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An edition of The New Believers (2001)

The new believers

a survey of sects, cults, and alternative religions

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This edition published in by Cassell, Distributed in the United States by Sterling Pub. in London, . New York, NY.

Written in English

544 pages

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Cover of: The New Believers
The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative Religions
May 2003, Cassell
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The new believers: a survey of sects, cults, and alternative religions
2001, Cassell, Distributed in the United States by Sterling Pub.
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The New Believers

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Library of Congress BP603 .B37 2001
Dewey 291

The new believers

a survey of sects, cults, and alternative religions

This edition published in by Cassell, Distributed in the United States by Sterling Pub. in London, . New York, NY.


Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: PART ONE: MAJOR ISSUES OF ALTERNATIVE RELGIONS
1 WHO, WHAT AND WHY: The purpose of this book
2 Is IT A CULT, OR A REAL RELIGION? The problem of definition
3 SECTS APPEAL: Conversion, recruitment, mind control or brainwashing?
4 WOULD YOU LET YOUR DAUGHTER MARRY ONE? Problems for families of members
5 So HARD TO SAY 'GOODBYE': Problems of leaving a movement
6 AFTER THE PROPHET DIES: How movements change
7 IT'S THE END OF THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT: Apocalyptic beliefs
8 CULTS THAT KILL: How, why, and can it happen again?
9 WATCHING THE WATCHERS: The variety of cult experts
10 HISTORICAL DIVERSITY: A brief summary of world religions
PART TWO: ALTERNATIVE RELIGIONS AND OTHER GROUPS
11 COMPLEXITY OF CHRISTIANITY
12 CHRISTIAN ORIGINS
Unitarians
The New Church and Swedenborgianism
Mormons
Exclusive Brethren
New Apostolic Church
Seventh-day Adventists
Christadelphians
Christian Science
Jehovah's Witnesses
Liberal Catholic Church and Wandering Bishops
Christian Community and Anthroposophy
Opus Dei
Unification Church
The Late Twentieth-century Evangelical Resurgence
The Family
Jesus Army
Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
International Church of Christ
Ellel Ministries
Toronto Blessing and Vineyard
Alpha Course
13 OTHER 'RELIGIONS OF THE BOOK' ORIGINS
Baha'i Faith
Nation of Islam
Holy Tabernade Ministries
Messiah/H'al Mahshiyach
Rastafarian Movement
14 EASTERN MOVEMENTS IN THE WEST
Brahma Kumaris
School of Economic Science
Transcendental Meditation
ISKCON
Osho International
Sahaja Yoga
Adidam
Impersonal Enlightenment Fellowship
Soka Gakkai
Friends of the Western Buddhist Order
New Kadampa Tradition
Eckankar
Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness
Elan Vital
15 ESOTERIC AND NEO-PAGAN MOVEMENTS
Satanic Ritual Abuse
Satanism
Theosophy
Benjamin Creme and Maitreya
Gurdjieff
Subud
Rosicrucians
Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn
Schools of Occult Science
Chaos Magic
The I AM Movement
Church Universal and Triumphant
The Emissaries
'Flying Saucer Cults'
Aetherius Society
Raelian Movement
Shamanism
Wicca
Church of All Worlds
Druidry
Fellowship of Isis
The Northern Tradition
Pagan Federations
16 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT MOVEMENTS
Landmark Education/Landmark Forum
Neuro-Linguistic Programming
Insight
The Emin
Scientology
17 CASE STUDY
:SHISM IN A SECT: The Worldwide Church of God and its Offshoots
sisEUl. ADDRESSES
BIBLIOGRAPHY
ALPHABET1CAL LIST OF ORGANIZATIONS.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 525-534) and index.
"Revised and greatly expanded edition of ... Sects, cults & alternative religions"--P. 9.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
291
Library of Congress
BP603 .B37 2001

The Physical Object

Pagination
544 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of pages
544

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3999281M
Internet Archive
newbelieverssurv00barr
ISBN 10
0304355925
LC Control Number
2001347660
Goodreads
2110824

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