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The encyclopedia of cults, sects, and new religions

by James R. Lewis

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cults -- United States -- Encyclopedias,
    • Sects -- United States -- Encyclopedias,
    • United States -- Religion -- Encyclopedias

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 533-595).

      StatementJames R. Lewis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .L49 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination595 p. :
      Number of Pages595
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL360149M
      ISBN 101573922226
      LC Control Number98020192

        The shocking mass suicide of the Heaven's Gate cult alerted people worldwide to the dangers of cults, sects, and new religions. This extensive resource explains more than 1, diverse groups and movements ranging from the early days of alternative religiosity to sects practicing today. An ideal Author: James R. Lewis.   The illustrated encyclopedia of active new religions, sects, and cults Item Preview The illustrated encyclopedia of active new religions, sects, and cults by Beit-Hallahmi, Benjamin. Publication date Topics Religions Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :

      Foreword Review The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions James R. Lewis Prometheus Books (July ) $ (pp) It will be hard to find a cult/sect/new religion not included in this reference book. Encyclopedia of Religion in America is an essential resource for students and scholars researching issues in a wide variety of social science disciplines, from American history to cultural studies, political science, gender studies, psychology of religion, and more. It reflects new scholarly research and interpretation that have emerged over.

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Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of cults, sects, and new religions. [James R Lewis] -- Contains alphabetically-arranged profiles of over 1, different religions found in the United States and throughout the world. For more detailed information of these cults and several cults not mentioned in this article, please consult the following resources.

Information in this content was taken from these sources: Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, published by Harvest House Publishers. Kingdom of the Cults, published by Bethany House Publishers.

Get this from a library. The encyclopedia of cults, sects, and new religions. [James R Lewis;] -- Provides brief introductions to more than one thousand religious movements that fall outside the American mainstream, with lengthier treatment of those that are.

Decent but definitely dated survey and critique of about 55 cults (which Christian heresies are a part of) and new religions.

The pastor would benefit having this book in his library but must make sure that additional study on each position is done, especially as it relates to Eastern Religions/5.

The Encyclopedia of New Religions offers an authoritative and lavishly illustrated guide to more than two hundred of these extremely varied groups and movements.

The new religions, sects and alternative spiritualities are categorized according to the. Lewis, James R. Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy, Prometheus Books, ; Martin, Walter et al.: The Kingdom of the Cults,ISBN ; Melton, Gordon: Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America, ISBN   Hank Hanegraaff, President of the Christian Research Institute, and Gretchen Passantino, Director of Answers in Action have recently come out in support of the Local is surprising given that movement’s heretical teachings.

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Time Period: December —June (Timeline, History). Participants: Local Church et al t House et al. At Issue: The Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions (ECNR), authored by John Ankerberg and John Weldon and published by Harvest House Publishers, characterized “cults” as engaging in.

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New Religions & the Cult Controversy, edited by JAMES R .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 Reviews: 1.New religious movements and cults have appeared as themes or subjects in literature and popular culture, while notable representatives of such groups have themselves produced a large body of literary works.

Beginning in the s authors in the English-speaking world began introducing members of "cults" as antagonists.

Satanists, Sects of the Latter Day Saint .