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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: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • Introduction.
    Wright, Stuart A., and James T. Richardson (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 1-22.

    Provides a general narrative of a state government raid on a polygamist ranch, showing that an anti-cult view prevailed over evidence in launching the raid.

    Associated Search Terms: Polygyny; Persecution; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Social construction of reality; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Anti-cult movement
  • Texas Redux. A Comparative Analysis of the FLDS and Branch Davidian Raids.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Jennifer Lara Fagen (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 150-177..

    Despite obvious differences, the 2 raids were similar in the role played by anticult activists & ex-members, the media, state agents, & accusations made.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Texas, Eldorado; Anti-cult movement; Comparative; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; United States, Texas, Waco; Waco; Branch Davidian
  • Deconstructing Official Rationales for the Texas State Raid on the FLDS.
    Wright, Stuart A. (2011)
    In Stuart A. Wright and James T. Richardson (eds.) Saints under Siege. The Texas State Raid on the Fundamentalist Latter Day Saints. New York: New York University Press, pp. 124-149.

    Explores stratagems & rhetorical themes used to raid a religious commune & separate children from their families.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral crusade; Moral panic; Social construction of reality; Anti-cult movement; United States, Texas, Eldorado; Deviance amplification; Apostate; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Social problem
  • Mundane Materialism. Economic Survival and Theological Evolution within Jesus Movement Groups.
    Stewart, David Tabb, and James T. Richardson (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 491-505. [Also in Journal of the American Academy of Religion 67:4 (1999)].

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus People; Economic; Jesus movement; Theology
  • Marriage, Ideology, and Commitment: Negotiating Ideological Change in a Jesus People Communal Movement.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 141-162.

    Based on interviews with ex-members of Shiloh (known as "Christ Communal Organization" in sociological literature of its time).

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Commune; Jesus movement; Jesus People
  • "On or Off the Bus": Identity, Belonging, and Schims. A Case Study of a Neo-pentecostal House Church.
    Chambers, Paul (1997)
    In Stephen Hung, Malcolm Hamilton, and Tony Walter (eds.), Charismatic Christianity. Sociological Perspectives. New York: St. Martin's; London: MacMillan, pp. 140-159.

    Middle class countercultural converts entering a Wales Elim Pentecostal church in the 1980s led to schism. The old congregation all but died; the new had a 2nd schism along age lines. The younger group became a short-lived authoritarian commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Network; Stratification; Great Britain, South Wales, Pontnewydd; Jesus movement; Schism; Elim Pentecostal Church; Participant observation; Pentecostal, neo, Great Britain
  • Continuity in Collapse: Departures from Shiloh.
    Goldman, Marion S. (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 342-353.

    Analyzes 1987-88 questionnaire data from former Jesus People commune members; after the organization disintegrated, former members joined conservative churches rather than return to childhood denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement
  • The Jewish Messianic Movement. From Faction to Sect.
    Elliott, John H. (1995)
    In Philip F. Esler (ed.), Modeling Early Christianity. Social-Scientific Studies of the New Testament in its Context. London: Routledge, pp. 74-95.

    Conceptualizes the Jesus movement as a faction & early Christianity as a sect.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Early Christian; Sect; Typology; Faction
  • Rule Making and Rule Breaking in a Jesus Community.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 181-201.

    The loosening of internal rules undermined the commune's boundaries & ultimately its existence; based on interviews with former members.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Commune; Boundary maintenance; Accommodation; Sexuality; Deviance/social control; Jesus People; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement
  • Assessment of Former Members of Shiloh: The Adjective Check List 17 Years Later.
    Taslimi, Cheryl Rowe, Ralph W. Hood, Jr., and Paul J. Watson (1991)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Relgiion 30:3: 306-311.

    Personality test replication with former members of Shiloh, a disbanded Oregon Jesus People commune; results suggest more normalcy.

    Associated Search Terms: Personality test; Jesus movement; Deprivation; Commune
  • Dying to Self: Self-control Through Self-abandonment.
    Gordon, David F. (1984)
    Sociological Analysis 45:1: 41-56.

    1973-75 study of 2 Jesus People groups; focuses on individual self-transformations within them.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Self
  • The Role of the Local Social Context in Social Movement Accommodation: A Case Study of Two Jesus People Groups.
    Gordon, David F. (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:4: 381-395.

    Based on a study of 2 Jesus People groups; suburban & urban environments were important factors in shaping religious movement organizations.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Urban
  • Experiential Fundamentalism: Revisions of Orthodoxy in the Jesus Movement.
    Richardson, James T., and Rex Davis (1983)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 51:3: 397-425. [Also in William Shaffir and L. Greenspan (eds.) Identification and the Revival of Orthodoxy. The Hague: Mouton, 1983]

    Examines the belief structure of the Jesus People in general, particularly that of the Children of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Children of God; Jesus movement
  • Form and Fluidity in Two Contemporary Glossolalic Movements.
    Richardson, James T., and M.T. Vincent Reidy (1980)
    Annual Review of the Scoial Sciences of Religion 4: 183-220.

    Compares the neo-Pentecostal & Jesus movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Pentecostal, neo; Jesus movement; Glossolalia
  • The Evolution of a Jesus Movement Organization.
    Richardson, James T., Robert B. Simmonds, and Mary White Stewart (1979)
    Journal of Voluntary Action Research 8:3/4: 93-111.

    Examines "Christ Communal Organization" as an organization--goals, leadership, material support system, living arrangements, training, & recruitment methods.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Commune; Jesus movement
  • Organized Miracles. A Study of a Contemporary, Youth Communal, Fundamentalist Organization.
    Richardson, James T., Mary W. Stewart, and Robert B. Simmonds (1979)
    New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction.

    Based on 1971-77 observation data & 3 personality instruments used on members of "Christ Communal Organization," pseudonym for a group that began in Southern California.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Youth; Social movement; Commune
  • From Cult to Sect: Creative Eclecticism in New Religious Movements.
    Richardson, James T. (1979)
    Pacific Sociological Review 22:2: 139-166.

    Focuses on the evolution of cults into sects; uses the Jesus movement as an illustration.

    Associated Search Terms: Cult; Jesus movement; Sect; Change
  • Identity and Social Commitment.
    Gordon, David F. (1978)
    In Hans Mol (ed.), Identity and Religion. International, Cross-Cultural Approaches. Beverly Hills, California: Sage, pp. 229-241.

    Compares 2 Jesus People groups in a Midwest American city, one communal & one not.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Comparative; Jesus movement
  • Jews for Jesus: An Anthropological Study.
    Lipson, Juliene Gloria (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, San Francisco. [DA 40:2 A, p. 940] [New York: AMS Press, 1988]

    Focuses on a Hebrew Christian group that evolved out of the 1970s Jesus movement. Proposes generation-specific religious movements & ethnic identity reasons, rather than deprivations, for joining.

    Associated Search Terms: Generations; Jesus movement; Deprivation; Jews for Jesus
  • The Jesus People: Fundamentalism and Changes in Factors Associated with Conservatism.
    Stones, Christopher R. (1978)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 17:2: 155-158.

    Studies English-speaking members of the Jesus movement in Johannesburg; conversion made them more biblically fundamentalist, less ecclesiastically fundamentalist, less conservative, less militarist, & less antihedonist.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, South Africa; Jesus movement; South Africa, Johannesburg; Conversion
  • Conversion to Fundamentalism.
    Richardson, James T., Mary White Stewart, and Robert B. Simmonds (1978)
    society 15:4: 46-52. [also in Thomas Robbins and Dick Anthony (eds.) In Gods We Trust. New Patterns of Religious Pluralism in America. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transaction, 1981, pp. 127-139.

    Consideration of "Christ Communal Organization" members' conversions.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Jesus movement; Youth; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Conversion
  • Conversion Process Models and the Jesus Movement.
    Richardson, James T., and Mary White Stewart (1977)
    American Behavioral Scientist 20:6: 819-838.

    Develops a model from previous models of conversion, taking into account the degree of congruence of a group with the potential converts' predispositions & the strength of affective ties with group members.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Conversion
  • Conversion or Addiction?: Consequences of Joining a Jesus Movement Group.
    Simmonds, Robert B. (1977)
    American Behavioral Scientist 20:6: 909-924.

    Uses personality assessment data on a Jesus People group in the western U.S.; sees conversion as less a transformation of self than a change in addiction.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Self; Conversion
  • The Jesus People: Changes in Security and Life-style as a Function of Nonconformist Religious Influence.
    Stones, Christopher R. (1977)
    Journal of Social Psychology 97: 127-133.

    Studies Jesus movement members in Johannesburg.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; South Africa, Johannesburg
  • The Jesus People in South Africa. A Personal Encounter.
    Stones, Christophr R. (1977)
    Odyssey 1:5: 28-32.

    Studies Jesus movement members in Johannesburg.

    Associated Search Terms: South Africa, Johannesburg; Jesus movement
  • The People of the Jesus Movement: A Personality Assessment of Members of a Fundamentalist Religious Community.
    Simmonds, Robert B. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno. [DA 38:2 B, p. 969]

    Uses a questionnaire, personality tests, & other instruments on members of a fundamentalist communal sect that was part of the Jesus People movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Jesus movement
  • Life Style: Courtship, Marriage and Family in Changing Jesus Movement Organizations.
    Harder, Mary W., James T. Richardson, and Robert Simmonds (1976)
    International Review of Modern Sociology 6:1: 155-172.

    Studies the oldest & best organized segment of the Jesus Movement, having some 1,000 members in the U.S. Based on interview & participant observation data; shows a slow liberalization of life style.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement
  • A Jesus Movement Group: An Adjective Check List Assessment.
    Simmonds, Robert B., James T. Richardson, and Mary W. Harder (1976)
    Journal for the Scientific Study oif Religion 15:4: 323-337.

    Personality test data from Shiloh, a Jesus People commune in Oregon; many "maladapted" persons, but interpretation is required.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Commune; Deprivation; Personality test
  • Typology of American restitutionism: From frontier revivalism to the Jesus Movement.
    Hill, Samuel S. (1976)
    Journal of the American Academy of Religion 44: 65-76.

    Associated Search Terms: Revivalism; United States; Nationalism; Jesus movement
  • Jesus in Berkeley.
    Heinz, Donald J. (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley. [DA 37:4 A, p. 2245]

    Ethnography of a Jesus group in Berkeley, California, that split in 1975 into a coalition of neo-evangelical ministries & a tightly-structured family church.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian World Liberation Front; Jesus movement; United States, California, Berkeley
  • The Christian World Liberation Front.
    Heinz, Donald J. (1976)
    In Charles Y. Glock and Robert N. Bellah (eds.), The New Religious Consciousness. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp. 143-161.

    Based on a field study conducted in Berkeley, California, during the early 1970s.

    Associated Search Terms: Christian World Liberation Front; Jesus movement; United States, California, Berkeley
  • The Jesus People Movement: A Sociological Analysis.
    Balswick, Jack O. (1974)
    In Patrick H. McNamara (ed.), Religion American Style. New York: Harper, pp. 359-366.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement
  • Organizational Aspects of a Jesus Movement Community.
    Simmonds, Robert B., James T. Richardson, and Mary W. Harder (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 269-281.

    Describes an agricultural Jesus People commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Commune
  • The Jesus Movement: An Assessment.
    Richardson, James T. (1974)
    Listening: Journal of Religion and Culture 9:3: 20-42.

    Interpretation using Smelser's model of collective behavior; describes a commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Collective behavior; Jesus movement; Commune
  • Les "Jesus Freaks" et le retour à la respectabilité.
    Mauss, Armand L., and Donald W. Petersen (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 283-301.

    Studies the Jesus movement, 1971-73, during its process of routinization; it served as a way station to respectability for a cohort of stigmatized youth.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Youth culture; Stigma
  • The Jesus People: An Identity Synthesis Interpretation.
    Gordon, David F. (1974)
    Urban Life and Culture 3:2: 159-179.

    Based on 1971-72 participant observation & interviews in an inner-city Jesus commune; discusses types of identity modification & religious career.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Commune; Jesus movement; Identity
  • Sex Roles in the Jesus Movement.
    Harder, Mary W. (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 345-353.

    Discusses the subservience of women in a Jesus commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Sex role; Women; Commune; Jesus movement
  • Croissance, Développement et Fin d'une Secte Conversioniste: Les Jesus People de Milwaukee.
    Jacobson, Cardell K., and Thomas J. Pilarzyk (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 255-268.

    The sect failed to routinize the affective & instrumental roles of its charismatic leader or to socialize its converts because of eagerness to expand.

    Associated Search Terms: Socialization; United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Jesus People; Routinization; Jesus movement
  • I Neopentecostali in Italia. Dal Jesus Movement ai Bambini di Dio.
    Castiglione, Miriam (1974)
    Torino: Claudiana.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement, Italy; Italy; Children of God, Italy; Pentecostal, neo, Italy
  • The Jesus People Movement: A Generational Interpretation.
    Balswick, Jack O. (1974)
    Journal of Social Issues 30:3: 23-42.

    Based on 1971 participant observation in a California group of young Jesus People, having counterculture traits (subjectivism, informality, spontaneity, & new communication forms) & many fundamentalist & Pentecostal traits.

    Associated Search Terms: Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Counterculture; Generations; Jesus movement; Pentecostal, U.S.A.
  • En quise d'introduction: comment se sauver de l'anomie et de l'aliénation. Jesus People et Catholiques Pentecostaux.
    Pin, Émile Jean (1974)
    Social Compass 21:3: 227-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Alienation; Pentecostal, Catholic; Catholic, U.S.A.; United States; Anomie
  • The Children of Christ Commune: a Study of a Fundamentalist Communal Sect.
    Harder, Mary W. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Nevada, Reno. [DA 33:12 A, p. 7036]

    Describes a fundamentalist communal sect that was part of the Jesus movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Commune
  • The Cross and the Commune. An Interpretation of the Jesus People.
    Petersen, Donald W., and Armand L. Mauss (1973)
    In Charles Y. glock (ed.) Religion in Sociological Perspective: Essays in the Empirical Study of Religion. Belmont, California: Wadsworth, pp. 261-279. [Also in Robert R. Evans (ed.) Socia Movements. Chicago: Rand McNally, 1973, pp. 150-170]

    Based on 1971-72 interviews in Spokane & Seattle, Washington, & in Idaho.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Jesus movement
  • Causes and Consequences of the Jesus Movement in America.
    Richardson, James T. (1973)
    social Studies. Irish Journal of Sociology 2:5: 457-473.

    Applies Smelser's collective behavior model: structural conduciveness, structural strain, spread of a generalized belief, precipitating factors, & mobilization of participants for action.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Social movement; Collective behavior
  • Contemporary "Post-Drug" Cults: A Comparison of Two Groups.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of North Carolina. [DA 35:1 A, p. 588]

    Compares 2 1960s countercultural youth religions--a Meher Baba community & a Jesus People commune.

    Associated Search Terms: Drug; Jesus movement; Meher Baba
  • Getting it on with Jesus: A Study of Adult Socialization.
    Gregg, Roy Gene (1973)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of Southern California. [DA 34:7 A, p. 4427]

    Based on field observation & interviews in a Jesus commune called Mansion Messiah, in a large western American state; the commune resembled the "total institution."

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Total institution; Commune
  • One Way: The Jesus Movement and Its Meaning.
    Ellwood, Robert S. (1973)
    Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: prentice-hall.

    Includes observations from the early 1970s in the Los Angeles area.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; United States, California, Los Angeles
  • The Limits of Symbolic Realism: Problems of Empathetic Field Observation in a Sectarian Context.
    Robbins, Thomas L., Dick Anthony, and Thomas E. Curtis (1973)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 12:3: 259-271. Comment by Robert N. Bellah 13:4 (1974): 487-489. Reply by Thomas L. Robbins, Dick Anthony, and Thomas E. Curtis 13:4 (1974): 491-495.

    Sectarians may resist researchers who study them empathetically without sharing their beliefs.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Jesus movement; Sect; Methodology; Symbolic realism
  • That New-Time Religion: The Jesus Revival in America.
    Jorstad, Erling (1972)
    Minneapolis: Augsburg.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement
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