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Modern Religious Cults and Movements

by Gaius Glenn Atkins

  • 136 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by IndyPublish .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8538892M
    ISBN 101428050892
    ISBN 109781428050891

    “Cult” eventually gained the modern definition of a religious group with unorthodox beliefs, charismatic leaders, and the use of psychological manipulation to gain and keep members. Many now see parallels between religious cults and some ostensibly non-religious groups. A term used to refer to cults and sects, avoiding the negative connotations. Violent response by some new religious movements to hostility from the surrounding culture. Sect of Christianity believing in not only in the Bible, but also their own book, revealed in to Joseph Smith in New York State.

    New religious movements and cults have appeared as themes or subjects in literature and popular culture, while notable representatives of such groups have themselves produced a large body of literary works.. Beginning in the s authors in the English-speaking world began introducing members of "cults" as antagonists. Satanists, Sects of the Latter Day Saint movement, Yakuzas, Triads, and. Cults, Movements, World Religions MARY KOCHAN To many of us, the modern religious landscape appears increasingly confusing, even strange or frightening. No matter how strong in faith and regular in religious practice our families may be, we are not insulated from contact with a bewildering variety of religious expressions, a Babel of prophetic.

    The academic study of new religious movements is known as new religions studies (NRS). The study draws from the disciplines of anthropology, psychiatry, history, psychology, sociology, religious studies, and theology. Eileen Barker noted that there are five sources. Gaius Glenn Atkins has 22 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gaius Glenn Atkins’s most popular book is Modern Religious Cults And Movements.


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A perennial classic, Modern Religious Cults and Movements has continued to receive plaudits even after further exploration has continued to add to the literature on the subject.

Atkins begins with the forms and history of what he considered the inevitable Catholic and Protestant by: 5. Modern Religious Cults and Movements is a classic religious studies text by Gaius Glenn Atkins.

The last thirty years, though as dates go this is only an approximation, have witnessed a marked development of religious cults and movements largely outside the lines of historic Catholicism /5(13).

Modern Religious Cults and Movements and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(13).

Modern Religious Modern Religious Cults and Movements book and Movements [Gaius Glenn Atkins] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Written in the 's, this is an old book about the dominant cults of the period. It centers on Christian Science3/5(11). First published inthis title explores the schools of religious thought and practice that sprung up towards the end of the nineteenth century and at the start of the twentieth: sects, mystics and spiritualists, theological sciences and scientific theologies, personal philosophies, and a huge range of new trajectories of thought within the established forms of Western European : Gaius Glenn Atkins.

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FREE Shipping Format: NOOK Book (Ebook). The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. The core articles deal with such central issues as conversion, the brainwashing debate. Modern Religious Cults and Movements. Works by. Gaius Glenn Atkins.

Modern Religious Cults and Movements. Atkins has written a noteworthy and valuable book dealing with the new cults some of which have been much to the fore for a couple of decades past, such as: Faith Healing; Christian Science; New Thought; Theosophy and Spiritualism, etc.

Christianity, Cults and Religions is an excellent short overview with brief summaries of the beliefs and basic history of 20world religions, sects, cults, and new religious movements. Up to date.

Christianity, Cults and Religions the most up-to-date comparison chart from a Christian perspective available in print/5(31). A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern origins.

NRMs may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing denominations. Watchman Fellowship maintains o files and a research library of o books and periodicals on religions, cults, new religious movements and related teachings.

The absence of a religious movement from this index does not mean that Watchman Fellowship endorses the. Wilson, B. () Religious Sects: A Sociological Study.

Suzanne Newcombe, PhD (University of Cambridge) Research Officer for Inform (Information Network Focus on Religious Movements) affiliated with the Department of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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Author: Atkins, Gaius Glenn, Title: Modern Religious Cults and Movements Language: English: LoC Class: BL: Philosophy Cited by: 5. Is it a cult, or a new religious movement. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh and disciples in Poona, India, circa A trend in pop culture is a mix of current affairs and anniversaries, and saturating the media landscape is documentary storytelling about cults in popular culture.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader.5/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Atkins, Gaius Glenn, Modern religious cults and movements. New York, Fleming H. Revell Co. [©]. Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation.

Within these religions, there exist religious sects, movements, and cults. Cults are discussed in another lesson, but basically, a cult can be thought of as a religious sect containing deviant.

Great overview of a large variety of aspects of New Religious Movements and the workings of the Anti Cult Movement, including detailed analysis of some of the most high profile cases. I like the entrepreneur model of religion where a religion offers compensators to people to help them with various problems in exchange for money or devotion/5.New religious movement, any relatively new religion characterized by innovative responses to modern conditions, perceived counterculturalism, eclecticism and syncretism, and charismatic and sometimes authoritarian leadership.

New religious movements are sometimes pejoratively referred to as ‘cults.’.