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  • Enduring Affiliation and Gender Doctrine for Shiloh Sisters and Rajneesh Sannyasins.
    Goldman, Marion S., and Lynne Isaacson (1999)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 38;3: 411-422.

    Focuses on female former members of 2 disbanded communal groups that had distinctive gender doctrines.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Rajneesh; Gender
  • Marriage, Ideology, and Commitment: Negotiating Ideological Change in a Jesus People Communal Movement.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1997)
    Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion 8: 141-162.

    Based on interviews with ex-members of Shiloh (known as "Christ Communal Organization" in sociological literature of its time).

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Marriage; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Jesus movement; Jesus People
  • Continuity in Collapse: Departures from Shiloh.
    Goldman, Marion S. (1995)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 34:3: 342-353.

    Analyzes 1987-88 questionnaire data from former Jesus People commune members; after the organization disintegrated, former members joined conservative churches rather than return to childhood denominations.

    Associated Search Terms: Jesus movement; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement
  • Rule Making and Rule Breaking in a Jesus Community.
    Isaacson, Lynne M. (1995)
    In Mary Jo Neitz and Marion S. Goldman (eds.), Sex, Lies and Sanctity: Religion and Deviance in Contemporary North America. Greenwich, Connecticut: JAI Press, pp. 181-201.

    The loosening of internal rules undermined the commune's boundaries & ultimately its existence; based on interviews with former members.

    Associated Search Terms: Sexuality; Commune; Jesus movement; Deviance/social control; Shiloh Youth Revival Movement; Accommodation; Boundary maintenance; Jesus People
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