The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements (BOK)

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The Bloomsbury Companion to New Religious Movements covers key themes such as charismatic leadership, conversion and brainwashing, prophecy and millennialism, violence and suicide, gender and sexuality, legal issues, and the portrayal of New Religious Movements by the media and anti-cult organisations. Several categories of new religions receive special attention, including African new religions, Japanese new religions, Mormons, and UFO religions. This guide to New Religious Movements and their critical study brings together 29 world-class international scholars, and serves as a resource to students and researchers. The volume highlights the current state of academic study in the field, and explores areas in which future research might develop. Clearly and accessibly organised to help users quickly locate key information and analysis, the book includes an A to Z of key terms, extensive guides to further resources, a comprehensive bibliography, and a timeline of major developments in the field such as the emergence of new groups, publications, legal decisions, and historical events.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forlag
Bloomsbury Academic
ISBN 9781441190055 Antall sider 440
Vekt 454 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Benjamin E. Zeller, George D. Chryssides Emner og form Religion: general