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New religious movements : a documentary reader

Author: W Michael Ashcraft; Dereck Daschke
Publisher: New York, NY New York Univ. Press 2005
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Brings together primary documents conveying the words and ideas of new religious movements (NRMs), and offers a first-hand look into their belief systems. The volume includes original documents from  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Michael Ashcraft; Dereck Daschke
ISBN: 0814707025 9780814707029 0814707033 9780814707036
OCLC Number: 835769546
Description: x, 341 Seiten 24 cm
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Part I New Understandings1 Christian Science 2 Theosophy 3 UFO Religious Groups Part II New Selves4 Wicca 5 Soka Gakkai Part III New Families6 The Uni?cation Church7 The Family / Children of God 8 Santeria 9 The Rastafarians 10 The Nation of Islam 11 Peoples Temple Part V New Worlds12 The Adventist Tradition 13 Jehovah's Witnesses 14 The New Millennium: NRMs and the Year 2000 Appendix: Constructing the New Religious Threat: Anticult and Countercult Movements Douglas E. CowanIndex About the Editors
Responsibility: ed. by Dereck Daschke and W. Michael Ashcraft
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"New Religious Movements: A Documentary Reader is an essential text for courses on new religions. It combines well selected source materials with knowledgeable and accessible introductions. The Read more...

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