If we focus on the position and role of NRMs
in different societies, we can establish that, on one hand we have societies that cope relatively better with accepting the growing pluralization of society (e.g.
Of course, there still remain a number of problems underlying the study and categorization of NRMs
, the predominant one being that such descriptors as "new" and "alternative" are entirely contextual, as the editors admit.
Similarly, while France's NRM
law allows dissolution of new religious entities ostensibly to guard against abuse of the religious freedoms of others, a government's power of heightened investigation and dissolution of religious entities simply because they are new illegitimately restricts religious freedom absent some particularized necessity for the restriction.
It is critical to note at the outset that the majority of NRMs
stay within the boundaries of the law.
Jenkins argues that what was new in the 1960s was not the level of interest in the occult, or the number of new religions available for the seekers' perusal, but the merger of new religious movements with pop culture which resulted in a media saturation of NRM
Urquhart writes that these movements can "only be known from within." Ex-members of charismatic covenant communities like myself will immediately know what he means and will identify with much of what he describes as characteristics of these three NRMs
, and the reasons why some bishops and the present Holy Father welcome such communities.
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The contemporary religious landscape of what we might call "new New China" includes many groups that are often considered to be NRMs
, though their combined activities represent an extremely small portion of contemporary Chinese religiosity.
Unfortunately, at the local level many traditional churches do not distinguish between new religious movements (NRMs
) and sects, on the one hand, and new ecclesial communities, on the other.
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* Skilled application of intervention tools and techniques: Leashes and long lines, no-reward markers (NRMs
), and time-outs.