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Religious sects and social development

Poornima Jain

Religious sects and social development

a comparative study of Jains, Christians and Sikhs

by Poornima Jain

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Published by Rawat Publications in Jaipur .
Written in English


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StatementPoornima Jain
The Physical Object
Pagination208 p.
Number of Pages208
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Open LibraryOL24386734M
LC Control Number2010327942

Brian Wilson argued that many religious and spiritual organisations operating in contemporary society do not fit into categories such as churches and sects. This has led to the development of typologies of cults and other New Religious Movements. According to Roy Wallis ()cults differ from sects. Purchase Religious Studies - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN ,

  Differences between Jewish denominations or sects, which are more commonly known as "movements," reflect varying responses to changing times and cultures. The historical Jewish movements (Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes) were responses to the Roman rule of Israel, while the major modern movements (Reform, Orthodox, and Conservative) are. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: social development.

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The book examines the relationship between religious sects of Christianity, Jainism and Sikhism and the level of their social development in the city of Agra. It also examines social development vis-à-vis social and religious practices of the sect, interplay between sect and society, conflict and harmony, and modernism and development.

Get this from a library. Religious sects and social development: a comparative study of Jains, Christians, and Sikhs. [Poornima Jain] -- Study conducted in Agra, India.

Meredith B. McGuire, ‘Health and Healing in New Religious Movements’, in David G. Bromley and Jeffery K. Hadden (eds.), Religion and the Social Order: The Handbook of Cults and Sects in America, Vol.

3 (), pp. – The Clapham Sect: How Wilberforce’s Circle Transformed Britain is written by Stephen Tomkins, a modern writer with post-modernist, deconstructionist, and feminist leanings.

He attempts to analysis the religious and political lives of William Wilberforce and his close-knit friends by selectively and uncharitably picking small quotations from Cited by: Religious sects and the concept of deviance: The Mormons and the Moonies Religious sects have been studied sociologically as social movements, minorities and deviant groups.

The perspective of the sociology of deviance has principally been adopted in attempts to understand those instances when a sectarian group has aroused public hostility. The Book of Religions of laborers beyond sea from this country of two hundred and eighty.

To these add four native preachers, and one hundred and thirty-five other native helpers, and the number of laborers who areemployedandsupportedbytheboardinthemissionsbeyond sea, is.

The club model of religious sects can also be applied to historical Tibetan Buddhism. 16 The Geluk sect, of which the Dalai Lama is a member, rose to become the state religion in The Geluk sect was the last to form in a crowded religion market with schools and many sects.

Unlike the existing religious sects, the Gelukpa introduced. Religion: Overview. Churches in the Expanding West. To Anglo-Americans in the nineteenth century the “ West ” was a migratory concept, continually being relocated as the next geographical region beyond white settlement.

At the turn of the century the “ uninhabited ” frontier — though home to someNative Americans — was the area between the Appalachian Mountains.

Sects are small religious groups which are offshoots of an existing religion and are in a high degree of tension with the outside world.

Cults are small religious groups which are often based around a religion from another society. The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism (German: Die protestantische Ethik und der Geist des Kapitalismus) is a book written by Max Weber, a German sociologist, economist, and as a series of essays, the original German text was composed in andand was translated into English for the first time by American sociologist Talcott Parsons in Christian History The first three centuries of Christianity, as seen by religious liberals and historians.

Sponsored link. First century CE. During the first six decades of the first century CE, Judaism was composed of about two dozen competing factions: Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, Zealots, followers of John the Baptist, followers of Yeshua of Nazareth (Iesous in Greek, Iesus in Latin Missing: social development.

In Sociology the word ‘religion’ is used in a wider sense, than that is used in religious books. Thus some sociologists define religion as those institutionalized system of beliefs, symbols, value that provide groups of men with solution to the question of ultimate meaning.

Though the religion is a highly personal thing, yet it has a social. Almost all religions become social phenomena through self-constituted sects, groups, or organisations.

Buddhism has been spread over the centuries by the sangha, the community of ians organise themselves into churches, parishes, monastic and lay orders, missions and parachurch movements.

The earliest use of this meaning of the word "Cult" is believed to be a book "The Chaos of the Cults" by J.K. VanBaalen. On the other hand, new religious groups such as the Mormons, Unification Church and Jehovah's Witnesses generally regard themselves to be the true Christian g: social development.

The Urantia Book. Paper The Social Problems of Religion. () RELIGION achieves its highest social ministry when it has least connection with the secular institutions of society. In past ages, since social reforms were largely confined to the moral realms, religion did not have to adjust its attitude to extensive changes in economic and political systems.

In the sociology of religion, the most widely used classification is the church-sect typology. The typology states that churches, ecclesia, denominations and sects form a continuum with decreasing influence on society. Sects are break-away groups from more mainstream religions and tend to be in tension with society.

America’s True History of Religious Tolerance The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring—and utterly at odds with the historical record. • Religion provides emotion comfort and helps provide guidelines- assuring people that there is a purpose of life, even to suffering.

• Religion fosters social solidarity- religious teachings and practices unite believers into a community that shares values and. The Reformation led to the reformulation of certain basic tenets of Christian belief and resulted in the division of Western Christendom between Roman Catholicism and the new Protestant traditions.

The spread of Protestantism in areas that had previously been Roman Catholic had far-reaching political, economic, and social effects. Judaism's First Century Diversity In the first century of our era there were many sects and schools in Jewish society.

[Josephus' two books] are two of our prime sources for the history of. The Diversity of Early Christianity From the beginning, early Christians struggled to define for themselves the identity of Jesus and the meaning of his message.The Zealot sect traces its roots back to the Maccabean revolt about BC, about the same time the Pharisees began.

The Zealots objected to Roman rule and violently sought to eradicate it by generally targeting the Romans, their Jewish collaborators, and the Sadducees, by raiding for provisions and other activities to aid their g: social development.A sect is a subgroup of a religious, political, or philosophical belief system, usually an offshoot of a larger group.

Although the term was originally a classification for religious separated groups, it can now refer to any organization that breaks away from a larger one to follow a different set of rules and principles. In an Indian context, sect refers to an organized tradition.