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  • 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: Children; New age; The Family; Transcendental Meditation; Findhorn; Moral
  • The Sociology of Religious Movements.
    Bainbridge, William Sims (1997)
    New York: Routledge

    General treatise written as a text, centered in the "compensator" theory framework & using U.S.A. illustrations.

    Associated Search Terms: Father Divine; Conversion; Transcendental Meditation, U.S.A.; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.; Unification Church; Children of God; Process Church of Final Judgment; Moral; New York Mission Society; Sect; Altruism
  • Dal Sinai al Gioiello del Loto. Tradizione cristiana e culti "neo-orientali" a confronto in Italia.
    Gatto Trocchi, Cecilia (1989)
    Religioni e societÓ 4:8: 157-165.

    Overview of new religions' view of Catholicism--those by Hare Krishna, Rajneesh ("Gli Arancioni"), Transcendental Meditation, Nichiren Shoshu, and the Unification Church.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Rajneesh; Transcendental Meditation; Nichiren Shoshu; Unification Church; New religions
  • Nuove religioni, alla ricerca della terra promessa. Hare Krsna, Meditazione Trascendentale, Movimento di Shree Rajneesh, Chiesa della Scientologia, Chiesa di Sun Myung Moon.
    Terrin, Aldo Natale (1985)
    Brescia: Morcelliana.

    Associated Search Terms: Rajneesh; Scientology; Unification Church; Transcendental Meditation; New religions; Hare Krishna
  • The Future of Religion. Secularization, Revival and Cult Formation.
    Stark, Rodney, and William Sims Bainbridge (1985)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Conversion; Secularization; Canada; Transcendental Meditation; Revolution; Scientology; United States, regions; Typology; Europe
  • Asceticism in Mysticism: Transcendental Meditation.
    Norman, William H. (1982)
    Sociological Spectrum 2:3/4: 315-331.

    Associated Search Terms: Asceticism; Mysticism; Transcendental Meditation
  • Religious Organization Change: An Analysis Based on the TM Movement.
    Woodrum, Eric (1982)
    Review of Religious Research 24:2: 89-103.

    In a spiritual period (1959-65) TM attracted salvation-oriented people as a Hindu variant; a counter culture era ('65-69) brought youths seeking world transformation & this-worldly bliss. In a secularized era (post '70) TM was marketed as a technique.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Transcendental Meditation
  • The Rise and Decline of Transcendental Meditation.
    Bainbridge, William Sims, and Daniel H. Jackson (1981)
    In Bryan Wilson (ed.), The Social Impact of New Religious Movements. New York: Rose of Shron Press, pp. 135-158.

    Secondary analysis of statistics; review of primary literature.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation
  • The Rise and Decline of Transcendental Meditation.
    Jackson, D.H., and William Sims Bainbridge (1981)
    In Bryan Wilson (ed.), The Social Impact of New Religious Movements. New York: Rose of Sharon Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation
  • Teoria e technica della pace interiore. Saggio sulla "Meditazione Transcendentale."
    Macioti, Maria Immacolata (1980)
    Napoli; Liguori.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation
  • The Marketed Social Movement: A Case Study of the Rapid Growth of TM.
    Johnston, Hank (Henry E.) (1980)
    Pacific Sociological Review 23:3: 333-354. [Also in James T. Richrdson (ed.), Money and Power in the New Religions (Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988), pp. 163-183]

    The success of Transcendental Meditation rests on its recruitment & organizational stratagem, modeled on that of a large consumer products firm.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Social movement; Transcendental Meditation
  • Transcendental Meditation. A Revitalization of the American Civil Religion.
    Phelan, Michael (1979)
    Archives de sciences sociales des religions 48:1: 5-20.

    Argues that the success of Transcendental Meditation was due to its reintegration of cultural values within the American belief system.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation, U.S.A.; United States; Civil religion
  • A Typology of Cults.
    Campbell, Bruce F. (1978)
    Sociological Analysis 39:3: 228-240.

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

    Associated Search Terms: Scientology; Cult; Spiritualist; New Thought; Transcendental Meditation; Theosophy
  • The Social and the Celestial: Mary Douglas and Transcendental Meditation.
    McCutchan Robert (1977)
    Princeton Journal of the Arts and Sciences 50:2: 130-163.

    Associated Search Terms: Douglas, Mary; Transcendental Meditation
  • The Development of the Transcendental Meditation Movement.
    Woodrum, Eric (1977)
    Zetetic Scholar 1:2: 38-48.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Transcendental Meditation
  • The Transcendental Meditation Movement: the Creation, Development and Institutionalization of a World View.
    Rose, Donna Sue (1976)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, Southern Illinois University. [DA 37:9 A, p. 6075]

    Case study, using observational, interview, survey, content analytic, & historical methods.

    Associated Search Terms: Participation; Content analysis; Transcendental Meditation
  • A Descriptive Study of Beginning Transcendental Meditation.
    Fagerstrom, Mary Florence (1973)
    Unpublished M.A. thesis, University of Washington.

    Associated Search Terms: Transcendental Meditation
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