The Resource How prophecy lives, edited by Diana G. Tumminia and William H. Swatos, Jr

How prophecy lives, edited by Diana G. Tumminia and William H. Swatos, Jr

Label
How prophecy lives
Title
How prophecy lives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Diana G. Tumminia and William H. Swatos, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Occasioned by reflections on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Festinger et al.'s When Prophecy Fails, this book examines social scientific prophecy research in the second half of the twentieth century, with particular attention to the question of the dynamics that inspired people to engage actively in such end-time activities
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
202/.117
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL633
LC item number
.H69 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and the social order,
Series volume
v. 21
Label
How prophecy lives, edited by Diana G. Tumminia and William H. Swatos, Jr
Publication
Note
Publ. on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the publication "When prophecy fails" by Leon Festinger
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • William H. Swatos, Jr., Preface: The Only Way into the Kingdom of God?; Diana G. Tumminia, Introduction: How Failure Succeeds; 1. Benton Johnson, Revisiting When Prophecy Fails; 2. Ralph W. Hood, Jr., Where Prophecy Lives: Psychological and Sociological Studies of Cognitive Dissonance; 3. Jon R. Stone, The Festinger Theory on Failed Prophecy and Dissonance: A Survey and Critique; 4. Lorne L. Dawson, Clearing the Underbrush: Moving beyond Festinger to a New Paradigm for the Study of Failed Prophecy
  • 5. Salvador Jimenez Murguia, When Prophets Fail to Fail: A Case Study of Yuko Chino, Chino Shoho, and the Pana-Wave Laboratory6. Lorne L. Dawson and Bradley C. Whitsel, Leadership and the Impact of Failed Prophecies on New Religious Movements: The Case of the Church Universal and Triumphant; 7. Stuart A. Wright and Arthur L. Greil, Failed Prophecy and Group Demise: The Case of Chen Tao; 8. Diana G. Tumminia, A Square Theory in a Round Reality: Thoughts on the Study of the Unarius Prophecy; William H. Swatos, Jr., Afterword: The Sociology of Prophecy Sub Specie Æternitatis; Contributors
Control code
ocn756582819
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004222687
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613280930
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32104364
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756582819
  • pebcs9004222685

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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