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New Religious Movements

Challenge and Response

by Bryan Wilson

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL7486188M
ISBN 100415200490
ISBN 109780415200493

  The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world. Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements, movements often overlooked in the study of by: The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world. Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements, movements often overlooked in the study of NRMs.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, 83 pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Editorial / John Coleman --Contemporary religious movements and the secularisation premiss / Dick Anthony, Thomas Robbins and Paul Schwartz --The religious significance of new religious movements / John Coleman --Asian religions . In this article, originally published in , Professor Bryan Ronald Wilson surveys social challenges facing new religious movements, in particular the problem of intolerance. As a new religion becomes older, it tends to attain a greater degree of acceptance within society because it is considered less different or deviant.

The academic study of new religious movements is known as new religions studies (NRS). The study draws from the disciplines of anthropology, psychiatry, history, psychology, sociology, religious studies, and theology. Eileen Barker noted that there are five sources of information on new religious movements (NRMs): the information provided by such groups themselves, that . The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world. Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements, movements often overlooked in the study of NRMs/5(7).


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New Religious Movements is a highly unique volume, bringing together primary documents conveying the words and ideas of a wide array of new religious movements (NRMs), and offering a first-hand look into their belief systems/5(4).

Ronald Enroth is professor of sociology at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. A specialist in the sociology of religion and new religious movements, he is the author of many books, including A Guide to New Religious Movements.4/5(3).

From the Back Cover. New Religious Movements: Challenge and Response is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging study of the impact of new religions on modern societies. It explores: - the importance and relevance of new religions -- the interaction between new religions and the economy, the law, the media, mental health, traditional religion, Cited by: This is one of those "breaking the spell" books on religion in which the intricate social psychology--the underbelly of new religious movements--is laid bare and demystified.

The book consists of thought-provoking essays on cults by social scientists, psychologists, and historians/5(6). New Religious Movements is a highly unique volume, bringing together primary documents conveying the words and ideas of a wide array of new religious movements (NRMs), and offering a first-hand look into their belief systems/5.

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New Religious Movements book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(8). FUTURE OF NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS Paperback – June 1, by David G.

BROMLEY (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 9 Format: Paperback. The Future of New Religious Movements David G. Bromley, Phillip E. Hammond, New Ecumenical Research Association (Unification Theological Seminary) Mercer University Press, - Religion - pages5/5(1).

rows  A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or. The relationship between new religious movements (NRMs) and violence has long been a topic of intense public interest--an interest heavily fueled by multiple incidents of mass violence involving certain groups.

Some of these incidents have made international headlines. When New Religious Movements make the news, it's usually because of some violent episode.

The first part Social Perspectives thries to give an overview of new religious movements (NRM) as seen from the social sciences. Chapter 1 is about sociology and it gives a very This is an interesting book but its structure has some clear drawbacks /5.

New nontraditional religious movements are the most likely groups to offend mainstream culture and the least likely to have representatives in government to ensure that their liberty is protected. These new religious movements are sometimes ostracized and subject to various forms of discrimination.

As America becomes increasingly pluralistic, with more and more groups. The new religious movements experience in America User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This ambitious undertaking covers the most significant historical and modern religious movements in America, where Constitutional protection of religious freedom has. "This book serves as a helpful pointer to the importance of 'holistically' engaging those within new religious movements.

These movements' adherents are made in God's image; so individual Christians and churches must go beyond mere theological debate to engage in loving, listening relationships as well.5/5(1). New Religious Movements: Challenge & Response is the most comprehensive, wide-ranging study on the global impact of new religions.

* New religions discussed include Hare Krishna, Sikh Dharma, The Unification Church, The Church of Cited by: The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three-hundred movement from almost every country in the world.

Coverage includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements. Both of these came into popular use in the s, which was the decade when the organisations Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace were founded.

The latter clearly embraced the human potential and psychotherapy movements, as well as the more ‘life-affirming’ New Religious Movements and religions of the by: 4.

A Guide to New Religious Movements book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Today's pluralistic society is filled with religi /5.

New religious movement (NRM), the generally accepted term for what is sometimes called, often with pejorative connotations, a “cult.” The term new religious movement has been applied to all new faiths that have arisen worldwide over the past several centuries.

NRMs are characterized by a number of shared traits. His sociological approach provides a novel comparison of these two new religious movements. A review by Anne Kreps is forthcoming. In A Pentecostal Reads the Book of Mormon, John Christopher Thomas uses narrative analysis to offer a new critical reading of the Book of Mormon.

In the final sections of the book, Pentecostalism and Mormonism are.Lukas Pokorny, Ph.D. (), is Professor and Chair in Religious Studies at the Department of Religious Studies, University of has published on new religious movements, millenarianism, and Confucianism.

His present research focuses, among others, on ethnocentrism and millenarian beliefs in East Asian new religious movements.

Review: Sexuality and New Religious Movements. (Part of the Palgrave Studies in New Religions and Alternative Spiritualities series) Edited by Henrik Bogdan and James R. Lewis.(Palgrave Macmillan, Pages) Few topics can stir us as quickly as sex or sexuality, particularly when it is different from what is assumed to be “right.”Author: Lisa Roling.