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  • Towards a Sociological Theory of Religious Movements.
    Murvar, Vatro (1975)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 14:3: 229-256.

    Compares religious movements; finds they favor the poor, resist state domination of religion, seek to revitalize the original message, challenge office charisma, use personal charisma, & tend to revolt.

    Associated Search Terms: Reformation; Social movement; Historical; Comparative; Charisma; Mendicant movement; Anabaptist; Hussite; Monasticism; Donatist; Early Christian
  • Pauperism and Illth: An Archaeology of Social Policy.
    Walter, Eugene Victor (1973)
    Sociological Analysis 34:4: 239-254.

    Notes that poverty is not a mere lack of goods, but also a social distance from non-poor society; recounts the 14th century controversy over religious poverty in a proto-industrial context.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; Mendicant movement; Catholic, medieval; Social distance; Europe
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