Catherine Wessinger

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Catherine Wessinger is a professor of religious studies at Loyola University New Orleans with a main research focus on millennialism, new religions, women and religion and religions of India. Wessinger is co-general editor of Nova Religio: The Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions[1] and served as a consultant to federal law enforcement during the Montana Freemen standoff.[2]

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  • Annie Besant and Progressive Messianism. 1988. Edwin Mellen Press.
  • (Editor) Women's Leadership in Marginal Religions: Explorations Outside the Mainstream. 1993. University of Illinois Press.
  • (Editor) Religious Institutions and Women's Leadership: New Roles Inside the Mainstream. 1996. University of South Carolina Press.
  • (Editor) Millennialism, Persecution, and Violence: Historical Cases. 2000. Syracuse University Press.
  • How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven’s Gate. 2000. Seven Bridges Press.
  • (Editor) Memories of the Branch Davidians: Autobiography of David Koresh's Mother. By Bonnie Haldeman. 2007. Baylor University Press.
  • (Editor) When They Were Mine: Memoirs of a Branch Davidian Wife and Mother. By Sheila Martin. 2009. Baylor University Press.
  • “Deaths in the Fire at the Branch Davidians’ Mount Carmel: Who Bears Responsibility?” Nova Religio: Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 13, no. 2 (November 2009): 25-60.
  • “Lee Hancock Collection: Federal and State Materials on the Branch Davidian Case,” Nova Religio: Journal of Alternative and Emergent Religions 13, no. 2 (November 2009): 114-25.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nova Religio at UC Press". Retrieved 2010-10-26. 
  2. ^ Rosenfeld, Jean E. (2000). "The Justus Freemen Standoff: The Importance of the Analysis of Religion in Avoiding Violent Outcomes". In Catherine Wessinger. Millennialism, Persecution, and Violence: Historical Cases. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. p. 326.