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Cults : a reference handbook

Author: James R Lewis
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005.
Series: Contemporary world issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This volume surveys the cult controversies from the early 1970s to the present. Included is an in-depth look at brainwashing and the issue of alternative religions and violence. The principal controversial religions, movements, and individuals that have made the headlines are also examined.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lewis, James R.
Cults.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, ©2005
(DLC) 2005004574
(OCoLC)57893621
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James R Lewis
ISBN: 185109623X 9781851096237 1851096183 9781851096183
OCLC Number: 60384803
Notes: Revised edition of: Cults in America. c1998.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 341 pages).
Contents: Chronology --
Controversial groups and movements --
Court decisions, legislation, and governmental actions --
Documents and data --
Biographical sketches --
Organizations and websites.
Series Title: Contemporary world issues.
Responsibility: James R. Lewis.
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This volume surveys the cult controversies from the early 1970s to the present. Included is an in-depth look at brainwashing and the issue of alternative religions and violence. The principal controversial religions, movements, and individuals that have made the headlines are also examined.

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