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Renunciation and reformulation

a study of conversion in an American sect
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Cornell University Press , Ithaca
Scientology., Conversion -- Sciento
StatementHarriet Whitehead.
SeriesAnthropology of contemporary issues
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LC ClassificationsBP605.S2 W47 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination299 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2722663M
ISBN 100801418496
LC Control Number86016211
OCLC/WorldCa14002616

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Harriet Whitehead is a research associate at Duke University, pursuing a study in cross-cultural child development. She is the author of Renunciation and Reformulation: A Study of Conversion in an. RENUNCIATION AND REFORMULATION: A STUDY OF CONVERSION IN AN AMERICAN SECT.

By Harriet Whitehead. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, pages. $ The author studied the Church of Scientology in the United States and the United Kingdom between and and delivered to her publisher, fifteen. Renunciation as a creative force in the careers of writers, philosophers, and artists is the animating idea behind Ross Posnock's new book.4/5(2).

reality, i.e. reformulation. Dan and I both began our process of renunciation relatively simultaneously. Shortly before our journey West, we both read the book Ishmael, by Daniel Quinn, who argued that the stories of Creation and the Fall of Man as represented in Genesis were.

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Renunciation adapted from a talk by Gil Fronsdal, July 1st, The Buddhist path is often considered one of renunciation. This is easy to see in the lifestyle of simplicity and restraint Renunciation and reformulation book. This renunciation and disclaimer is made by me in all capacities, including, without limitation, as a beneficiary of RD’s estate, as joint tenant with RD, and as beneficiary of any trust account.

I hereby release any right which I might have to petition for the revocation or modification of this Renunciation. Renunciation as a creative force in the careers of writers, philosophers, and artists is the animating idea behind Ross Posnock’s new book.

Taking up acts of abandonment, rejection, and refusal that have long baffled critics, he shows how renunciation has reframed the relationship of artists and intellectuals to society in productive and unpredictable s: 2.

In the wake of the reorganization, only one further attempt at a book-length treatment of Scientology was made, this time by anthropologist Harriet Whitehead, whose Renunciation and Reformulation. The Renunciation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5).

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Hubbard likely. In her monograph work on Scientology Renunciation and Reformulation: a Study of Conversion in an American Sect, Harriet Whitehead wrote that the book helped Hubbard build on experience writing about a theme of "a hidden reality subjacent to the apparent one".

Scientology is a compilation book about the Church of Scientology and the new religious movement Scientology, edited by James R. was published in March by Oxford University addition to Lewis, other contributors to the book include J. Gordon Melton, William Sims Bainbridge, Douglas E.

Cowan, David G. Bromley, Anson Shupe, James T. Richardson, and Susan J. Palmer. Renunciation and Reformulation: A Study of Conversion in an American Sect. by Harriet W hitehead. Womens Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley.

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BY BRETT WILLIAMS Women's Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of. A critique is offered of the 4-stage model of religious experience sketched by Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventis ().

Drawing inspiration from Wallas's () classic work on creative thinking, the Batson, Schoenrade, and Ventis (BSV) model of religious experience states that religious experiences go through 4 stages-existential questioning, self-surrender, new vision, and new life.

But if you are painfully willing to succumb to being an academic "expert" on Scientology, then I suggest you suffer through, like Harriet Whitehead, who wrote her "Renunciation and Reformulation" Cornell Univ Press monograph academic serious book that gives Scientology and the basics ideas in this Fundamentals of Thought book by Hubbard, she gives Hubard about as much.

She is the author of Renunciation and Reformulation: A Study of Conversion in an American Sect, and the coeditor/author with Sherry B.

Ortner of Sexual Meanings: The. The Road to Total Freedom: A Sociological Analysis of Scientology is a non-fiction book about Scientology by sociologist Roy ally published in by Heinemann, it was republished in by Columbia University Press.

The original manuscript was the product of Wallis's doctoral research at Oxford under the tutelage of Bryanafter a review of the original manuscript. But if you are painfully willing to succumb to being an academic "expert" on Scientology, then I suggest you suffer through, like Harriet Whitehead, who wrote her "Renunciation and Reformulation" Cornell Univ Press monograph academic serious book that gives Scientology and the basics ideas in this Fundamentals of Thought book by Hubbard, she gives Hubard about as much historical legitimizing.

With the exception of Roy Wallis’s monograph The Road to Total Freedom, published a quarter of a century ago (Wallis, ), Harriet Whitehead’s Renunciation and Reformulation (an analysis of the movement’s belief system based on fieldwork in the late s, Whitehead, ), and scanty papers in peer reviewed journals and edited volumes, the amount of balanced accounts of Scientolgy.

Book Reviews. Principles of Group Solidarity. Michael Hecter. Charles Tilly. 94(4), pp. – Renunciation and Reformulation: A Study of Conversion in an American Sect. Harriet Whitehead. Wade Clark Roof. 94(4), pp. – First Page | PDF ( KB) | Permissions. Required Readings: Harley, Gail and John Kieffer.

“The Development and Reality of Auditing.” SCIENTOLOGY, Edited by James Lewis. New York: Oxford,pp. Renunciation has to do with moving out of a contracted sense of self, the ego; we use our relationship with others to do that, renouncing self-care and moving more toward serving others.

In the Vajrayana, renunciation has much more to do with what’s. Renunciation definition, an act or instance of relinquishing, abandoning, repudiating, or sacrificing something, as a right, title, person, or ambition: the king's renunciation of the throne.

See more. Buddhism, religion and philosophy that developed from the doctrines of the Buddha, a teacher who lived in northern India between the mid-6th and mid-4th centuries BCE. Buddhism has played a central role in the spiritual, cultural, and social life of Asia, and, beginning in the 20th century, it spread to the West.

True renunciation is a matter of the heart and mind rather than the body. It is renunciation of the world of desires and aversions within, rather than of the world of "objects" without.

Finally, there is the ultimate renunciation, which is the renunciation of one's "self" in its .According to scholar Harriet Whitehead, the Church of Scientology "has developed a fine-tooled hierarchically organized system of audit (training) sessions where the technology of these sessions, in fact, is the treatment leading to processes of renunciation and eventually reformulation in the individual," which is similar to psychoanalysis.These strategies are characterised by reformulation, which entails men's redefinition of hegemonic characteristics of masculinity on their own terms; reliance, reflected by sensitive or hypersensitive adoptions of particular attributes of hegemonic masculinity; and rejection, characterized by the renunciation of hegemonic standards and either.