6 edition of Cults and Sects (Truth Under Attack) found in the catalog.
by Evangelical Press
Written in English
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‘Cults’ and new religious m ovements have been appearing throughout h istory. Yet in th e post-war period these groups have been subject to intense scrutiny from both the media and academic. The dynamics of sects and cults The dynamics of sects and cults is concerned with how and why they may change overtime. Some suggest that sects tend to be short-lived, as they will, over time, either turn into denominations or disappear altogether. For example, both the Quakers, or Society of Friends, and the Methodists originally.
The earliest use of this meaning of the word is believed to have been in a book by Walter Martin "The Kingdom of the Cults" We have seen " cult " used to refer to Evangelical denominations, the Roman Catholic Church, Unification Church, Church of Scientology, United Church of Christ, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Book Description. New Religious Movements (NRMs) came into being as a distinct subfield of academic study in the s in response to the explosion of non-traditional religions that took place in the waning years of the Sixties counterculture. Sects, Cults, and New Religions is fully indexed and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly.
mericans call them "cults." Europeans call them "sects." Both are loaded words in cultures that have been shocked repeatedly by the mass suicides and terrorist acts of fringe groups. Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today. This extensively revised edition includes new topics.
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so far removed from the horror and hedonism of sects such as. Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today/5(16).
Surpassing the scope and the thoroughness of the first edition, this new edition of The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions is the most wide-ranging and accessible resource on the historically significant and more obscure, sinister, and bizarre religious groups.
Including many entries by scholarly specialists, this volume explains more than 1, diverse groups and movements, from. Christianity, Cults and Religions helps Christians know what they believe and book contains basic Cults and Sects book that compare world religions, cults and sects.
Christianity, Cults & Religions is a well-researched introduction Cults and Sects book cults and religions from a Christian world religion, sect, and/or cult is condensed to words for a quick overview. Buy Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions Revised edition by Nichols, Larry A., Mather, George A., Schmidt, Alvin J.
(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Because not all cults are immediately recognized as such, and some people may easily confuse cults with sects or denominations, it is critical to follow the example of the Bereans in Acts "Now the Bereans received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.".
Social group defined by its unusual religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs In modern English, a cult is a social group that is defined by its unusual religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs, or by its common interest in a particular personality, object or goal.
This sense of the term is controversial, having divergent definitions both in popular culture and academia, and has. Isms and Ologiesis a guide to unorthodox and non-Christian beliefs.
It has been written to help ordinary Christians who are puzzled by, or curious about, the bewildering variety of sects, cults, philosophies and religions which flourish today. The subjects dealt. This book is, without doubt, one of the easiest-to-use cult and sect reference books available.
Its chart format clearly lays out the history and doctrines of major cults, sects and religious movements, along with their membership, worship practices, leaders and publications.
Additionally, it compares all major doctrines to orthodox Christianity, all in an accessible, accurate and relevant 4/5(2). Acknowledgement by sects that the Bible is the inspired word of God. Mormonism: "We believe the Bible to be the word of God as far as it is translated correctly; we also believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God." 1; Christian Science: "The Bible has been my only authority.
I have had no other guide in "the straight and narrow way" of. This illuminating book from Juliana Jones, Celeste Jones, and Kristina Buhring, three sisters born into the Children of God cult, shines a light on one of the most infamous religious cults and its long legacy of abuse.
Sexually abused from an early age, Juliana, Celeste, and Kristina were exploited, beaten, and robbed of their childhood. Religious Cults and Sects QUESTION: How do religious cults and sects view God, Jesus, and the Bible. ANSWER: The Bible is a fallible book.
Unity School of Christianity claims God is an impersonal principle and infinite mind. Jesus (The Christ) is the inner self of every person and the Bible (when interpreted by Unity) is the most advanced. A compelling and sometimes disturbing look into more than 50 mysterious cults, complete with stories from ex-members and profiles of their often-enigmatic leaders.
While groups such as the Moonies or the Children of God have been dismissed as harmless, the mass suicides, atrocities, attacks, extremist rhetoric, and spiraling wealth and power of. BOOK RIOT | Book Recommendations and Reviews. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Christian & Quasi-Christian Cults & Sects Books online.
Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. The book opens with an introduction to cults (the definition of what a cult is and their characteristics).
Afterwards, a clear and succinct of traditional Christianity is presented (source of authority, God, Jesus, Salvation, Man, the Holy Spirit, etc.). The rest of the book is dedicated to various cults and how they compare to s: 3.
Cults, Sects and the Far Left, Book review by Bob Pitt of On the Edge published in What Next. num Ideological Intransigence, Democratic Centralism and Cultism: A Case Study by Dennis Tourish published in What Next. num There is no dispute that ``the word'' is referring to Jesus.
Jehova's Witnesses say, that this verse only says that Jesus is ``a'' God - notice the fine twist in the meaning of the word ``God'' - but I checked the Greek and that clearly says that ``and God was the Word'' is the only correct rly HebrewsJohnetc.
cannot be translated differently. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today.
This extensively revised edition includes new topics, updated information, and a brand-new format for a clearer, more organized approach. Directed by Richard Dobbs. With Dennis Farina, Jesse L. Martin, S. Epatha Merkerson, Sam Waterston.
A murder/attempted suicide investigation leads to a religious cult that promotes pedophilia, but finding charges that will stick to the group's leader proves to be difficult.
Cults Inside Out provides a practical and accessible synthesis of both relevant research and working experience regarding destructive carefully connects and footnotes the most relevant and meaningful research. This page book includes more than 1, research footnotes with an page bibliography and 15 page index.Paperback Book Audience: General.
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