Books on cults and religious extremists

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8 books you need to read if you’re interested in cults

Unitarian Universalism [31] : - Followers of Christ [10] : Blavatsky and the Theosophical Movement. Monophysite [10] : .

Terasem []. Understanding New Religious Movements. Scott McClellan! Kyria Abrahams.

Leiden: Brill Publishers. Adventures in Enlightenment, A Foundation [8] : 28- It led to a day standoff and the eventual death of Koresh and 82 of his followers. The only content we will consider removing is spam, or extremely culfs content eg.

Although his many critics are at least right when they say that the prose is terrible, the self-mortifying mad albino monk is a great villain. Iglesia Ni Cristo [72]. Extremism within Islam goes back to the 7th century to the Kharijites. Swedenborgianism [10] : .

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A new religious movement NRM is a religious , ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern origins. NRMs may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing denominations. Academics identify a variety of characteristics which they employ in categorizing groups as new religious movements. The term is broad and inclusive, rather than sharply defined. New religious movements are generally seen as syncretic, employing human and material assets to disseminate their ideas and worldviews, deviating in some degree from a society's traditional forms or doctrines, focused especially upon the self, and having a peripheral relationship that exists in a state of tension with established societal conventions.

Ramakrishna Mission extremishs, also known as Ramakrishna movement or Vedanta Society [] : 57-58 [6] : British Israelism [10] :. Celestial Church of Christ [12] : Esoteric Christianity [9] : - Eyes of fire, scar.

Ever since Christianity was established, some of those in authority have sought to expand and control the church, often through the fanatical use of force. Grant Shafer says, "Jesus of Nazareth is best known as a preacher of nonviolence" [4] , although in Matthew he says, "Think not that I am come to send peace on earth; I came not to send peace, but a sword. Ellens says, "When Christianity came to power in the empire of Constantine, it proceeded almost to viciously repress all non-Christians and all Christians who did not line up with official Orthodox ideology, policy, and practice". These wars were attempts by the Catholics, sanctioned by the Pope , to reclaim the Holy Land from the Muslims. However many Catholics see the crusades as a just war in self-defense. The Crusades were very much holy wars waged to maintain Christianity's theological and social control.


Anton LaVey [9] : - Bainbridge, William Sims New Thought Faith healing. Alexander Bard [].

Sadler [31] : - Shoko Asahara [10] : Radha Soami Satsang Beas [6] : Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship [12] : 50- .


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