By Stuart A. Wright,Susan J. Palmer
In Storming Zion, Wright and Palmer argue that the elevated use of those high-risk and severe sorts of enforcement corresponds to elevated association and tasks by way of competitors of unconventional religions. Anti-cult firms offer strategic "frames" that outline power conflicts or difficulties in a given neighborhood as inherently risky, and build narratives that draw on stereotypes of kid and sexual abuse, brainwashing, or even mass suicide. The specific workforce is made to seem extra harmful than it's, leading to an overreaction by means of gurus. Wright and Palmer discover the results of heightened nation repression and regulate of minority religions in an more and more multicultural, globalized global. At a time of speedily transferring demographics inside Western societies this publication cautions opposed to kingdom regulate of marginalized teams and provides perception into the explanations why the responses to those teams are frequently so reactionary.