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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reference works,
  • Religion: general,
  • History,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Military,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Reference,
  • Religion / General,
  • Military - General,
  • Cults,
  • Sects,
  • United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsEugene V. Gallagher (Editor), W. Michael Ashcraft (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages501
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10289605M
ISBN 100275987124
ISBN 109780275987121

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  Perhaps the most comprehensive general examination of American NRMs is Eugene Gallagher and William Ashcraft’s edited Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America. This five-volume collection covers most aspects of NRMs in the United States. Each volume addresses a major area of study, e.g., Asian traditions and African Diasporic. History of Religion in America. Introduction The issue of religious freedom has played a significant role in the history of the United States and the remainder of North America. Europeans came to America to escape religious oppression and forced beliefs by such state-affiliated Christian churches as the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of England.. That civil unrest fueled the desire of.   This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the major forms of alternative religions: Cults, Sects, New Religious Movements, the New Age, Fundamentalism, Pentecostalism, Ethnic Religions and Quasi-religions. Stephen Hunt presents sociological insights into the rise of alternative religions, their beliefs and practices, their impact, who. This book goes a long way toward helping to dispel ignorance about these alternative religions.” ― Paul Muller-Ortega, Michigan State University “America’s Alternative Religions fills a real need in the literature of non-mainline religions, religions that have typically been marginalized and Reviews: 6.