The Resource Cults, Roman Espejo, book editor

Cults, Roman Espejo, book editor

Label
Cults
Title
Cults
Statement of responsibility
Roman Espejo, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
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 and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
200
Index
index present
LC call number
BP603
LC item number
.C846 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Espejo, Roman
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
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Cults
Label
Cults, Roman Espejo, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cults and religions have similarities
  • Brad Hirschfield
  • Mormonism and cults have similarities
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • It does not matter if Mormonism is a cult
  • Michael Riley
  • Scientology is a dangerous cult
  • Amy Scobee, as told to Mike Hess
  • Scientology is more than just a cult
  • Janet Reitman --
  • ch. 1.
  • What are cults?
  • Cults are harmful and extreme religious groups
  • Jayanti Tamm
  • The term cult is misused for new religious movements
  • Douglas E. Cowan and David G. Bromley
  • Cults and religions have important differences
  • H. Stephen Shoemaker
  • 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 practice of polygamy is defensible
  • Jacob Hodgen --
  • ch. 2.
  • Are cults a serious threat?
  • 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
  • People join cults for a variety of reasons
  • Robin Jackson --
  • ch. 3.
  • Why do people join cults?
  • Cults brainwash their members
  • Michael Haag
  • Cults do not brainwash their members
  • Bruce A. Robinson
  • Psychological traits can influence people to join cults
  • Frank MacHovec
  • Children should not be returned to their parents in cults
  • Flora Jessop and Paul T. Brown
  • Organizations to contact
  • ch. 4.
  • How can cult members be helped?
  • Ex-cult members can be deprogrammed
  • Rick Alan Ross
  • Some cult deprogrammers are as harmful as cults
  • Dominic Streatfeild
  • Some ex-cult members maintain healthy connections with their former cults
  • Gina Catena
Control code
ocn793005803
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
218 p.
Isbn
9780737739947
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012013293
System control number
(OCoLC)793005803
Label
Cults, Roman Espejo, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cults and religions have similarities
  • Brad Hirschfield
  • Mormonism and cults have similarities
  • Christopher Hitchens
  • It does not matter if Mormonism is a cult
  • Michael Riley
  • Scientology is a dangerous cult
  • Amy Scobee, as told to Mike Hess
  • Scientology is more than just a cult
  • Janet Reitman --
  • ch. 1.
  • What are cults?
  • Cults are harmful and extreme religious groups
  • Jayanti Tamm
  • The term cult is misused for new religious movements
  • Douglas E. Cowan and David G. Bromley
  • Cults and religions have important differences
  • H. Stephen Shoemaker
  • 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 practice of polygamy is defensible
  • Jacob Hodgen --
  • ch. 2.
  • Are cults a serious threat?
  • 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
  • People join cults for a variety of reasons
  • Robin Jackson --
  • ch. 3.
  • Why do people join cults?
  • Cults brainwash their members
  • Michael Haag
  • Cults do not brainwash their members
  • Bruce A. Robinson
  • Psychological traits can influence people to join cults
  • Frank MacHovec
  • Children should not be returned to their parents in cults
  • Flora Jessop and Paul T. Brown
  • Organizations to contact
  • ch. 4.
  • How can cult members be helped?
  • Ex-cult members can be deprogrammed
  • Rick Alan Ross
  • Some cult deprogrammers are as harmful as cults
  • Dominic Streatfeild
  • Some ex-cult members maintain healthy connections with their former cults
  • Gina Catena
Control code
ocn793005803
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
218 p.
Isbn
9780737739947
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012013293
System control number
(OCoLC)793005803

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