Last edited by Arashigore
Thursday, May 14, 2020 | History

2 edition of Cults and New Religions found in the catalog.

Cults and New Religions

J. Gordon Melton

Cults and New Religions

by J. Gordon Melton

  • 237 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11357607M
    ISBN 10081530000X
    ISBN 109780815300007

      The authors carefully and seriously tackle significant questions about the nature of new religions, helping readers navigate a controversial and complicated field. Benjamin E. Zeller, Lake Forest College. The second edition of Cults and New Religious Movements is an astute and accessible textbook written by two eminent scholars of new : $ Welcome to and the New Zealand Cult List New Zealand Cults, Sects, Religions, Christian Organisations, and other groups. "Cult" is an emotive word. It brings to mind all the worst religious groups, where people commit suicide thinking they're going to meet a UFO, launch deadly nerve gas attacks in subways, or stockpile guns and ammunition fearing the end of the .

    Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions (ECNR)—Overview. Time Period: December —June (Timeline, History). Participants: Local Church et al t House et al. At Issue: The Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions (ECNR), authored by John Ankerberg and John Weldon and published by Harvest House Publishers, characterized “cults” as engaging in . Christianity, Cults and Religions is an excellent short overview with brief summaries of the beliefs and basic history of 20world religions, sects, cults, and new religious movements. Up to date. Christianity, Cults and Religions the most up-to-date comparison chart from a Christian perspective available in print.

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Guide to cults & new religions. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type.   This reader brings together the voices of historians, sociologists, and psychologists of religion to address these key questions about new religious movements. Looks at theoretical explanations for cults, why people join and what happens when they do. Brings together the best work on cults by sociologists, historians, and psychologists of religion/5(3).


Share this book
You might also like
National income and exenditure of the United Kingdom.

National income and exenditure of the United Kingdom.

IICA and the OAS.

IICA and the OAS.

On arctic ground

On arctic ground

Tears of the rectum in abdominal operations for pyosalpinx and their treatment.

Tears of the rectum in abdominal operations for pyosalpinx and their treatment.

Not there, Doctor

Not there, Doctor

Outlines of internal medicine

Outlines of internal medicine

The Architecture of Castles

The Architecture of Castles

free trade area negotiations

free trade area negotiations

isolationist impulse

isolationist impulse

Some facts and figures about the Jewish communities in Australia for migrants.

Some facts and figures about the Jewish communities in Australia for migrants.

Fulgence Charpentier, 1897-2001

Fulgence Charpentier, 1897-2001

Mozart album

Mozart album

The amours of Messalina, late queen of Albion

The amours of Messalina, late queen of Albion

Readings from California poets

Readings from California poets

Standard review plan.

Standard review plan.

Energy security for America

Energy security for America

Cults and New Religions by J. Gordon Melton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book contrasted christianity with mayor cults and new religions. Especially with those most prominent and growing in the US. The author first explained the origin and fundamental believe of a cult or new religion and what are their believes in 4/5(21).

Good book. Compilation of essays on a few cults and new religions, including the Church of Scientology, Transcendental Meditation, Unificationism, The Family International etc. Each essay follows the general formula of: introduction, history of the leader and movements, influences, downfall/future, conclusion.

Informative and fun to read/5. out of 5 stars Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase.

This is a big book. pages long. Too many cults to list. Some just cover what they belive, other major ones they Cults and New Religions book more info on. You can find this book reasonably priced/5(34).

Decent but definitely dated survey and critique Cults and New Religions book about 55 cults (which Christian heresies are a part of) and new religions. The pastor would benefit having this book in his library but must make sure that additional study on each position is done, especially as it relates to Eastern Religions/5.

Get this from a library. Cults, sects, and new religions. [M M Eboch;] -- "Recently, cults have been a source of fascination, with various TV shows, movies, and books portraying them in lurid detail.

However, cults have existed since ancient history, and many new religious. Robbins and Phillip C. Lucas, ‘From "Cults" to New Religions Movements: Coherence, Definition, and Conceptual Framing in the Study of New Religious Movements’, in James A.

Beckford and N. Demerath III (eds.), The Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Religion (Sage, ), pp. – rows  A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or.

UFO religions generally deal with belief in communication with extraterrestrial beings. Stephen Hunt writes in Alternative Religions: A Sociological Introduction, "One form of quasi-religion that perhaps borders on a more orthodox form of religiosity is that of the flying saucer cults". In these groups, individuals believe that communication between aliens and humans can take the form.

Surpassing the scope and the thoroughness of the first edition, this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions is the most wide-ranging and accessible resource on the historically significant and more obscure, sinister, and bizarre religious groups.

Including many entries by scholarly specialists, this volume explains more than 1, diverse. WELCOME, LET THE FUN BEGIN. Get e-Books "Christianity Cults Religions" on Pdf, ePub, Tuebl, Mobi and Audiobook for are more than 1 Million Books that have been enjoyed by people from all over the world.

Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. Top 10 books about cults.

and with distance comes a new perspective. It’s a raw and difficult read at times; Westover more forgiving Author: Claire Mcglasson. Sects, Cults and New Religions by Carole M. Cusack,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). How Cults Made America. A new book argues that, politically, messianic movements were often light-years ahead of their time.

But. Cults and New Religions: a Brief History is intended for instructors who have little formal preparation in the field and for students interested in the central questions that have defined new religions study for nearly half a century. We hope that it will encourage a broader and richer understanding of these movements, an appreciation for their.

Introduction The fourth volume of Sects, Cults and New Religions contains articles and chapters about how people engage with relationships in new religions, with emphasis on sexual and family.

Hank Hanegraaff, President of the Christian Research Institute, and Gretchen Passantino, Director of Answers in Action have recently come out in support of the Local is surprising given that movement’s heretical teachings. It is therefore helpful to look at the reasons why John Ankerberg and John Weldon included the Local Church in their.

The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions: It will be hard to find a cult/sect/new religion not included in this reference book. Some of the over 1, groups included have attained solid membership beyond one to three congregations, one generation or one charismatic founder, but many are 5/5.

Sects, Cults and New Religions - CRC Press Book New Religious Movements (NRMs) came into being as a distinct subfield of academic study in the s in response to the explosion of non-traditional religions that took place in the waning years of the Sixties counterculture.

This is by no means a complete list of cults and religions. Watchman Fellowship maintains o files and a research library of o books and periodicals on religions, cults, new religious movements and related teachings. World Religions and Cults Poster: Download (PDF - MB) for any device with Adobe Reader.

World Religions and Cults Vol. 3 (PDF - MB) for any device with Adobe Reader. World Religions and Cults Vol. 3 (EPUB - MB) for iPad/iPhone, Android, Nook, and most other eBook readers. World Religions and Cults Vol. 3 (MOBI - MB) for Kindle.

Christianity, Cults and Religions helps Christians know what they believe and book contains basic charts that compare world religions, cults and sects.

Christianity, Cults & Religions is a well-researched introduction on cults and religions from a Christian world religion, sect, and/or cult is condensed to words for a quick overview.5/5(2). Buy a cheap copy of Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions: book by John Ankerberg. This book covers more than 50 cults and religions from A to Z.

Includes an in-depth doctrinal appendix for further study, helpful charts, and a /5(5). An overview of the development of new religions and the controversies surrounding them in late modern society. A stimulating, course-friendly overview of the history and development of new religious movements (NRMs) in the late twentieth century Explores eight cults and NRMs, including the Church of Scientology, Transcendental Meditation, 4/5(1).