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Contemporary Religious Movements in Taiwan: Rhetorics of Persuasion

Contemporary Religious Movements in Taiwan: Rhetorics of Persuasion (Hardback)

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Presents a study of the recruitment strategies and conversion rhetoric in contemporary religious movements, focusing primarily on two movements in Taiwan, Tzu Chi and Falun Gong. This work demonstrates that an examination of such rhetoric has the potential to provide genuine insights into how a given religion gains adherents.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesInterdisciplinary studiesRegional studiesReligion & Beliefs Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd Publication Date: 31/01/2008 ISBN-13: 9780773452411  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr. Kai-Ti Chou is a leading researcher in the study of contemporary religions. She received her Ph.D in Religions and Theology from Manchester University.

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