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New Religions: A Guide

New Religious Movements, Sects and Alternative Spiritualities

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Religious Studies

  • Edition Notes

    First published in Great Britain in 2004 by Lion Publishing.

    ContributionsJ. Gordon Melton (Foreword), Christopher Partridge (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardback
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7392228M
    ISBN 100195220420
    ISBN 109780195220421

    81 entries are listed here. It is simply impossible to list all varieties of religion 1 as we as a species have created an almost infinite variety of religious and transcendental ideas. Items in lower case italics are classes of religion and not actual religions. For example, "theism" is any religion that contains god(s), and "polytheism" is a form of theism.   New History & Philosophy Books Click on a title to view more information and to locate the item in the Library. You may subscribe to the RSS feed and receive alerts when new books are added to the : Nicole Wood.

    Recommended further reading A Beginner's Guide to the Study of Religion offers a thorough but concise body of material suitable for introductory courses on the study of religion, or to provide theoretical context for survey courses. Study questions and worksheets can be found on the book's webpage. The Challenge of the Cults and New Religion includes Color photos Scripture Index Subject Index Glossary Bibliography And your resources don’t end at the last page. You can supplement your knowledge whenever you choose by visiting the author’s Web site at for free, thorough, up-to-the-minute information on each cult.

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