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  • Landmark in Israel. Recruitment and Maintenance of Clients in a Human Potential Organization.
    Melchior, Sefi, and Stephen Sharot (2010)
    Nova Religio 13:4: 61-83.

    Participant observation & interview study of Landmark, the successor to est, in Israel.

    Associated Search Terms: Landmark (est); est, Israel; Participant observation; Israel; Human potential movement
  • Rationalizing Religion as a Corporate Enterprise. The Case of est.
    Tipton, Steven M. (1988)
    In James T. Richardson (ed.) Money and Power in the New Religions. Lewiston, New York: Edwin Mellen Press, pp. 223-240.

    Associated Search Terms: est; Economic
  • The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Utilitarianism: The Case of EST.
    Abraham, Gary A. (1983)
    Theory and Society 12:6: 739-773.

    Presents parallels between the Protestant Ethic & the human potential movement, illustrated with the case of est.

    Associated Search Terms: est; Comparative; Human potential movement
  • Making the World Work: Ideas of Social Responsibility in the Human Potential Movement.
    Tipton, Steven M. (1983)
    In Eileen Barker (ed.) Of Gods and Men. Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, pp. 265-282.

    Based on 1975-78 interviews with est graduates in the San Francisco Bay area, & subsequent field work.

    Associated Search Terms: est, U.S.A.; United States, California, San Francisco Bay Area
  • The Charismatic Authority of Werner Erhard.
    Stone, Donald (1982)
    In Roy Wallis (ed.) Millennialism and Charisma. Belfast, Northern Ireland: The Queen's University of Belfast, pp. 141-175.

    Discusses the leadership career of the founder of est.

    Associated Search Terms: Charisma; est
  • Getting Saved from the Sixties. Moral Meaning in Conversion and Cultural Change.
    Tipton, Steven M. (1982)
    Berkeley: University of California Press.

    Associated Search Terms: New religions; United States, California, San Francisco; Conversion; Moral; Living Word Fellowship, U.S.A.; est, U.S.A.; Zen, U.S.A.
  • Enlightenment and Social Significance: The Personal and Social Significance of Est and the Human Potential Movement.
    Stone, Donald (1981)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, University of California, Berkeley.

    Associated Search Terms: est; Human potential movement
  • The Complex Forms of the Religious Life: A Durkheimian View of the New Religious Movements.
    Westley, Frances (1978)
    Unpublished Ph.D.. dissertation, McGill University. [Chico, Califronia: Scholars Press, 1983]

    Based on 1973-78 field studies & interviews; focuses on Shakti, Silva Mind Control, Psychosynthesis, Arica, est, & Scientology in the Montreal area.

    Associated Search Terms: est, Canada; Scientology, Canada; Psychosynthesis, Canada; Shakti, Canada; Arica, Canada; Silva Mind Control, Canada; Youth culture; Canada, Quebec, Montreal; Ritual
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