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Exploring New Religions (Issues in Contemporary Religion)

by George D. Chryssides

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Religion - Spiritual Warfare,
  • Religion,
  • Cults,
  • Occultism,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages416
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8168546M
    ISBN 100826459595
    ISBN 109780826459596

    Books. Chryssides, George D. (). The Advent of Sun Myung Moon: The Origins, Beliefs and Practices of the Unification Church. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN —— (). The Elements of Unitarianism. Element Books. ISBN —— (). Exploring New Religions. London: Cassell. ISBN —— ().   Sure, critics argue, it might be intriguing, but only a handful of smartypants intellectual religious people take it seriously. The vast majority of ordinary folk believe in the other sort of God.

    This book provides readers with the tools and resources for exploring the many dimensions of religion as a central reality of human life. It provides a functional definition of religion that suggests that religion is important to everyone because each person's life is shaped by, and all persons are concerned about, occasions in their lives that threaten or promote fulfillment of the individual Price: $   Out today is Flower: Exploring the World in Bloom (£, Japan's traditional religion, The book is a riot of colourful designs – with the arrangements all built around specific colour.

      Exploring The Religious Naturalist Option: Cosmos And Culture Religious naturalists understand humans to be emergent from and, hence, a part of, nature, says commentator Ursula Goodenough. A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or an alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins but is peripheral to its society's dominant religious culture. NRMs can be novel in origin or they can be part of a wider religion, in which case they are distinct from pre-existing denominations.


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