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Understanding new religious movements

Author: John A Saliba
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The author offers perspectives on new religious movements (NRMs) from a variety of academic viewpoints: history, psychology, sociology, law, theology, and counseling.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Saliba
ISBN: 0759103550 9780759103559 0759103569 9780759103566
OCLC Number: 51977912
Description: xvi, 293 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: New Religious Movements / J. Gordon Melton --
The New Religious Movements in Contemporary Western Culture: An Overview --
The History of New Religious Movements in the West --
The New Religious Movements in Psychological Perspective --
The New Religious Movements in Sociological Perspective --
The New Religious Movements in the Law Courts --
The New Religious Movements in Christian Theological Perspective --
Counseling and the New Religious Movements.
Responsibility: John A, Saliba.
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An ideal text for undergraduate courses as well as the single most important volume to recommend to someone who knows virtually nothing about New Religious Movements and their study. Nova Religio: Read more...

 
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