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  • Global Millennialism: A Postmortem on Secularization.
    Robertson, Roland (2007)
    In Peter Beyer and Lori G. Beaman (eds.) Religion, Globalization and Culture. Leiden: Brill, 9-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Globalization; Secularization; Millennial
  • Religious and Secular Views on Endtime.
    Weigert, Andrew J. (2004)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Eschatology; Time; Messian
  • Techno-Armageddon: The Millennial Christian Resposne to Y2K.
    Tapia, Andrea Hoplight (2002)
    Review of Religious Research 43:3: 266-286.

    Content analysis of publications & interviews with a small group of millennial Christians, at the turn from 1999 to 2000 (Y2K).

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian; Content analysis
  • Y2K, The Apocalypse, and Evangelical Christianity: The Role of Eschatological Belief in Church Responses.
    McMinn, Lisa (2001)
    Sociology of Religion 62:2: 205-220.

    Looks at the Evangelical framing of the turn of the millennium.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian; Evangelical
  • 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: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Heaven´s Gate; Millennial
  • How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven's Gate.
    Wessinger, Catherine (2000)
    New York: Seven Bridges Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Millennial; Millenarian; Branch Davidian; Freemen; Aum Shinrikyo; Heaven´s Gate; Jonestown; Violence; Chen Tao
  • Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in North America, Europe and Japan.
    Hall, John R., with Philip D. Schuyler and Salvaine Trinh (2000)
    New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Conflict; Heaven´s Gate; Aum Shinrikyo; Jonestown; Violence; Millennial; Branch Davidian; Solar Temple
  • Apocalisse duemila: Tecnocrati dell-Armageddon di Aum Shinrikyo.
    Maniscalco, Maria Luisa (1998)
    Sociologia 1998:1: 5-32.

    Associated Search Terms: Aum Shinrikyo; Millennial; Millenarian, Japan; Japan; Apocalyptic
  • Christian Reconstructionism and the Angry Rhetoric of Neo-postmillennialism.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.) Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 195-206.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Christian Reconstructionist
  • The Mystical Apocalypse of the Solar Temple.
    Hall, John R., and Philip Schuyler (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 285-311.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Solar Temple
  • Woman as World Savior. The Feminization of the Millennium in New Religious Movements.
    Palmer, Susan J. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.) Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 159-171.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Women; Millennial; Millenarian
  • Aum Shinrikyo as an Apocalyptic Movement.
    Mullins, Mark R. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.) Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 313-324.

    Associated Search Terms: Japan; Millennial; Aum Shinrikyo; Millenarian, Japan
  • The Persistence of Apocalypticism within a Denominationalizing Sect. The Apocalyptic Fringe Groups of Seventh-Day Adventism.
    Lawson, Ronald (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.) Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 207-228.

    Based on interviews; focuses on the urgency of the Second Coming in Adventism.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Seventh-day Adventist; Millenarian; Typology
  • Constructing Apocalypticism. Social and Cultural Elements of Radical Organization.
    Bromley, David G. (1997)
    In Thomas Robbins and Susan J. Palmer (eds.), Millennium, Messiahs, and Mayhem. Contemporary Apocalyptic Movements. New York: Routledge, pp. 31-45.

    Conceptualizes millennialism as a social process that creates structural marginality ("liminality").

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

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Behold the New Jerusalems! Catch 22s in the Kingdom-Building Endeavors of New Religious Movements.
    Barker, Eileen (1993)
    Sociology of Religion 54:4: 337-352.

    Reviews reasons why new religions have not succeeded in precipitating social restructuring.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; New religions; Millennial
  • Political Oppression in Jewish Apocalyptic Literature: A Social-Scientific Approach.
    Esler, Philip Francis (1993)
    Listening. Journal of Religion and Culture 28;3: 181-199.

    Overview of Jewish & Christian apocalyptic, & comparisons with parallel phenomena.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Apocalyptic; Introversion; Jewish; Early Christian
  • Millennial Beliefs, Hierocratic Authority, and Revolution in Shi'ite Iran.
    Arjomand, Said Amir (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State Univristy of New York Press, pp. 219-239.

    Associated Search Terms: Shi'ite, Iran; Iran; Millenarian, Iran; Millennial; Revolution
  • Antinomian Conduct at the Millennium: Metaphorical Conceptions of Time in Social Science and Social Life.
    Fields, Karen E. (1993)
    In Said Amir Arjomand (ed.), The Political Dimensions of Religion. Albany: State University of New York press, pp. 175-203.

    Associated Search Terms: Time; Antinomian; Millenarian; Africa; Millennial; Jehovah´s Witness
  • Radical Religious Movements: A Global Perspective.
    Fossen, Anthony B. van (1992)
    In Bronislaw Misztal and Anson D. Shupe, Jr. (eds.), Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. Revival of Religious Fundamentalism in East and West. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 151-163.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Social movement; Prophecy; Messian
  • 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: United States; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Media; Millennial
  • Millennium, Messianism and Medicine among the Lubavitch of Stamford Hill.
    Dein, Simon (1992)
    International Journal of Social Psychiatry 18: 262-267.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, Great Britain; Jewish, Lubavitcher, Great Britain; Great Britain, London; Medical; Messian
  • Coping with Apocalypse in Canada: Experiences of Endtime in la Mission de l'Esprit Saint and the Institute of Applied Metaphysics.
    Palmer, Susan J., and Natalie Finn (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:4: 397-415.

    Compares effects of failed prophecy on 2 millennial movements; successful initiation ritual in one kept disconfirmed predictions from creating a fiasco.

    Associated Search Terms: Mission de l´Esprit Saint; Ritual; Millennial; Cognitive dissonance; Millenarian, Canada; Canada; Institute of Applied Metaphysics
  • Millennialism and American Culture: The Adventist Movement, 1831-1851.
    Rogers, Richard L. (1991)
    Comparative Social Research 13: 105-126.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial; Historical; United States
  • 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: Eschatology; Clergy; Southern Baptist; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Millennial
  • 'It Separated the Wheat from the Chaff': The '1975' Prophecy and its Impact among Dutch Jehovah's Witnesses.
    Singelenberg Richard (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:1: 23-40.

    Examines trends in Witness' activity levels in The Netherlands before & after a disconfirmed millennial prophecy, as a possible test of cognitive balance theory.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, Netherlands; Netherlands; Jehovah´s Witness, Netherlands; Cognitive balance
  • De-axialization Re-axialization --The Case of Brazilian Millennialism.
    Deleon, B.A. (1988)
    International Journal of Comparative Sociology 29:1/2: 44-61.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, Brazil; Brazil
  • 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: Levites; Aaronic Order; Participant observation; Sect; United States, Utah; Millenarian, U.S.A.; Revitalization movement; Millennial
  • 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: Millenarian, U.S.A.; Baha´is Under the Provisions of the Covenant; Cognitive dissonance; Millennial
  • 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; Millennial; United States; Revival; Revival periods; Revivalism; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • The Contemporary Israeli Pursuit of the Millennium.
    Aviad, Janet (1984)
    Religion 14: 199-222.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian, Israel; Israel; Jewish, Israel
  • 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: Millennial; Cognitive dissonance; Participant observation; Baha´is Under the Provisions of the Covenant; United States, Montana, Missoula; Millenarian, U.S.A.
  • Social History and Millennial Movements: The Watch Tower in South Central Africa.
    Cross, Sholto (1977)
    Social Compass 24:1: 83-95.

    Associated Search Terms: Jehovah´s Witness, Africa; Millenarian, Africa; Africa, south central; Millennial
  • Seventh-day Adventists and the Millennium.
    Theobald, Robin (1974)
    A Sociological Yearbook of Religion in Britain 7: 111-131.

    Examines the unique cultural conditions that facilitated the rise of the Seventh-day Adventist movement.

    Associated Search Terms: Seventh-day Adventist; Millennial
  • A Theory of Millennialism: The Irvingite Movement as an Illustration.
    Allan, Graham (1974)
    British Journal of Sociology 25:3: 296-311.

    The Irvingites activated the European millennial tradition in response to growing doubt & relativism within the British middle class during the 1830s.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian, Great Britain; Irvingite; Great Britain; Historical; Millennial
  • Commitment and the Internal Organization of Millennial Movements.
    Kanter, Rosabeth Moss (1972)
    American Behavioral Scientist 16:2: 219-243.

    Overview of the formation of commitment in communal millennial movements.

    Associated Search Terms: Commitment; Millenarian; Millennial; Commune; Social movement; Organization
  • Millennial Dreams in Action: Studies in Revolutionary Religious Movements.
    Thrupp, Sylvia (ed.) (1970)
    New York: Schocken Books.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Revolution; Millenarian
  • Pursuit of the Millennium: The Relation between Religions and Social Change.
    Talmon, Yonina (1962)
    Archives européennes de sociologie 3:1: 125-148.

    Overview of the literature on millennial movements; makes comparisons with secular revolutions.

    Associated Search Terms: Millennial; Millenarian; Revolution
  • The Ras Tafari Movement in its Millennial Aspect.
    Simpson, George Eaton (1962)
    In Sylvia L. Thrupp (ed.) Millennial Dreams in Action. (Comparatie Studies in Society and History, Supplement No. 2). The Hague: Mouton, pp. 160-165; also in Peter B. Hammond (ed.) Cultural and Social Anthropology. New York: Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Deprivation; Rastafarian, Jamaica; Millennial; Jamaica; Millenarian, Jamaica
  • En marge du catholicisme contemporain: Millénaristes, cordiphores et naundorffistes autour du
    Appolis, Émile (1962)
    Archives de Sociologie des Religions 14: 103-121.

    Associated Search Terms: Millenarian; Millennial; Catholic; Marian; Popular religion
  • Chiliasmus und Nativismus. Studien zur Psychologie, Soziologie und historischen Kasuistik der Umsturzbewegungen./Messianismes révolutionnaires du tiers-monde, translated by Jean Baudrillard.
    Mühlmann, Wilhelm E., with others. (1961)
    Berlin: D. Reimer./Paris: Gallimard, 1968.

    Associated Search Terms: Revolution; Millenarian; Nativist movements; Millennial; Messian
  • Ideologie und Utopie./Ideology and Utopia. An Introduction to the Sociology of Knowledge. Enlarged, translated by Louis Wirth and Edward A. Shils.
    Mannheim, Karl (1929)
    Bonn: Friedrich Cohen./New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1936.

    Especially pp. 211-219 in the English edition.

    Associated Search Terms: Anabaptist; Historical; Germany; Millenarian; Sociology of knowledge; Millennial
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