Cults Faith, Healing, and Coercion by Marc Galanter

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Discover the best Religious Cults in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Books about cults and oppressive religious groups. As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous, for me, nothing seems to accomplish that faster and more thoroughly than reading about the victims of cults, extremist.

A cult book should have the ability to alter a reader's life or influence great change, and for the purpose of this list, it should also be a bit odd and a tad obscure. Many of the titles we've selected have barely seen the light of day beyond their incredibly dedicated and perhaps obsessive following.

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That’s where books come in. Cult books range from fact-based works of investigative journalism to novels, which couch the psychological effects of cult membership with fictional Elena Nicolaou. Mar 12,  · A cult book may be hard to define but one thing is for sure: you know a cult book when you see one.

Cult books are somehow, intangibly, different 3/5. In his influential book The Kingdom of the Cults (first published in the Cults book States in ), Christian scholar Walter Martin defines Christian cults as groups that follow the personal interpretation of an individual, rather than the understanding of the Bible accepted by mainstream Christianity.

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Oct 18,  · "This book is a fascinating tour through the ways people are recruited and retained by cults, the characteristics of cult leadership and the dimensions of undue influence.

Point by point, Hassan shows how Trump and his followers meet each of the criteria that define a cult and how Trump's childhood and rise to the presidency shaped his /5(82). Aug 29,  · After her childhood in a secretive cult founded by her grandfather, New Zealand woman Lilia Tarawa risked hellfire and damnation to escape.

In this book Author: Lilia Tarawa. But what really goes on inside a cult. More specifically, what goes on inside the minds of people who join cults and leaders who start them. Every Tuesday, Greg and Vanessa (co-hosts Cults book the podcast Serial Killers) explore the history and psychology behind the most notorious cults.

Cults is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media. The Leader of a Cult Often charismatic and is considered very special for varying reasons: The cult leader has received special revelation from God.

The cult leader claims to be the incarnation of a deity, angel, or special messenger. The cult leader claims to be appointed by God for a mission.

The cult leader claims to have special abilities. Discover librarian-selected research resources on Cults from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more.

Home» Browse» Religion» Other Practices» Cults» Cults. Cults. cult. These questions and more are addressed in Cults Inside Out, written by a leading cult expert Rick Alan Ross. Over the course of three decades, Ross has participated in around five hundred cult interventions, provided expert court testimony, and performed cult-related work all around the world.

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Apr 10,  · 8 books you need to read if you’re interested in cults Novels, first-hand histories, spiritual texts, and more. Index of Cults and Religions. By the Staff of Watchman Fellowship, Inc. Introduction. This Index contains brief definitions, descriptions or cross references on over 1, religious organizations and beliefs, as well as world religions (including Christianity) and related doctrines.

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When you understand a religion’s origins and teachings, you are in a better position to know how to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ as you take the good news 98%(10).

Old publications by the group. Often the older cults have predicted the end of the world or changed their beliefs significantly, hence their older publications become a danger to them.

For some of the older cults people have produced books of photo copies of these changes. May 31,  · There’s scary, and then there’s the kind of scary that creates an entirely obsessive fanbase.

Whether it’s Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles, or those who know the truth about Stephen King’s The Shining (the only Shining that matters), these books with a cult following are only for the brave, the few, and the Jessica Ferri. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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Excerpts on key doctrinal issues from Dr. Walter Martin's book, The Kingdom of the Cult's. Kingdom of the Cults. Excerpts on Key Doctrinal Issues. In an era of rapid cult growth worldwide, Christians today more than ever need the trustworthy information contained in The Kingdom of the Cults.

This comprehensive new edition equips readers. The Cult of Trump is an accessible and in-depth analysis of the president, showing that under the right circumstances, even sane, rational, well-adjusted people can be persuaded to believe the most outrageous ideas.

Hassan’s book is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the Trump phenomenon and looking for a way oazadlaciebie.comed on: October 15, Jan 09,  · Whether or not there is really a “Cult of Trump” is debatable, even after you read the persuasive arguments made in this book. At the very least, using the knowledge now available on cults is a helpful way to understand our national political scene and, as far as I can tell, does not violate the GR by focusing on the psychology of his Author: H.

Steven Moffic. A Survey of Cults and World Religions Galatians 6 I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, 7 which is not another; but there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ.

8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than. Apr 01,  · Sadly, it shows that though the book is quickly disputed, none take Martin to task. In many cases, they agree, but are uncomfortable at the label 'cult.' The bibliography is 27 pp strong, organized by topic and group.

This is in addition to the page Scripture Index. "The Kingdom of the Cults" includes an appendix of several by: Page - The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.

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Oct 03,  · Steven Hassan, a former member of Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church who escaped from mind control and built a career as a cult deprogrammer, argues in his new book that Trump is a cult. Cargo Cult Books: Maintained by: Member id cargocultbooks (Feedback Score Of ) Your friendly, neighborhood mail-order bookseller, dealing in science fiction, fantasy, and horror, as well as soundtrack CDs, DVDs, and more (even though for eBay we seem to drift into mainstream books, movie stills, toys, and other odd stuff).

Ask us for a. Nov 01,  · “Other people were using the fact I’d been raised in a cult for their own agendas – to sell books, to show cults are bad – I just wanted to let people see what it was really like.

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Feb 17,  · How to Start a Cult. Cults are communities that fervently worship an object, person, or concept over all other things. While they have the ability to transform into manipulative enterprises in the wrong hands, they're essentially ways of organizing and.

A psychological portrait of the sitting president, whom the author considers a master of mind control. Having been a longtime member of Sun Myung Moon’s Unification Church and now an apostate, Hassan (Freedom of Mind: Helping Loved Ones Leave Controlling People, Cults, and Beliefs,etc.), the director of the Freedom of Mind Resource Center, is an authority on breaking away from Steven Hassan.

Evil Cults for Call of Cthulhu. This book contains a collection of modern-day organisations for use in your Call of Cthulhu games. The Church of a Thousand Tomorrows can nuke you from orbit, while the Sufferers’ Guild could be brought down with a few well-placed phone calls.

Jul 22,  · Anything about cults. This term has a few meanings: organizations (not always religious) that use tactics to commit crimes and attack opponents, or organizations that act under extreme secrecy or have seemingly 'weird' practices.

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