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  • When Prophecy Never Fails. Myth and Reality in a Flying-Saucer Group.
    Tumminia, Diana G. (2005)
    New York: Oxford University Press.

    Based on 1989-2002 field work in El Cajon, Calfiornia; a disconfirmation led to re-interpretation.

    Associated Search Terms: Participant observation; Cognitive dissonance; Myth; Phenomenology; United States, California, El Cajon; UFO cult; Unarian; Disconfirmation; Social construction of reality
  • California Space Goddess: The Mystagogue in a Flying Saucer Cult.
    Kirkpatrick, R. George, and Diana Tumminia (1992)
    In William H. Swatos, Jr. (ed.), Twentieth-Century World Religious Movements in Neo-Weberian Perspective. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen, pp. 299-311.

    Examines the case of Unarius, a flying saucer cult in El Cajon, California.

    Associated Search Terms: Mystagogue; UFO cult; United States, California, El Cajon
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