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Title New religious movements : challenge and response / edited by Bryan Wilson and Jamie Cresswell
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1999

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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 284 pages)
Contents Chapter Introduction / BRYAN WILSON -- part Summary of Chapter 1 -- chapter 1 New Religious Movements: Their incidence and significance / EILEEN BARKER -- part Summary of Chapter 2 -- chapter 2 The Easternisation of the West / COLIN CAMPBELL -- part Summary of Chapter 3 -- chapter 3 Prosperity and the New Age Movement: The efficacy of spiritual economics / PAUL HEELAS -- part Summary of Chapter 4 -- chapter 4 New Religious Movements: The legal dimension / ANTHONY BRADNEY -- part Summary of Chapter 5 -- chapter 5 The mass media and New Religious Movements / JAMES A. BECKFORD -- part Summary of Chapter 6 -- chapter 6 New Religious Movements and mental health / LAWRENCE LILLISTON -- part Summary of Chapter 7 -- chapter 7 Women in New Religious Movements / ELIZABETH PUTTICK -- part Summary of Chapter 8 -- chapter 8 New Religious Movements and the Churches / COLIN SLEE -- part Summary of Chapter 9 -- chapter 9 Damanhur: a magical community in Italy / MASSIMO INTROVIGNE -- part Summary of Chapter 10 -- chapter 10 Japanese New Religious Movements in Brazil: from ethnic to 'universal' religions / PETER B. CLARKE -- part Summary of Chapter 11 -- chapter 11 Anti-cultists in the United States: An historical perspective / J . GORDON MELTON -- part Summary of Chapter 12 -- chapter 12 The response to New Religious Movements in East Germany after reunification / FRANK USARSKI -- part Summary of Chapter 13 -- chapter 13 Britain's anti-cult movement / GEORGE D. CHRYSSIDES
Summary Focusing on five countries (Italy, Brazil, Germany, Britain and the United States), New Religious Movements offers a comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the phenomena and impact of new religions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Religions.
Cults.
Sects.
Worship.
worship.
religions (belief systems, cultures)
cults (group or movement)
RELIGION -- Comparative Religion.
Worship
Cults
Religions
Sects
Sekte
Religiƶse Bewegung
Aufsatzsammlung
Godsdienstige bewegingen.
Form Electronic book
Author Wilson, Bryan R
Cresswell, Jamie
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