[PDF] Millennial Violence Download

Millennial Violence PDF
Author: Jeffrey Kaplan
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-09-13
Size: 34.74 MB
Format: PDF
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 336
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Millennial Violence

Book by Jeffrey Kaplan, Millennial Violence Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Millennial Violence books, This volume encompasses an array of material exploring the millennium phenomenon and the violent excitement it provokes. Consisting of three core parts, the book combines pertinent documents with insightful commentary and discussion.




[PDF] Religion And Social Policy Download

Religion and Social Policy PDF
Author: Paula D. Nesbitt
Publisher: Rowman Altamira
Release Date: 2001
Size: 71.82 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 278
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Religion And Social Policy

Book by Paula D. Nesbitt, Religion And Social Policy Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Religion And Social Policy books, Religion and Social Policy explores how religious concerns influence those who shape and those who are shaped by policies. It queries the social teachings of global denominations and local congregations, as well as the implicit religious stances taken by national governments and international NGOs. For students of religion, sociology, politics or public policy, Religion and Social Policy offers an excellent overview of how the sacred and the secular mix in both the theory and practice of creating a just society.




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The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism PDF
Author: Catherine Wessinger
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2016-07-01
Size: 56.61 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Languages : en
Pages : 768
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Book by Catherine Wessinger, The Oxford Handbook Of Millennialism Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Oxford Handbook Of Millennialism books, Christian Dispensationalism, the Taiping Revolution, cargo cults in Oceania, the Baha'i Faith, and the Raelian Movement would seem to have little in common. What they share, however, is a millennial orientation--the audacious human hope for a collective salvation, which may be heavenly or earthly or both. Although many religions feature a belief in personal salvation, millennial faiths are characterized by the expectation that salvation will be accomplished for an entire group by a superhuman agent, with or without human collaboration. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism offers readers an in-depth look at both the theoretical underpinnings of the study of millennialism and its many manifestations across history and cultures. While the term "millennialism" is drawn from Christianity, it is a category that is used to study religious expressions in diverse cultures, religious traditions, and historical periods. Sometimes, millennial expectations are expressed in peaceful ways. Other times, millennialists become involved in violence. The Oxford Handbook of Millennialism begins with a section that examines four primary types of millennialism. Chapters in the next section examine key issues such as charismatic leadership, use of scripture, prophetic failure, gender roles, children, tension with society, and violence. The rest of the book explores millennialism in a wide variety of places and times, from ancient Near Eastern movements to contemporary apocalyptic and new age movements, including the roles played by millennialism in national and international conflicts. This handbook will be a valuable resource for scholars of religious studies, sociology, psychology, history, and new religious movements.




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Violence and New Religious Movements PDF
Author: James R. Lewis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2011-04-06
Size: 28.61 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 456
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Violence And New Religious Movements

Book by James R. Lewis, Violence And New Religious Movements Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Violence And New Religious Movements books, The relationship between new religious movements (NRMs) and violence has long been a topic of intense public interest--an interest heavily fueled by multiple incidents of mass violence involving certain groups. Some of these incidents have made international headlines. When New Religious Movements make the news, it's usually because of some violent episode. Some of the most famous NRMs are known much more for the violent way they came to an end than for anything else. Violence and New Religious Movements offers a comprehensive examination of violence by-and against-new religious movements. The book begins with theoretical essays on the relationship between violence and NRMs and then moves on to examine particular groups. There are essays on the "Big Five"--the most well-known cases of violent incidents involving NRMs: Jonestown, Waco, Solar Temple, the Aum Shunrikyo subway attack, and the Heaven's Gate suicides. But the book also provides a richer survey by examining a host of lesser-known groups. This volume is the culmination of decades of research by scholars of New Religious Movements.




[PDF] Millennialism Persecution And Violence Download

Millennialism  Persecution  and Violence PDF
Author: Catherine Wessinger
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Release Date: 2000
Size: 39.94 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 403
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Millennialism Persecution And Violence

Book by Catherine Wessinger, Millennialism Persecution And Violence Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Millennialism Persecution And Violence books, In this book a cross-cultural and comparative volume, Catherine Wessinger reveal three patterns within millennial groups that are not mutually exclusive: assaulted millennial groups which are attacked by outsiders who fear and misunderstand the religion, fragile millennial groups that initiate violence to preserve the religious goal, and revolutionary millennial groups possessing an ideology that sanctions violece.




[PDF] True Crime Mass Murderers Download

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Author: Ryan White
Publisher: Nischal Hegde
Release Date:
Size: 76.62 MB
Format: PDF
Category : True Crime
Languages : en
Pages : 601
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True Crime Mass Murderers

Book by Ryan White, True Crime Mass Murderers Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download True Crime Mass Murderers books, True Crime: Mass Murderers 18 True Crime events of murder and mayhem. This book has the few of the most interesting stories of Mass Murderers in real life. These are those who bring the entire 'body politic' to rethink the perception of life leaving behind a permanent scar on the society. A thrilling true crime page turner.




[PDF] Millennial Cinema Download

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Author: Amresh Sinha
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Release Date: 2012-04-24
Size: 37.45 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 252
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Millennial Cinema

Book by Amresh Sinha, Millennial Cinema Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Millennial Cinema books, In spite of the overwhelming interest in the study of memory and trauma, no single volume has yet explored the centrality of memory to films of this era in a global context; this volume is the first anthology devoted exclusively to the study of memory in twenty-first-century cinema. Combining individual readings and interdisciplinary methodologies, this book offers new analyses of memory and trauma in some of the most discussed and debated films of the new millennium: Pan's Labyrinth (2006), The Namesake (2006), Hidden (2005), Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004), Oldboy (2003), City of God (2002), Irréversible (2002), Mulholland Drive (2001), Memento (2000), and In the Mood for Love (2000).




[PDF] Heaven On Earth Download

Heaven on Earth PDF
Author: Richard Landes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2011-08-04
Size: 30.32 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Religion
Languages : en
Pages : 520
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Heaven On Earth

Book by Richard Landes, Heaven On Earth Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Heaven On Earth books, Millennialists through the ages have looked forward to the apocalyptic moment that will radically transform society into heaven on earth. They have delivered withering critiques of their own civilizations and promised both the impending annihilation of the forces of evil and the advent of a perfect society. And all their promises have invariably failed. We tend, therefore, to dismiss these prophets of doom and salvation as crackpots and madmen, and not surprisingly historians of our secular era have tended to underestimate their impact on our modern world. Now, Richard Landes offers a lucid and ground-breaking analysis of this widely misunderstood phenomenon. This long-awaited study shows that many events typically regarded as secular--including the French Revolution, Marxism, Bolshevism, Nazism--not only contain key millennialist elements, but follow the apocalyptic curve of enthusiastic launch, disappointment and (often catastrophic) re-entry into "normal time." Indeed, as Landes examines the explicit millennialism behind such recent events as the emergence of Global Jihad since 1979, he challenges the common notion that modern history is largely driven by secular interests. By focusing on ten widely different case studies, none of which come from Judaism or Christianity, he shows that millennialism is not only a cultural universal, but also an extremely adaptive social phenomenon that persists across the modern and post-modern divides. At the same time, he also offers valuable insight into the social and psychological factors that drive such beliefs. Ranging from ancient Egypt to modern-day UFO cults and global Jihad, Heaven on Earth both delivers an eye-opening revisionist argument for the significance of millennialism throughout history and alerts the reader to the alarming spread of these ideologies in our world today.




[PDF] Speaking Rights To Power Download

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Author: Alison Brysk
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Size: 45.76 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 272
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Speaking Rights To Power

Book by Alison Brysk, Speaking Rights To Power Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Speaking Rights To Power books, How can "Speaking Rights to Power" construct political will to respond to human rights abuse worldwide? Examining dozens of cases of human rights campaigns and using an innovative analysis of the politics of persuasion, this book shows how communication politics build recognition, solidarity, and social change. Building on twenty years of research on five continents, this comprehensive study ranges from Aung San Suu Kyi to Anna Hazare, from Congo to Colombia, and from the Arab Spring to Pussy Riot. Speaking Rights to Power addresses cutting edge debates on human rights and the ethic of care, cosmopolitanism, charismatic leadership, communicative action and political theater, and the role of social media. It draws on constructivist literature from social movement and international relations theory, and analyzes human rights as a form of global social imagination. Combining a normative contribution with judicious critique, this book shows how human rights rhetoric matters-and how to make it matter more.




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The Church Universal and Triumphant PDF
Author: Bradley C. Whitsel
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Release Date: 2003
Size: 31.86 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
Languages : en
Pages : 221
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The Church Universal And Triumphant

Book by Bradley C. Whitsel, The Church Universal And Triumphant Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Church Universal And Triumphant books, Bradley Whitsel's vivid account of the Church Universal Triumphant (CUT), from its modest origin as a tiny fragment of the esoteric community to its growth into a wealthy and formidable organization in the 1960s and early 1970s, constitutes one of the most compelling stories to emerge from the larger movement of American religion. Founded in 1958 by the charismatic Mark Prophet - and subsequently headed by his wife, Elizabeth Clare Prophet - the Church combines New Age beliefs with an anti-Communist mindset based on the conviction that America was imperiled by left-wing enemies. In his deft examination of the group's evolution, Whitsel uses internal church documents as well as other resources to trace CUT's development of a dark apocalypric vision. He places the Church Universal and Triumphant within the context of other millennial groups sharing a similar psychology of crisis and disaster, and analyze the church's interactions with its political environment. This book will appeal to general readers as well as political scientists and sociologists specializing in the fields of political sociology, millennialism, and radical religio-political movements.




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