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  • Rationalizing judgment day: A content analysis of Harold Camping's Open Forum program.
    Sarno, Charles, Benjamin Shestakofsky, Helen Shoemaker, and Rebecca Aponte (2015)
    Sociology of Religion 76:2: 199-221.

    Content analysis of radio programs after they predicted the apocalypse.

    Associated Search Terms: Content analysis; Apocalyptic; Cognitive dissonance; Disconfirmation; Media; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • De l'utilisation de l'apocalyptisme en Amérique du Nord afin de régénérer la planète.
    Rigal-Cellard, Bernadette (2009)
    In Martin Geoffroy and Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (eds.) La religion à l'extrême. Montréal: Médiaspaul, pp. 49-65.

    Explains the meaning of millenarianism & messianism as understood in the U.S.A.

    Associated Search Terms: Messian; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Routinization; United States
  • The Remnant Faithful: A Case Study of Contemporary Apocalyptic Catholicism.
    Luebbers, Amy (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:2: 221-241.

    Based on interviews with followers of a Marian visionary. Perceptions of end times mystify North America's fundamentalist culture in response to the disintegration of a formerly crystallized Catholic worldview. Illustrates common features of the movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Marian; Fundamentalist, U.S.A.; Apocalyptic; Catholic, U.S.A.
  • The Civic Challenge of Virtual Eschatology: Heaven's Gate and Millennial Fever in Cyberspace.
    Brasher, Brenda E. (2001)
    In Paula D. Nesbitt (ed.) Religion and Social Policy. Walnut Creek, California: AltaMira, pp. 196-209.

    Associated Search Terms: Heaven´s Gate; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial
  • Millenarians and Violence. The Case of the Christian Identity Movement.
    Barkun, Michael (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Maynem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 247-260.

    Associated Search Terms: Deviance amplification; Christian Identity; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial
  • The Vengeful Virgin. Case Studies in Contemporary American Catholic Apocalypticism.
    Cuneo, Michael W. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 175-194.

    Associated Search Terms: Catholic, U.S.A.; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Catholic; Millennial; Marian
  • Fifteen Years of Failed Prophecy. Coping with Cognitive Dissonance in a Baha'i Sect.
    Balch, Robert W., John Dohn Domitrovich, Barbara Lynn Mahnke, and Vanessa Morrison (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 73-90.

    Based on 1980-96 participant observation, interviews, & documentary research on an offshoot from Baha'i.

    Associated Search Terms: Baha´is Under the Provisions of the Covenant; Participant observation; Cognitive dissonance; Millennial; Millenarian, U.S.A.; United States, Montana, Missoula
  • Millennium Rage: Survivalists, White Supremacists and the Doomsday Prophecy.
    Lamy, Philip (1996)
    New York: Plenum.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial
  • Harold Camping and the stillborn apocalypse.
    Cohen, Edmund (1995)
    Free Inquiry 15: 35-43.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Disconfirmation; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Millennialism in the Mass Media: The Case of Soldier of Fortune Magazine.
    Lamy, Philip (1992)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 31:4: 408-424. Comment by James R. Lewis 32:4 (1993): 398. Reply by Philip Lamy 32:4: 399-400.

    Sees Soldier of Fortune magazine as an apocalyptic text reflecting a millennial myth of the U.S. as a savior nation.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; United States; Millennial; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Millennialism and American Culture: The Adventist Movement, 1831-1851.
    Rogers, Richard L. (1991)
    Comparative Social Research 13: 105-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial
  • The Politics of Armageddon: Dispensationalism among Southern Baptist Ministers.
    Turner, Helen Lee, and James L. Guth (1989)
    In Ted G. Jelen (ed.) Religion and Political Behavior in the United States. New York: Praeger, pp. 187-208.

    Analyzes 1964-85 & 1986-87 survey data from Southern Baptist clergy; uses pre-, post-, & non-millenialism to create belief variables.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial; Southern Baptist; Clergy; Eschatology
  • Recreating Utopia in the Desert. A Sectarian Challenge to Modern Mormonism.
    Baer, Hans A. (1988)
    Albany: State University of New York Press.

    Study of the Aaronic Order, based on 1973-75 participant observation & interviews.

    Associated Search Terms: Revitalization movement; Sect; Participant observation; Millennial; Aaronic Order; Millenarian, U.S.A.; United States, Utah; Levites
  • Prophetic Failure: A Re-Testing of the Festinger, Riecken and Schachter Study of Disconfirmed Prophecy in a Millennial Cult.
    Mahnke, Barbara Lynn (1987)
    Unpublished Master's thesis, University of Montana.

    Associated Search Terms: Baha´is Under the Provisions of the Covenant; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial; Cognitive dissonance
  • The Awakening-Cycle Controversy.
    Barkun, Michael (1985)
    Sociological Analysis 46:4: 425-443.

    Proposes identifying American awakenings not only with heightened revival activity but also millennialist activity.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; United States; Millennial; Revival; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Revival periods; Revivalism
  • When the Bombs Drop. Reactions to Disconfirmed Prophecy in a Millennial Sect.
    Balch, Robert W., Gwenn Farmsworth, and Sue Wilkins (1983)
    Sociological Perspectives 26:2: 137-158.

    1980 participant observation study of a sect based in Missoula, Montana, expecting an imminent nuclear war.

    Associated Search Terms: Cognitive dissonance; Baha´is Under the Provisions of the Covenant; United States, Montana, Missoula; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial; Participant observation
  • Jehovah's Witnesses in the U.S.A.: 1942-1976.
    Zygmunt, Joseph F. (1977)
    Social Compass 24:1: 45-57.

    Notes important changes in style, including a re-emphasis of eschatological predictions, but no abandonment of a sectarian stance toward the world.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Jehovah´s Witness, U.S.A.; Millenarian
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