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  • Children of Jesus and Mary. The Order of Christ Sophia.
    Lewis, James R., and Nicholas M. Levine, with Christine Johnson, Lucille Michaels, Mary Francis Drake, and Scott L. Thumma (2010)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Study of a new religion, based on interviews, insider knowledge, and questionnaires. Unlike many new religions, this is not a youth phenomenon.

    Associated Search Terms: Order of Christ Sophia; Astrology; Esoteric; Mysticism; Syncretism
  • The Sociology of Esotericism.
    Granholm, Kennet (2009)
    In Peter B. Clarke (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Religion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 783-800.

    Describes esotericism as a scholars' category that includes diverse phenomena--occult, neo-pagan, etc.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric
  • L'intégrisme catholique schismatique de type mystique-ésotérique. Le cas des Apôtres de l'Amour infini.
    Geoffroy, Martin (2009)
    In Martin Geoffroy and Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (eds.) La religion à l'extrême. Montréal: Médiaspaul, pp. 219-240.

    History & description of an esoteric schismatic church in the Catholic tradition.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Schism; Integralism, Canada; Canada, Quebec; Sect; Catholic traditionalists; Apôtres de l'Amour infini, Canada; Esoteric
  • Hope for Healing: The Mobilization of Interest in Three Types of Religious Healing in the Netherlands Since 1850.
    Vellenga, Sipco J. (2008)
    Social Compass 55:3: 330-350.

    Interprets historical trends with market concepts.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Market model; Medical; Netherlands; Pentecostal, Netherlands; Esoteric; Entrepreneur, sectarian; Catholic, Netherlands; Healing
  • Embracing the Dark: The Magic Order of Dragan Rouge--Its Practice in Dark Magic and Meaning Making.
    Granholm, Kennet (2005)
    Abo: Abo Akademi University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic Order of Dragon Rouge; Esoteric
  • Religion and Popular Culture. A Hyper-Real Testament.
    Possamaï, Adam (2005)
    Bruxells: P.I.E.-Peter Lang.

    Observes popular culture as a symbolic resource for faith systems, especially in the New Age style.

    Associated Search Terms: Popular culture; Post-modern; Eclecticism; Esoteric; Alternative spirituality; Consumerism
  • Logique des bricolages: retours sur la nébuleuse mystique-ésotérique et au-delà.
    Champion, Françoise (2004)
    Recherches sociologiques 35:1: 59-77.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Syncretism
  • Spiritual Capital: Theorizing Religion with Bourdieu against Bordieu.
    Verter, Bradford (2003)
    Sociological Theory 21:2: 150-174.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Symbolic capital; Bourdieu, Pierre; Habitus; Spiritual capital; Conversion
  • Religião e Esoterismo entre Estudantes: Um Estudo Comparado Internacional.
    Valle-Höllinger, Adriana, Deis Sigueira, and Franz Höllinger (2002)
    Religião e sociedade 22:2: 115-134.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Students, undergraduate; Comparative
  • Secrecy and Consumer Culture: An Exploration of Esotericism in Contemporary Western Society Using the Work of Simmel and Baudrillard.
    Possamaï, Adam (2002)
    Autralian Religion Studies Review 15:1: 44-56.

    Associated Search Terms: Baudrillard, Jean; Esoteric; Popular culture; Simmel, Georg
  • Le soin des âmes et des corps en débat public: l'analyseur psycho-mystique-ésotérique.
    Champion, Françoise, and Valérie Rocchi (2000)
    In Pierre Brechon, J. Ion and B. Duriez (eds.) Religion et action dans l'espace public. Paris: L'Harmattan, pp. 241-253.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric
  • New Age: Re-Enchantment of the World?
    Höllinger, Franz (1999)
    In Luigi Tomasi (ed.) Alterntive Religions among European Youth. Aldershot, U.K.: Ashgate, pp. 45-55.

    Associated Search Terms: Magic; Disenchantment; Esoteric; New age
  • La "nébuleuse mystique-ésotérique": une décomposition du religieux entre humanisme revisité, magique, psychologique.
    Champion, Françoise (1995)
    In Jean-Baptiste Martin (ed.) Le défi magique. Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, pp. 314-325.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Mysticism; Magic
  • Nouveaux mouvements religieux et nouvelles religiosités mystiques-ésotériques.
    Champion, Françoise (1995)
    Cahiers français 273: 13-18.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Esoteric; Mysticism
  • Les croyances ésotériques: une reconstruction ludique du sacré.
    Bouchard, Alain (1992)
    In Raymond Lemieux and Micheline Milot (eds.), Les Croyances des Québécois. Esquisses pour une approache empirique. Cahiers du Recherche en Sciences de la Religion 11: 295-324.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Play; Sacred; Canada, Quebec
  • Individualisme, protetation holiste et hétéronomie dans les mouvances mystiques et ésotériques contemporaines.
    Champion, Françoise (1991)
    Social Compass 38:1: 33-41.

    Associated Search Terms: Esoteric; Mysticism; Individualism; New religions
  • La nébuleuse mystique-ésotérique: orientations psychoreligieuses dans les courants mystiques et ésotériques contemporains.
    Champion, Françoise (1990)
    In Françoise Champion and Danièle Hervieu-Léger, De l'émotion en religion. Renouveaux et traditions. Paris: Centurion, pp. 17-69.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Mysticism; Esoteric
  • Sun and Midnight: The Rudolph Steiner Movement and the Western Esoteric Tradition.
    Ahern, Geoffrey (1984)
    Wellingborough, U.K.: Aquarian Press.

    A study of Anthroposophy

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Esoteric; Anthroposophy
  • Esoteric "New Religious Movements" and the Western Esoteric Tradition.
    Ahern, Geoffrey (1983)
    In Eileen Barker 9ed.0, Of Gods and Men. New Religious Moement sin the West. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 165-176.

    Overview & consideration in the light of the new religious movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Rosicrucian; Mysticism; Cult; New religions; Esoteric
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