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  • Patients and Pilgrims. Changing Attitudes Toward Psychotherapy of Converts to Eastern Mysticism.
    Anthony, Dick, Thomas Robbins, Madeleine Doucas, and Thomas E. Curtis (1977)
    American Behavioral Scientist 20:6: 861-886.

    Describes experiences with psychotherapy of converts to the Meher Baba & the Guru Maharaj ji movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Divine Light Mission; Meher Baba; Psychotherapy
  • Meher Baba--The Sociology of Religious Conversion.
    McGee, Michael (1976)
    Graduate Journal 9:1/2: 43-71.

    Based on 1967 & later field work in Chapel Hill, North Carolina; reports background & observations.

    Associated Search Terms: Meher Baba; Conversion; United States, North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • The Meher Baba Movement: Its Effect on Post-Adolescent Social Alienation.
    Anthony, Dick, and Thomas Robbins (1974)
    In Irving T. Zaretsky and Mark P. Leone (eds.), Religious Movements in Contemporary America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, pp. 479-511.

    1970 participant observation study at a center in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, focusing on youth culture; sees the center as an expressive community.

    Associated Search Terms: Meher Baba; Alienation; Youth culture; United States, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach; Expressive community
  • 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    Unpublished Ph.D..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 Straight with Meher Baba. A Study of Mysticism, Drug Rehabilitation, and Post-Adolescent Role Conflict.
    Robbins, Thomas L., and Dick Anthony (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:2: 122-140.

    Based on 1970 participant observation at a center in Myrtle Beach, interviews, & talks by members.

    Associated Search Terms: Mysticism; Youth; Drug; United States, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach; Meher Baba
  • Eastern Mysticism and the Resocialization of Drug Users.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1969)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 8:2: 308-317.

    The Meher Baba cult served as a "half-way house" between the drug culture & reassimilation into conventional society.

    Associated Search Terms: Meher Baba; Drug
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Citation data are provided by Anthony J. Blasi (Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Notre Dame; University of Texas at San Antonio).

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