Label
Cults, religion, and violence, edited by David G. Bromley, J. Gordon Melton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocm56140762
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511499326
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)56140762

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