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Mystics and MessiahsMystics and Messiahs
Philip Jenkins
In Mystics and Messiahs--the first full account of cults and anti-cult scares in American history--Philip Jenkins shows that, contrary to popular belief, cults were by no means an invention of the 1960s. In fact, most of the frightening images and stereotypes surrounding fringe religious movements are traceable to the mid-nineteenth century when Mo ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2001-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9780195145960

Christianity, Cults & ReligionsChristianity, Cults & Religions
by Rose Publishing, Paul Carden
ECPA Platinum Book Award Winner - Over 1 million copies sold! Christianity, Cults and Religions is the Best-Selling Cults and Religions Comparison Chart. It helps you compare cults, sects, and religions. This New 7th Edition Compares 2 More Religious Groups! No other Side-by-Side Cults and Religions Chart Gives this Concise Information: A Brief Ove ...
Number of pages: 14 | Publication Date: 1995-01-15 | ISBN-13: 9789901981403

Cult ChildCult Child
Vennie Kocsis
The harrowing first-person account of one child's ordeals inside the isolated commune of an ultra-fundamentalist religious cult. An Amazon Best Seller in Child Abuse and Religious Cults, July 2016! It is 1973. Sila Caprin's mother is recruited into "Sam Fife's Move of God"; within the year, Sila and her older siblings, Leis and Jeremy, along wi ...
Number of pages: 316 | Publication Date: 2014-06-26 | ISBN-13: 9780692235645

The Kingdom of the CultsThe Kingdom of the Cults
Walter Martin
The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors Jill and Kevin Rische (daughter of Dr. Martin) have updated and augmented the work with new material. This book will continue as a crucial tool in countercult ministry and in evangelism for years to come. Amon ...
Number of pages: 704 | Publication Date: 2003-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780764228216

Unmasking the CultsUnmasking the Cults
In this introduction to the Zondervan Guide to Cults and Religious Movements, Dr. Gomes defines the characteristics of a "cult of Christianity" and why such a group subverts the search for spiritual truth. He explains the emotional and spiritual appeal of cults, who is susceptible, and the techniques cult leaders use to attract members. This book, ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1995-05-11 | ISBN-13: 9780310704416

Cults and New Religious MovementsCults and New Religious Movements
What is a cult? Why do they emerge? Who joins them? And why do tragedies such as Waco and Jonestown occur? This reader brings together the voices of historians, sociologists, and psychologists of religion to address these key questions about new religious movements. Looks at theoretical explanations for cults, why people join and what happens w ...
Number of pages: 306 | Publication Date: 2003-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9781405101813

Modern Religious Cults and MovementsModern Religious Cults and Movements
Gaius Glenn Atkins
The last thirty years, though as dates go this is only an approximation, have witnessed a marked development of religious cults and movements largely outside the lines of historic Catholicism and Protestantism. One of these cults is strongly organized and has for twenty years grown more rapidly in proportion than most of the Christian communions. T ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2016-06-05 | ISBN-13: 9781533634948

Cult InsanityCult Insanity
Irene Spencer
Life for Irene Spencer was a series of devastating disappointments and hardships. Irene's first book, Shattered Dreams, is the staggering chronicle of her struggle to provide for her children in abject poverty and feelings of abandonment each time her husband left to be with one of his other wives. Irene was raised to believe polygamy was the way o ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2009-08-12 | ISBN-13: 9780446538190

Comprehending CultsComprehending Cults
Lorne L. Dawson
Comprehending Cults, Second Edition, provides a sociological interpretation of the phenomenon of new religious movements. While the author does not offer an apologia for cults--in either a religious or a sociological sense--he does attempt to replace suspicion and misinformation with a greater knowledge of the facts (as best we know them) and a mea ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2006-01-25 | ISBN-13: 9780195420098

Inside/OutsideInside/Outside
Jenny Hayworth
Jenny Hayworth grew up within the construct of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, which she describes as a fundamentalist, cult-like religion. She devoted her life to it for over thirty years. Then she left it. The church “unfellowshipped” her—rendered her dead to those family and friends still committed to the church. Hayworth is a sexual abuse sur ...
Number of pages: 346 | Publication Date: 2014-01-15 | ISBN-13: 9781492994701

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