Reader in New Religious Movements: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements

Reader in New Religious Movements: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements

by George D. Chryssides
     
 

There are over 600 New Religious Movements (NRMs) in Great Britain alone, and more than 2000 in the United States. A Reader in New Religious Movements provides an introduction to the main teachings of a selection of these organizations, focusing on those that are well established in the West. The contemporary-and in some cases controversial-NRMs covered include

Overview


There are over 600 New Religious Movements (NRMs) in Great Britain alone, and more than 2000 in the United States. A Reader in New Religious Movements provides an introduction to the main teachings of a selection of these organizations, focusing on those that are well established in the West. The contemporary-and in some cases controversial-NRMs covered include the Unification Church, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the Family, Osho, Soka Gakkai International and the Western Buddhist Order.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826461674
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
05/10/2006
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author


George D. Chryssides is Honorary Research Fellow in Contemporary Religion at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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