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Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions

George A MatherLarry A NicholsAlvin J SchmidtMiles V Van PeltGary D Pratico

Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions

George A MatherLarry A NicholsAlvin J SchmidtMiles V Van PeltGary D Pratico

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This comprehensive reference work provides up-to-date, reliable information on the history and beliefs of virtually every form of religion active today - from major world faiths to obscure sects. A balanced, fully Christian, one-stop resource!

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This comprehensive reference work provides up-to-date, reliable information on the history and beliefs of virtually every form of religion active today - from major world faiths to obscure sects. A balanced, fully Christian, one-stop resource!
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Up-to-date, well-documented, comprehensive coverage of cults, sects, and world religions, from the historical to the contemporary INCLUDES- Well-known groups and world religions, such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Islam, and Baha'i- Groups with a significant North American influence, including Santeria, Rastafarians, Haitian Voodo, white supremacy groups, Wicca, and Satanism REVISED, UPDATED, AND EXPANDED TO INCLUDE NEW ENTRIES AND NEW INFORMATION- Updated information on Islam and its global impact- New entries: the Branch Davidians, Native American religions, Heaven's Gate, Aum Supreme Truth, the Boston Movement, the Masonic Lodge, and many others- Developments in the world of cults and the occult Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every
- Publisher

This concise and well-documented volume provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today. This new, improved edition not only brings information up to date on topics such as Islam and Freemasonry, but also examines groups not in the first edition, such as Heaven's Gate and others.
- Publisher

Meet the Authors

George A Mather

Larry A. Nichols is the pastor of Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenville, Rhode Island. He is coauthor of "Masonic Lodge" in the Zondervan Guide to Cults and Religious Movements.

Larry A Nichols

Larry A. Nichols is the pastor of Our Redeemer Evangelical Lutheran Church in Greenville, Rhode Island. He is coauthor of 'Masonic Lodge' in the Zondervan Guide to Cults and Religious Movements.

Alvin J Schmidt

Alvin J. Schmidt (PhD, University of Nebraska) retired in 1999 as professor of sociology at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, where he still lives. He is the author of several books, including The Great Divide: The Failure of Islam and the Triumph of the West, and served as a consulting editor for Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions and the Occult. SPANISH BIO: Doctor en filosofia de la Universidad de Nebraska, se retiro en 1999 como profesor de sociologia del Colegio de Illinois en Jacksonville, Illinois. Ha contribuido en numerosas publicaciones y es autor de varios libros. Tambi

Miles V Van Pelt

Miles Van Pelt is the co author of Basics of Biblical Hebrew.

Gary D Pratico

Gary D. Pratico (Ph.D., Harvard Divinity School) is professor of Old Testament and director of the Hebrew language program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been teaching Hebrew for twenty-five years.

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  • Catalogue Code 241897
  • Product Code 0310239540
  • EAN 9780310239543
  • UPC 025986239541
  • Pages 544
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Reference
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Aug 2006
  • Sales Rank #21376
  • Dimensions 234 x 193 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.979kg

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