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Scientific research and new religions

Scientific research and new religions

divergent perspectives

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Published by American Association for the Advancement of Science, Pacific Division in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults -- Congresses,
  • Sects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Brock K. Kilbourne.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesProceedings of the 64th annual meeting of the Pacific Division, American Association for the Advancement of Science -- v. 2, pt. 2 (Oct. 31, 1985)
    ContributionsKilbourne, Brock K., American Association for the Advancement of Science. Pacific Division. Meeting
    The Physical Object
    Pagination180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14433592M
    OCLC/WorldCa13727272

    The academic study of new religious movements is known as new religions studies (NRS). The study draws from the disciplines of anthropology, psychiatry, history, psychology, sociology, religious studies, and theology. Eileen Barker noted that there are five sources of information on new religious movements (NRMs): the information provided by such groups themselves, that provided by ex-members. About this journal. Studies in Religion / Sciences Religieuses is a peer-reviewed, bilingual academic quarterly, serving scholars who work in a wide range of sub-fields in religious studies and theological studies. It publishes scholarly articles of interest to specialists, but written so as to be intelligible to other scholars who wish to keep informed of current scholarship.

    Concluding that science is a religion is easy when one assumes that science is a religion. (The first argument also begs the question when it says: "All and only religions offer an opinion about. Religion Book Publishers. Abrams Books. Founded by Harry N. Abrams in , ABRAMS was the first company in the United States to specialize in the creation and distribution of art and illustrated books. Middle Eastern studies, New York City history, philosophy, paleontology, political theory, religion, science policy, social work, and U.S.

      George Johnson article current efforts to bridge that gap between science and religion, which is the focus of books, conferences and television .   The research project on religion, which will start in April, is part of a new wave of scientific interest in examining : Julie Zauzmer.


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