A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins and is peripheral to its society's dominant religious culture. ... Some scholars view the 1950s or the end of the Second World War in 1945 as the defining time, while others look as ...


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Sociology uses the tools of social science to explore religious beliefs and ... the impact of religious organizations on individuals, groups, and societies. ... Gun Control in the Crosshairs: Christian Nationalism and Opposition to Stricter Gun Laws.


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