Cults: A Reference Handbook
With overviews of the principal cult groups, personalities, and issues, this second edition offers an up-to-date, concise, yet thorough coverage of this fascinating and controversial topic.
This volume surveys the cult controversies from the early 1970s to the present. Included is an in-depth look at brainwashing and the issue of alternative religions and violence. The principal controversial religions, movements, and individuals that have made the headlines are also examined.
- Comprehensive index of cult issues, groups, and personalities, as well as a map of the United States showing distribution of nontraditional religions
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ABC-CLIO has released three new titles in its "Contemporary World Issues" reference series. First published in 1999, Hate Crimes , by librarian and LJ reviewer Altschiller (Mugar Memorial Lib., Boston ... Read full review