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Author Nichols, Larry A., author.

Title Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions [electronic resource] / Larry A Nichols.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Zondervan, [2010]


Edition Revised and Updated Edition.
Description 1 online resource (544 pages)
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Summary Up-to-date, well-documented, comprehensive coverage of cults, sects, and world religions, from the historical to the contemporary INCLUDE, Well-known groups and world religions, such as Jehovah's Witnesses, Mormons, Islam, and Baha', Groups with a significant North American influence, including Santeria, Rastafarians, Haitian Voodo, white supremacy groups, Wicca, and Satanism REVISED, UPDATED, AND EXPANDED TO INCLUDE NEW ENTRIES AND NEW INFORMATIO, Updated information on Islam and its global impac, New entries: the Branch Davidians, Native American religions, Heaven's Gate, Aum Supreme Truth, the Boston Movement, the Masonic Lodge, and many other, Developments in the world of cults and the occult Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today. This extensively revised edition includes new topics, updated information, and a brand-new format for a clearer, more organized approach. The authors evaluate the beliefs and practices of each group from the perspective of the Bible and the historic creeds of the Christian church. You'll also find group histories, numerous illustrations, charts, current statistics, websites, bibliographies, and other useful information.
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Subject Sects -- Dictionaries.
Cults -- Dictionaries.
Religions -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mather, George A., author.
Schmidt, Alvin J., author.
Container of (work): Mather, George A. Dictionary of cults, sects, religions, and the occult.
Van Gorden, Kurt.
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Other Form: Print version: Nichols, Larry A. Encyclopedic dictionary of cults, sects, and world religions. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2006. 0310239540 (alk. paper) (DLC)2005000820
ISBN 9780310866060 (epub)
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