Encyclopedia of New Religions

Encyclopedia of New Religions : New Religious Movements, Sects and Alternative Spiritualities

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A comprehensive introduction to 200 of the most significant new religions and alternative spiritualities to have emerged in the last 100 years. Each group is categorised according to its religion of origin - those with roots in Judaism (e.g. Havurot Movement, Messianic Judaism), Christianity (e.g. Christian Science, Rastafarianism), Islam (e.g. Bah'ai), Hinduism (e.g. Sahaja Yoga), Buddism (e.g. Santi Asoke), Sikhism, Japanese religion (e.g. Omoto, Reiki), Chinese religion and philosophy (e.g. Feng Shui), Zoroastrianism, primal or pagan religion (e.g. Shamanism) and western culture (e.g. Scientology, Psychedelic spirituality).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 159 x 222 x 37mm | 1,057g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour and b&w illustrations
  • 0745952194
  • 9780745952192
  • 1,771,313

About Christopher H. Partridge

Christopher Partridge is Professor of Contemporary Religion at University College Chester.show more

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