2 edition of The new religious movements found in the catalog.
The new religious movements
CATHAN Conference (21st 2006 Enugu, Nigeria)
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by Amuluche Greg. Namani.|
|Contributions||Nnamani, Amuluche Gregory., Catholic Theological Association of Nigeria.|
|LC Classifications||BX2350.57 .C37 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||337 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||337|
|LC Control Number||2008556599|
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New religious movement (NRM), the generally accepted term for what is sometimes called, often with pejorative connotations, a “cult.”The term new religious movement has been applied to all new faiths that have arisen worldwide over the past several centuries.
NRMs are characterized by a number of shared traits. These religions are, by definition, “new”; they offer innovative religious. The Encyclopedia of New Religious Movements provides uniquely global coverage of the phenomenon, with entries on over three hundred movements from almost every country in the world.
The new religious movements book includes movements that derive from the major religions of the world and to neo-traditional movements, movements often overlooked in the study of NRMs/5(2).
This book edited by Ron Enroth is a good basic overview of religions commonly referred to by evangelical Christians as "cults." Rather than use this term, however, as the title declares, it uses the term "New Religious Movements."4/5(3). The Future of New Religious Movements David G.
Bromley, Phillip E. Hammond, New Ecumenical Research Association (Unification Theological Seminary) Mercer University Press, - Religion - pages5/5(1). rows A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or.
New Religious Movements is a highly unique volume, bringing together primary documents conveying the words and ideas of a wide array of new religious movements (NRMs), and offering a first-hand look into their belief systems. Arranged by the editors according to a new typology, the text allows readers to consider NRMS along five interrelated pathways—from those that offer new 4/4(5).
Guide To New Religious Movements, Paperback by Enroth, Ronald (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Sociologist Ronald Enroth and a team of expert contributors provide an accessible handle on the key religious movements of our day, from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Jehovah's Witnesses to.
84 rows The academic study of new religious movements is known as new religions. Lastly, this book is especially useful for reflecting on how the world's major religions (Christianity and Islam etc.) likely had their beginnings.
In other words, the patterns typical of new religious movements are suggestive The new religious movements book how the old religious movements /5(7).
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 NRMs deal with the challenges.
His sociological approach provides a novel comparison of these two new religious movements. A review by Anne Kreps is forthcoming.
In A Pentecostal Reads the Book of Mormon, John Christopher Thomas uses narrative analysis to offer a new critical reading of the Book of Mormon. In the final sections of the book, Pentecostalism and Mormonism are.
New religions emerge as distinct entities in the religious landscape when innovations are introduced by a charismatic leader or a schismatic group leaves its parent organization.
New religious movements (NRMs) often present novel doctrines and advocate unfamiliar modes of behavior, and have therefore often been perceived as controversial. NRMs have, however, in. New Religious Movements in the 21st Century is the first volume to examine the urgent and important issues facing new religions in their political, legal and religious contexts in global perspective.
With essays from prominent NRM scholars and usefully organized into four regional areas covering Western Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, Russia and Eastern Europe, and 5/5(1). Lorne Dawson, "Comprehending cults: the sociology of new religious movements," Oxford Univ.
Press, ().A book about new religious movements written from an academic perspective. An excellent antidote to the misinformation and intolerance found in anti-cult and counter-cult books.
New religious movements: their incidence and significance Book section Original citation: Originally published in Barker, Eileen () New religious movements: their incidence and significance.
In: Wilson, Bryan and Cresswell, Jamie, (eds.) New religious movements: challenge and response. Routledge, London, UK, pp. ISBN Research on the economic significance of new forms of religiosity or spirituality in the West has tended to have a relatively narrow focus. First, attention has been directed to particular New Religious Movements, such as the Unification Church and Hare Krishna, rather than to all those teachings and activities – publications, management trainings, centres, networks, groups, and Cited by: New Religions A Guide by Christopher Partridge is a compilation of over religious entries that ranges from “Christian Science and the Jehovah’s Witnesses to Soka Gakki, Wicca, and Falun Gong.” These accounts are marked by “an unprecedented growth of new religious movements, sects, and alternative spiritualities.”/5.
New Religious Movements Supplementary Bibliography A partially annotated bibliographical directory new religious movements texts: neo-Asian, neo-Christian, nature religion, Native American, neo-pagan, new age human potential-healing, conversion, African American, feminist perspectives, political tensions, and economic approaches.
The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies, and since the release of the first edition of The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements inthe field has continued to expand and break new ground. In this all-new volume, James R.
Lewis and Inga B. Tøllefsen bring together established and rising scholars. New Religious Movements: Challenge & Response is the most comprehensive, wide-ranging study on the global impact of new religions.* New religions discussed include Hare Krishna, Sikh Dharma, The Unification Church, The Church of Scientology, The Jesus People and Wicca.* Focuses on the rise of new religious movements in Italy, Brazil, United States.
This work is ideal for anyone―students, parents, and teachers―who wish to gain a deeper understanding of new religious movements in America. New religions have always been part of the American religious landscape, and this book moves beyond the contemporary period to discuss examples of new religions that have originated, survived or died Cited by: 5.
Over time new religious movements and breakaway sects emerged: Jainism and Buddhism from Hinduism, Confucianism and Daoism from indigenous Chinese religious beliefs. Recent religious movements of a more contemporary origin (post the s CE) have also broken away from other religions.
New religious movements (NRMs) and other minority faiths have regularly been the focus of legal cases around the world in recent decades. This is the first book to focus on important aspects of the relationship of smaller faiths to the societies. The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground.
Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies and include both established scholars and “rising stars” in the field. The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. Both of these came into popular use in the s, which was the decade when the organisations Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace were founded.
The latter clearly embraced the human potential and psychotherapy movements, as well as the more ‘life-affirming’ New Religious Movements and religions of the by: 5.
In this article, originally published inProfessor Bryan Ronald Wilson surveys social challenges facing new religious movements, in particular the problem of intolerance.
As a new religion becomes older, it tends to attain a greater degree of acceptance within society because it is considered less different or deviant. The Backroom | Top 10 Books on Cults & Religious Extremists 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. This was a very good book.
I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and I found the general organization of the chapters appealing. The first few chapters cover general themes of New Religious Movements (e.g. apocalypse, ritual, leadership) and discuss the differences and commonalities seen among New Religious Movements/5.
New Religious Movements Books Showing of American Cosmic: UFOs, Religion, Technology (Hardcover) by. Diana Walsh Pasulka (shelved 2 times as new-religious-movements) avg rating — ratings — published Want to. Falun Gong (UK: / ˌ f ɑː l ʊ n ˈ ɡ ɒ ŋ, ˌ f æ l-,-ˈ ɡ ʊ ŋ /, US: /-ˈ ɡ ɔː ŋ /) or Falun Dafa (/ ˈ d ɑː f ə /; Standard Mandarin Chinese: [fàlwə̌n tâfà]; literally, "Dharma Wheel Practice" or "Law Wheel Practice") is a new religious movement.
Falun Gong was founded by its leader Li Hongzhi in China in the early s. Today Falun Gong maintains an informal.
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The book covers a broad range of groups both with regard to time and place, covering Paganism, Hindu guru groups, Christian organizations, esoteric/ mystical movements, African churches, and a Japanese NRM.
The common focal point is the powerful, prophetic, charismatic women who have founded and/ or led New Religious Movements. Barker, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, New religious movement (NRM) is a term given by scholars to groups that are new in so far as they became visible in their present form after World War II, and religious in so far as they address questions of ultimate concern.
Although numbering several thousands world wide, most NRMs tend to. A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious community or ethical, spiritual, or philosophical group of modern origins, which has a peripheral place within its nation’s dominant religious culture.
NRMs may be novel in origin or they may be part of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing denominations. The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) is a movement which seeks to establish a fifth branch within Christendom, distinct from Catholicism, Protestantism (which includes Pentecostalism), Oriental Orthodoxy, and Eastern movement largely consists of churches nominally or formerly associated with Pentecostal denominations and Charismatic movements.
About Race and New Religious Movements in the USA. Organized in chronological order of the founding of each movement, this documentary reader brings to life new religious movements from the 18th century to the present. It provides students with the tools to understand questions of race, religion, and American religious history.
Cults in Context: Readings in the Study of New Religious Movements, Paperback by Dawson, Lorne L. (EDT), ISBNISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US Originally published by Canadian Scholars' Press (Toronto, ). The volume addresses NRMs that have caught media attention, including movements such as Scientology, New Age, the Neopagans, the Sai Baba movement and Jihadist movements active in a post-9/11 context.
An essential resource for students of religious studies, the history of religion, sociology, anthropology and the psychology of religion. When the charismatic founder/leader of a religious movement dies, the popular belief is that the movement usually disintegrates. However, many new religions not only survive but prosper, despite leadership transition.
In this book, prominent scholars examine what happened to eleven new movements following the deaths of their leaders, and :. -variety of new religious movements in the caribbean, the US, latin america, and africa.
They are a blend of Christian traditions and african traditional religious values Methods of communicating with spirits include: Use of talismans,-chanting drumming and dancing-divination and offering of animals or food in meal context.Women in New Religions offers an engaging look at women’s evolving place in the birth and development of new religious movements.
It focuses on four disparate new religions—Mormonism, Seventh-day Adventism, The Family International, and Wicca—to illuminate their implications for gender socialization, religious leadership and participation. A new religious movement (NRM), also known as a new religion or alternative spirituality, is a religious or spiritual group that has modern origins and is peripheral to its society’s dominant religious can be novel in origin or part of a wider religion, in which case they are distinct from pre-existing denominations.
Some NRMs deal with the challenges posed by the .