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Religious movements

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Published by Paragon House Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sects -- Congresses,
  • Cults -- Congresses,
  • Religion -- History -- 20th century -- Congresses,
  • Religion and sociology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Rodney Stark.
    ContributionsStark, Rodney., New Ecumenical Research Association (Unification Theological Seminary)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL85 .R378 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 354 p. :
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3029026M
    ISBN 100913757438, 0913757446
    LC Control Number85009539


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Lorne L. Dawson is Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Waterloo, Ontario. He is the author of Comprehending Cults: The Sociology of New Religious Movements () and, Reason, Freedom and Religion (), and the editor of Cults in Context (). "About this title" may belong to another edition of this title/5(30).

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These movements' adherents are made in God's image; so individual Christians and churches must go beyond mere theological debate to engage in loving, listening relationships as well.5/5(1).

A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing ics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements.

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