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...those of us who study people's responses to new religious ideas should not labour with the misconception that our world is one in which religion is disappearing. For, to the contrary, the evidence is that new religions are arising all the time, that people do not respond to new problems by abandoning religion but by developing a new religion on the ruins of the old.
— Leonard Glick, "The anthropology of religions: Malinowski and beyond," p. 228
New Religious Movements
New Religious Movements (Hartford Institute)
A collection of articles and links regarding "New Religious Movements" maintained by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research
Online Texts about Cults and New Religions (Skepsis)
"118 Online papers, articles and books about Cults, New Religious Movements, and the Social Scientific Study of Religion" (maintained by Rob Nanninga at Skepsis)
Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) Texts and Docs
"CESNUR, the Center for Studies on New Religions, is an international network of associations of scholars working in the field of new religious movements. CESNUR is independent from any religious group, Church, denomination or association." Contains a thematic index to various articles on new religious movments and religions as well as case studies on religion and movements. (English and Italian articles)
New Religious Movements: The Current Landscape (Choice)
Bibliographic essay by Stephen Bales originally appeared in the September 2013 issue of Choice (volume 51 | number 1).
Religious Movements Homepage Project
Archived April 2006: "On this extensive Web site you will find detailed profiles of more than two hundred different religious groups and movements. Some of them may be very familiar to you, others not. In addition, there are other valuable resources, including information on "cult" controversies, essays by respected scholars, and teaching resources on which interested visitors are invited to draw."
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