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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Sectarianism

Anthony J. Saldarini.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 3061 words.

Second Temple Jewish society included a number of groups with distinctive outlooks, practices, social relationships, and political stances. A group

Sociological Approaches to Qumran Sectarianism

Jutta Jokiranta.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Dead Sea Scrolls

October 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Christianity. 14745 words.

Scholarly reflection on the people behind the Qumran documents has been coloured by the use of the term ‘sect’ from very early on, ever since the first announcement of the discovery of the...

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Muḥammadīya, al- (Muslim sectarians):

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 6 words.

Adam Ferziger, Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015. xii + 352 pp.

Edited by Richard I. Cohen.

in Place in Modern Jewish Culture and Society

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies. 1205 words.

This chapter reviews the book Beyond Sectarianism: The Realignment of American Orthodox Judaism (2015), by Adam Ferziger. In Beyond Sectarianism, Ferziger chronicles the evolution of...

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From “Sectarian Teaching” to “Religion”

Hans Martin Krämer.

in Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

June 2015; p ublished online November 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 9515 words.

This chapter turns to another key aspect of the reconception of religion by referring to the conceptual legacy inherent in shūkyō. The new term came to be formed only because of its...

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The Real Peace Process: Worship, Politics and the End of Sectarianism. By Siobhán Garrigan.

Steve Bruce.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

April 2012; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 879 words.

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Normative and Sectarian Judaism in the Second Temple Period. By Moshe Weinfeld.

Jonathan G. Campbell.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

April 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 464 words.

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Sacred Violence: African Christians and Sectarian Hatred in the Age of Augustine. By Brent D. Shaw.

Aideen Hartney.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

October 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 793 words.

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Johannine Sectarianism in Perspective: A Sociological, Historical and Comparative Analysis of Temple and Social Relationships in the Gospel of John, Philo and Qumran. By Kåre Sigvald Fuglseth.

Margaret Barker.

in The Journal of Theological Studies

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religious Studies. 297 words.

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When Perfect Children Grow Up

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 4295 words.

The question ‘“what happened to the children” goes beyond the dialectic between the sects and society; this chapter concentrates on the childhoods and the decisions made by those raised in...

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Sects, Children, and Society

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 11972 words.

This chapter discusses the social dynamics of sectarianism, and introduces the main religious groups mentioned throughout the book. It describes special teachings these groups have...

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In the Wilderness

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10004 words.

One of the biggest issues for the young adults who leave sectarian religious movements is finding themselves alone and in an unfamiliar place. For those interviewed, the outside world was...

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Leadership and Discipline

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 10366 words.

This chapter discusses the process of change and adaptation after the birth of a new generation, with reference to the leadership structures of several sects and the decisions made...

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Points of Conflict

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 14192 words.

This chapter focuses on a controversial part of the history of the Family International (then known as the Children of God, among other names), where the leader’s teachings on the topic of...

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Perfect Children

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 272 pages.

The increasing religious diversity of the past few decades means that there are more people who have been born and raised in religious communities—subcultures that occasionally are very...

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A Ministry of Presence

Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 240 pages.

This book describes the convergence of shifts in law, psychology, and religious practice that explains the increasing ubiquity of chaplains across the domains of contemporary life—in...

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Epilogue

Patricia Appelbaum.

in Kingdom to Commune

March 2009; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 4740 words.

This chapter summarizes the book's main themes and presents some final thoughts. This book showed that pacifism between World War I and the Vietnam era was a multidimensional culture rooted...

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Same-Sex Marriage, the Right to Religious and Moral Freedom, and the Catholic Church

Michael John Perry.

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church

March 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 3214 words.

This chapter addresses the legal dimensions of same-sex marriage from the vantage of the legal categories of religious and moral freedom as well as of widely accepted international doctrine...

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The Young Members Who Leave

Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist.

in Perfect Children

February 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies. 19996 words.

There are different scenarios for leaving the group one has been raised in, and a range of experiences among young members who find themselves outside the familiarity of their community....

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Kingdom to Commune

Patricia Appelbaum.

March 2009; p ublished online September 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Religious Studies. 344 pages.

American religious pacifism is usually explained in terms of its practitioners' ethical and philosophical commitments. This book argues that Protestant pacifism, which constituted the...

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