The satanic cult scare

  title={The satanic cult scare},
  author={David G. Bromley},
  • D. Bromley
  • Published 1 May 1991
  • Political Science
  • Society

Political tolerance in Canada: Are religious Canadians and Americans more intolerant?

  • Sam Reimer
  • Political Science, Law
    Canadian review of sociology = Revue canadienne de sociologie
  • 2021
Using the "least-liked" measure of political tolerance, it is shown that Canada has lower levels of politicalolerance than the U.S., and that religiosity-particularly committed and conservative conservatism-is unrelated to political tolerance.

Nejsou rohy jako rohy: Vztah moderního pohanství a satanismu

Clanek se soustředi na vztah moderniho pohanstvi a satanismu, a to na urovni nejvýznamnějsich pohanských a satanistických organizaci a proudů. Ukazuje, že vztah pohanstvi a satanismu je poměrně

“Every Parent's Worst Nightmare”

Through a content analysis, this study seeks to uncover the predominant narrative themes centered on gender and class that shaped mainstream US newspaper coverage of child kidnappings from 2000 to

Towards a Revaluation of the Legend of “Saint” William of Norwich and its Place in the Blood Libel Legend

The legend of William of Norwich is extremely well known and often quoted in discussions of defamatory folklore. However, since I started working on it three or four years ago I have found that there

Role-Playing Games and the Christian Right: Community Formation in Response to a Moral Panic

During the 1980s, the newly established industry and youth subculture associated with role-playing games came under sustained attack from schools, churches, parents and governments, instigated by the

Perceptual Biases and Mock Juror Decision Making: Minority Religions in Court

This study builds on earlier research results showing that mock jurors demonstrate strong anti-cult oriented biases in verdicts related to cases involving minority religions (sometimes called

La croisade contre les satanistes

Depuis les annees 1980, on a observe la resurgence de l'idee du complot satanique, ce qui a donne lieu a de veritables paniques dans certains milieux. De tres nombreux satanistes pratiqueraient des

Adolescent satanist: A sensible law enforcement approach

A considerable amount of attention has been given by the media to the perceived increase in the amount of juvenile Satanic involvement. However, there is very little evidence of a national epidemic

Fundamentalist religion and the moral crusade against Satanism: The social construction of deviant behavior

This article presents a symbolic interactionist model of the social dynamics of moral crusades to define a new form of deviant behavior. It identifies the collective behavior processes through which

The Psychology of Satanic Worship

A significant amount of media attention has recently been focused on allegations of widespread Satanic activity in South Africa. However, little social scientific research has been forthcoming on the