The Dark Lord: Cult Images and the Hare Krishnas in America

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Westminster John Knox Press, 1987 - Religion - 204 pages
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Evaluates public concerns about religious cults, examines charges of brainwashing, and discusses deprogramming and the dangers of the anticult movement

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Contents

Preface
9
The Great American Cult Scare
13
Godmen and Gurus
25
Copyright

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Abhay America American Family Foundation Anson D Anson Shupe anticult anticultists Arjuna atrocity stories authority avatara Back to Godhead Balarama Bengali Bhagavad Gita Bhagavata Purana Bhaktivedanta Book Trust book distribution brainwashing Bromley Caitanya chanting chapter charismatic charismatic authority Christian Citizens Freedom Foundation Clifford Geertz coercive persuasion conversion Conway and Siegelman counterculture critics Cult Experience cult images cult members Daner dasa David Bromley deity deprogramming destructive cults didn't Diksa disciples Divine Divine Grace Divine Light Mission Edgar Cayce Eileen Barker Eric Hoffer example fear Flo Conway friends Gaudiya Math godbrothers Gokula gopis Gordon Melton Governing Body Commission Govinda groups guru gurukula Hare Krishna Hare Krishna mantra Hindu hippie However Ibid images India initiation institutional interviewed ISKCON Islam japa Jayadvaita Swami Jayatirtha Jim Jones Jim Siegelman John Clark join ISKCON Jonestown Kamsa Kauravas Kenneth Leech Krishna consciousness Krishna devotees Krishna faith Krishna movement Krishna scriptures Krishna temple Krishna theology Krsna Lakshmi leader life-style living Los Angeles temple mantra Margaret Singer Mathura Max Weber Mayapur Milton Rokeach mind control Moonies one's Pandavas parents person Prab Prabhupada practice preaching psychological Radha Ravindra Svarupa Dasa really religion religious religious conversion Religious Pluralism ritual Robin George role Ronald Enroth Sankirtan sannyasin Sanskrit Satsvarupa Satsvarupa dasa Goswami says Shiva Shupe Sita Sita's social spiritual spiritual master Srila Prabhupada Srimad Bhagavatam stereotypes story Sunday feast surrender Swami teachings Ted Patrick temple president theology thought totalistic traditional Unification Church Vaisnava Vasudeva Vedas vegetarian Vrindaban women worship Yashoda young

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