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  • Controversial New Religions

    Controversial New Religions

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199315314

    In terms of public opinion, new religious movements are considered controversial for a variety of reasons. Their social organization often runs counter to popular expectations by experimenting with communal living, alternative leadership roles, unus…

  • The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190466176

    The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies, and since the release of the first volume of The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements in 2003, the field has continued to expand and break ne…

  • Cults in America

    Cults in America
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576070314

    Since the early 1970s, alternative religious movements known as cults have been the focus of ever-increasing controversy in America. Cults in America: A Reference Handbook compares present-day cults to events in earlier American history, focusing on…

  • The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements
    av James R Lewis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195369649

    The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies…

  • Kenny's (Short Little, Very Long) Prayerbook

    Kenny's (Short Little, Very Long) Prayerbook
    av Heather R. Sanders, R. Sanders

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780996331524

  • Kenny's (Short Little, Very Long) Prayerbook

    Kenny's (Short Little, Very Long) Prayerbook
    av Heather R. Sanders, R. Kennedy Sanders

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780996331500

  • Witchcraft Today

    Witchcraft Today
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576071342

    A clear, concise overview of the origins and history of the Wiccan and Neopagan movements, with A-Z coverage of concepts, rituals, practices, and practitioners.Witchcraft Today presents a concise survey of this fascinating movement, charts its devel…

  • Sects & Stats

    Sects & Stats
    av Professor James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781791080

    A major, perhaps the major, focus of early research on New Religious Movements (NRMs) was on the people who joined. Most of the field's pioneer researchers were sociologists. However, the profile of NRM members had changed substantially by the twent…

  • The Order of the Solar Temple

    The Order of the Solar Temple

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138253339

    In October 1994, fifty-three members of the Order of the Solar Temple in Switzerland and Quebec were murdered or committed suicide. This incident and two later group suicides in subsequent years played a pivotal role in inflaming the cult controvers…

  • The Order of the Solar Temple

    The Order of the Solar Temple

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754652854

    In October 1994, fifty-three members of the Order of the Solar Temple in Switzerland and Quebec were murdered or committed suicide. This incident and two later group suicides in subsequent years played a pivotal role in inflaming the cult controvers…

  • The Gods Have Landed

    The Gods Have Landed

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791423301

  • The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions

    The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573928885

    Surpassing the scope and the thoroughness of the first edition, this is the most wide-ranging and accessible resource on the historically significant and more obscure, sinister, and bizarre religious groups, from the early days of alternative spirit…

  • Odd Gods

    Odd Gods

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573928427

    Emphasizing the complex nature of new religions and the wide variety of "cult" phenomena, this encyclopedic study reviews the history and major tenets of many diverse religious sects across the whole spectrum of belief. With contributions from over…

  • The Invention of Sacred Tradition

    The Invention of Sacred Tradition

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521864794

    The dictionary definition of tradition refers to beliefs and practices that have been transmitted from generation to generation, however, 'tradition' can rest simply on the claim that certain cultural elements are rooted in the past. Claim and docum…

  • The Invention of Sacred Tradition

    The Invention of Sacred Tradition

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521175319

    The dictionary definition of tradition refers to beliefs and practices that have been transmitted from generation to generation, however, 'tradition' can rest simply on the claim that certain cultural elements are rooted in the past. Claim and docum…

  • Sacred Schisms

    Sacred Schisms

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107684508

    Schism (from the Greek 'to split') refers to a group that breaks away from another, usually larger organisation and forms a new organisation. Though the term is typically confined to religious schisms, it can be extended to other kinds of breakaway…

  • Sacred Schisms

    Sacred Schisms

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521881470

    Schism (from the Greek 'to split') refers to a group that breaks away from another, usually larger organisation and forms a new organisation. Though the term is typically confined to religious schisms, it can be extended to other kinds of breakaway…

  • A Companion to Adidam

    A Companion to Adidam
    av James R Lewis

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472417374

    A Companion to Adidam brings together a half-dozen scholars of New Religious Movements (NRMs) with a half-dozen of the many academic followers of Adi Da to produce a comprehensive study of a highly creative alternative spiritual group. In addition t…

  • Perspectives on the New Age

    Perspectives on the New Age

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791412145

  • Scientology

    Scientology
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195331493

    The Church of Scientology has been involved in battles over tax issues, a ten-year battle with the Food and Drug Administration regarding the Electro-meters used in the Church's counseling activities, and extended conflicts with the Australian and G…

  • Usability Evaluation

    Usability Evaluation

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805896756

    Volume 14, Number 1, 2002. Contents: J.R. Lewis, Introduction. ARTICLES: D.J. Gillan, R.G. Bias, Usability Science 1: Foundation. H.R. Hartson, T.S. Andre, R.C. Williges, Criteria for Evaluating Usability Evaluation Methods. R.E. Cordes, Task Select…

  • Usability Evaluation

    Usability Evaluation

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138406179

    Volume 14, Number 1, 2002. Contents: J.R. Lewis, Introduction. ARTICLES: D.J. Gillan, R.G. Bias, Usability Science 1: Foundation. H.R. Hartson, T.S. Andre, R.C. Williges, Criteria for Evaluating Usability Evaluation Methods. R.E. Cordes, Task Select…

  • Practical Speech User Interface Design

    Practical Speech User Interface Design
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439815847

    Although speech is the most natural form of communication between humans, most people find using speech to communicate with machines anything but natural. Drawing from psychology, human-computer interaction, linguistics, and communication theory, Pr…

  • Using the Pssuq and Csuq: in User Experience Research and Practice

    Using the Pssuq and Csuq: in User Experience Research and Practice
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781733339209

    This book is for anyone who has a vested interest in assessing and improving user experiences, including UX researchers, designers, and product owners. This book draws upon the author's experience in the late1980s developing the PSSUQ/CSUQ questionn…

  • The Complete Qdro Handbook: Dividing Erisa, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans

    The Complete Qdro Handbook: Dividing Erisa, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans
    av Patricia Shewmaker, James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781641053587

    A comprehensive resource for effectively handling QDROs and working with all parties involved, the authors provide a basic knowledge of all aspects of the substantive law of QDROs plus valuable, step-by-step guidance and advanced techniques for the…

  • Textbook Violence

    Textbook Violence

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781792599

    Facing issues of violence and conflict, authors of textbooks for Religious Education (RE) choose a range of different strategies. While some try to write as non-controversially as possible about such issues, other authors choose to leave them comple…

  • The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism

    The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591023906

    In the public imagination Satanism is associated with bizarre rituals, perverse hedonistic lifestyles, heavy metal music, immature adolescents acting out, horror movies, and rumors of ritual abuse. But what are the facts behind the urban legends and…

  • Temple's Tigerbelles: An Illustrated History of the Women Who Outran the World

    Temple's Tigerbelles: An Illustrated History of the Women Who Outran the World
    av Dwight Lewis

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780989249843

  • Peculiar Prophets

    Peculiar Prophets
    av Professor James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557787682

  • Seeking the Light

    Seeking the Light
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780914829423

    Researcher and expert in non-traditional religions James R. Lewis explores the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness (MSIA) from the inside out. His comprehensive study looks at MSIA under a microscope, examining the religious and spiritual heritage…

  • Church Universal and Triumphant

    Church Universal and Triumphant
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780819196347

    Church Universal and Triumphant is a new religious movement in the Theosophical tradition. Since moving its headquarters to Montana in the early 1980s, the Church has frequently been in the news, for everything from illegal weapons purchases to the…

  • UFOs and Popular Culture

    UFOs and Popular Culture
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072653

    From religious beliefs and legends to movies and TV shows, from advertising and celebrities to Internet sites and photo ops, this illustrated A-Z encyclopedia makes it easy to locate each topic, and the opportunities for further research assure its…

  • Textbook Violence

    Textbook Violence
    av James R. Lewis, Bengt-ove Andreassen, Suzanne Anett Thobro

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781792582

    Facing issues of violence and conflict, authors of textbooks for Religious Education (RE) choose a range of different strategies. While some try to write as non-controversially as possible about such issues, other authors choose to leave them comple…

  • Violence and New Religious Movements

    Violence and New Religious Movements

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199735617

    The relationship between new religious movements (NRMs) and violence has long been a topic of intense public interest-an interest heavily fueled by multiple incidents of mass violence involving certain groups. Some of these incidents have made inter…

  • Violence and New Religious Movements

    Violence and New Religious Movements

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199735631

    The relationship between new religious movements (NRMs) and violence has long been a topic of intense public interest-an interest heavily fueled by multiple incidents of mass violence involving certain groups. Some of these incidents have made inter…

  • The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195149869

    The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies…

  • The Astrology Book

    The Astrology Book
    av James R Lewis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578591442

    Contains alphabetically arranged, annotated entries on a variety of topics in astrology, including terms, concepts, heavenly bodies, and contemporary and historic astrologers, along with instructions on reading and interpreting an astrological chart.

  • Cults

    Cults
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539733

    Cults examines the history and current status of cults across the United States, Europe, and East Asia. Focusing on the principal controversial religions and movements that have attracted major media attention, the book also includes profiles of hun…

  • Cults

    Cults
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781845539740

    Cults examines the history and current status of cults across the United States, Europe, and East Asia. Focusing on the principal controversial religions and movements that have attracted major media attention, the book also includes profiles of hun…

  • Excel and R Companion to the 2nd Edition of Quantifying the User Experience

    Excel and R Companion to the 2nd Edition of Quantifying the User Experience
    av Jeff Sauro Phd, James R. Lewis Phd

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781539679721

  • Ghosts and Ghouls: 13 Classic Tales That Will Gives You the Chills

    Ghosts and Ghouls: 13 Classic Tales That Will Gives You the Chills
    av M. R. James, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781722091071

    A Collection of 13 classic ghost stories that will give you the chills. Features works by M.R. James, Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, W.W. Jacobs, Edgar Allan Poe, William Hope Hodgson, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain

  • From the Ashes

    From the Ashes
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847679140

    In 45 short essays aimed at a broad audience, the contributors to From the Ashes place the Branch Davidians in historical and comparative perspective with nontraditional religions, analyze the government's handling of the Waco confrontation, assess…

  • From the Ashes

    From the Ashes
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847679157

    In 45 short essays aimed at a broad audience, the contributors to From the Ashes place the Branch Davidians in historical and comparative perspective with nontraditional religions, analyze the government's handling of the Waco confrontation, assess…

  • History of Lynn,

    History of Lynn,
    av Alonzo and James R Lewis Newhall

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781345217445

  • Legitimating New Religions

    Legitimating New Religions
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813533247

    This work deals explicitly with the issue of how emerging religions legitimate themselves. It contends that a new religion has at least four different, though overlapping, areas where legitimacy is a concern: making converts, maintaining followers,…

  • Doomsday Prophecies

    Doomsday Prophecies
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573926904

    From the time of the earliest tribal religions, high priests, self-proclaimed prophets, and purveyors of doom have been predicting the end of time. This encyclopaedic survey of end-time predictions looks at the history of these prophets and the reli…

  • Satanism Today

    Satanism Today
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781576072929

    This authoritative reference work presents a full image of the Prince of Darkness as he appears throughout traditional theology, mythology, art and literature, and popular culture.This nonsensationalist encyclopedia examines contemporary images of t…

  • The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Ufo Religions

    The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Ufo Religions

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781573929646

    The macabre mass suicide by adherents of the Heaven's Gate Cult in 1997 was shocking and difficult to comprehend for most outsiders. Their bizarre mindset, which mixed New Age religion with belief in extraterrestrial visitation, struck many as uniqu…

  • Falun Gong

    Falun Gong
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108445658

    Falun Gong, founded by Li Hongzhi in 1992, attracted international attention in 1999 after staging a demonstration outside government offices in Beijing. It was subsequently banned. Followers then created a number of media outlets outside China focu…

  • The Human Rights Encyclopedia

    The Human Rights Encyclopedia
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780765680235

    This A-Z encyclopaedia provides a comprehensive examination of human rights with 600 illustrated entries by experts in the field. It offers country-by-country approach to this issue with entries on torture, slavery, asylum, genocide, hostages, impri…

  • Magical Religion and Modern Witchcraft

    Magical Religion and Modern Witchcraft

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791428900

  • Religion and Violence

    Religion and Violence

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415331258

    Because the cultural conception of `religion' makes a rough equation between `being religious' and `being good, moral, and decent', the violent aspects of religion tend to be seen as either aberrant and isolated incidents in our own tradition, or th…

  • Nightmare Encyclopedia

    Nightmare Encyclopedia
    av James R. Lewis

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781564147622

    This volume examines ideas about bad dreams found in different parts of the world, in different periods of Western history, in recent clinical research, in current theories of the occult, and in popular films.

  • The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions

    The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions
    av James R. Lewis

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781591020400

    Offers entries covering such subjects as meditation, mysticism, and occult beliefs.

  • Excel and R Companion to Quantifying the User Experience: Rapid Answers to over 100 Examples and Exercises

    Excel and R Companion to Quantifying the User Experience: Rapid Answers to over 100 Examples and Exercises
    av Jeff Sauro, James R. Lewis Phd

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781470025571

  • The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

    The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316505625

    There is currently much discussion regarding the causes of terrorist acts, as well as the connection between terrorism and religion. Terrorism is attributed either to religious 'fanaticism' or, alternately, to political and economic factors, with re…

  • The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

    The Cambridge Companion to Religion and Terrorism

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107140141

    There is currently much discussion regarding the causes of terrorist acts, as well as the connection between terrorism and religion. Terrorism is attributed either to religious 'fanaticism' or, alternately, to political and economic factors, with re…

  • Angels A To Z

    Angels A To Z
    av James R Lewis

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578592128

    Written by a recognised authority on non-traditional religious movements, this resource is one of the most comprehensive books on angels and related topics currently available. More than 300 entries are included and drawn from multiple religions, su…

  • The Dream Encyclopedia

    The Dream Encyclopedia
    av James R Lewis

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578592166

    Exploring the fascinating world of dreams, this comprehensive reference examines over 250 dream-related topics, from art to history to science, including how factors such as self-healing, ESP, literature, religion, sex, cognition and memory, and med…