Description - Reader in New Religious Movements by George Chryssides
There are over 600 New Religious Movements (NRMs) in Great Britain alone, and more than 2000 in the United States. A Reader in New Religious Movements aims to provide an introduction to the main teachings of a selection of these organizations, focusing on those which are well-established in the West. The contemporary - and in some cases controversial -- NRMs covered include The Unification Church, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness, The Family, Osho, Soka Gakkai International and the Western Buddhist Order.
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Author Biography - George Chryssides
George D. Chryssides is Honorary Research Fellow in Contemporary Religion at the University of Birmingham, UK. Margaret Wilkins is a freelance writer and researcher.