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  • Storming Zion. Government Raids on Religious Communities.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Susan J. Palmer (2016)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Overview of government raids on religious minorities. An increase in raids in the 1990s was related to a shift of the anti-cult movement from brain washing accusations to child abuse ones. 6 case studies.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; The Family; Apostate; Branch Davidian; Case study; Child abuse; Conflict theory; Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Moral panic; Nuwaubian; Persecution; Scientology; Brainwashing; State; Violence; Twelve Tribes; Social movement
  • Women in New Religions.
    Vance, Laura L. (2015)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Women; Mormon; New religions; Seventh-day Adventist; Wicca; The Family
  • World Services in the Family International. The Administrative Organization of a Mature Religious Movement.
    Shepherd, Gordon, and Gary Shepherd (2009)
    Nova Religio 12:3: 5-39.

    Based on staff interviews at the headquarters of The family International.

    Associated Search Terms: The Family; Organization
  • Prophecy Channels and Prophetic Modalities: A Comparison of Revelation in The Family International and the LDS Chruch.
    Shepherd, Gordon, and Gary Shepherd (2009)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 48:4: 734-735.

    Develops hypotheses from the cases of on-going prophecy in the Latter-day Saints Church & The Family (Children of God).

    Associated Search Terms: Social construction of reality; Prophecy; Mormon; The Family; Children of God
  • Grassroots Prophecy in The Family International.
    Shepherd, Gary, and Gordon Shepherd (2007)
    Nova religio 10:4: 38-71.

    Intrnational participant observation, interviews, & questionnaires from members' communal homes.

    Associated Search Terms: Commune; Societalization; The Family; Participant observation; Children of God; Prophecy
  • The Ethics of Children in Three New Religions.
    Hardman, Charlotte E. (1999)
    In Susan J. Palmer and Charlotte E. Hardman (eds.) Children in New Religions. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, pp. 227-243.

    Based on interviews with children in The Family, Transcendental Meditation, & the Findhorn new age community.

    Associated Search Terms: Moral; Findhorn; The Family; Children; New age; Transcendental Meditation
  • From Children of God to The Family: Movement adaptation and survival.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1994)
    In James R. Lewis and J. Gordon Melton (eds.) Sex, Slander and Salvation. Stanford, California: Center for Academic Publishing, pp. 121-128.

    Associated Search Terms: Adaptation; Children of God; The Family
  • Determinants of Church Involvement of Young Adults Who Grew up in Presbyterian Churches.
    Hoge, Dean R., Benton Johnson, and Donald A. Luidens (1993)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 32:3: 242-255.

    Analyzes interview data from young adults (33-42 yrs.) who grew up in U.S. Presbyterian churches; finds belief & recent family experiences affect church involvement. Early religious socialization & cultural broadening in college had little effect.

    Associated Search Terms: United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.; Belief; Socialization; Education; Family; Practice
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