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Sects, "Cults" and Alternative Religions

A World Survey and Sourcebook

by David V. Barrett

  • 67 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Blandford Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporary non-Christian cults & sects,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Other Religions,
  • Religious Cults,
  • Religion,
  • New Age,
  • Sects,
  • Religions,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • General,
  • Cults

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7798092M
    ISBN 100713725672
    ISBN 109780713725674

    Read the full-text online edition of Sects, Cults, and Spiritual Communities: A Sociological Analysis (). Missoula, where he became interested in alternative religions. His first research on a religious cult was a field study of the ufo cult now known as Heaven's Gate. His interest in the group began when he read a newspaper article.   From variations on the major world religions to the Moonies, Wicca, Scientology, and Transcendental Meditation, this best-selling reference is the best available source on offbeat and alternative organizations, sects, and cult movements. 5/5(1).

      Sects, Cults and New Religions by Carole M. Cusack, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1). Christianity, Cults and Religions is the Best-Selling Cults and Religions Comparison Chart. Compare 20 cults, sects, and religions. This New 7th Edition Compares 2 More Religious Groups! No other Side-by-Side Cults and Religions Chart Gives this Concise Information: A Brief Overview of the Beliefs of each Religious Group in Words or Less/5(31).

    book description oxford university press, new york, hardbound. condition: new. dust jacket condition: new. illustrations (illustrator). first edition. this is an absolutely beautiful new hardbound copy in new dust jacket of this important religions.a religious and alternative by christopher beautiful book /5(40). The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative Religions by David V. Barrett A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.


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Sects, "Cults" and Alternative Religions by David V. Barrett Download PDF EPUB FB2

The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative Religions [Barrett, David V.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The New Believers: Sects, 'Cults' and Alternative Religions5/5(4). In this publication, Mr. Barrett summarises his years of research into more than 50 different sects, cults and ‘alternative’ religions.

Sects The content is well organised into sections: Part 1: A brief history of world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sufism, Sikhism and the Bahai/5(6). The New Believers: A Survey of Sects, 'Cults', and Alternative Religions, is a book by David V.

Barrett covering the origin, history, beliefs, practices and controversies of more than sixty new religious movements, including The Family International (previously known as the Children Cults and Alternative Religions book God), International Church of Christ, Osho (Rajneesh), Satanism, New Kadampa Tradition, Author: David V.

Barrett. Sects, Cults, And Alternative Religions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Is the next David Koresh or Jim Jones building a f /5(1).

This encyclopedia gives readers a comprehensive map of the significant religious and spiritual groups functioning in today's world, especially in the West. The new religions, sects and alternative spiritualities are categorized according to the religious traditions from which they spring Includes bibliographical references and indexPages: Get this from a library.

Sects, cults, and alternative religions: a world survey and sourcebook. [David V Barrett] -- The book "reveals the beliefs and practices of many modern sects and cults. It explains where they came from.

From variations on the major world religions to the Moonies, Wicca, Scientology, and Transcendental Meditation, this best-selling reference is the best available source on offbeat and alternative organizations, sects, and cult movements/5.

Others are spin-offs of traditional religions, such as the Divine Light Mission, Rajneesh, and Soka Gokkai.

Beginning with a brief history of the world's major religions, the author systematically looks at Christian "heresies"; esoteric and neo-pagan movements as wide-ranging and diverse as Satanism, wiccanism, druidry, and "Flying Saucer Cults.

''Sects, 'Cults,' and World Religions'' is out of print, but a new book by Barrett, ''The New Believers'' " contains so much new material it's probably as fair to describe it as a new book which contains an updated, expanded SC& particular, it has 10 new chapters which discuss various issues associated with NRMs, including the thorny issues of definition ("Is it a cult, or a.

In this publication, Mr. Barrett summarises his years of research into more than 50 different sects, cults and ‘alternative’ religions.

The content is well organised into sections: Part 1: A brief history of world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Sufism, Sikhism and the Bahai/5(4).

Get this from a library. The new believers: a survey of sects, cults, and alternative religions. [David V Barrett] -- This is a much expanded, revised and totally updated edition of David Barrett's excellent guide and source book of the world's off-beat and alternative religions, organisations, sects, cults and.

Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Sects, cults, and alternative religions: a world survey and sourcebookPages:   Buy New Believers: Sects, Cults & Alternative Religions: Sects, Cults and Alternative Religions 2nd Revised edition by Barrett, David V. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8). Charts of Cults, Sects and Religious Movements "Facts about membership, worship, leaders, and publications are followed by the doctrinal position of each group, which is substantiated by quotes from group leaders and publications.

This doctrinal position is then compared with the historic orthodox view." Churches That Abuse, by Ronald hed by Zondervan. The New Believers: A Survey of Sects, Cults and Alternative Religions by David V Barrett and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at These alternative labels draw att ention to more f actual aspects of the new minority religious mo st frequently termed ‘cults’ as well as highlighting some of the tendencies such groups may.

For more detailed information of these cults and several cults not mentioned in this article, please consult the following resources. Information in this content was taken from these sources: Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, published by Harvest House Publishers.

Kingdom of the Cults, published by Bethany House Publishers. Primary Sources: Alternative Religions, Sects, Cults and Communes: Shakers Sources related to non-traditional religions and alternate philosophical life styles.

Contents. Sects, Cults, and Alternative Religions A World Survey and Sourcebook (Book): Barrett, David V.: Is the next David Koresh or Jim Jones building a following in your town.

Or, are well-meaning people oppressing religious groups where you live, simply because their practices look different. One of the world's leading experts on both traditional and new religions offers a valuable guide. Robbins and Phillip C.

Lucas, ‘From "Cults" to New Religions Movements: Coherence, Definition, and Conceptual Framing in the Study of New Religious Movements’, in James A. Beckford and N. Demerath III (eds.), The Sage Handbook of the Sociology of Religion (Sage, ), pp. Primary Sources: Alternative Religions, Sects, Cults and Communes: Quakers Sources related to non-traditional religions and alternate philosophical life styles.

Contents.Title: Sects, Cults and Alternative Religions: A World Survey and Sourcebook Item Condition: used item in a good condition. Book will have been read but remains clean.

Cover may have light wear or slight Rating: % positive.New religions: a guide: new religious movements, sects and alternative spiritualities User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this illustrated guide, over 60 well-qualified authors review religious movements, sects, and alternative spiritualities that have been founded in the past century and a half.5/5(1).