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religious violence and new religious movements in twenty-first

"The next Aum: religious violence and new religious movements in twenty-first century Japan." PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) ... An Abstract. Of a thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy degree in. Religious Studies in the Graduate College of ..... He refused to bow during the reading.


The Social Construction of “Religion” and Its Limits: A Critical

brill.nl/mtsr. METHOD. THEORY in the. STUDY OF. RELIGION. &. The Social Construction of “Religion” and Its Limits: A Critical Reading of Timothy Fitzgerald .... argues that the deployment of the new concept of “religion”—or more exactly, ..... And Ira Chernus analyzes the neoconservative political movement, especially .


New religious movements

Reading A4. Eileen Barker, 'New religious movements: definitions, variety and numbers'. Reading A4 is taken from New Religious Movements: A Practical Introduction and is reproduced by kind permission of ... are religious in the sense that either they offer a religious or philosophical world-view, or they claim to provide the ...

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New Religious Movements and Freedom of Thought, Conscience

[7] They have also been the subject of innumerable studies and hours of debate by “politicians” all over Europe, as Iban has noted, 'they ... 'Reader in New Religious Movements: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements', Continuum International Publishing, 2006, especially Chapter 4 on 'New Religions and the ...


The Study of New Religious Movements and the Process of

between scholars studying new religious movements (NRMs), in particular those that have engaged in mass violence, ... research on new religious movements and more recent studies of radicalization in religious ...... 5 Based, that is, on media reports and the prior reading of such books as Mark Juergensmeyer's. Terror in ...


Religious Studies (RELS)

ritual and philosophy, in Asia and beyond, particularly the United States. RELS 291. Topics in Religious Studies. 1-3 Hours. Semester course; variable hours. 1- 3 credits. May be repeated with different topics for a maximum of six credits. Focused study of selected ideas, institutions, movements, time periods and/or thinkers.


Religious Studies

We offer both a major and a minor field of study as well as minors in Christian Studies and Catholic. Studies. ... Religious Studies. Published on Programs and Courses (http://www.upei.ca/programsandcourses). 3020 Cults, Sects, and New Religions. 3310 History of ... RS 302 - Cults, Sects, and New Religious Movements.


New religious movements: their incidence and significance

1999 The Institute of Oriental Philosophy European Centre. This version available ... article(s) in LSE Research Online to facilitate their private study or for non-commercial research. You may not engage in ... the first `sect' that comes to mind in a country such as Italy when the phrase new religious movement is mentioned?

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Gene Thursby introduced me to the work of Rodney Stark and encouraged the new religious movement angle. David Hackett introduced me to the work of Robert Wuthnow, as well as possibilities in the connection between the ascetic- lay orientation and the cult to church paradigm for the Krishna movement in America.



Reformation and Modern Christianity ______ RS-120. World Religions. ______ RS-142. Missiology. ______ RS-159. Old Testament. ______ One of: RS-101, - 102, -106, -108, -124, -154 - Prerequisite: RS 001; Recommended: RS 010. New Testament. ______ One of: RS-110, -111, -113, -114, -116 - Prerequisite: RS 010 ; ...


Alternative Spiritualities, New Religious Movements, and Jediism in

Australian Religion Studies Review these new religious movements and alternative spiritualities, and/or will they be under more scrutiny by the government and anti(new)-religious ... anxiety on new forms of religion. New Age And Neo-Paganism. While the number of people reading New Age books or attending New Age.


Religious Studies (RELS)

Religious Studies (RELS) 1. RELIGIOUS STUDIES (RELS). RELS 120 Philosophy and Religion 3 Credit Hours ... and new religious movements. The course tracks these experiences from the late .... This course will study selected readings from the Bible, first in regard to their own literary, historical, and cultural contents, and ...



Assistant Professor, Department of Religion Studies ... Areas of Specialization: South Asian Religions; Modern Indian Religious Movements; ... Indian Society: A Case Study of the Swadhyaya. Movement.” ▫ Paper accepted for the Mid-Atlantic American Academy of Religion Annual Conference,. New York, March 2014.

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It will serve as a gateway course into the study of Religion among numerous Asian, and East Asian. Studies, as ... This course offers a thematic introduction to the history of New Religious Movements (NRM) from the .... essays in an atmosphere conducive to close-reading and full-participation students will explore a wide-.


Plain Bible: New Religious Movements and Alternative Scriptures in

Jan 1, 2014 ... Willsky, Lydia. "The (Un) Plain Bible: New Religious Movements and Alternative Scriptures in Nineteenth-century America." Nova. Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 17, no. 4 (2014): 13-36. This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Religious Studies Department ...


F17 Myths Gods Syllabus section 1

This course introduces students to the academic study of religion by focusing on major theorists ... The interdisciplinary nature of religious studies also .... Monday 11/27 – New Religious Movements Cont. · no new reading. Thursday 11/30 – Religion and Media. · Gordon Lynch, “Religion, Media and the Cultures of everyday ...


Religious Studies

Recommended Courses: Religion, Philosophy, History and Anthropology. .... REL 4030. Methods in the Study of Religion. At least two of the following three core courses: RLG 5038. Advanced Fieldwork in Religious. Studies. RLG 6935. Seminar in ... new religious movements, the role of religion during times of war and ...



Religious Studies is the academic study of religion through multiple modes of crit- ... Comparative Religious Traditions: South Asia (South Asian Studies) .... A study of the theological, cultural, and political issues that prompted a variety of 16th Century Protestant movements. The course connects these new traditions to their  ...


Religious Studies Department

Lower-Division Requirements: Each student is required to take 3 lower-division courses distributed as follows: 1). Religious Studies 5. 2). Religious Studies 12 ... 113. Topics in Modern Islam. 130. Bible: New Testament. 121. Hebrew Bible/Old Testament. 133. Christian Origins. 124 (E-Z). Studies in Judaism from 70 C.E. to ...


472 Courses of Instruction

Religious Studies 339. H(3-0). Transformations of Religion in Africa. Nature of religion through a study of religious transformations in Africa. Religious Studies 341. H(3-0). New Religious Movements. An examination of the beliefs, practices and developments of new religious movements of both. Eastern and Western origins ...