ISBN-10:
0313328072
ISBN-13:
9780313328077
Pub. Date:
09/05/2000
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
The New Religious Movements Experience In America / Edition 1

The New Religious Movements Experience In America / Edition 1

by Eugene V. Gallagher
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ISBN-13: 9780313328077
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/05/2000
Series: The American Religious Experience
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

EUGENE V. GALLAGHER is the Rosemary Park Professor of Religious Studies and Faculty Fellow of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Connecticut College. He is the co-author of Why Waco? Cults and the Battle for Religious Freedom in America (1995) with James D. Tabor, and the author of Expectation and Experience: Explaining Religious Conversion (1990).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Preface

Introduction

Groups within the Biblical Tradition

The New Age and its Antecedents

Eastern Groups and Gurus

Groups of Middle Eastern and African Origins

Neo-Paganism

New Foundations

Themes in the Study of New Religious Movements

Selected Resources for Further Study

Glossary

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