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A Pocket Guide to Sects and New Religions Nigel D Scotland

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17th June 2005
256 pages: 179mm x 125mm x 15mm
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New religious movements are a subject of increasing interest and relevance in our multi-cultural society. This handy little book offers a concise overview of about 40 of the main sects and new religious movements that have come to prominence in the western world in recent years. These include: The Church of Scientology, Falun Gong, The Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, The Unification Church, Christian Science, The Family (Children of God), Satya Sai Baba Society, Paganism, and UFO Religions.
Nigel Scotland is Field Chair in the School of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Gloucestershire. His most recent publications include Sectarian Religion in Contemporary Britain (2000), Good and Proper Men: Lord Palmerston and the Bench of Bishops (2000), and Charismatics and the New Millennium (2000).

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