Charts of Cults, Sects, and Religious Movements

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When you want well-organized, essential information on one of the many cults, sects, and movements that dot today’s religious landscape, this collection of charts is invaluable. It gives you both the overview and the details on the most significant groups, starting with facts about history, membership, worship practices, leaders, and publications for a given group. From there, you’ll find the group’s doctrinal position presented in its own ...
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Overview

When you want well-organized, essential information on one of the many cults, sects, and movements that dot today’s religious landscape, this collection of charts is invaluable. It gives you both the overview and the details on the most significant groups, starting with facts about history, membership, worship practices, leaders, and publications for a given group. From there, you’ll find the group’s doctrinal position presented in its own words, together with the orthodox view for comparison.

Groups covered include:
Alamo Christian Ministries, Association for Research and Enlightenment, Christadelphians, Christian Identity Movement, Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Church Universal and Triumphant, A Course in Miracles, Eckankar, The Family/Children of God, Freemasonry, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mind Science groups, New Age Movement, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints, Rosicrucianism, Unification Church, United Pentecostal Church, Urantia Foundation, and The Way International.

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History, membership, worship practices, leaders, and publications are the aspects that House (biblical studies and apologetics, Faith Seminary, Tacoma, Washington) considers for each group. He also quotes from their doctrinal position and compares it with what he considers the orthodox Protestant Bible-based view. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310385516
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: ZondervanChartsSeries Series
  • Edition description: SPIRAL
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

H. Wayne House (Th D, JD) is distinguished research professor of biblical and theological studies at Faith Seminary, Tacoma, Washington, and an adjunct professor of law at Trinity Law School, Trinity International University. He is the author of numerous books, including Charts of Cults, Sects, and Religious Movements; and Charts of Christian Theology and Doctrine; and Charts of Apologetics and Christian Evidences. Dr. House is past president of the Evangelical Theological Society. He and his wife Leta reside in Silverton, Oregon.
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Abbreviations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Alamo Christian Ministries
2. Association for Research and Enlightenment
3. Christadelphians
4. Christian Identity Movement
5. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
6. Church Universal and Triumphant (Clare Prophet)
7. A Course in Miracles
8. Eckankar
9. The Family/Children of God
10. Freemasonry
11. Jehovah’s Witnesses
12. Mind Science Groups
13. New Age Movement
14. Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
15. Rosicrucianism
16. Unification Church
17. United Pentecostal Church
18. Urantia Foundation
19. The Way International
Appendix A. Orthodox Christian Doctine
Appendix B. Creeds of the Church
Bibliography
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