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Nova Religio. 2014; 17437–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.4.37
Published: 01 May 2014
...William L. Pitts, Jr Lois Roden (1905–1986) asserted herself as prophet of the Branch Davidians following the death of her husband, Branch Davidian founder Ben Roden (1902–1978), and she would lead the group from 1978 to 1983. In support of her authority as prophet she introduced two progressive...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 12450–71 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.12.4.50
Published: 01 May 2009
...William L. Pitts, Jr. Two women, Florence Houteff and Lois Roden, attained positions of leadership in the Davidian and Branch Davidian traditions. This article examines how they achieved, maintained, and eventually lost power. Several factors, including money, visions, and legal strategies...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 1745–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.4.5
Published: 01 May 2014
... interpretation of scripture Latter-day Saints Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints Christian Science Henry David Thoreau Lois Roden Branch Davidians Tony Alamo Alternative Christianities Eugene V. Gallagher ABSTRACT: This essay introduces the four articles in this volume by describing how the groups they...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 17261–73 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.2.61
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Carmel on the YouTube website. 15 Pace joined the Mount Carmel community in 1973 when Ben Roden was the leader. Eventually he promulgated his own version of biblical teachings but was asked to desist by Lois Roden, Ben s successor. Pace subsequently moved away and started his own sect called The...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 131129–130 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.1.129
Published: 01 August 2009
... possibly con- tentious claim that he had a vision of the feminine Holy Spirit before even meeting Lois Roden (1905 1986), who had introduced that idea to the Branch Davidian community. More practically, Haldeman s story of her travels with Branch Davidians in Texas, California and Hawaii shows how the...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 13295–113 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.2.95
Published: 01 November 2009
... produced by Branch Davidian prophet, Lois Roden (1916 1986),6 whose leadership of the Branch Davidian community at Mount Carmel followed that of her husband, Branch Davidian prophet Ben Roden (1902 1978).7 Other materials include the Rodens correspondence with long-time community member Don Bunds, Ben...
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Nova Religio. 2008; 113130–132 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2008.11.3.130
Published: 01 February 2008
... Ben and Lois Roden, who founded the General Association of the Branch Davidian Seventh-day Adventists in the 1960s. Victor Houteff (1885 1955), Ben Roden (1902 1978), and Lois Roden (d. 1986) were viewed by the Branch Davidians as prophets and bearers of new light or revelation. Newport rightly...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 13261–94 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.2.61
Published: 01 November 2009
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Nova Religio. 2009; 13225–60 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.2.25
Published: 01 November 2009
... support his thesis, Newport points to an audiotaped Bible study given on 21 March 1978 by Lois Roden (1905 1986), the prophet who was Koresh s predecessor, in which she presents a doctrine that appears to have relevance for the events in 1993. Roden focused on Matthew 3:11, in which John the Baptist says...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 132114–125 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.2.114
Published: 01 November 2009
... Houteff, in 1962. The Branch Davidian movement, initiated by Ben Roden (1902 1978) and later led by Lois Roden (1905 1986), emerged out this transition. David Koresh s Branch Davidians were a continuation of the Roden movement. 7 Copies of this videotape are also available by contacting the Texas...
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Nova Religio. 2009; 1324–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.13.2.4
Published: 01 November 2009
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Nova Religio. 2009; 12472–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2009.12.4.72
Published: 01 May 2009
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Nova Religio. 2000; 32303–319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2000.3.2.303
Published: 01 April 2000
... another revolution in a theological tradition stretching from Victor Houteff through Ben and Lois Roden to Koresh himself.48 How the Vessel s message and radical claim to 314 Nova Religio authority will be received, and what will become of the Vessel and the New Light on the seven seals since the...
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Nova Religio. 1997; 11122–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1997.1.1.122
Published: 01 October 1997
... on property they named Mount Carmel near Waco in 1935. A succeeding prophet, Ben Roden, added the term Branch in 1955 to refer to biblical prophecies about a messianic branch from the House of David. Pitts documents the succeeding leadership of Lois Roden, and the dispute for succession between...