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Nova Religio. 2017; 203138–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.138
Published: 01 February 2017
...Eugene V. Gallagher © 2017 by The Regents of the University of California 2017 Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities . By Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer . Oxford , 2016 . x + 288 pages. $99.00 cloth; $29.95 paper; ebook available. outside the...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 20282–96 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.20.2.82
Published: 01 November 2016
..., illustrates how the paradigm is taught in textbooks on new religious movements, shows its value through the recent work of Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer, and offers a criticism of the paradigm through Benjamin E. Zeller’s study of Heaven’s Gate. The question of what makes each movement and its study...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22496–104 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.96
Published: 01 May 2019
...Susan J. Palmer © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Wild Wild Country . Directed by Chapman Way and Maclain Way . Duplass Brothers Productions , 2018 . Six episodes. Media Review Wild Wild Rajneeshpuram Susan J. Palmer Wild Wild Country. Directed by Chapman...
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Nova Religio. 2016; 193144–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2016.19.3.144
Published: 01 February 2016
...Susan J. Palmer © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 In Memoriam Thomas Robbins (13 October 1943 31 August, 2015) was already a famous scholar when I met him in 1987. I was a young Ph.D. student infatuated with the cult phenomenon attending my first Association for the...
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Nova Religio. 2010; 13359–80 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2010.13.3.59
Published: 01 February 2010
...Susan J. Palmer Based on interviews and ethnographic observation, this study builds on my previous research concerning the Twelve Tribes, an American communal new religious movement that emerged out of the Jesus People Revolution in the early 1970s and has since spread internationally. Having now...
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Nova Religio. 2008; 113104–120 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2008.11.3.104
Published: 01 February 2008
...Susan J. Palmer This is a report on the latest developments in the "cult wars" in France. The anticult panic caused by the Solar Temple group suicides and murders has, after thirteen years, died down, and a more moderate government has replaced the Socialist Party. The old government-sponsored...
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Nova Religio. 2005; 91117–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2005.9.1.117
Published: 01 August 2005
...Susan J. Palmer ©© 2005 by The Regents of the University of California Aliens Adored: Raël s UFO Religion. By Susan J. Palmer. Rutgers University Press, 2004. 227 pages. $60.00 cloth; $17.95 paper. This is the book about the Raelians for which we have been waiting. The subject group likes...
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Nova Religio. 2002; 61174–182 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2002.6.1.174
Published: 01 October 2002
...Susan J. Palmer This research note presents the results of a study of the current ongoing persecution of religious minorities in France and examines the impact of the anti-sect social control measures on fourteen out of the 172 groups listed as " sectes " in the 1996 Guyard Report. Field Notes...
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Nova Religio. 2003; 62348–364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2003.6.2.348
Published: 01 April 2003
...Susan J. Palmer Falun Gong's emerging resistance movement and the escalation of Master Li's apocalyptic ideology in response to persecution is the focus of this study. On the basis of field research and interviews with practitioners, I propose a four-phase model of conversion, culminating in an...
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Nova Religio. 2020; 23469–93 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2020.23.4.69
Published: 15 April 2020
... Weaver deftly traces the move- ment s development to early Pentecostals like William J. Seymour (1870 1922), leader of the 1906 Azusa Street Revival in Los Angeles, and the teachings of Charles F. Parham (1873 1929), both of whom were instrumental in the creation and popularization of charismatic...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 224152 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.4.152
Published: 01 May 2019
... 78666-4684. Email: j_l361@txstate.edu SUSAN J. PALMER, School of Religious Studies, McGill University, Birks Building, 3520 University Street, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2A7, Canada. Email: susan.palmer@mcgill.ca ISABEL M. SCARBOROUGH, Department of Social Sciences, Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Avenue...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 2315–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.1.5
Published: 01 August 2019
... the origin and development of the Twelve Tribes Messianic Community in the 1970s, and clearly still attracting interest today. As has been documented by Susan J. Palmer, the Yellow Delis and a related bakery were integral to the movement s early financial stability and eventual success.1 Today...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 23242–63 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.23.2.42
Published: 01 November 2019
... the outset, the Holiness movement included female leaders such as African Methodist Episcopal Zion Julia A. J. Foote (1823 1901) and Methodist Phoebe Palmer (1807 1874). Foote, Palmer, and others spoke to crowds in churches and camp meetings around the country and through their speaking and writings...
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Nova Religio. 2019; 22360–83 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2019.22.3.60
Published: 01 February 2019
... will encounter as they suppos- edly rescue women from polygamist groups. Further support for my suspicion about this particular story came when Melanie s mother (Susan Nelson) initiated a lawsuit against RIVR Media (the production company) and A&E Networks.49 Nelson s charges were trespassing...
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Nova Religio. 2018; 222145–154 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.22.2.145
Published: 01 November 2018
... Religio 12, no. 4 (2009): 5 27. 11 Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer, Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities (New York: Oxford, 2016), 118. 12 Steven Hassan, Why the Reported Sale of theMoonies Washington Times for a reported $1 Requires Greater Scrutiny! Huffington Post, 7...
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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; 21463–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2018.21.4.63
Published: 01 May 2018
... religions studies and religious diversity studies must contend with the fact that not all differences in religion matter in the same way or to the same extent.11 For example, religious historian J. Gordon Melton has placed the difference between acceptable dissent and intolerable difference very close to...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 21273–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.21.2.73
Published: 01 November 2017
... Virgin: Case Studies in Contemporary American Catholic Apocalypticism inMillennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem: Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements, ed. Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (New York: Routledge, 1997), 175 94. 30 A volunteer at the site, who had been coming regularly since he was a very young...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 2045–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.4.5
Published: 01 May 2017
... instance in France, where churches have been raided and materials confiscated, as documented by Susan J. Palmer).7 These challenges are ongoing. Scientology is ranked as one of the most dangerous sects by parlia- mentary reports in Belgium and other European countries, and the Church experiences...
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Nova Religio. 2017; 203135–138 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/nr.2017.20.3.135
Published: 01 February 2017
... religious terms as elsewhere caveat emptor should always be the watchword. Ian Reader, University of Manchester Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities. By Stuart A. Wright and Susan J. Palmer. Oxford, 2016. x + 288 pages. $99.00 cloth; $29.95 paper; ebook available. Although it nods to the...