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Author Hexham, Irving.
Title New religions as global cultures : making the human sacred/ Irving Hexham, Karla Poewe.
Imprint Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1997.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BP603 .H48 1997    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  BP603 .H48 1997    AVAILABLE  
Author Hexham, Irving.
Series Explorations.
Explorations (Boulder, Colo.)
Subject Cults -- History -- 20th century.
Cults -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century.
Anti-cult movements -- History -- 20th century.
Religion and culture -- History -- 20th century.
Religion and sociology.
Alt Name Poewe, Karla O.
Description xiv, 194 pages ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-186) and index.
ISBN 0813325072 (hc)
0813325080 (pbk.)
OCLC # 36042135
Table of Contents
 Foreword / Rodney Stark 
 Preface 
1The Great Anti-cult Crusade1
2From Cults to New Religions and Global Culture27
3New Religions as Global Cultures41
4New Religions and Primal Experiences59
5Myths and Mythological Fragments79
6Yogic and Abramic Religions99
7The Membership Process121
8New Religions: New Visions141
9How Dangerous Are New Religions?159
 Bibliography169
 About the Book and Authors187
 Index188


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