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Are Cults a Serious Threat? (At Issue Series)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion (Young Adult),
  • Social Problems (General) (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • Social Issues - Peer Pressure,
  • Religion - General,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Cults

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7898622M
    ISBN 100737723580
    ISBN 109780737723588


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Are Cults a Serious Threat? (At Issue Series) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Books in this anthology series focus a wide range of viewpoints onto a single controversial issue, providing in-depth discussions by leading advocates.

Articles are printed in their entirety and footnotes and source notes are retained. These books offer the reader not only a full spectrum of dissent on the subject, but also the ability to test the validity of arguments by.

Are Cults a Serious Threat. Detroit: Greenhaven Press. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Swarts, Katherine, Are Cults a Serious Threat.

Detroit: Greenhaven Are Cults a Serious Threat? book, MLA Citation (style guide) Swarts, Katherine. Are Cults a Serious Threat. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, Print. Get this from a library. Are cults a serious threat?. [Katherine Swarts;] -- Essays discuss the incidence of violence and mass suicide among cult members and society's negative view of small religious groups.

Are cults a serious threat. Publication date Topics Cults, Cults, Cults Publisher Detroit: Greenhaven Press Collection Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   |t Cults are prone to crime and violence / |r Tom O'Connor -- |t The threat of cults is exaggerated / |r Bruce A.

Robinson -- |t Cults are a serious threat in Japan / |r Leo Lewis -- |t Some cults are sexually abusive / |r Celeste Jones, Kristina Jones, and Juliana Buhring -- |t Polygamist cults threaten women and girls / |r Carolyn Jessop, as.

Table of contents for Are cults a serious threat. / Katherine Swarts, book editor. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. In the late s, doomsday cults were a major topic of news reports, with some reporters and commentators considering them a serious threat to society.

A psychological study by Festinger, Riecken, and Schachter found that people turned to a cataclysmic world view after they had repeatedly failed to find meaning in mainstream movements. Cults are prone to crime and violence / Tom O'Connor --The threat of cults is exaggerated / Bruce A.

Robinson --Cults are a serious threat in Japan / Leo Lewis --Some cults are sexually abusive / Celeste Jones, Kristina Jones, and Juliana Buhring --Polygamist cults threaten women and girls / Carolyn Jessop, as told to Luiza Ch.

Savage --The. The threat of cults is exaggerated / Bruce A. Robinson Cults are a serious threat in Japan / Leo Lewis Some cults are sexually abusive / Celeste Jones, Kristina Jones, and Juliana Buhring Polygamist cults threaten women and girls / Carolyn Jessop, as told to Luiza Are Cults a Serious Threat?

book. Savage. This title explores what are cults, whether cults are a serious threat, why people join cults, and how cult members can be helped.; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model not.

The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of sources and publications, which allows the reader to activate higher-level critical thinking and reading skills. Across four chapters, readers will examine the true definition of cults, whether they're a serious threat, why people join cults to begin with, and how cult members can be helped.

(shelved 2 times as religion-cults) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Want to Read saving. 2 The Threat of Cults Is Exaggerated Bruce A. Robinson 3 Cults Are a Serious Threat in Japan Leo Lewis 4 Some Cults Are Sexually Abusive Celeste Jones Kristina Jones Juliana Buhring 5 Polygamist Cults Threaten Women and Girls Carolyn Jessop, as told to Luiza Ch.

Savage 6 The Practice of Polygamy Is Defensible Jacob Hodgen Author: Roman Espejo. Are Cults a Serious Threat. (At Issue Series) Paperback – Novem by Katherine Swarts (Author) › Visit Amazon's Katherine Swarts Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Katherine Swarts. Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation.

The purpose of this book will be to examine this movement and many of the associated teachings and phenomena in the light of Biblical revelation. When this is done we believe the readers will agree that the new apostolic and prophetic movement poses a serious threat to the doctrional integrity of the Church.

out of 5 stars Larson's New Book of Cults. Reviewed in the United States on June 7, Verified Purchase. This book was received in excellent condition. Christians, worldwide, need to have an accurate resource to ID and research the many cults which lead many away, or in the wrong direction firstly, from the Lord Jesus Christ.

This /5(31). Cults. BIBLIOGRAPHY. The term cult is derived from a Latin root meaning “ to break ground, ” particularly in preparing (cultivating) a field for domesticated crops. The same root is seen in culture, in both a specialized scientific sense (a bacteria culture) and in a broader social sense (human culture).By extension, it was originally used in a religious sense, meaning behavior.

An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Cult Education Institute (CEI), formerly known as the Ross Institute of New Jersey, is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents.

CEI on-line files include news stories, research papers, reports, court documents. Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title explores what are cults, whether cults are a serious threat, why people join cults, and how.

This volume explores the topics relating to cults, usually referring to a new religious movement or other group whose beliefs or practices are considered non-traditional or unorthodox, by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues.

The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources. These “destructive cults” posed a serious threat to society and had to be stopped.

Thus was born in the s what has come to be known as the secular anticult movement (though its ranks include ministers, rabbis, and lay members of various Jewish and Christian denominations).

There is no dispute that ``the word'' is referring to Jesus. Jehova's Witnesses say, that this verse only says that Jesus is ``a'' God - notice the fine twist in the meaning of the word ``God'' - but I checked the Greek and that clearly says that ``and God was the Word'' is the only correct rly HebrewsJohnetc.

cannot be translated differently. Mary Kochan. "Cults: The Threat is Real." Lay Witness. This article is reprinted with permission from Lay Witness magazine. Lay Witness is a publication of Catholic United for the Faith, Inc., an international lay apostolate founded in to support, defend, and advance the efforts of the teaching Church.

The Author. Cults- Dangerous Devotions 1. Cults- Dangerous Devotions Exploring Human Trafficking Aspects of Cults 2. Introduction • The term cult usually refers to a social group defined by its religious, spiritual, or philosophical beliefs, or its.

With this development it became apparent that cults were not only a danger to their own members, but could pose a serious threat to the general public. Perhaps the most worrying aspect of the examples already cited is the way young people and sometimes children are involved.

Many people have a hard time believing that bright, talented people—often from good homes and with higher education— could fall under the control of a they fail to realize is that cults intentionally recruit “valuable” people—they go after those who are intelligent, caring, and cults do not want to be burdened by unintelligent people with serious.

Sam Jordison is the author of Crap Towns, a guide to the UK's worst places to live. His latest book is The Joy Of Sects - An A-Z of Cults, Cranks and Religious : Guardian Staff.

As recognized, book Cults In Our Midst: enlightening introduction to a serious subject. Singer is a clinical psychologist and emeritus adjunct professor at the University of California at Berkeley who has interviewed several thousand former cult members and testified about cults and their "thought reform" tactics; Lalich is a professional Author: Bob Rodriguez.

This title explores what are cults, whether cults are a serious threat, why people join cults, and how cult members can be helped.

Cults, Conspiracies, and. In the Clearing masterfully cleaves a path to the truth with the linkage between the book’s two narrators shocking to realize when it all becomes clear.

The pace of the novel is purposeful and deliberate, information slowly eked out to the reader who becomes increasingly invested in the two who seem utterly alone whilst under serious threat.

Cults' insularity and distrust of society sometimes lead to violent conflicts with the law. In in Jonestown, Guyana, followers of Jim Jones killed a U.S. congressman who was investigating Jones, and then Jones and more than others committed mass suicide. In a gunfight near Waco, Tex., between federal officers and David Koresh and.

A Cult Study – Tony Alamo Ministries that these groups are real and represent a serious threat. the silly “Satanic” cults myths that flow through small towns whenever some local.

His most recent book, written with Erik Markuson, is The Genocidal Mentality: Nazi Holocaust and Nuclear Threat (New York, Basic Books, ). Two main concerns should inform our moral and psychological perspective on cults: the dangers of ideological Cults raise serious psychological concerns, and there is a place for psychologists and.

Introduction The fourth volume of Sects, Cults and New Religions contains articles and chapters about how people engage with relationships in new religions, with emphasis on sexual and family. Cults raise serious psychological concerns, and there is a place for psychologists and psychiatrists in understanding and treating cult members.

But our powers as mental health professionals are limited, so we should exercise restraint. Cults in our Midst also offers advice on finding exit counsellors and other professionals to help ex-members.

After-effects. Cults in our Midst explains the various after-effects of being in cults and now some problems are associated with the mind control techniques used in the group.

For example, when there's lots of hypnosis, meditation and. A ‘sect’ is simply a religious party or group; and the term is normally applied to groups that are not among the ‘accepted’ denominations. By definition, sects are minority groups. They may be regarded with a degree of suspicion because of the different views they promote, but rarely do they constitute a serious threat.

America’s Most Dangerous Cult to Congress to corporations to political parties right down to social media fan clubs are all cults. In other words—by definition—the entire world is made up of cults.

Even people who obsess over “cults” are a cult. As someone who enjoys the humor provided by humans, I find this endlessly entertaining. Cult Formation. Robert J. Lifton, M.D. Cults raise serious psychological concerns, and there is a place for psychologists and psychiatrists in understanding and treating cult members.

But our powers as mental health professionals are limited, so we should exercise restraint. Cults seize upon this threat to provide immortalizing. Religious Cults - A Threat to Society?

On Novemin a cleared-out patch of the Guyanese jungle, Reverend Jim Jones ordered the members of his flock to kill themselves by drinking a cyanide potion, and they did. The Threat of Religious Cults Cult is a new movement for a new religion. In other words it is a formal ritual.This title explores what are cults, whether cults are a serious threat, why people join cults, and how cult members can be helped.; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and Category: Books.Religious Freedom & Moral Independence.

The Quasi - Religious Spectrum. As discussed in note 1, words like religion, sect, and cult have complex derivations, related to ideas about culture and way of life, and their meanings are subject to change over analysis acknowledges the range of meanings that these terms may be expected to carry, and has no wish to exclude any .