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web Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple
"November 18, 1998 is the twentieth anniversary of the deaths of over 900 Americans in Jonestown, Guyana. Anticipating much media interest and coverage, as well as scholarly and popular study of Peoples Temple as a result, the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of North Dakota inaugurated this website to present an alternative view to the usual anti-cult hysteria which characterized discussion of Peoples Temple."
•  Cults
•  Religion and violence
top site biblio Cults & New Religious Movements: A Bibliography
Compiled by Rob Nanninga.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
top site web Cults and Religion
"Nurelweb presents sources for the study of religion, including cults, sects, new and historic religions. This is an academic website dedicated to providing reliable information on complex and controversial topics concerning religion from a scholarly perspective. Here you can find information about the definition of religion, myth, ritual, and a host of other topics. There are numerous complete articles plus several books available here." Maintained by Irving Hexham at the University of Calgary.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
ejournal "Watching for Violence: A Comparative Analysis of the Roles of Five Types of Cult-Watching Groups"
An article by Eileen Barker.
•  Cults
•  Religion and violence
•  Online Article or Essay
syllab "Cults and Conversion in Modern America"
A 2003 course by Eugene Gallagher at Connecticut College.
•  Cults
syllab "Cults and Covens: Theory and Practice of New Religious Movements"
A 2007 course by Shawn Krause-Loner at Syracuse University.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
syllab "Cults and New Religious Movements"
A 2001 course by Lorne Dawson at the University of Waterloo.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
web World Religions & Spirituality Project
"The mission of the World Religions &Spirituality Project is to provide objective, reliable and comprehensive information about the diverse array of religious and spiritual groups currently found in North America. The central feature of the WRSP website is, therefore, profiles of contemporary religious and spiritual movements, established world religions, and historical religious and spiritual movements. Each profile includes a presentation of the group's distinctive beliefs, rituals, organization and leadership, and issues/challenges."
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
•  Religions
syllab "Cults, Sects, and New Religious Movements"
A 2011 course by Grant Martin at Wilfrid Laurier University.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
syllab "Cults and Controversies: Understanding New Religious Movements in America"
A 2012 course by Elizabeth Nordbeck at Andover Newton Theological School.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
syllab "New Religions and Cults in America"
A 2011 course by Lawrence Foster at Georgia Tech University.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
syllab "New Religious Movements: The Sociology of Cults and Sects"
A course by James Kitts at the University of Washington.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
•  Religion and anthropology / sociology
syllab "Sects and Violence: Cults, Religious Innovation, and Social Conflict"
A course by James Kitts at the University of Massachusetts.
•  Cults
•  Religion and violence
syllab "Contemporary Cults and New Religious Movements in North America"
A course by David Bromley at Virginia Commonwealth University.
•  Cults
•  New religious movements
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