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  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Case study; Nuwaubian; Violence; The Family; State; Social movement; Scientology; Twelve Tribes; Persecution; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Child abuse; Branch Davidian; Brainwashing; Apostate; Anti-cult movement; Conflict theory; Moral panic
  • Ranking Faiths: Religious Stratification in America.
    Davidson, James D., and Ralph E. Pyle (2011)
    Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield.

    Neither extreme nor minimal religious inequality, but moderate levels, have destabilized American society & are likely to destabiize other societies.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; United States; Stratification; Historical; State; Conflict theory
  • Ancient Judaism and early Christianity: A Critical Dialectical/conflict Approach to Biblical History.
    Goldstein, Warren S. (2006)
    In Warren S. Goldstein (ed.) Marx, Critical Theory, and Religion. A Critique of Rational Choice. Leiden: Brill, pp. 205-222.

    Narrates Hebrew & early Christian history from a conflict perspective & dialectic of prophecy/priesthood; the account of Christian origins differs from that of those who use higher criticism.

    Associated Search Terms: Hebrew; Early Christian; Dialectic; Conflict theory; Prophetic-priestly
  • Do you believe in pilgrimage? Communitas, contestation and beyond.
    Coleman, Simon (2002)
    Anthropological Theory 2:3: 355-368.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Communitas; Conflict theory
  • One True God: Historical Consequences of Monotheism.
    Stark, Rodney (2001)
    Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press.

    Focuses on Christianity.

    Associated Search Terms: Monotheism; Conflict; Rational choice theory; Missions; Historical
  • Towards a Dynamic Theory of Ethno-Religious Conflict
    Fox, Jonathan (1999)
    Nations nd Nationalism 5:4: 431-463.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Conflict theory; Conflict
  • Religious Movements and Violence: A Friendly Critique of the Interpretive Approach.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1997)
    Nova religion 1:1: 13-29. Comment by Jeffrey Kaplan 1:1: 30-49.

    Argues for greater objectivity and less sympathy in studying violence associated with apocalyptic religions.

    Associated Search Terms: Conflict; Constructionist theory; Violence; Suicide; New religions
  • La fede senza nemico.
    Michel, Patrick (1996)
    Milano: Guerini e Associati.

    The Catholic Church will have difficulty adapting to society without Communism as an enemy.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic; Conflict theory
  • The Comparative Implications of Functional and Conflict Theory as Theoretical Frameworks for Religious Research and Religious Decision Making.
    Neal, Marie Augusta (1979)
    Review of Religious Research 21:1: 24-50.

    Exposition of the sociology of Talcott Parsons & of Karl Marx; finds the former neglects issues of power & who benefits from functions.

    Associated Search Terms: Functionalism; Conflict theory; Marxian; Parsons, Talcott
  • Análisis critico al marco teórico de la secularización en las relaciones religión-sociedad.
    Rodriguez, P. Jaime (1978)
    Revista paraguaya de sociologia 15/41: 35-56.

    Criticizes secularization theory as an approach to the depoliticization of Latin American Catholicism; examines modernization using conflict theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, Latin America; Conflict; Modernization; Conflict theory; Secularization; Latin America
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