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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Heinemann, Barbara

David B. Eller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1081 words.

Heinemann, Barbara (11 January 1795–21 May 1883), a spiritual leader of the Community of True Inspiration (Amana Society), a spiritual leader of the Community of True Inspiration (Amana...

Metz, Christian

David B. Eller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 997 words.

Metz, Christian (30 December 1794–27 July 1867), a spiritual leader of the Community of True Inspiration (Amana Society), a spiritual leader of the Community of True Inspiration (Amana...

Occom, Samson

Bernd C. Peyer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1292 words.

Occom, Samson (1723–14 July 1792), Presbyterian preacher and writer, was born into a Mohegan community near New London, Connecticut, the son of Joshua Occom and Sarah (maiden name unknown).

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Rastafari international: the making of a global movement

in Rastafari

December 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 6960 words.

The Rastafari movement has spread throughout the Caribbean, to Caribbean immigrant communities in Europe and North America, to African diasporic people and Africans on the continents, and...

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Brewster, William

Francis J. Bremer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian and Quasi-Christian Cults and Sects. 1251 words.

Brewster, William (1567–10 April 1644), a leader of the Pilgrims and of the Plymouth Colony, was born in England, the son of William Brewster and Prudence (maiden name unknown). His...