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  • A Phenomenological Transformation of the Social Scientific Study of Religion.
    Blasi, Anthony J. (1985)
    New York & Bern: Peter Lang.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Weber, Max; Phenomenology; Anti-structure; Ritual; Moral; Conversion; Latin America; Pietist (mentality); Definition of religion; Cognitive distortion
  • Popular Occultism and Critical Social Theory: Exploring Some Themes in Adorno's Critique of Astrology and the Occult.
    Nederman, Cary J., and James Wray Goulding (1982)
    Sociological Analysis 42:4: 325-332.

    Occultism fosters pseudo-individualism & stifles self-reflection; it achieves a total internalization of domination, legitimating the irrationality of industrial society with a distorted consciousness.

    Associated Search Terms: Occult; Cognitive distortion; Critical theory; Sociology of knowledge; Astrology
  • On the Debanalization of Evil.
    Levine, Hillel (1980)
    In Gregory Baum (ed.) Sociology and Human Destiny. Essays on Sociology, Religion and Society. New York: Seabury, pp. 1-26.

    Associated Search Terms: Consciousness raising; Cognitive distortion
  • Worshiping the Absurd: the Negation of Social Causality among the Followers of Guru Maharaj Ji.
    Foss, Daniel A., and Ralph W. Larkin (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39;2: 157-164.

    Participant observation study showing former counter culture youth turning to Divine Light Mission in the absence of the plausibility of the former youth culture or acceptability of conventional society.

    Associated Search Terms: Youth culture; Divine Light Mission; Participant observation; Cognitive distortion
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