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- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55
The Peoples Temple movement ended on November 18, 1978, when more than 900 men, women, and children died in a ritual of murder and suicide in their utopianist community of Jonestown, Guyana. Only a handful lived to tell their story. As is well known, Jim Jones, the leader of Peoples Temple, was white,... more...
- Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2003; 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... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 110.00
The book takes as its departure point the notion that 'cults' have a distinctive language and way of recruiting members. First outlining a rhetorical framework, which encompasses contemporary discourse analysis, the persuasive texts of three movements - Scientology, Jehovah's Witnesses and Children of God - are analysed in detail. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 85.00
A study of Neopagan religious movements in North America, the United Kingdom, and Europe where people increasingly turn to ancestral religions, not as amusement or matters of passing interest, but in an effort to practice those religions as they were before the advent of Christianity. more...
- Touchstone 2007; US$ 11.00
Thoughts from the Heart of the Soul is a selection of carefully chosen excerpts from Zukav's New York Times bestseller The Heart of the Soul , providing fans with a unique way to absorb his wisdom and find inspiration and encouragement. In the national bestseller The Heart of the Soul , Gary Zukav and Linda Francis joined together to help us... more...
- Touchstone 2007; US$ 11.00
The Journey Toward Authentic Power Thoughts from the Seat of the Soul is a beautiful collection of carefully chosen excerpts from Gary Zukav's celebrated bestseller The Seat of the Soul. Slip this lovely little book into your purse or bag and take it with you wherever you go. Turn the pages as you are drawn -- you can be inspired every day... more...
- Free Press 2007; US$ 20.99
In Soul to Soul , Gary Zukav, author of the monumental bestseller The Seat of the Soul , addresses some of the most significant questions about the human experience -- from "Why is life so difficult?" to "How can I learn to trust?" -- with profound answers that are of truly universal value. With the publication of his revolutionary work The... more...
- HarperCollins 2007; US$ 10.99
In the tradition of Jon Krakauer's Under the Banner of Heaven , Don Lattin's Jesus Freaks is the story of a shocking pilgrimage of revenge that left two people dead and shed new light on The Family International, one of the most controversial religious movements to emerge from the spiritual turmoil of the sixties and seventies. Some say The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
The Parsis are India's smallest minority community, yet they have exercised a huge influence on the country. As pioneers in education in nineteenth century India, and as leading figures in banking and commerce, medicine, law and journalism, they were at the forefront of India's industrial revolution. Parsis were also at the heart of the creation of... more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 11.00
In Soul to Soul , Gary Zukav addressed some of the most fundamental questions about the human spirit -- from "Why is life so difficult?" to "How can I learn to trust?" -- with meaningful answers of universal and enduring value. Now, with Soul to Soul Meditations , Zukav provides 365 inspirational excerpts, one for each day of the year, with each... more...