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Cultural Trauma and Religious Identity  

Bernhard Giesen

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Feb 2014
Based on Niklas Luhmann’s argument, religion may be viewed as any communication governed by the distinction between immanence and transcendence. While some societies dispose of a religious ... More

Gender Roles, Sexuality, and Children in Millennial Movements  

Melissa M. Wilcox

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Oct 2011
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Jan 2012
This article deals with the issues of gender and sexuality in millennial movements. Patriarchy pervades across the spectrum, varieties range from reversal of normative gender based ... More

Gypsies, Homosexuals, and Slavs  

John Connelly

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
Other groups — for example, Sinti and Roma, homosexuals, and Slavs — were swept up in the maelstrom of the Holocaust, but not for the same reasons as Jews and not with the same ... 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 Justice  

Pamela Cooper-White

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Nov 2014
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May 2014
Sexuality is a domain of experience that has been variously described as embodied, deeply personal, intimate, ecstatic, and even sacred. Yet, precisely because of some of these qualities ... More

Women  

Lenore J. Weitzman

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Nov 2010
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Jan 2011
This article focuses on the experiences of Jewish women during the Holocaust and compares their predicaments with those of Jewish men. It highlights three topics: the initial responses of ... More

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