3 edition of Cults and abusive religion found in the catalog.
Cults and abusive religion
Includes bibliographical references (p. -161) and index.
|LC Classifications||BP603 .B44 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 165 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||165|
|LC Control Number||99029240|
Cult victims and those who have suffered abusive relationships often suffer from fear, confusion, low self-esteem, and post-traumatic stress. Take Back Your Life explains the seductive draw that leads people into such situations, provides guidelines for assessing what happened, and hands-on tools for getting back on track. Written for victims, their families, and professionals, this book leads. Difference Between Cult and Religion Definition. Cult is a small and relatively new religious group that is not part of a larger and more accepted religion, with socially deviant or unique beliefs and practices.. Religion is a specific system of belief and/or worship, often involving a code of ethics and philosophy.. Connotations. Cult is often associated with pejorative and negative connotations.
Teach about cults and religions without being an is the participant's Guide that goes with the 6-session DVD for small groups that wish to know more about the differences between various religions and cult groups, from a Christian perspective. It can be used by itself, but is most effective when used with the DVD, participant guide, and handbook shown Leader Guide covers Brand: Rose Publishing. Buy Take Back Your Life: Recovering From Cults & Abusive Relationships 2 by Lalich, Janja (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(29).
Breese, Dave, Know the Marks of Cults, The 12 Basic Errors of False Religion, Wheaton: Victor Books, Geisler, Norman L. and Ron Rhodes, When Cultists Ask, A Popular Handbook on Cultic Misinterpretations, Grand Rapids: Baker Books, This work is not divided by chapters on cults but rather takes each verse of Scripture that the cults mayFile Size: 1MB. Langone, Michael: Cults: Questions and Answers  Lifton, Robert Jay: Cult Formation, The Harvard Mental Health Letter, February  ; Robbins, T. and D. Anthony, "Deprogramming, brainwashing and the medicalization of deviant religious groups" Social Problems 29 pp – James T. Richardson: "Definitions of Cult: From Sociological-Technical to Popular-Negative" Review of.
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Books about cults and oppressive religious groups. Heaven’s Gate: America’s UFO Religion by Benjamin E. Zeller – In this fascinating overview, Benjamin Zeller not only explores the question of why the members of Heaven’s Gate committed ritual suicides, but interrogates the origin and evolution of the religion, its appeal, and its practices.
ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Cults and Religions Compared --Mysticism --Fundamentalism --Fanaticism --Persecution in Cults --Remedies to the Cult Problem --Resource List: Assistance with Cult-Related Titles: Cults and abusive religion book and abusive religions.
Abusive Churches and Leaders. Cults can be defined sociologically and/or former deals with behavior; the latter with beliefs. In Chapter 1 of his book Churches That Abuse, 2 sociologist Dr.
Ronald M. Enroth explains. Sociologists looks for patterns in human behavior and in social institutions. The World Fact Book, CIA abusive or insulting” under section five of the Public Order Act. but not all religions are cults.
Religion is a descriptive term that we use to describe groups that perform worship and develop ethical systems based upon their relation to things supernatural. Cult. This important book illuminates their activities, backgrounds and aims. This work is most informative about cults, particularly about cult intrusions on the religious scene.
The infiltrations are revealed in this book Cults and abusive religion book an in-depth look at major areas of religious concern (i.e. fundamentalism, fanaticism). Cults, Religion, and Violence book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Contrary to conventional wisdom, violent episodes involving /5(14).
In modern English, a cult is a social group that is defined by its unusual religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs, or by its common interest in a particular personality, object or sense of the term is controversial and it has divergent definitions both in popular culture and academia and it has also been an ongoing source of contention among scholars across several fields of.
The harrowing first-person account of one child's ordeals inside the isolated commune of an ultra-fundamentalist religious cult. It is Sila Caprin's mother is recruited into "Sam Fife's Move of God"; within the year, Sila and her older siblings, Leis and Jeremy, along with all of the family’s belongings, are packed into the back of a U-Haul, leaving California for their new home in /5().
Books On Spiritual Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Cults & Legalism You may also wish to check our Amazon special offers page and our page on Amazon of material related in some way to spiritual abuse. The Shattering by Marsha "Marty" Barth- Marty Barth is a former United Pentecostal Church member, from the same church as myself in NJ, though she was born in West Virginia and now resides in.
Churches That Abuse answers these and other important questions about abusive churches. This important new book warns and informs readers about the “fringe” churches and groups that operate in this country—organizations and churches that are not necessarily characterized by doctrinal deviation but have particular traits that make them behavioral and sociological outsiders.
As a byproduct of describing life within some more extreme cults, many of these books, especially the memoirs, go into detail about topics like sexual assault, pedophilia, and : Elena Nicolaou.
His book, The Wrong Way Home () is a must read for those who are interested in learning more about cults and their adherents.
Yet, the narcissism of a malignant abuser has much in common with. Christianity, Cults and Religions is an excellent short overview with brief summaries of the beliefs and basic history of 20 world religions, sects, cults, and new religious movements.
Up to date. Christianity, Cults and Religions the most up-to-date comparison chart from a Christian perspective available in print/5(). An Investigation of a Reputedly Psychologically Abusive Group. An Open Letter to Clergy. Ancient Wisdom for Modern Predicaments The Truth, Deceit, and Issues Surrounding Falun Gong Cults, Religion, and China.
Cults, State Control, and Falun Gong Cults and Children The Abuse of the Young. Cults and Families. on Cults and Sects in America, 2 vols. edited with Jeffrey K. Hadden (As-sociation for the Sociology of Religion, Society for the Scientiﬁc Study of Religion, and JAI Press, ); and The Satanism Scare, (edited with James Richardson and Joel Best) (Aldine de Gruyter, ).
He is former pres. CultNEWS, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 4K likes. CultNews news stories about cults, cultic groups, abusive relationships, movements, religions, politics and Followers: K.
It’s irresponsible to loosely toss around emotionally charged accusations like “spiritual abuse,” “Christian cults” and “controlling ministries.” It's also irresponsible to turn a blind eye to real problems. Jennifer LeClaire talks about the dangers of spiritual abuse.
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction, Five-Carat Soul, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography.
James McBride’s powerful memoir, The Color of Water. Monday July 6, Cult Experts, Cults, RNB's Religion News Blog The International Cultic Studies Association (ICSA) is a global network of people concerned about psychological manipulation and abuse in cultic or high-demand groups, alternative movements, and other environments.
CULTS, RELIGION, AND VIOLENCE Cults, Religion, Cambridge University Press - Cults, Religion, and Violence Edited by David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton Frontmatter More information.
book on North American religious bodies. He is senior editor of four seriesFile Size: KB. Psychological abuse. One specific meaning of the term religious abuse refers to psychological manipulation and harm inflicted on a person by using the teachings of their religion. This is perpetrated by members of the same or similar faith, and includes the use of a position of authority within the religion.
It is most often directed at children and emotionally vulnerable adults, and.Saturday Octo Book Review, Children of God / The Family You couldn’t beat it for tabloid fodder: Anointed prophet of a secretive evangelical mission-cum-sex cult slits the throat of an ex-nanny, and then kills himself, in protest against the cult leaders, his parents, for years of sex abuse he says he and many other children suffered.
Mostly, they are. The more abusive ones have done what abusers of rights have always done, forcing society to find ways to abrogate some of those rights for the common good.
There is a fine line in operation on this subject. For the most part, Ame.