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Religious cults in America

Author: Robert Emmet Long
Publisher: New York : H.W. Wilson, 1994.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 66, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An overview of the 1993 FRI raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, with an examination of other alternative religions being practiced in America.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Religious cults in America.
New York : H.W. Wilson, 1994
(OCoLC)624471030
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Emmet Long
ISBN: 0824208552 9780824208554
OCLC Number: 30360349
Description: 171 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: pt. 1, David Koresh and the tragedy at Waco. --
Editor's introduction --
The truth about Jonestown / Keith Harrary --
The last revelation from Waco / Ivan Solotaroff --
How David Koresh got all those guns / Gordon Witkin --
A botched mission in Waco, Texas / James Popkin and Jeannye Thornton --
Tripped up by lies / Howard Chua-Eoan --
pt. 2, Assigning blame. --
Editor's introduction --
Eager for the end / James M. Wall --
The Waco blame game / John Taylor --
Reflections after Waco : millennialists and the state / Michael Barkun --
pt. 3, The cult's children. --
Editor's introduction --
Children of a lesser god / Sophfronia Scott Gregory --
Children of the cult / Ginny Carroll and Melinda Beck --
An emotional moonscape / David Gelman --
pt. 4, Cults and controversy --
Editor's introduction --
A brief guide to the major alternative religions / J. Gordon Melton --
The strangers among us / Elizabeth Gleick, et al. --
The great American cult controversy / Elizabeth C. Nordbeck --
Waco revisited / Alexander Cockburn --
The social adaptation of marginal religious movements in America / Charles Harper and Bryan F. LeBeau --
pt. 5, Cults and the media. --
Editor's introduction --
Memories of satanic ritual abuse / Robin D. Perrin and Les Parrott III --
A chicken on every altar? / Bob Cohn and David A. Kaplan --
Sun Myung Moon's American disappointment / Anson Shupe --
Moonskies / Peter Maas.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 66, no. 4.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Emmet Long.

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An overview of the 1993 FRI raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, with an examination of other alternative religions being practiced in America.

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