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Nova Religio. 2004; 7397–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2004.7.3.97
Published: 01 March 2004
... ©© 2004 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2004 Dawson Lorne L. Cults and New Religious Movements: A Reader Book Reviews Cults and New Religious Movements: A Reader. Edited by Lorne L. Dawson. Blackwell, 2003. 297 pages. $64.95 cloth; $29.95 paper...
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Nova Religio. 2006; 1023–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2006.10.2.3
Published: 01 November 2006
...Lorne L. Dawson ABSTRACT: Charismatic authority is widely held to be a defining mark of new religious movements (NRMs). It is also thought to play a crucial role in the onset of violence in some NRMs. We have begun to understand both the psychological and the social structural dynamices of this...
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Nova Religio. 1999; 3160–82 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.1999.3.1.60
Published: 01 October 1999
...Lorne L. Dawson ©© 1999 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 1999 60 Nova Religio When Prophecy Fails and Faith Persists: A Theoretical Overview Lorne L. Dawson ABSTRACT: Almost everyone in the sociology of religion is familiar with the classic 1956 study by...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224118–119 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.118
Published: 01 May 2019
... particularly interested in Lorne L. Dawson s contention, developed in his critical review of three scholars who tend to play down or deny the role of religion in terrorist activities, that joining the jihad, at least in the West, may be more like being drawn to a new religious movement than a criminal gang...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22293–114 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.93
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22240–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.40
Published: 01 November 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 22159–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.1.59
Published: 01 August 2018
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Nova Religio. 2018; 222115–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.115
Published: 01 November 2018
... question Why? comes from sociologists Tom Robbins, Dick Anthony, and Lorne Dawson. Their theories are important because they are generalized from different cases in which new religious move- ments either became violent or were violently attacked. They explain that three internal factors need to be...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21438–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.38
Published: 01 May 2018
... Religious Movements by Lorne Dawson. In his chapter on new religious movements and violence, Dawson begins a sub- section on apocalyptic beliefs with a statement about the ancient roots of apocalyptically inspired violence in the Christian tradition. He includes the following illustration: In 1525, for...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 21413–37 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.13
Published: 01 May 2018
... Charles Taylor and sociologist Peter L. Berger. Though different in outlook and methodology, their studies postulate that modern attitudes towards religion have been shaped by consciousness of a plurality of religious options (including secular ones), even among people who affiliate with a particular...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 2145–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.5
Published: 01 May 2018
... received typology of new religions: a confessionally and polemically motivated equation of apoca- lyptic belief with violence. Despite an advertised attitude of post- confessional openness, key contemporary scholars such as Lorne Dawson and Philip Jenkins continue to propagate implicitly confessional...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 20282–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.20.2.82
Published: 01 November 2016
... paradigm new religions studies new religious movements Joel Best Stuart A. Wright Susan J. Palmer Storming Zion Benjamin E. Zeller Heaven’s Gate Douglas E. Cowan David G. Bromley Cults and New Religions Lorne L. Dawson Comprehending Cults Hugh Urban New Age Neopagan New...
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Nova Religio. 2014; 17413–36 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.4.13
Published: 01 May 2014
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Nova Religio. 2014; 17338–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2014.17.3.38
Published: 01 February 2014
...: bernard.doherty@mq.edu.au Scientology new religious movements media analysis tabloid television Australia L. Ron Hubbard Sea Org Nick Xenophon Sensational Scientology! The Church of Scientology and Australian Tabloid Television Bernard Doherty ABSTRACT: The role of communications and information...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 17189–98 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.17.1.89
Published: 01 August 2013
..., 1967). 2 For a useful overview of Berger s secularization theory and its place more broadly in the study of new religions, see Lorne L. Dawson, Comprehending Cults: The Sociology of New Religious Movements (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), 15 25. 3 Dawson, Comprehending Cults, 20. 4 Primary...
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Nova Religio. 2013; 1637–30 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2013.16.3.7
Published: 01 February 2013
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Nova Religio. 2012; 16229–46 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.16.2.29
Published: 01 November 2012
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15365–90 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.3.65
Published: 01 February 2012
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Nova Religio. 2012; 1534–28 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.3.4
Published: 01 February 2012
... in prison while serving his sentence in 1981. The group has never been able to mount a claim to religious legitimacy and remains in the emergent tradition category. The Church of Scientology, founded by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard (1911 1986) and developed out of a popular self-help therapy...
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Nova Religio. 2012; 15391–116 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2012.15.3.91
Published: 01 February 2012
...Hugh B. Urban The Church of Scientology remains one of the most controversial and poorly understood new religious movements to emerge in the last century. And among the most controversial questions in the early history of the Church is L. Ron Hubbard's involvement in the ritual magic of Aleister...