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Rogue messiahs : tales of self-proclaimed saviors

Author: Colin Wilson
Publisher: Charlottesville, VA : Hampton Roads Pub., ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the Branch Davidians, Sabbatai Zevi, Jim Jones and the People's Temple, Auguste Comte, Jeffrey Lundgren, the LeBaron family, Milton Rokeach and the Three Christs of Ypsilanti, Sigmund Freud, Rudolf Steiner and anthroposophy, Gurdjieff, Ouspensky, free love, John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community, the Millerites, Henry James Prince and the Abode of Love, Rock Theriault, Aleister Crowley, Charles  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Wilson
ISBN: 1571741755 9781571741752
OCLC Number: 44891032
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Sex as Salvation --
The Millennium Cometh --
The Psychology of Discipleship --
The Messiah as Killer --
A Taste for Power --
How to Transform Reality --
The Psychiatrist as Messiah --
Strange Powers --
The Gospel of Free Love --
The Sexual Watershed --
The Mask of Power --
The Second Stream.
Responsibility: Colin Wilson.
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Discusses the Branch Davidians, Sabbatai Zevi, Jim Jones and the People's Temple, Auguste Comte, Jeffrey Lundgren, the LeBaron family, Milton Rokeach and the Three Christs of Ypsilanti, Sigmund Freud, Rudolf Steiner and anthroposophy, Gurdjieff, Ouspensky, free love, John Humphrey Noyes and the Oneida Community, the Millerites, Henry James Prince and the Abode of Love, Rock Theriault, Aleister Crowley, Charles Manson, Yukio Mishima, Charlotte Bach, David Berg and the Children of God, and more.

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