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  • Reconceptualizing Types of Religious Organization. Dominant, Sectarian, Alternative, and Emergent Tradition Groups.
    Bromley, David G., and J. Gordon Melton (2012)
    Nova Religio 15:3: 4-28.

    Finds problems with the church, denomination, sect, & cult typology in the study of new religions. Proposes a new typology: Dominant, sectarian, alternative, emergent. Places a number of new religions into these categories.

    Associated Search Terms: Typology; Sectarian (type); New religions; Emergent (type); Dominant (type); Alternative (type)
  • Simulating sects: A computer model of the Stark-Finke-Bainbridge-Iannaccone rules for sectarian behavior.
    Spickard, James V. (2007)
    In Inger Furseth and Paul Lee-Salveson (eds.) Religion in Late Modernity: Essays in Honor of Pål Repstad. Trondheim: Tapir Academic Press, pp. 131-152.

    Associated Search Terms: Stark, Rodney; Sectarian (type); Methods; Market model
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