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The kingdom of the cults

Author: Walter Martin; Ravi K Zacharias
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev., updated, and expanded edView all editions and formats
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Newly updated, this definitive reference work on major cult systems is a crucial tool in countercult ministries and evangelism for teachers, pastors, and lay Christians. Scholarly yet readable and engaging, it continues to be the gold standard text on cults.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Martin; Ravi K Zacharias
ISBN: 0764228218 9780764228216
OCLC Number: 52547541
Description: 704 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The kingdom of the cults --
Scaling the language barrier --
The psychological structure of cultism --
Jehovah's Witnesses and the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society --
Christian science --
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) --
Spiritism : the cult of antiquity --
The Theosophical Society (Gnosticism) --
Buddhism : classical Zen and Nichiren Shoshu --
The Baha'i Faith --
Unitarian Universalism --
Scientology --
The Unification Church --
Eastern religions --
The New Age cult --
Islam : the message of Muhammad --
The cults on the world mission field --
The Jesus of the cults --
Cult evangelism : mission field on your doorstep --
The road to recovery.
Responsibility: Walter Martin ; Ravi Zacharias, general editor.
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Abstract:

Newly updated, this definitive reference work on major cult systems is a crucial tool in countercult ministries and evangelism for teachers, pastors, and lay Christians. Scholarly yet readable and engaging, it continues to be the gold standard text on cults.

A definitive reference volume on cults, major fundamentalist religions, and non-Christian faiths includes coverage of the Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, and Hinduism, outlining their major beliefs while offering advice on countercult ministry.

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