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  • Christianity Made in Japan. A Study of Indigenous Movements.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1998)
    Honolulu: University of Hawai'I Press.

    Studies the independent Japanese Christian churches; ch. 7 describes the accommodation of Christianity to the Japanese commemoration of ancestral dead.

    Associated Search Terms: Accommodation; Ancestor; Death; Big tradition; Minor founder; Christian, Japan; Little tradition; Indigenization; Transplantation; Japan
  • Modern Godmen in India: A Sociological Apraisal.
    Mehta, Uday (1993)
    Bombay: Popular Prakashan.

    Studies cults of Swami Srila Prabhu Pada & Bhagwan Rajneesh.

    Associated Search Terms: India; Charisma; Rajneesh; Founder; Hare Krishna
  • On Founders and Followers: Some Factors in the Development of New Religious Movements.
    Johnson, Benton (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53S: S1-S13.

    Associated Search Terms: Founder; New religions
  • Charisma and Religious Leadership: An Historical Analysis.
    Barnes, Douglas F. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:1: 1-18.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Founder; Charisma; Leadership; Comparative
  • L'Ordre religieux comme projet rêve: utopie et/ou secte? Étude comparative d'un cas.
    Lévesque, Benoît (1976)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 41: 77-108.

    Examines the Clercs de Saint-Viateur, but found few traces of utopian or sectarian thought; but the sermons of Louis Querbes & the life of a Trappist reformer, Augustin de Lestrange, show a utopianism that influenced Lamennais, Guéranger, & Lacordaire.

    Associated Search Terms: Utopian; Catholic, France; Clercs de Saint-Viateur; Orders/congregations; Founder
  • The Sociology of Religion. Volume Four. Types of Religious Man.
    Stark, Werner (1970)
    New York: Fordham University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Clergy role; Historical; Weber, Max; Charisma; Priest; Founder; Monk; Saints
  • Church Sects and Parties.
    Mosca, Gaetano (1933)
    Social Forces 14:1: 53-63.

    Translation of a chapter of Elementi di scienza politica (1895), 1923.

    Associated Search Terms: Founder; Conflict
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