New religious movements : a guide for the perplexed / Paul Oliver.

"This book analyses the concepts we use to discuss new religions, and surveys a range of different movements which were established in the second half of the 20th century"--Provided by publisher

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Oliver, Paul.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:London : Continuum International Publishing, 2012.
Series:Guides for the perplexed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I. Philosophical Issues And New Religious Movements
  • Chapter 1. Conceptual Analysis And New Religious Movements
  • Chapter 2. Application Of Concepts To New Religious Movements
  • Part II. A Survey Of New Religious Movements
  • Chapter 3. Movements Related To Hinduism
  • Chapter 4. Movements Related To Christianity
  • Chapter 5. Movements Related To Buddhism
  • Chapter 6. Syncretistic Movements
  • Chapter 7. A Synthesis Of The Main Themes
  • Part III. Sociological And Psychological Themes In New Religious Movements
  • Chapter 8. Psychological Themes In New Religious Movements
  • Chapter 9. Gender And Diversity
  • Chapter 10. Power And Authority
  • Chapter 11. Postmodernism And The Development Of New Religious Movements.