Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America

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Taylor & Francis, 1992 - History - 407 pages
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Covers the history, founders, beliefs, and literature of over five hundred nonconventional and alternative religious movements
  

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Contents

What Is a Cult?
3
A Church of Christ Scientist
29
Latterday Saints Mormon
38
Mormon Groups
48
E The Identity Movement
68
F Jehovahs Witnesses
81
G The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ
90
Satanism
108
A Christian Foundation
183
B The Church of Scientology
189
Summit Lighthouse
201
Consciousness Hare Krishna
232
H The International Society for Krishna
242
The Local Church Watchman
249
N Transcendental Meditation and the World
287
A Evangelical Christianity and the Cults
335

J Spiritualism
118
K Theosophy
126
Unity School of Christianity
136
The Universal Peace Mission Movement
145
in The New Age Movement
163
B The Anticult Movement
344
Violence and the Cults
361
Index
395
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Prem Rawat: Information and Much More from Answers.com
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Understanding the New Age — Chapter 8
J. Gordon Melton, Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America (New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1986), 159. 5. Russell Chandler and Evan Maxwell, ...
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The United States and Britain in Fantasy
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Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America Revised and Updated Edition By J. Gordon Melton Published by Garland's "Religious Information Sytems" imprint, ...
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Satanic Cults - A Skeptical View of the Law Enforcement Approach
20 Melton's approach to surveying cults, which he has published in The Encyclopedia of American Religions and Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America, ...
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Vampire Forum Of Darkness : Off Topic - Vampirism, also a practice
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Christ’s Advocate: An Incarnational Apologetic to Satanism
“Satanism” in Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America. New. York: Garland, 1992: 108-117. Montgomery, John Warwick. The Law Above the Law. ...
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