Teaching new religious movements / edited by David G. Bromley.

In this volume, a group of senior NRM scholars who have been instrumental in the development of the field offer essays that present the basics of NRM scholarship along with guidance for teachers on classroom use.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from Oxford Scholarship Online
Other Authors: Bromley, David G.
Format: eBook
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press ; [Atlanta, GA] : American Academy of Religion, 2007.
Series:AAR teaching religious studies.
Table of Contents:
  • Teaching new religious movements/Learning from new religious movements / David G. Bromley
  • Introducing and defining the concept of a new religion / J. Gordon Melton
  • Disciplinary perspectives on new religious movements : views from the humanities and social sciences / John A. Saliba
  • Methodological issues in the study of new religious movements / David G. Bromley
  • New religious movements, countermovements, moral panics, and the media / James T. Richardson and Massimo Introvigne
  • The meaning and significance of new religious movements / Lorne L. Dawson
  • Deliberate heresies : new religious myths and rituals as critiques / Susan J. Palmer and David G. Bromley
  • Social building blocks of new religious movements : organization and leadership / E. Burke Rochford, Jr.
  • The dynamics of movement membership : joining and leaving new religious movements / Stuart A. Wright
  • Gender in new religions / Sarah M. Pike
  • Abuse in new religious movements : challenges for the sociology of religion / Janet Jacobs
  • New religious movements and violence / Thomas Robbins and John R. Hall
  • Responding to resistance in teaching about new religious movements / Eugene V. Gallagher
  • Teaching new religious movements on the world wide web / Douglas E. Cowan
  • Charting the information field : cult-watching groups and the construction of images of new religious movements / Eileen Barker
  • New religious movements : a bibliographic essay / William Sims Bainbridge.