Cult Controversies: The Societal Response to New Religious Movements

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CUP Archive, 1985 - 327 pages

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The distinctiveness of new religious movements
The moral career of the exMoonie
The public response to new religious movements
Cult problems in France and West Germany
Significance and state control of new religious movements

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Page 313 - D. (1978). Investigation of Korean-American Relations, Report of the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on International Relations US House of Representatives, October 31.

About the author (1985)

James A. Beckford is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick. His previous publications include The Trumpet of Prophecy. A Sociological Study of Jehovah's Witnesses (1975), Cult Controversies. The Societal Response to New Religious Movements (1989), Religion and Advanced Industrial Society (1989) and Religion in Prison. 'Equal Rites' in a Multi-Faith Society (with S. Gilliat, Cambridge, 1998).

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