for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry ...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Cults and New Religious Movements

A Reader

Cults and New Religious Movements by Lorne L. Dawson
Add to cart
US$ 47.95
What is a cult? Why do they emerge? Who joins them? And why do tragedies such as Waco and Jonestown occur? This reader brings together the voices of historians, sociologists, and psychologists of religion to address these key questions about new religious movements.

  • Looks at theoretical explanations for cults, why people join and what happens when they do.
  • Brings together the best work on cults by sociologists, historians, and psychologists of religion.
  • A broad-ranging, balanced and clearly organized collection of readings.
  • Includes coverage of topical issues, such as the 'brainwashing' controversy, and cults in cyberspace.
  • Section introductions by the editor situate the nature, value, and relevance of the selected readings in context of current discussions.
Blackwell Publishing Ltd.; June 2003
305 pages; ISBN 9781405101806
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Cults and New Religious Movements
Author: Lorne L. Dawson
 
Buy, download and read Cults and New Religious Movements (eBook) by Lorne L. Dawson today!