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Title Sacred schisms [electronic resource] : how religions divide / edited by James R. Lewis, Sarah M. Lewis.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.


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Description xi, 338 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / James R. Lewis and Sarah Lewis -- Part I: Theoretical overview -- Understanding schisms : theoretical explanations for their origins / Roger Finke and Christopher P. Scheitle -- Part II: Survey of schisms in selected traditions -- Charismatic authority in Islam : an analysis of the cause of schisms in the ummah / Ron Geaves -- Schisms in Buddhism / Alan Cole -- Schisms in Japanese new religious movements / Robert Kisala -- Part III: Christian traditions -- Finishing the mystery : the watch tower and 'the 1917 schism' / George D. Chryssides -- Challenges to charismatic authority in the unificationist movement / David G. Bromley and Rachel S. Bobbitt -- Persecution and schismogenesis : how a penitential crisis over mass apostasy facilitated the triumph of Catholic Christianity in the Roman Empire / Joseph M. Bryant -- Part IV: Western esoteric traditions -- Church universal and triumphant : shelter, succession and schism / Susan J. Palmer and Michael Abravanel -- Schism and consolidation : the case of the theosophical movement / Olav Hammer -- Satanists and nuts : the role of schisms in modern satanism / Jesper Aagaard Petersen -- Schism as midwife : how conflict aided the birth of a contemporary pagan community / Murphy Pizza -- Part V: Non-western/postcolonial traditions -- Succession, religious switching, and schism in the Hare Krishna Movement / E. Burke Rochford, Jr. -- Schisms within Hindu guru groups : the Transcendental Meditation movement in North America / Cynthia Ann Humes -- Schism in Babylon : colonialism, Afro-Christianity, and Rastafari / Christopher Partridge.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Religion -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lewis, James R.
Lewis, Sarah M.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780521881470 (hardback : alk. paper)
0521881471 (hardback : alk. paper)

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