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James R Lewis

James R. Lewis is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Tromso, Norway. A scholar of New Religious Movements, he currently edits or co-edits three book series and is the general editor for the Alternative Spirituality and Religion Review. Recent publications include Violence and New Religious Movements (2011), Sacred Suicide (2014, with Carole Cusack), Cults: A Reference and Guide (2014), The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements: Volume II (2015, with Inga B. Tollefsen), and...See more