Guide to the J. Gordon Melton papers ARC Mss 20
- Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship (SFF).
- Encyclopedia of American Religions (EAR).
- Bibliographical Files.
- Biographical / Personal Files.
- Lectures / Talks.
- Publications / Writings.
- ISAR (Institute for the Study of American Religions) Files.
- Research / Subject Files.
- Teaching Files.
- Churches Speak Project.
- Unsorted, Unidentified.
- Legal Files.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship
"A Survey and Examination of Contemporary Satanism" - American Philosophical Association, Philosophers for Social Responsibility, Los Angeles Mar. 28, 1986
Religion and Violence Conference - guest lecturer, University of Kansas Mar. 1-2, 1987
General (file with several articles and related correspondence)
"The Attitude of Americans toward Hinduism from 1883 to 1983, with Special Reference to the International Society of Krishna Consciousness," ISAR 1985
"A Bibliography of Astrology in America, 1840-1940," rev. July 1989
"Communes in America, 1860-1960," circa 1984
"Confidence in God's Unseen World," [ca. 1970s?]
"The Cult Experience: A Response to the New Pluralism in American Religious Life," ISAR [ca. 1980s]
"Edgar Cayce and Reincarnation: Past Life Readings and Religious Symbology," paper presented at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion 1990
Fate book reviews (book review editor)
"The Feminist Theme of Early New Thought," n.d.
"The Flowering of the 'New Religious Consciousness' - Factors in Its Sudden Growth," 1983
" The Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow: A Christian Response," EAR 1985
"A Minister Speaks Out on the Psychic & the Devil," Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship [ca. 1970s]
"An Open Letter Concerning the Local Church, Witness Lee and The God-Men Controversy," ISAR 1985
"The Origins of Contemporary Neo-Paganism: A Report of Research in Progress," paper presented at the Popular Culture Association 1980
"Planning and Program Priorities for the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church: A Report on a Survey of the Churches," 1984
"The Politics at Professionalism's Funeral" (about anti-cult network), with James R. Lewis, n.d.
"Psychology and Religion Go to Court - Again," James R. Lewis and J. Gordon Melton 1987
"Sources and Resources for Teaching the Occult," paper prepared for 1976 meeting of the Midwest Popular Culture Association
"Spiritualization and Reaffirmation: What Really Happens When Prophecy Fails," 1985
"The Theosophical Communities and Their Ideal of Universal Brotherhood," n.d.
"Unity School of Christianity and Related Organizations: A Preliminary Bibliography," compiled by Dell deChant and J. Gordon Melton 1990
"The Western Way with Reincarnation," originally published as "The Bible and Reincarnation," 1971
Afro-American Holiness-Pentecostal Bibliography - draft printout 1987
Astrology book - mainly typescript draft circa 1983
Biographical Dictionary of American Cult and Sect Leaders (1986)
The Churches Speak series
The Churches Speak On - Sex and Family Life (1991)
Cults and New Religions (24 volume facsimile series of rare books and pamphlets), edited by J.Gordon Melton [ca. 1990]
Encyclopedia of American Religions (EAR) - files relating to different editions
Encyclopedia of American Religions (EAR): Religious Creeds (1988)
Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America (1986; 1992)
New Age Almanac (1991)
New Age Encyclopedia (1990)
Religions Directory International - Canada (early version of International Directory of the World's Religions?)
Religious Leaders of America (1991)
Religious Requirements and Practices of Certain Selected Groups: A Handbook for Chaplains [U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Chief of Chaplains, Contract No. MDA903-90-C-0062] [ca. early 1990s]
Sects and Cults in America: Bibliographical Guides, J. Gordon Melton general editor
The Vampire Book: The Encyclopedia of the Undead
Why Cults Succeed Where the Church Fails - Ronald M. Enroth and J. Gordon Melton
African Peoples Christian Organization
Buddhism (incl. Korean and Vietnamese)
Church of Jesus Christ (Apostolic)
Communal Society - Pacific Coast
Cults and Sects in America - David G. Bromley and Jeffrey K. Hadden circa 1990
Paganism and Wicca
Scientology - June D. Littler bibliography 1988
Ballard vs. United States of America 1942
Brown vs. Woodland Joint Unified School District Court Records 1991
Alexander, Brooks (cont.)
Ball, Francis Duff
Braun, Jon Edward
Buckley, Jack Richard
Duddy, Neil T.
Enroth, Ronald (cont.)
Fetcho, David S.
Freeman, William T.
Hyde, Alan Douglas
Ingalls, John C.
Liu, Y. C.
McLeish, James M.
Nyquist, James F.
Palmer, Earl F.
Sire, James W.
Sproul, R. C.
Swanson, Allen J.
Wallerstedt, Alan Worth
Godmen Exhibits (Plaintiff exhibits for various depositions)
Nos. 28-156 (some #s missing)
Nos. 157-379 (some #s missing)
Nos. 380-392 (some #s missing)
Nos. 394-405 (some #s missing)
Miscellany - incl. correspondence with Melton
Mozert vs. Hawkins County Public Schools Court Records circa 1983, 1986-1987
"Churches and Religious Organizations in Hawkins County and Contiguous Counties"
Phone Book Entries
Legal Cases - mainly testimony/depositions by Singer as expert witness
Christofferson [Julie] v. Scientology
Dole [Barbara] v. Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity, et al
"Feeling Therapy" Case - Richard J. Corriere
George [Robin] v. International Society for Krishna Consciousness, etc.
Hunziker [Steven], Kate Schuchmann, Virginia Sanders v. Applied Materials, Inc.; Applied Scholastics, Inc.; World Institute of Scientology Enterprises ...
Local Church Testimony - Witness Lee
Lowder, Kennedy, et al v. Snap-on Tools Corp., et al
Millman, Jerome vs. Sun Myung Moon, et al
Molko, David, and Tracy Leal v. Holy Spirit Association to the Unification of World Christianity, et al
Roseman, Cynthia, and Phillip Burnstein ... v. Isadore Trachtman
Singer, Margaret, and Richard Ofshe v. American Psychological Association, et al
Weaver, Russell v. Grodins of California, et al
Wollersheim, Larry v. Church of Scientology of California, et al
Miscellany re Singer
About Singer - mainly articles
American Psychological Association - Amicus Curiae brief re limit of behavioral sciences assistance to legal system in evaluating individuals' volitional capacities
Criticism of Singer
Ethics Complaint against Singer
Gann, L. H. - "Dr. Margaret Singer: An Evaluation of Her Work"
Lecture by Singer
Singer as Expert Witness
Singer as Panelist
Writings by Singer 1950s-1980s
Unification Church Court Records circa 1980s
Molko Case 1983-1989
U.S.A. v Moon 1981-1982
U.S.A. v. Moon, n.d. 1983-1985
Unification Church - Miscellany
About - articles, correspondence, reports and other material about the Unification Church
By - articles and other material by Sung Myung Moon and other Unification Church leaders and members
Interview Transcripts - Fred [?] interviewer 1976
Legal Documents - other cases
New York Litigation
Packets - mainly articles about the Unification Church circa 1974-1980