The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions: The Essential Guide to Their History, Their Doctrine, and Our Response

The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions: The Essential Guide to Their History, Their Doctrine, and Our Response

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The Challenge of the Cults and New Religions: The Essential Guide to Their History, Their Doctrine, and Our Response by Ron Rhodes

Cults and New Religions Aren’t Hard to FindThey’re in your neighborhood . . . your workplace . . . your school . . . maybe even your family.Cults are flourishing across America. Chances are, you’ve encountered one, perhaps even know someone who is involved in a cult. Can you discuss knowledgably the critical differences between Christianity and the teachings of Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Scientology, the New Age movement, Hindu-based cults, and other prominent groups and religious movements? In this essential resource, preeminent cult authority Ron Rhodes explains what cults are, why they are cause for concern, and why in the 21st century, as never before, their numbers and memberships are exploding nationally and worldwide. Drawing on his extensive experience as a cult researcher, Rhodes offers to-the-point, cutting-edge information on twelve major cults and new religions:MormonismJehovah’s WitnessesMind SciencesNew Age MovementChurch of ScientologyHindu-based CultsUnification ChurchBaha’i FaithUnitarian UniversalismOneness PentecostalismMasonic LodgeSatanismLearning the distinctives of these groups will equip you to deal with any of the thousands of other less significant cults you may encounter. The Challenge of the Cults and New Religion includes Color photosScripture IndexSubject IndexGlossaryBibliographyAnd 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 www.ronrhodes.org for free, thorough, up-to-the-minute information on each cult discussed in the book.If you’re concerned for the temporal and eternal welfare of others, The Challenge of the Cults is a must. It will help you confront the deception of false Christs and lying doctrines with the clear, well-grounded truth of biblical Christianity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310829065
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 08/30/2009
Sold by: Zondervan Publishing
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 696,769
File size: 878 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ron Rhodes (ThD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is the president of Reasoning from the Scriptures Ministries. He is the author of eighteen books, including two Silver Medallion Award winners. He is heard nationwide on radio.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
According to the author, disrepecting other people's beliefs is aChristia duty, if the other person belongs to a religion other than the author's version of Christianity . I suspect he doesn't think non-literalist denominations ( Catholics, UCC, Episcopalians ) will go to heaven. Unless yoy have a stro g stomach for ignorance, arogance and intolerqnce,paa on thid