Comprehending Cults

Comprehending Cults: The Sociology of New Religious Movements

Non-Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Religion, Spirituality
Paperback Published on: 26/01/2006
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Synopsis

Tackling popular misconceptions about new religious movements, Comprehending Cults summarizes, synthesizes, and assesses over 40 years of research by historians, sociologists, and psychologists. This excellent introduction to the study of new religious groups offers a balanced treatment of new movements as a source of spiritual satisfaction while confronting issues of violence, sexuality, and brainwashing within religious cults.

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, Canada
  • ISBN: 9780195420098
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Weight: 377g
  • Dimensions: 230 x 153 x 15 mm

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