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  • Building Temples in China. Memories, Tourism, and Identities.
    Chan, Selina Ching, and Graeme Lang (2014)
    London and New York: Routledge.

    Associated Search Terms: Pilgrimage; Temple; Daoist, China; China; Tourists
  • In the footsteps of the tourists: Buddhist revival at museum/temple sites in Beijing.
    Fisher, Gareth (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 511-524.

    Based on participation at 2 Beijing museum/temples. Lay Buddhists are challenging the "museumification" of Buddhist temples.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; China, Beijing; Temple; State; Revival; Participant observation
  • Le Temple de la Restauration, analyse d'une dissidence néopentecôtiste au Cap-Vert.
    Plaideau, Charlotte (2011)
    Social Compass 58:4: 574-592.

    Many followers of the Brazil-based Igreja Universal do Reino do Deus were left destitute after the prosperity gospel failed to provide a return on their contributions. A new church of former members formed in the U.S.A.--Restoration Temple--and gained a foothold in the island republic of Cape Verde (O Templo de Restauração).

    Associated Search Terms: Prosperity Gospel, Cape Verde; Disconfirmation; Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus; Pentecostal, Cape Verde; Restoration Temple, Cape Verde; Cape Verde
  • Templeisation: Continuity and change of Hindu traditions in Diaspora.
    Baumann, Martin (2009)
    Journal of Religion in Europe 2: 149-179.

    Associated Search Terms: Diaspora; Temple; Hindu, Europe
  • The spiritual land rush: Merit and morality in the new Chinese Buddhist temple construction.
    Fisher, Gareth (2008)
    Journal of Asian Studies 67: 143-170.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, China; Temple; China
  • Temples and the Religious Economy.
    Lang, Graeme, Selina Chan, and Lars Ragvald (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 149-180.

    Associated Search Terms: Market model; Temple; China
  • The Bailin Buddhist Temple: Thriving under Communism.
    Yang, Fenggang, and Dedong Wei (2005)
    In Fenggang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 63-86.

    Historical background & description of the Bailin Temple.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, Mahayana, China; Temple; China, Hebei, Zhaoxian
  • Of Temples and Tourists: The Effects of the Tourist Political Economy on a Minority Buddhist Community in Southwest China.
    Borchert, Thomas (2005)
    In Fengang Yang and Joseph B. Tamney (eds.), State, Market, and Religions in Chinese Societies. Religion and the Social Order 11. Leiden: Brill, pp. 87-111.

    The Wat Pajie Temple "performs" manifestations of ethnic minority Dai-lue culture in Yunnan Province for economic reasons.

    Associated Search Terms: Tourists; Economic; Dae-lue; Temple; Buddhist, Theravada, China; China, Yunnan, Sipsongpanna
  • Organising Hindu temples in Europe. The case of Tamil migrants from Sri Lanka.
    Baumann, Martin (2004)
    In Christoph Kleine, Monika Schrimpf, and Katja Triplett (eds.) Unterwegs neue Pfade in der Religionswissenschaft. Festschrift in Honour of Michael pye on His 65th Birthday. Munich: Biblion.

    Associated Search Terms: Sri Lankan Europeans; Migrant; Hindu, Europe; Temple
  • Sasana Sakon and the new Asian Americans. Intermarriage and Identity at a Thai Buddhist Temple in Silicon Valley.
    Perreira, Todd LeRoy (2004)
    In Tony Carnes and fengang Yang (eds.) Asian American Religions. The Making and Remaking of Borders and Boundaries. New York: New York University Press, pp. 313-337.

    Description of pluralism within Thai Buddhist-and-Christian families at a temple.

    Associated Search Terms: Buddhist, U.S.A.; United States, California, Fremont; Thai Americans; Temple; Pluralism; Marriage
  • Occult Masters and the Temple of Doom: The Fiery End of the Solar Temple.
    Introvigne, Massimo, and Jean-François Mayer (2002)
    In David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton (eds.), Cults, Religion, and Violence. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 170-188.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Violence; Dramatic denouement
  • The Danger of Enlightenment: Apocalyptic Hopes and Anxieties in the Order of the Solar Temple.
    Mayer, Jean-François (2001)
    In Richard Caron, Joscelyn Godwin, Wouter J. Hanegraaff, and Jean-Louis Vieillard-Baron (eds.), Esotérisme, gnoses et imaginarie symbolique: mélanges offerts à Antoine Faivre. Leuven, Belgium: Peeters, pp. 437-451.

    Associated Search Terms: Apocalyptic; Solar Temple
  • How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven's Gate.
    Wessinger, Catherine (2000)
    New York: Seven Bridges Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Aum Shinrikyo; Millenarian; Branch Davidian; Solar Temple; Chen Tao; Violence; Freemen; Millennial; Heaven´s Gate; Jonestown
  • 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: Conflict; Heaven´s Gate; Aum Shinrikyo; Branch Davidian; Jonestown; Violence; Solar Temple; Millennial; Millenarian
  • Les chevaliers de l'apocalypse: L'Ordre de Temple Solaire et ses adeptes.
    Mayer, Jean-François (1999)
    In Françoise Champion and Martine Cohen (eds.) Sectes et démocratie. Paris: Seuil, pp. 205-223.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple
  • "Our Terrestrial Journey is Coming to an End": The Last Voyage of the Solar Temple.
    Mayer, Jean-François (1999)
    Nova Religio 2:2: 172-196. Comment by Jean E. Rosenfeld, pp. 197-196.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Suicide
  • Der Sonnentempel. Die Tragödie einer Sekte.
    Mayer, Jean-François (1998)
    Freiberg: Paulusverlag.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple
  • Apostasy, Apocalypse and Religious Violence: An Exploratory Comparison of the Peoples Temple, the Branch Davidians and the Solar Temple.
    Hall, John R., and Philip Schuyler (1998)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) The Role of Apostasy in Transforming Religious Movements. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger.

    Associated Search Terms: Violence; Solar Temple; Peoples Temple; Branch Davidian
  • Apostates and their role in the construction of grievance claims against the Northeast Kingdom/Messianic Communities.
    Palmer, Susan J. (1998)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.) The Politics of Religious Apostasy. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger, pp. 191-208.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple; Apostate; Anti-cult movement
  • 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: Millennial; Millenarian; Solar Temple
  • When the Deities are Asleep: Processes of Change in an American Hare Krishna Temple.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (1997)
    Journal of Contemporary Religion 12:3: 335-352.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; Hare Krishna; Change
  • Sacred Power in the Metropolis: Shrines and Temples in Hong Kong.
    Lang, Graeme (1997)
    In Grant Evans and Maria Tam (eds.), Hong Kong. Richmond, U.K,: Curzon Press, pp. 242-265.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; China, Hong Kong; Shrine
  • Les Myths du Temple Solaire.
    Mayer, Jean-François (1996)
    Geneva: Georg Editeur.

    Associated Search Terms: Solar Temple
  • The American ISKCON Temple as a Global Site: The Forms of Interaction of Western Converts with Indian Immigrants.
    Zaidman-Dvir, Nurit (1996)
    Eastern Anthropologist 49:3/4: 373-396.

    Associated Search Terms: Temple; Migrant; Hare Krishna; Globalization
  • Idee che uccidono: Jonestown, Waco, il Tempio Solare.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1996)
    Milano: Mimep/Docete.

    Associated Search Terms: Branch Davidian; Solar Temple; Suicide; Jonestown
  • City temples in Taipei under three regimes.
    Feuchtwang, Stephen (1974)
    In Mark Elvin and G. William Skinner (eds.) The Chinese City between Two Worlds. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, pp. 263-301.

    Associated Search Terms: Taiwan, Taipei; Temple
  • Moorish Science Temple of America.
    Fauset, Arthur H. (1957)
    In J. Milton Yinger (ed.), Religion, Society and the Individual. New York: Macmillan.

    Examines the Moorish science Temple of America; case study of a lower-class sect as a moral community under duress, to the point of almost literal brotherhood & sisterhood.

    Associated Search Terms: Moorish Science Temple of America; Black Muslim; African Americans; Stratification
  • Black Gods of the Metropolis. Negro Religious Cults in the Urban North.
    Fauset, Arthur H. (1944)
    Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

    Studies 5 African American sects in Philadelphia.

    Associated Search Terms: Black Jews, U.S.A.; Black Muslim; Sect; Father Divine; Moorish Science Temple of America; African Americans; United States, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
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