The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements free pdf Now available in paperback, The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements surveys key themes such as charismatic leadership, conversion and brainwashing, prophecy and millennialism, violence and suicide, gender and sexuality, legal issues, and the portrayal of New Religious Movements by the media and anti-cult organizations. Several categories of new religions receive special attention, including African new religions, Japanese new religions, Mormons, and UFO religions. This guide to New Religious Movements and their study brings together 29 world-class international scholars, and serves as a resource to students and researchers. The volume highlights the current state of academic study in the field, and explores areas in which future research might develop. Clearly and accessibly organised to help users quickly locate key information and analysis, the book includes an A to Z of key terms, extensive guides to further resources, a comprehensive bibliography, and a timeline of major developments in the field such as the emergence of new groups, publications, legal decisions, and historical events.

About Professor George D. Chryssides

George D. Chryssides is a Research Fellow in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at York St John University, UK. Benjamin E. Zeller is Assistant Professor of Religion at Lake Forest College, Chicago, USA.

Details Book

Author : Professor George D. Chryssides
Publisher : Bloomsbury Academic
Data Published :
ISBN : 1474256449
EAN : 9781474256445
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 456 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • New Religious Movements in the 21st Century free pdfNew Religious Movements in the 21st Century

    New religious movements are proliferating in nearly every region of the world. From new sects within larger global movements such as Islam. Christianity. or Buddhism. to the growth and spread of minority religions (e..


  • New Religious Movements in the 21st Century free pdfNew Religious Movements in the 21st Century

    New religious movements are proliferating in nearly every region of the world. From new sects within larger global movements such as Islam. Christianity. or Buddhism. to the growth and spread of minority religions (e..


  • Cults, New Religions and Religious Creativity free pdfCults, New Religions and Religious Creativity

    The twentieth century has been marked by an unprecedented outburst of religious activity on a world-wide scale. and in particular by a mushrooming of numerous religious movements..


  • The Anthropology of Eastern Religions free pdfThe Anthropology of Eastern Religions

    The Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas. Organizations. and Constituencies is a comparative survey of the world's major religious traditions as professional enterprises and. often. as social movements..


  • Cults, New Religions and Religious Creativity free pdfCults, New Religions and Religious Creativity

    The twentieth century has been marked by an unprecedented outburst of religious activity on a world-wide scale. and in particular by a mushrooming of numerous religious movements. This work..


  • The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements free pdfThe Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements

    . Now available in paperback, The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements surveys key themes such as charismatic leadership, conversion and brainwashing, prophecy and millennialism, violence a