What The Cults Believe

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Moody Publishers, Jan 9, 1991 - Religion - 224 pages
An extensively researched guide to understanding the teachings of major cults and how they deviate from Christianity. Especially helpful in grasping the challenge of the unorganized but pervasive New Age movement.
 

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Moonies, Latter-Day Saints, Scientists, and Meditators. Who are these people that claim to be people of God? What do they believe? How can you tell if they are members of cults? What are the signs ... Read full review

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I thought it had some good info about the other religions, at least got some insights on them. Helps when we confront each other. Read full review

Contents

Preface
8
Preface to the 1983 Edition
10
Introduction
12
Major Doctrines of Orthodox Christianity
17
Cult Deviations from Major Orthodox Doctrines
21
1 Mormonism
30
2 Jehovahs Witnesses
61
3 Sun Myung Moons Unification Church
81
5 The Way International
107
6 Some Hinduismbased Movements
117
7 The New Age Movement
135
8 Scientology
156
9 Christian Science
164
10 Spiritualism
179
11 Other Current Movements
189
Bibliography
203

4 Herbert W Armstrongs Worldwide Church of God
96

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IRVINE ROBERTSON was born in Glasgow, Scotland. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 1938 and served as a missionary in India for eighteen years. He is a former faculty member of the Moody Bible Institute and former professor at MBI's evening school program in Boynton Beach, Florida. He is author of several books including What the Cults Believe and Transcendental Meditation and co-author of Comparing Christianity with the Cults and The Spirit of Truth and the Spirit of Error. He is now at home with his Lord.

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