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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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 54.99
The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies and include both established scholars and "rising stars" in the field. The core chapters deal with such... more...
- Touchstone 2007; US$ 13.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 23.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99
Scientology is arguably the most persistently controversial of all contemporary New Religious Movements. James R. Lewis has assembled an unusually comprehensive anthology, incorporating a wide range of different approaches. In this book, a group of well-known scholars of New Religious Movements offers an extensive and evenhanded overview and analysis... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 23.00
In the celebrated Buffalo Woman Comes Singing, Brooke Medicine Eagle revealed her extraordinary spiritual odyssey from her first guided steps on the medicine path to her ongoing work as one of the most respected Native American teachers of the modern era. Now she shares a groundbreaking approach to spiritual transformation--by revitalizing the powerful... more...