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  • Women and the Charismatic Community: Defining the Attraction.
    Wright, Sue Marie (1992)
    Sociological Analysis 53:S: S35-S49. [Also in William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.) Gender and Religion. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Transction, 1994, pp. 143-157]

    Compares 6 American charisma-based communal groups, their stages of development, & the roles of women in them at the different stages.

    Associated Search Terms: Brotherhood of the New Life; Publick Universal Friendīs Community; Historical; United States, Ohio, Zoar; Separatist Society at Zoar, Ohio; United States, Texas, Belton; Womenīs Commonwealth; Keilite communities; Women; Theosophy; Commune; Oneida
  • A Typology of Cults.
    Campbell, Bruce F. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 228-240.

    3 types: illuminative, instrumental, & service-oriented.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation; New Thought; Spiritualist; Cult; Scientology; Theosophy
  • Wisdom of the Soul: A Contemporary Theosophical Cult.
    Campbell, Bruce F. (1977)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara {DA 38:4 A, p. 2201]

    Based on 1973-74 participant observation in southern California, in Wisdom of the Soul, founded in the theosophical tradition; focuses on tensions between spontaneity & routinized roles.

    Associated Search Terms: Routinization; Theosophy, U.S.A.; Cult; Participant observation; Wisdom of the Soul
  • On the Margin of the Visible: Sociology, the Esoteric and the Occult.
    Tiryakian, Edward A. (ed.) (1974)
    New York: Wiley-Interscience.

    Associated Search Terms: Witch; Theosophy; Occult
  • These Also Believe: A Study of Modern American Cults and Minority Religious Movements.
    Braden, Charles S. (1949)
    New York: Macmillan.

    Associated Search Terms: Theosophy, U.S.A.; Mormon, U.S.A.; Oxford Group Movement, U.S.A.; Anglo-Israel, U.S.A.; Jehovahīs Witness, U.S.A.; Liberal Catholic Church, U.S.A.; Christian Science, U.S.A.; New Thought; Father Divine; Spiritualist, U.S.A.
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