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Introduction to new and alternative religions in America/ 2, Jewish and Christian traditions / ed. by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft.

Author: Eugene V Gallagher
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Introduction to new and alternative religions in America, / ed. by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft ; Vol. 2; Introduction to new and alternative religions in America / ed. by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft, Vol. 2
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Most new or alternative religions are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. This set rectifies the situation by presenting comprehensive accounts of various religious  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugene V Gallagher
ISBN: 0275987140 9780275987145 0275987124 9780275987121
OCLC Number: 315689134
Description: XV, 255 S.
Contents: VOLUME I: HISTORY AND CONTROVERSIES Introduction New Religious Movements in American History Leadership in New Religious Movements Affiliation and Disaffiliation Careers in New Religious Movements New Religious Movements and the Law New Religious Movements and Globalization Critiquing Cults: An Historical Perspective Evangelical Christian Countercult Movement New Religious Movements and Violence Gender in New and Alternative Religions Children in New Religious Movements: The Mormon Experience Same-Sex Eroticism and Gender Fluidity in New and Alternative Religions Millennial Destiny: A History of Millennialism in America VOLUME II: JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN TRADITIONS Introduction The Shakers The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints The Adventist Tradition Jehovahs Witnesses Christian Science Peoples Temple: A Typical Cult? The Children of God / The Family The Branch Davidians Christian Identity: An American Millennial Mythology Judaism and Christianity Unite!: The Unique Culture of Messianic Judaism VOLUME III: METAPHYSICAL, NEW AGE, NEOPAGAN MOVEMENTS Introduction Swedenborgianism Spiritualism The Theosophical Society The American New Thought Movement North American Esotericism ECKANKAR The New Age: A Twentieth Century Movement Contemporary Shamanism The Worship of the Goddess in Feminist Spirituality in the United States Wicca, Witchcraft, and Modern Paganism Learning about Paganism Ritual and Neopaganism VOLUME IV: ASIAN TRADITIONS Introduction The Vedanta Society The Hare Krishna Movement: Beginnings, Change, and Transformation Soka Gakkai: A Human Revolution From Guru Maharaj Ji to Prem Rawat: Paradigm shifts over the Period of Forty Years as a Master (1966-2006) Adidam Buddhism in America Tibetan Buddhism in the United States The Unification Church/Movement in the United States The Bah's of the United States VOLUME V: AFRICAN DIASPORA TRADITIONS AND OTHER AMERICAN INNOVATIONS Introduction Part I The Nation of Islam Alternatives to Religion in African American Islamic Communities I: The Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths Alternatives to Religion in African American Islamic Communities II: The Ansaaru Allah Community/Nuwaubian Nation of Moors Black Israelites aka Black Jews aka Black Hebrews: Black Israelism, Black Judaism, Judaic Christianity Santera Rastafarianism Vodou in the United States: The Case of New Orleans Part II Satanism and the Church of Satan The Church of Scientology Heavens Gate UFO(s and) Religion New and Alternative Nature Religions in America
Series Title: Introduction to new and alternative religions in America, / ed. by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft ; Vol. 2; Introduction to new and alternative religions in America / ed. by Eugene V. Gallagher and W. Michael Ashcraft, Vol. 2
Responsibility: edited by Eugene V. Gallagher and William M. Ashcraft.

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"Edited by Gallagher and Ashcraft, this work consists of five volumes with topics ranging from New Religious Movements in Colonial America in volume 1 to UFOs and Religion near the end of volume 5. Read more...

 
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