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  • From the Unification Church to the Unification Movement and Back.
    Bromley, David G., and Alexa Blonner (2012)
    Nova religio 16:2: 86-95.

    Based on interviews with Unification Church leaders during a time of transition. There was a recurring tension between settled church & social movement forms of organization.

    Associated Search Terms: Organization; Unification Church; Social movement; Leadership
  • Geopolitical mission strategies: The case of the Unification Church in Japan and Korea.
    Sakurai Yoshihide (2010)
    Japanese Journal of Religious Studies 37:2: 317-334.

    Associated Search Terms: Missions, Japan; Unification Church, Japan; Korea (South); Japan; Unification Church, Korea (South)
  • Challenges to charismatic authority in the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G., and Rachel S. Bobbitt (2009)
    In James R. Lewis and Sarah M. Lewis (eds.) Sacred Schisms. How Religions Divide. New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 129-146.

    Challenges to the original charismatic leadership of the Unification Church came from the inner-circle of the Rev. Moon's associates, from bureaucratic insurgencies, & grass roots rebellion.

    Associated Search Terms: Bureaucratic insurgency; Unification Church; Schism; Charisma; Leadership
  • The Unification Church/Movement in the United States.
    Mickler, Michael (2006)
    In Eugene Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft (eds.) Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America: Vol. IV Asian Traditions. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood, pp. 158-184.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.
  • Cult Controversies and Legal Developments Concerning New Religions in Japan and China.
    Richardson, James T., and Bryan Edelman (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 359-380.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Japan; Anti-cult movement; Brainwashing; Falun Gong; Aum Shinrikyo; Japan; China; Law; New religions
  • Legal Regulation of Religions in Russia. New Developments.
    Richardson, James T., Galina A. Krylova, and Marat S. Shterin (2004)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Regulating Religion. Case Studies from Around the Globe. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum, pp. 247-257.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna, Russia; Unification Church, Russia; Society of Jesus; Scientology, Russia; Catholic, Russia; Russia; Law; Jehovah´s Witness, Russia
  • La Conquête de la Modernité par les Nouveaux Mouvements Chrétiens Coréens.
    Luca, Nathalie (2000)
    Social Compass 47:4: 525-539.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Korea (South); Korea (South); Providence Church, Korea (South); Modernity; Full Gospel Church, Korea (South)
  • Frame Alignment and Strategic Evolution in Social Movements: The Case of Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1998)
    In Anson Shupe and Bronislaw Misztal (eds.) Religion, Mobilization, and Scoial Action. Westport, connecticut: Praeger, pp. 197-215.

    Associated Search Terms: Change; Frame alignment; Unification Church; Social movement
  • Vicissitudes of Public Legitimacy for Religious Groups: A Comparison of the Unification and Roman Catholic Churches.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1997)
    Review of Religious Research 39:2: 172-183.

    Associated Search Terms: Media; Catholic, U.S.A.; Unification Church
  • 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: Moral; Sect; Conversion; Transcendental Meditation, U.S.A.; Hare Krishna, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.; Unification Church; Children of God; New York Mission Society; Process Church of Final Judgment; Altruism; Father Divine
  • Kosciól Zjednoczeniowy--Sun Myung Moon I jego polscy wyznawcy.
    Libiszowska-Zóltkowska, Maria (1996)
    In Tadeusz Doktór (ed.) Ruchy Pogranicza Religil I Nauki. Jako Zjawisko Socjopsychologiczne, tom 5. Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, pp. 81-122.

    Based on 1995 survey data from Unification Church members in Poland.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Poland; Unification Church, Poland; Conversion
  • The Unification Church.
    Barker, Eileen (1995)
    In Timothy Miller (ed.) America's Alternative Religions. Albany: State University of New York Press, pp. 223-230.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.
  • Moon Sisters, Krishna Mothers, Rajneesh Lovers: Women's Roles in New Religions.
    Palmer, Susan J. (1994)
    Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; Hare Krishna; Role; Women; Rajneesh; Unification Church
  • Public Opinion and the Tax Evasion Trial of Reverend Moon.
    Richardson, James T. (1992)
    Behavioral Sciences & the Law 10:1: 53-64.

    Associated Search Terms: Anti-cult movement; Law; Unification Church
  • The Social Dimensions of Sectarianism: Sects and New Religious Movements in Contemporary Society.
    Wilson, Bryan R. (1990)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    A collection of diverse essays.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Belgium; New religions; Jehovah´s Witness, Great Britain; Belgium; Great Britain; Secularization; Scientology; Sect; Jehovah´s Witness, Belgium
  • The Secular Contribution to Religious Innovation: A Case Study of the Unification Church.
    Parsons, Arthur S. (1989)
    Sociological Analysis 50:3: 209-227.

    Although opposing much of secular society, the Unification Church has appropriated & rationalized pivotal elements of the contemporary secular culture of the emotions.

    Associated Search Terms: Emotion; Unification Church
  • La sètte cristiane. Dai testimoni di Geova al reverendo Moon.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1989)
    Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori.

    Associated Search Terms: Sect; Jehovah´s Witness; Unification Church
  • Dal Sinai al Gioiello del Loto. Tradizione cristiana e culti "neo-orientali" a confronto in Italia.
    Gatto Trocchi, Cecilia (1989)
    Religioni e società 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
  • Economic Structure and Charismatic Leadership in the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G. (1988)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.), Money and Power in the New Religions. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 335-363.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; Unification Church; Economic
  • Defection from the Unification Church. Some Statistics and Distinctions.
    Barker, Eileen (1988)
    In David G. Bromley 9ed.), Falling from the Faith. Causes and Consequences of Religious Apostasy. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 166-184.

    Various cohorts, mostly in Great Britain, followed from 1976 to 1985.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain; Disaffiliation; Unification Church, Great Britain
  • Deprogramming as a Mode of Exit from New Religious Movements. The Case of the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G. (1988)
    In David G. Bromley (ed.), Falling from the Faith. Causes and Consequences of Religious Apostasy. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 185-204.

    Examines 397 cases of coercive deprogramming that took place from 1973 to '86.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.; Anti-cult movement; Disaffiliation
  • Quo Vadis? The Unification Church.
    Barker, Eileen (1987)
    In David G. Bromley and Phillip E. Hammond (eds.), The Future of New Religious Movements. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 141-152.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church
  • Il reverendo Moon e la Ciesa dell'Unificazione.
    Introvigne, Massimo (1987)
    Torino: Leumann.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church
  • Future prospects of the Unification Church.
    Mickler, Michael (1987)
    In David G. Bomley and Phillip Hammond (eds.) The Future of New Religious Movements. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 175-186.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church
  • Social Movement Culture and the Unification Church.
    Lofland, John (1987)
    In David G. Bromley and PhilipE. Hammond (eds.) The Future of New Religious Movements. Mcon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 91-108.

    Associated Search Terms: Social movement; Unification Church
  • Unificationism--A Study of the Moonies in Belgium.
    Wilson, Bryan R., and Karel Dobbelaere (1987)
    British Journal of Sociology 38: 184-198.

    Associated Search Terms: Belgium; Unification Church, Belgium
  • Constructing Evil as a Social Process: The Unification Church and the Media.
    Shupe, Anson D., Jr. (1987)
    In Robert N. Bellah and Frederick Greenspan (eds.) Uncivil Religion; Interreligious Hostility in America. New York: Crossroad, pp. 205-218.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.; Media; Evil
  • Leaving Cults: The Dynamics of Defection.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1987)
    Washignton, D.C.: Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.

    Based on interviews with 45 voluntary defectors from & questionnaire data from 45 current members of the Unification Church, the Hare Krishna movement, & the Children of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Children of God; Hare Krishna; Unification Church
  • Autobiographies of Conversion.
    Fichter, Joseph H. (1986)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church; Conversion
  • Dyadic Intimacy and Social Control in Three Cult Movements.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1986)
    Sociological Analysis 47;2: 137-150.

    Based on interviews with 45 voluntary defectors & 45 current members of the Unification Church, the Hare Krishna movement, & the Children of God. When one partner in an intimate dyad leaves the other may also, though having no problem with the cult.

    Associated Search Terms: Children of God; Marriage; Unification Church; Hare Krishna; Disaffiliation
  • Families and Cults: Familial Factors Related to Youth Leaving or Remaining in Deviant Religious Groups.
    Wright, Stuart A., and Elizabeth S. Piper (1986)
    Journal of Marrige and the Family 48:1: 15-25.

    Analyzes interview data from voluntary defectors & current members of 3 controversial new religions; shows family disapproval of the religions predictive of withdrawal, especially if the families were close ones.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Unification Church; Disaffiliation; Family; Children of God
  • Messianic Personalism: A Role Analysis of the Unification Church.
    Parsons, Arthur S. (1986)
    Journal for the Scientific study of Religion 25:2: 141-161.

    Presents results of a participant observation study; the Unification Church synthesizes the seemingly opposed forms of personalism & authoritarianism in a distinctly therapeutic religion.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Authoritarianism; Charisma; Unification Church, U.S.A.
  • A Comparative Study of Two New Religious Movements in the Republic of Korea: The Unification Church and the Full Gospel Central Church.
    Choi, Syn-Duk (1986)
    In James A. Beckford (ed.), New Religious Movements and Rapid Social Change. Newbury Park, California: Sage, pp. 113-145.

    Includes 1978 questionnaire data from 8 large parishes of the Full Gospel Central Church, a Korean affiliate of the Assemblies of God.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Korea (South); Assemblies of God, Korea (South); Korea (South)
  • Equity or Exploitation: The Case of the Unification Church.
    Kilbourne, Brock K. (1986)
    Review of Religious Research 28:2: 143-150.

    Based on questionnaire data from Unification Church members, Presbyterians, & Roman Catholics, in different places in the western U.S.; Presbyterians reported a lesser sense of fair exchange with their church than did the others.

    Associated Search Terms: Presbyterian, U.S.A.; Unification Church, U.S.A.; Catholic, U.S.A.; Membership
  • Financing the Millennium: The Economic Structure of the Unificationist Movement.
    Bromley, David G. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:3: 253-274. [Also in James T. Richardson (ed.), Money and Power in the New Religions (Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, 1988), pp. 305-333]

    The church's economic structure is consistent with the characteristics of a world-transforming movement; it is unusual in its creation of a corporate conglomerate to underwrite its theological agenda.

    Associated Search Terms: Economic; Unification Church
  • Sex and Marriage in the Unification Movement: A Sociological Study.
    Grace, James H. (1985)
    Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Marriage; Unification Church
  • Redemptory Intimacy: The Family Culture of the Unification Church.
    Parsons, Arthur S. (1985)
    Communal Studies 5: 137-175.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Commune; Unification Church
  • Cult Controversies. The Societal Response to the New Religious Movements.
    Beckford, James A. (1985)
    London & New York: Travistock.

    Based largely on interviews with former members of the Unification Church in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, Great Britain; Disaffiliation; Anti-cult movement; 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: Transcendental Meditation; Unification Church; Rajneesh; Scientology; New religions; Hare Krishna
  • Government Regulatory Powers and Church Autonomy: Deviant Groups as Test Cases.
    Robbins, Thomas L. (1985)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 24:3: 237-252.

    Legal conflict over church autonomy reflects the incompatibility of the functional diversification of constitutionally-protected religious organizations & the growing mandate of the state to enforce public accountability of organizations for harm & fraud.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church, U.S.A.; State; Worldwide Church of God, U.S.A.; Law
  • Sectes et nouveaux mouvements religieux en Belgique.
    Voisin, Michel, and Karel Dobbelaere (1985)
    Recherches sociologiques 16:3: 359-392.

    Discusses Antoinist, Baha'i, Mormon, Jehovah's Witness, Unificationist, Scientology, Rajneesh, & Hare Krishna movements; suggests liberal Belgium is not conducive to the growth of authoritarian groups.

    Associated Search Terms: Mormon, Belgium; Hare Krishna, Belgium; Rajneesh, Belgium; Scientology, Belgium; Jehovah´s Witness, Belgium; Baha´i, Belgium; Antoinist, Belgium; Belgium; Sect; New religions; Unification Church, Belgium
  • Figli di Moon e nuovi movimenti religiosi.
    Cordero di Montezemolo, Maria (1984)
    Critica sociologica 70: 109-111.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church; New religions
  • The Making of a Moonie. Brainwashing or Choice?
    Barker, Eileen (1984)
    Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

    Uses both participant observation & questionnaires.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Unification Church; Conversion; Brainwashing
  • Post-involvement Attitudes of Voluntary Defectors from Controversial New Religious Movements.
    Wright, Stuart A. (1984)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 23:2: 172-182.

    Based on interviews with 45 voluntary defectors from the Unification church, the Hare Krishna movement, & the Children of God. Most felt wiser for the experience; a few felt angry or brainwashed.

    Associated Search Terms: Hare Krishna; Children of God; Unification Church; Disaffiliation
  • The Ones Who Got Away: People Who Attend Unification Church Workshops and Do Not Become Members./People Who Attend Unification Workshops and Do Not Become Moonies.
    Barker, Eileen (1983)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.), Of Gods and Men. New Religious Movements in the West. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 309-336./In Rodney Stark (ed.), Religious Movements: Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers (New York: Paragon House, 1985), pp. 65-93.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church
  • Function of the Family in the Process of Commitment Within the Unification Movement.
    Ambrose, Kenneth P. (1983)
    In Gene G. James (ed.), The Family and the Unification Church. New York: Rose of Shron Press, pp. 23-34.

    Associated Search Terms: Family; Unification Church
  • Doing Love: Tension in the Ideal Family.
    Barker, Eileen (1983)
    In Gene G. James (ed.), The Family and the Unification Church. New York: Rose of Sharon Press, pp. 35-52.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church; Family
  • Religious Conversion and the Concept of Socialization: Integrating the Brainwashing and Drift Models.
    Long, Theodore E., and Jeffrey K. Hadden (1983)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 22:1: 1-14.

    The Unification Church combined social incorporation of converts with weak belief patterns, which fostered simultaneously strong initial commitment & blockages to long-term affiliation.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church; Conversion; Socialization
  • Thought Reform and the Unification Church.
    Taylor, David F. (1983)
    In David G. Bromley and James T. Richardson (eds.) The Brainwashing/Deprogramming Controversy: Sociological, Psychological, Legal and Historical Perspectives. New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 73-90.

    Associated Search Terms: Unification Church; Brainwashing; Conversion
  • Talking of Apostasy, or Telling Tales and "Telling" Tales.
    Beckford, James A. (1983)
    In G. Nigel Gilbert and Peter Abell (eds.), Accounts and Action. Surrey Conferences on Sociological Theory and Method. Aldershot: Gower, pp. 77-97.

    Based on interviews with people leaving the Unification Church in Great Britain.

    Associated Search Terms: Disaffiliation; Great Britain; Unification Church, Great Britain
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