New Religious Movements
A Documentary Reader
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New Religious Movements by Dereck Daschke
Book DescriptionNew 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. Arranged by the editors according to a new typology, the text allows readers to consider NRMS along five interrelated pathways-from those that offer new perceptions of existence or new personal identities, to those that center on relationships within family-like units, to those movements that highlight the need for recasting the social order or anticipate the dawn of a new age. The volume includes original documents from groups such as the Unification Church, Theosophy, Branch Davidians, Wicca, Jehovah's Witnesses, Santeria, and Seventh Day Adventists, as well as many others. Each section is prefaced by a contextual introduction and concludes with a list of sources for further reading. New Religious Movements offers a rare inside look into the worldviews of alternative religious traditions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780814707036
(5830mm x 3895mm x 24mm)
Imprint: New York University Press
Publisher: New York University Press
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Dereck Daschke
Dereck Daschke is assistant professor of philosophy and religion at Truman State University. W. Michael Ashcraft is associate professor of religion at Truman State University and author of The Dawn of the New Cycle: Point Loma Theosophists and American Culture. He is a former chairman of the New Religious Movements Group of the American Academy of Religion.
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