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Handbook of Cults Sects and Self Realization Groups

Jack N. Porter

Handbook of Cults Sects and Self Realization Groups

by Jack N. Porter

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Published by Spencer Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults,
  • Religion - Spiritual Warfare

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11480718M
    ISBN 100932270034
    ISBN 109780932270030
    OCLC/WorldCa12441724

      Sects, Cults and New Religions by Carole M. Cusack, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). The application of the labels "cults" or "sects" to (for example) religious movements in government documents usually signifies the popular and negative use of the term "cult" in English and a functionally similar use of words translated as "sect" in several European languages. [need quotation to verify] Government reports which have used these words include ones from .

    American society is culturally diverse with a variety of religious denominations, sects, cults, and self-help groups vying for members. This volume analyzes nine of these groups, chosen both for their intrinsic interest and because they illustrate a variety of sociological concepts. 1 Introduction to the Study of Cults Let me begin with a quote from y {2 Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; Speaking lies in hypocrisy; having their conscience seared with a hot Size: 85KB.

    Charts of Cults, Sects and Religious Movements "Facts about membership, worship, leaders, and publications are followed by the doctrinal position of each group, which is substantiated by quotes from group leaders and publications. This doctrinal position is then compared with the historic orthodox view." Churches That Abuse, by Ronald hed by Zondervan. The Kingdom of the Cults. Rev. ed. Minneapolis, MN: Bethany House, Mathison, Richard R. Faiths, Cults and Sects in America: From Atheism to Zen. New York. Bobbs-Merrill, ⍽ ⍽ Self-Realization Fellowship is described on pages in it. Williamson, Lola. Transcendent in America: Hindu-Inspired Meditation Movements as New.


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Handbook of Cults Sects and Self Realization Groups by Jack N. Porter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Information regarding cults, such as Mormons and JW's, range from their history to their beliefs. Included in the back of the book is a list of cult beliefs and practices that are refuted using scripture.

Though the book does not deal with world religions it is a handy reference guide to cults and religious sects/5(17). Find It Quick Handbook on Cults and New Religions: Where Did They Come From. What Do They Believe.

Bible teacher and apologetics expert Ron Rhodes has cataloged 40 groups in this concise and easy-to-use handbook. Though the book does not deal with world religions it is a handy reference guide to cults and religious sects.

Read more. /5(17). "Were most cults and new religions simply passing fads of the late-twentieth century, or are some of them still growing today. What new sects have emerged, and what dangers do they present. How should Christians respond. Bible teacher and apologetics expert Ron Rhodes has cataloged 40 groups in this concise and easy-to-use handbook.

Religious Cults and Sects - Learn how numerous groups view God, Jesus, and the Bible. 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 Handbook of Cults Sects and Self Realization Groups book most advanced of mankind's religious.

Introduction The fourth volume of Sects, Cults and New Religions contains articles and chapters about how people engage with relationships in new religions, with emphasis on sexual and family.

Get this from a library. Find it quick handbook on cults & new religions. [Ron Rhodes] -- "Were most cults and new religions simply passing fads of the late-twentieth century, or are some of them still growing today.

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Details *. Beginning with a brief history of the world's major religions, the author systematically looks at Christian "heresies"; esoteric and neo-pagan movements as wide-ranging and diverse as Satanism, wiccanism, druidry, and "Flying Saucer Cults"; and psychology and self-help groups, such as Scientology.

by chapters on cults but rather takes each verse of Scripture that the cults may use and discusses the various cults and the methods of defending orthodox interpretations. Gerstner, John H., The Theology of the Major Sects, Grand Rapids: Baker Book House, Irvine, William C., Heresies Exposed, New York: Loizeaux Brothers, Inc., Bible TruthFile Size: 1MB.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Were most cults and new religions simply passing fads of the late–twentieth century, or are some of them still growing today.

What new sects have emerged, and what dangers do they present. How should Christians respond. Bible teacher and apologetics expert Ron Rhodes has cataloged 40 groups in this concise and easy–to–use handbook. 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. Wondering about the vast array of belief systems in our diverse world.

This newly revised and expanded resource provides fast, reliable information on the history and beliefs of today's religions.

Formerly published as The Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it features up-to-date information on Islam, Freemasonry, Heaven's Gate, and more. pages, 5/5(1). Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions: Revised and Updated Edition / New edition - eBook () by George A.

Mather, Larry A. Nichols, Alvin J. Schmidt5/5(1). Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation.

Self-Realization Fellowship became an American church in under the laws of California. Faye Wright (cult handle: "Daya Mata" meaning "Mother of Compassion"), the current president of SRF/YSS, was lured into the cult at age seventeen.

Self-Realization Fellowship is the first Kriya Yoga cult to be started in the United States. Sam Jordison is the author of Crap Towns, a guide to the UK's worst places to live. His latest book is The Joy Of Sects - An A-Z of Cults, Cranks and Religious : Guardian Staff. The purpose of this paper is to provide a documented overview of the major "Christian" sects, or what some have called cults.

We are using the term sects to avoid the much more complicated concept of cults. Specific attention is given the essential biblical doctrines which they deny. Dangerous cults or dangerous authorities discourage the self-trust in their members, to not think for themselves, and to not act independently.

These three factors (self-trust, thinking for oneself, and acting independently) are taboo. It seems nearly half at one time or another have been involved with groups called “cults.” And some of the schools registered at YA are associated with “cults.” For example, the alliance includes on its list of schools the 3HO ashram in Espanola, New Mexico, the Integral Yoga Center of Richmond, Virginia and Ananda Yoga of Nevada City.

"Cults," Sects, and "New Religious Movements" Self-Realization Fellowship, Daya Mata (aka Faye Wright) death Posted by: The book was in people's hands, minds and backpacks. Apparently, one would need to obtain successive editions of the book and see how it has changed.Handbook of Cults, Sects and Self-Realization Groups (Zalonka Publications, ISBN ) Confronting history and Holocaust (University Press of America, ) Conflict and Conflict Resolution: A Sociological Bibliography (University .Up-to-date, well-documented, comprehensive coverage of cults, sects, and world religions, from the historical to the contemporary INCLUDES • Well-known groups and world religions, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Islam, and Baha’i • Groups with a significant North American influence, including Santeria, Rastafarians, Haitian Voodo, white supremacy groups, Wicca, /5(15).