A site devoted to scientific studies, essays, dissertations, etc. about fantasy role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons in response to unreflected game-bashing media.

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 22(4): 366-379. Almendros, C., Carrobles, J. A., Rodríguez-Carballeira, Á., & Gámez-Guadix, M. (2009). Reasons for leaving: Psychological abuse and distress reported by former members of cultic groups. Cultic Studies Review, 8(2): 111-138. Alonso, R. (2011). Why do terrorists.

The practice of cow veneration is grounded in the post-Vedic era (Brown, 1964, 245-55). The cultic importance of the cow is attributed to the rise of the concept of ahimsa (Brown, 1964, 93-4). The Vedic ban on killing cows fluctuates between.

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We speak with Nan-sook Hong, former daughter-in-law of the Rev. Moon, leader of the ‘Moonies’. Also on the program – the editor of the Cultic Studies Journal, Dr Michael Langone, and offering insights into the ‘charismatic personality’, Dr.

"A Comment on David McKenzie's 'Teaching Students Who Already Know the Truth,'". Cultic Studies Journal, vol. 4 (No.1, 1987), 73-77. "Confessions of a Cult Watcher," Radix, vol. 18 (No. 1), 1987. "Churches on the Fringe," Eternity, October, 1986. "Of Cults and Evangelicals: Labeling and Lumping," Cultic Studies Journal,

If you have been personally affected by involvement in a cult, or would like to support those who have been, you can find support or donate to Cult Information and Family Support if you're in Australia (via www.cifs.org.au), and you can find resources outside of Australia with the International Cultic Studies Association ( via.

Detailed Record. Title: Second-Generation Religious Cult Survivors: Implications for Counselors. Language: English; Authors: Matthews, Cyndi H.1; Source: International Journal of Cultic Studies; Document Type: Article; Keywords: counseling cult survivors cult recovery second generation cult survivors. Abstract: First- and.

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal Fall (1989). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ George M. Lamsa’s books and translations of the Bible have.

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Introduction. Following the fashions of the female menstrual flow and its culture throughout time is a difficult task as its importance, artifacts and documentation were until relatively recently scarcely interpreted or acknowledged.

THE THEOLOGY AND SOCIAL ETHIC OF AMOS work and message of the prophet Amos 1 were based upon and ditioned by his personality and beliefs. His.

The practice of cow veneration is grounded in the post-Vedic era (Brown, 1964, 245-55). The cultic importance of the cow is attributed to the rise of the concept of ahimsa (Brown, 1964, 93-4). The Vedic ban on killing cows fluctuates between.

Despite the wealth of the cult's material remains, we still know relatively little about the ritual of the Mithraic mysteries. What was it, in the sense of liturgy performed, that Mithraists actually did in mithraea? How did it relate to myth, to the story of the god, which, by contrast, is singularly well documented on the monuments?

The term cult usually refers to a social group defined by its religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs, or its common interest in a particular personality, object or goal.

Dr. David Fagerberg is a professor of liturgical studies at University of Notre Dame and the author. With the benefit of digitalized journals now, I downloaded.

We speak with Nan-sook Hong, former daughter-in-law of the Rev. Moon, leader of the ‘Moonies’. Also on the program – the editor of the Cultic Studies Journal, Dr Michael Langone, and offering insights into the ‘charismatic personality’, Dr.

Dr. David Fagerberg is a professor of liturgical studies at University of Notre Dame and the author. With the benefit of digitalized journals now, I downloaded.

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Temples in the Hebrew Bible and in the Archaeological Record of Syria-Palestine. Michael J. Chan Emory University. Introduction. In the ancient Mediterranean, temples were at the very center of society.

Reprinted in Cultic Studies Journal, 1986, 3, 10-24. Andersen, S.M. (1984). Self- knowledge and social inference: II. The diagnosticity of cognitive/affective and behavioral data. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 46, 294-307. Andersen, S.M., & Ross, L. (1984). Self-knowledge and social inference: I. The impact of.

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98 journal of the evangelical theological society doors (cf. b. Suk. 7b).A capable evaluation of the evidence is provided by Harry E. Faber van der Meulen,6 who begins with Josephus’s description of

D. Casoni, “The Relation of Group Philosophy to Different Types of Dangerous Conduct in Cultic Groups,” Cultic Studies Journal, vol. 17 (2000b), pp. 143-167. J.Y. Roy, Le Syndrome du berger, essai sur les dogmatisme contemporains ( Montréal: Boréal, 1998). 79. Ibid. 80. Ibid. 81. D. Casoni (1996). op.cit. 82. D. Casoni.

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A ritual "is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, and objects, performed in a sequestered place, and performed according to set sequence". Rituals may be prescribed by the traditions of a community, including a religious community.