Stephen A. Kent, Ph. D., University of Alberta
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Children of God

Articles

"Generational Revolt by the Adult Children of First-Generation Members of the Children of God/The Family." Cultic Studies Review 3 No. 2 (2004): 56-72.

"Brainwashing Programs in The Family/Children of God, and Scientology." Misunderstanding Cults: Searching for Objectivity in a Controversial Field. Edited by Benjamin Zablocki and Thomas Robbins. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (2001): 349-378.

(coauthor with Deana Hall) "Brainwashing and Re-Indoctrination Programs in the Children of God/The Family". Cultic Studies Journal 17 No. 1 (2000): 56-78.

"Misattribution and Social Control in the Children of God." Journal of Religion and Health. 33 No.1 (Spring, 1994): 29-43; Reprinted in Spirituality in East and West No.1 (1997): 16-22.

"Lustful Prophet: A Psychosexual Historical Study of the Children of God's Founder, David Berg." Cultic Studies Journal 11 No.2(1994): 135-188.For this article in Italian, see: “David Berg, il Profeta della lussuria,” in Edited Volume: Cristina Caparesi, Mario Di Fiorino, and Stephen A. Kent (Editors) Costretti ad Amare: Saggi sui Bambini di Dio/The Family. Forte dei Marmi: Centro Studi Psichiatria e Territorio, (2002): 57-69.

Book Reviews


James D. Chancellor, Life in The Family: An Oral History of the Children of God. Nova Religio 8 No. 1 (July 2004): 108-112.

Miriam Williams, Heaven's Harlots: My Fifteen Years as a Sacred Prostitute in the Children of God Cult. Nova Religio 3 No.1 (1999): 163-167.

 

 

 

Dr. Stephen Kent, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2H4
Phone: (780) 492-2204, Fax: (780) 492-7196, E-Mail: steve.kent@ualberta.ca