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Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements: Over 400 Groups, Individuals & Ideas Clearly and Concisely Defined

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ISBN: 9780830814664
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Studying new religious movements can be like trying to learn several languages at once, each with its own vocabulary, grammar and syntax. The flourishing variety of these movements today makes the task even more difficult. Irving Hexham has designed Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements to be an indispensable companion for students of religion and a fascinating guide for curious and perplexed observers of the religious scene. Here are nearly 450 entries covering: • specific groups, from the Aetherius Society to the Zion Christian Church • practices, from the Alexander technique to Yoga • UFO religion, from alien abductions to Unarius Academy of Science • symbols, from the ankh to yin-yang • religious texts, from the apocryphal New Testament to the Vinaya-Pitaka • religious leaders, from George Adamski to Rabbi Zalman Reference books on religion tend to be too large, expensive and unwieldy for those who want quick information. Both handy and affordable, this Pocket Dictionary offers quick, concise and reliable answers to basic questions about new religious movements.

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  • Title: Pocket Dictionary of New Religious Movements: Over 400 Groups, Individuals & Ideas Clearly and Concisely Defined
  • Author: Irving Hexham
  • Publisher: InterVarsity Press
  • Print Publication Date: 2002
  • Logos Release Date: 2020
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subject: Dictionaries › Religious
  • ISBN: 9780830814664
  • Resource ID: LLS:WS_38D49489436B4A7785D096575436D538
  • Resource Type: Encyclopedia
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2021-03-25T21:35:59Z

Irving Hexham is a professor of religious studies at the University of Calgary and an adjunct professor of world Christianity at Liverpool Hope University. He has published 27 academic books, including The Concise Dictionary of Religion, Understanding Cults and New Religions, and Religion and Economic Thought, plus 80 major academic articles and chapters in books, numerous popular articles, and book reviews.

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