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  • Thinking sociologically about religion and violence: The case of ISIS.
    Juergensmeyer, Mark (2018)
    Sociology of Religion 79:1: 20-34.

    A sense that one's culture is under threat generates violent movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; World view; Violence; Social movement; Islamicist
  • Rationalizing judgment day: A content analysis of Harold Camping's Open Forum program.
    Sarno, Charles, Benjamin Shestakofsky, Helen Shoemaker, and Rebecca Aponte (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 199-221.

    Content analysis of radio programs after they predicted the apocalypse.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Apocalyptic; Cognitive dissonance; Disconfirmation; Media; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Apocalipsis maya: Una creencia posmoderna en la era de la información.
    De la Torre, Renée, and Lizette Campechano (2014)
    Revista Brasileira de História das Religiões 20:7: 35-57.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Internet; Mayan; Post-modern
  • La problématique apocalyptique dans l'anthropologie italienne: de Vittorio Lanternari à Ernesto De Martino.
    Massenzio, Marcello, and Andrea Alessandri (2013)
    Archives de Sciences Sociales des Religions 161:1: 127-145.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; DeMartino, Ernesto; Lanternari, Vittorio
  • Of prophets and propaganda: An exploration of modern Christian dispensationalism using the work of Martin Riesebrodt.
    Reed, Randall (2012)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 51:3: 468-481.

    Uses Riesebrodt's framework to describe contemporary American apocalyptic (dispensationalism).

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Discourse; Riesebrodt, Martin
  • Apocalypse. From Antiquity to the Empire of Modernity.
    Hall, John R. (2009)
    Indianapolis: John Wiley & Sons.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Historical
  • Arbeit an den Apokalypse. Zur Begriffsbestimmung von 'Fundamentalismus.'
    Fischer, Karsten (2006)
    Berliner Journal für Soziologie 16:4: 425-440.

    Sees apocalypticism as a basic trait of fundamentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Fundamentalism
  • De la destrucción de mundo al cuidado de nuestro cuerpo: la reconfiguración utópica en la iglesia Adventista del Séptimo Día.
    Ceriani Cernadas, César (2002)
    Cuadernos del Instituto Nacional de Antropología 2000/02:19: 147-165.

    Associated Search Terms: Medical; Seventh-day Adventist; Apocalyptic
  • Sources of Volatility in Religious Movements.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (2002)
    In David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton (eds.), Cults, Religion, and Violence. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 57-79.

    Apocalyptic or millennialist orientations & totalistic characteristics may predispose a movement-society relationship toward violence, but such are not sufficient for it.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Total institution; Apocalyptic; Social movement; Millenarian; New religions
  • The Danger of Enlightenment: Apocalyptic Hopes and Anxieties in the Order of the Solar Temple.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2001)
    In Richard Caron, Joscelyn Godwin, Wouter J. Hanegraaff, and Jean-Louis Vieillard-Baron (eds.), Esotérisme, gnoses et imaginarie symbolique: mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, pp. 437-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Solar Temple
  • The Remnant Faithful: A Case Study of Contemporary Apocalyptic Catholicism.
    Luebbers, Amy (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:2: 221-241.

    Based on interviews with followers of a Marian visionary. Perceptions of end times mystify North America's fundamentalist culture in response to the disintegration of a formerly crystallized Catholic worldview. Illustrates common features of the movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Marian; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Apocalyptic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • Heilige Reste und ihr Eigensinn: Protestantische und katholische Apokalyptiker.
    Ebertz, Michael N. (1999)
    In Michael N. Ebertz and Reinhold Zwick (eds.) Jüngste Tage. Die Gegenwart der Apokalyptik. Freiburg: Herder.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic
  • A construção do fim do mundo. Para uma releitura dos movimentos sócio-religiosos do Brasil "rústico.
    Pompa, Cristina (1998)
    Revista de antropología da USP 41:1: 117-214.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Brazil; Social movement; Apocalyptic
  • Apocalisse duemila: Tecnocrati dell-Armageddon di Aum Shinrikyo.
    Maniscalco, Maria Luisa (1998)
    Sociologia 1998:1: 5-32.

    Associated Search Terms: Aum Shinrikyo; Japan; Millennial; Millenarian, Japan; Apocalyptic
  • AIDS as an Apocalyptic Metaphor in North America.
    Palmer, Susan J. (1997)
    Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; AIDS
  • D.W. Riddle e la funzione sociale di apocalissi e martirologi. Un recupero critico.
    Staples, Peter (1996)
    Religioni e società 11/24: 48-62.

    Review of the sociology of early Christianity formulated by the early 20th century scholar Donald W. Riddle.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Early Christian; Martyr; Riddle, Donald W.; Apocalyptic
  • Prophecy & Apocalypticism. The Postexilic Social Setting.
    Cook, Stephen L. (1995)
    Minneapolis: Fortress.

    Contrary to deprivtion theroy, Ezekiel 38-39, Zechariah 1-8, and Joel are proto-apocalyptic literature of priests holding power.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Hebrew; Apocalyptic; Deprivation
  • Holy Nigerian Nationalism and Apocalyptic Visions of the Nation.
    Igwara, Obi (1995)
    Nations and Nationalism 1:3: 327-355.

    Associated Search Terms: Nationalism; Apocalyptic; Nigeria
  • Sects and Violence. Factors Enhancing the Volatility of Marginal Religious Movements.
    Robbins, Thomas L., and Dick Anthony (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.) Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: U. of Chicago Press., pp. 236-259.

    Also in Lorne L. Dawson (ed.) Cults in Context. Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements. Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, 1996; New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1998, pp. 343-363.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Sect; Violence; Charisma
  • Harold Camping and the stillborn apocalypse.
    Cohen, Edmund (1995)
    Free Inquiry 15: 35-43.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Disconfirmation; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Public Narratives and the Apocalyptic Sect. From Jonestown to Mt. Carmel.
    Hall, John R. (1995)
    In Stuart A. Wright (ed.), Armageddon in Waco. Critical Perspectives on the Branch Davidian Conflict. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 205-235.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Waco; Jonestown; Sect; Branch Davidian; Apocalyptic; Suicide
  • Sect-State Relations: Accounting for the Differing Trajectories of Seventh-Day Adventists and Jehovah's Witnesses.
    Lawson, Ronald (1995)
    Sociology of Religion 56:4: 351-377.

    Compares paths that led the Witnesses to become an established sect & the Adventists more a denomination.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Typology; State; Apocalyptic; Comparative; Jehovah´s Witness
  • Apocalíptico popular: uma dimensão di visão escatológica de Antônio Conselheiro.
    Otten, Alexandre (1994)
    Religião e sociedade 16:3: 64-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Eschatology; Apocalyptic; Brazil
  • The Construction and Social Function of a Counter-cosmos in the Revelation of John.
    DeSilva, David A. (1993)
    Foundations & Facets Forum 9:1/2: 47-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Literature; Apocalyptic; Early Christian
  • The apocalyptic theme in religious orders.
    Séguy, Jean (1993)
    In Eileen Barker, James A. Beckford, and Karel Dobbelaere (eds.) Secularization, Rationalism and Sectarianism. Essays in Honour of Bryan R. Wilson. Oxford: Clarendon, pp. 203-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Orders/congregations
  • Political Oppression in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: A Social-Scientific Approach.
    Esler, Philip Francis (1993)
    Listening. Journal of Religion and Culture 28;3: 181-199.

    Overview of Jewish & Christian apocalyptic, & comparisons with parallel phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Apocalyptic; Introversion; Jewish; Early Christian
  • The Revelation to John: A Case Study in Apocalyptic Propaganda and the Maintenance of Sectarian Identity.
    DeSilva, David A. (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:4: 375-395.

    Sees the Revelation of John as a protest document & call to action.

    Associated Search Terms: Early Christian; Revolution; Literature; Apocalyptic
  • Il nuovi movimenti religiosi neo-orientali fra apocalisse ed ecosofia.
    Pace, Enzo (1992)
    La critica sociologica 102: 13-27.

    Based on interviews with leaders of the Italian Rajneesh & Hare Krishna movements; focuses on stances toward environmentalism.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Hare Krishna, Italy; Rajneesh, Italy; Italy; Environmentalism
  • The History of a Metaphor: Christian Zionism as the Politics of Apocalypse.
    Nederveen Pieterse, Jan (1991)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 75: 75-104.

    Explores the place of the theme, Jewish return to Zion, in the thought of some Christian groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic
  • The Secularization of Dread and Despair: Demand for a Day of Reckoning.
    Fenn, Richard K. (1991)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.), Religion and the Social Order: Volume I. New Developments in Theory and Research. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 53-72.

    Hypothesizes a contemporary emergence of a desire for a masochistic test of wills on a final day of reckoning, to escape present secular anxiety.

    Associated Search Terms: Secularization; Hope; Apocalyptic
  • Enoch and Daniel: A Form Critical and Sociological Study of Historical Apocalypses.
    Reid, Stephen Breck (1989)
    Berkeley, California: BIBAL Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Jewish; Hebrew
  • The Social World of Apocalyptic Writings.
    Davis, Philip R. (1989)
    In Ronald Ernest Clements (ed.), The World of Ancient Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 251-271.

    Reviews the literature. Politically established & culturally cosmopolitan scribes were responsible for apocalyptic writings.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Hebrew; Literature
  • Le catholicisme italien à l'époque de l'unité: apocalypse et compromis.
    Prandi, Carlo (1984)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 58:1: 67-83.

    Traces the rhetoric of La civiltà cattolica, Pope Pius IX, & Don Bosco, from references to impending catastrophe to a more moderate stance at the end of the 19th century.

    Associated Search Terms: Politics, Italy; Italy; Apocalyptic
  • Social Aspects of Palestinian Jewish Apocalypticism.
    Nickelsburg, George W.E. (1983)
    In David Hellholm (ed.) Apocalypticism in the Mediterranean World and the Near East. Tübingen: J.C.B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck), pp. 641-654.

    Reviews the literature, noting methodological problems. Examines the specific case of the "Epistle of Enoch" (1 Enoch 92-105).

    Associated Search Terms: Palestine; Apocalyptic; Hebrew
  • Charisma, Utopia and Communal Life. The Case of Neorural Apocalyptic Communes in France.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (1982)
    Social Compass 29:1: 41-58.

    Associated Search Terms: Rural; Charisma; Commune; Apocalyptic; France
  • Les mouveaux apocalyptiques.
    Hervieu-Léger, Danièle (1980)
    Lumière et Vie 29/148: 13-31.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic
  • The Dawn of Apocalyptic: The Historical and Sociological Roots of Jewish Apocalyptic Eschatology.
    Hanson, Paul D. (1976)
    Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

    Develops a typology based on Max Weber, Karl Mannheim, & Ernst Troeltsch; examines the relationship between prophecy & apocalyptic.

    Associated Search Terms: Mannheim, Karl; Apocalyptic; Eschatology; Weber, Max; Prophecy; Hebrew; Troeltsch, Ernst
  • Contestation socio-religieuse et apocalyptique dans le judéo-christianisme.
    Hadot, Jean (1967)
    Archives de sociologie des religions 24: 35-47.

    An overview of major research challenges for the sociological scholar of primitive Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Early Christian
  • From Apocalypse to Martyrology.
    Riddle, Donald W. (1927)
    Anglican Theological Review 9:3: 260-280.

    Sees Jewish apocalyptic literature & Christian martyrologies as writings designed to control the religions' members during episodes of persecution.

    Associated Search Terms: Social control; Hebrew; Martyr; Apocalyptic; Early Christian; Jewish; Literature; Persecution
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