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Alternative religions : a sociological introduction

Author: Stephen Hunt
Publisher: Aldershot : Ashgate, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Outside the remit of traditional Christianity, alternative religion is seen as controversial by many and equated with so-called cults. This study explains what these religions are and who believes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hunt
ISBN: 0754634108 9780754634102
OCLC Number: 851224613
Notes: Indice.
Description: xix, 268 p. : il. ; 25 cm
Contents: Alternative religions in perspective; Cults; Sectarianism; Christian fundamentalism; Pentecostalism and movements of Christian renewal; New religious movements; Some major new religious movements; The new age; Neo-Paganism; Popular religion superstition; Healing and human potential; World religions and the faiths of ethnic minorities; Quasi-religions; The "Rise" of the alternatives - some implications.
Responsibility: Stephen J. Hunt.

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