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Strange gods : the great American cult scare / David G. Bromley and Anson D. Shupe, Jr.

; Shupe, Anson D
Boston : Beacon Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0807032565

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Other Authors Shupe, Anson D.
Subjects Christian sects -- United States.
Christian sects.
Cults -- United States.
Cults.
Godsdienstige bewegingen.
Religion.
Sekte.
USA.
United States -- Religion -- 1960-
United States.
Description xvii, 249 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-244) and index.
Summary Examines in detail the history, fund-raising, and possible use of brain-washing by such religious cults as the Unification Church, People's Temple, and Hare Krishnas.
Contents 1. The Heart of the issue -- 2. Who are the cults? -- 3. The Cults challenge to America -- 4. Joining the new religions: brainwashing or conversion? -- 5. The Leaders: gurus and prophets, or madmen and charlatans? -- 6. Fund-raising and the new religions: charities or rip-offs? -- 7. Deprogramming -- 8. A Hard look at the cult controversy.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7947410
(OCoLC)ocm07947410
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Bromley, David G.
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