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  • The Sorokin Multidimensional Inventory of Love Experience (SMILE): Development, Validation, and Religious Determinants.
    Levin, Jeffrey S., and Berton H. Kaplan (2010)
    Review of Religious Research 51:4: 380-401.

    Develops a scale based on Pitirim A. Sorokin's writings on religion and love.

    Associated Search Terms: Altruism; Love; Sorokin, Pitirim A.; Scale
  • Charisma and Corruption in the Love Family: Toward a Theory of Corruption in Charismatic Cults.
    Balch, Robert W. (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. 155-179.

    Based on 1980-84 visits & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: United States, Washington, Seattle; New religions; Deviance/social control; Charisma; Love Family; Corruption; Commune
  • Money and Power in Utopia. An Economic History of the Love Family.
    Balch, Robert W. (1988)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Money and Power in the New Religions. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen press, pp. 185-221.

    Associated Search Terms: Power; New religions; Love Family
  • New Religious Movements in the Caribbean.
    Hurbon, LaŽnnec (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 145-176.

    Associated Search Terms: Caribbean; Pentecostal, Caribbean; New religions; Mita, Caribbean; Rastafarian, Caribbean; Apostles of Infinite Love, Caribbean; Mahikari, Caribbean; Seventh-day Adventist, Caribbean; Jehovahīs Witness, Caribbean; Catholic traditionalists; Catholic, traditionalist movement
  • The Substructure of Religion: A Further Study.
    Wright, Stuart A., and William V. D'Antonio (1980)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19:3: 292-298.

    1977 questionnaire data from resident students at the U. of Connecticut lend no support for Yinger's proposed substructure of religion--suffering, injustice, meaninglessness. Love was a more common theme, but was also shown not to be a substructure.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Love; Yinger, J. Milton; Students, undergraduate
  • Virtues for the Sociology of Religion.
    Moberg, David O. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39;1: 1-18.

    Argues for value-informed sociology, with the virtues of integrity, humility, love, justice, vision, & transcendence.

    Associated Search Terms: Values; Love; Ethics; Justice; Transcendence
  • A Preliminary Note on Love and Justice: The Effect of Religious Values on Liberalism and Conservatism.
    Schoenfeld, Eugene (1974)
    Review of Religious Research 16:1: 41-46.

    Sees the religious value, love, leading to treating symptoms of social problems (political conservatism), & justice leading to preventing social problems (political liberalism).

    Associated Search Terms: Love; Justice; Politics
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