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Title:
The kingdom of the cults
ISBN:
9780764228216
Edition:
Rev., updated, and expanded ed.
Publication Information:
Minneapolis, Minn. : Bethany House Publishers, 2003.
Physical Description:
704 pages ; 24 cm
Contents:
The kingdom of the cults -- Scaling the language barrier -- The psychological structure of cultism -- Jehovah's Witnesses and the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society -- Christian science -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) -- Spiritism : the cult of antiquity -- The Theosophical Society (Gnosticism) -- Buddhism : classical Zen and Nichiren Shoshu -- The Baha'i Faith -- Unitarian Universalism -- Scientology -- The Unification Church -- Eastern religions -- The New Age cult -- Islam : the message of Muhammad -- The cults on the world mission field -- The Jesus of the cults -- Cult evangelism : mission field on your doorstep -- The road to recovery.
Abstract:
Newly updated, this definitive reference work on major cult systems is a crucial tool in countercult ministries and evangelism for teachers, pastors, and lay Christians. Scholarly yet readable and engaging, it continues to be the gold standard text on cults.

A definitive reference volume on cults, major fundamentalist religions, and non-Christian faiths includes coverage of the Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormonism, and Hinduism, outlining their major beliefs while offering advice on countercult ministry.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip045/2003013905.html

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