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Catastrophic Millennialism  

Eugene V. Gallagher

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Catastrophic millennialism emanates from a deep pessimism towards society, history, and general humanity. This article develops an analysis of the basic descriptive vocabulary of ... More

Fragile Millennial Communities and Violence  

John Walliss

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article focuses on the twin factors of millenialist predisposition towards violence and the crossover from a volatile disposition to the actual practice of violence. It reviews the ... More

Millennial Visions and Conflict with Society  

David G. Bromley and Catherine Wessinger

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article deals with issue of conflicts emanating from socially incompatible millennialist values. Millennialist strains across the spectrum assume two common factors—the end of the ... More

Millennialism on the Radical Right in America  

Michael Barkun

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
Millennialism is a prime philosophical resource pool for the American extreme right. The racial factor being central to the rightist affair and three basic tendencies nourish it: Christian ... More

Violence and New Religious Movements  

David G. Bromley

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Jul 2008
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Sep 2009
The episodes of new religious movement (NRM)-related violence in the mid-1990s that indirectly helped to establish new religions as a field of study also prompted NRM specialists to give ... More

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