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Author Palmer, Susan J.
Title Moon sisters, Krishna mothers, Rajneesh lovers : women's roles in new religions / Susan Jean Palmer.
Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1994.
Edition First edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BL2520 .P36 1994    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BL2520 .P36 1994    AVAILABLE  
Author Palmer, Susan J.
Series Women and gender in North American religions
Women and gender in North American religions.
Subject Women and religion -- North America -- History -- 20th century.
Cults -- North America -- History -- 20th century.
Sex -- Religious aspects -- History -- 20th century.
Sex role -- Religious aspects -- History -- 20th century.
North America -- Religion.
Description xx, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Edition First edition.
Contents New religious feminine roles -- Mothers and widows in Krishna consciousness -- Lovers and leaders in the Rajneesh movement -- Sisters in the Unification Church -- Actualizers in the Institute of Applied Metaphysics -- Helpmeets in the Messianic community -- Playmates in the Raelian movement -- Secret shamans in the Institute for the Development of the Harmonious Human Being -- Spiritual solutions to problems besetting the family -- Social experimentation and sexual innovations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0815602979
OCLC # 30518219
Table of Contents
 Illustrations 
 Tables 
 Introduction 
 Acknowledgments 
 1New Religious Feminine Roles1
Pt. 1Sex Polarity Groups 
 2Mothers and Widows in Krishna Consciousness15
 3Lovers and Leaders in the Rajneesh Movement44
Pt. 2Sex Complementarity Groups 
 4Sisters in the Unification Church75
 5Actualizers in the Institute of Applied Metaphysics105
 6Helpmeets in the Messianic Community133
Pt. 3Sex Unity Groups 
 7Playmates in the Raelian Movement157
 8Secret Shamans in the Institute for the Development of the Harmonious Human Being188
Pt. 4Paradigms or Parodies? 
 9Spiritual Solutions to Problems Besetting the Family209
 10Social Experimentation and Sexual Innovations238
 Endnotes269
 Bibliography275
 Index283


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