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Four modern religious movements

by Arthur Haire Forster

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Published by R. G. Badger in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sects.,
  • Spiritualism.,
  • Christian Science.,
  • Theosophy.,
  • Mormon Church.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur Haire Forster.
    SeriesLibrary of religious thought
    The Physical Object
    Pagination95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14008506M
    OCLC/WorldCa6067354

      The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world. Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements, movements often overlooked in the study of NRMs.   History of the World Christian Movement was needed for a paper I'm writing on my Masters. This is an excellent objective rendering of the start, progress, inclusive participants, and detailed history of the World Christian Movement through The book arrived in excellent condition, better than described, and before the expected arrival s:

    Wicca (English: / ˈ w ɪ k ə /), also termed Pagan Witchcraft, is a modern Pagan religion. Scholars of religion categorise it as both a new religious movement and as part of the occultist stream of Western was developed in England during the first half of the 20th century and was introduced to the public in by Gerald Gardner, a retired British civil servant. Book Description: Contemporary religious movements in America vary greatly in their organization, goals, methods, and membership. Reflecting the striking diversity of the current religious movement, the papers in this volume consider three categories of religious movements: native American churches, recently founded religious groups, and syncretistic groups based on imported cults.

    THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH AND THE NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS: TOWARDS THEOLOGICAL UNDERSTANDING JOHN A. SALIBA, S.J. University of Detroit FOR MORE than a decade Western society, in particular the United States of America,1 has seen the rise and proliferation of religious and spiritual groups which the public has undiscerningly and indiscriminately. The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies and include both established scholars and “rising stars” in the field. The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies.


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