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Invitation to VISOR Survey

Greetings, esteemed Bulletin readers and contributors! We have recently been asked to share some information about the VISOR survey and saw fit to do so. The aim of the survey is to get a good picture of the field; the results, … Continue reading

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Critical Questions Series: Clayton Crockett

This is part of an on-going Series with the Bulletin, where Critical Questions are posed to a variety of scholars on the same topic. Other posts in this series can be found here. Clayton Crockett is an associate professor and … Continue reading

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“New Religious Movements” as an Interpretive Category

Typically, when we think of New Religious Movements (NRMs), our gaze is directed to the relatively small number of traditions that cluster at the fringes of the contemporary religious landscape (e.g., the Church of Scientology, International Raelian Religion, Heaven’s Gate, … Continue reading

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