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Cults in the United States

Mildred K. Lusk

Cults in the United States

selected bibliography of sources in the Texas Tech University Library

by Mildred K. Lusk

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Published by Texas Tech University Library in Lubbock, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cults -- United States -- Bibliography.,
  • Religions -- United States -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes source index and references.

    Statementcompiled by Mildred K. Lusk.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[vi], 42 p. ;
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14229891M

    The cult promoted indulgence in earthly pleasures, primarily sex, and was opposed and rejected, largely in India itself. However, Osho’s ideology managed to gain a huge fan following in Europe and the United States. By , Rajneeshpuram boasted of being one of the largest intentional communities with more than 2, residents. Plus, it also. The Children of God (COG), later known as the Family of Love, the Family, and now the Family International (TFI), is a Christian religious group, widely referred to as a cult by the media, many in academia, and some former members, that started in in Huntington Beach, California, United States.

      But the existence of Satanists as an organized, public group in the United States is a much newer phenomenon, much of which can be largely traced to one man: Anton Szandor La Vey, author of Any books that deal with creepy cults stumbled upon in the middle of nowhere? Looking for something similar to Outlast 2. I love survival horror video games almost as much as I love horror novels, but I was too disturbed and anxious to play through Outlast 2.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: What are cults? Defining cults. Definitions and characteristics --Cult types --Who joins cults?--Why do they join?--A brief history of in the s --The s: fertile ground for cults --The s: cults to expand awareness --The s: psychological, .   INFORMATION MEETING ON THE CULT PHENOMENON IN THE UNITED STATES, February 5, , Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. P of Transcript of Proceedings. The Cult Phenomenon in the United States () — "Statement of Rabbi Maurice Davis.".


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In their book On the Edge: Political Cults Right and Left, Dennis Tourish and Tim Wohlforth discuss about a dozen organizations in the United States and Great Britain that they characterize as cults.

In a separate article, Tourish says that in his usage: The word cult is not a term of abuse, as this paper tries to explain. Reviewed in the United States on February 3, This book explains the mentality and workings of cults, cult leaders, and cult members in a concise and readable manner.

The author's clear explanations and historical examples are enhanced by excerpts of interviews with former cult members.

Written indrug use within cults is not discussed/5(5). Christianity, Cults and Religions is an excellent short overview with brief summaries of the beliefs and basic history of 20 world religions, sects, cults, and new religious movements.

Up to date. Christianity, Cults and Religions the most up-to-date comparison chart from a Christian perspective available in print/5(). Satanic ritual abuse (SRA, sometimes known as ritual abuse, ritualistic abuse, organized abuse, or sadistic ritual abuse) was the subject of a moral panic (often referred to as the satanic panic) that originated in the United States in the s, spreading throughout many parts of the world by the late tions of SRA involved reports of physical and sexual.

Love bombing is an attempt to influence a person by demonstrations of attention and affection. It can be used in different ways and for either positive or negative purposes. Members of the Unification Church of the United States (who coined the expression) use it to convey a genuine expression of friendship, fellowship, interest, or concern.

Enter World Religions and Cults by MasterBooks. These books address the need for concise, comprehensive information so well. I was able to access the ebook versions of the three books in exchange for an honest review. I haven't had the time to read through all three yet, but what I've read I've loved.

There is so much information packed in Reviews: The application of the labels "cults" or "sects" to (for example) religious movements in government documents usually signifies the popular and negative use of the term "cult" in English and a functionally similar use of words translated as "sect" in several European languages.

[need quotation to verify] Government reports which have used these words include ones from. Up to 10, cults still exist today in the United States, according to psychologist Steve Eichel, a recognized international cult expert and president of the International Cultic Studies Association.

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It is a new year, an election year, with impeachment looming and the Iranian conflict-funnily enough, this book is not about the President of the United States. It's all about cults. BOOK REVIEW. by Steven Hassan; New York: Free Press; $ (hardcover).

Written by a cult survivor and renowned expert on cults and totalitarianism, Terror, Love and Brainwashing draws on the author’s 25 years of study and research to explain how almost anyone, given the right set of circumstances, can be radically manipulated to engage in otherwise incomprehensible and often dangerous acts.

Illustrated with compelling stories from a range of cults Reviews:   “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase.

I got this book for a cults classistance in seminary. Very good and lots of great thoughts and ideas in it. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Johnson. out of 5 stars Worth the money for checking out nonorthodox s: Deadly Cults: The Crimes of True Believers is a book about cults by Robert L.

Snow. It was published Novem by Praeger Publishers in hardcover format. Snow, a retired police captain and former commander of the homicide branch of the Indianapolis Police Department, has authored several other books on crime including SWAT Teams and Technology and Law.

Cults in the United States by Arnold Krochmal, Connie Krochmal, JunePpi Pub edition, Paperback. BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PARTICIPANTS – INFORMATION MEETING ON THE CULT PHENOMENON IN THE UNITED STATES, February 5,Russell Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C.

[Between pages of Transcript of Proceedings]. Cults appeared in all regions of the United States, often in areas receiving an influx of migrants. In the early s the West Coast, a region experiencing massive immigration, became known for religious experimentation.

Heaven's Gate, a secretive group of celibate monks awaiting pickup by a UFO, captured intense public attention in when its members committed collective suicide. As a way of understanding such perplexing events, many have seen those who join cults as needy, lost souls, unable to think for themselves.

This book, a compelling look at the cult phenomenon written. Cult definition is - a religion regarded as unorthodox or spurious; also: its body of adherents. How to use cult in a sentence. The overlap of cults and culture. Editor Robyn Chapman's contribution to American Cult is about Heaven's Gate, a UFO cult whose members died in a mass suicide.

In this bundle you'll get American Cult (both digital and print editions), the cult postcard dispatches (for international orders, the postcard set will arrive with the book), and a Risograph reproduction of Heaven's Gate recruitment flyer. List of many religious groups that profess false doctrine and/or deny essential Christian truth.

Some fo these groups falsely profess to be Christian while others openly represent non-Christian religions. This list is by no means exhaustive.Cults -- United States.

See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Cults; United States; Filed under: Cults -- United States. Take Me for a Ride: Coming of Age in a Destructive Cult, by Mark E. Laxer (Gutenberg text) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms.

Filed under: Cults. “An Army that sponsors satanic rituals is unworthy of representing the United States of America,” said Paul Weyrich, president of the Free Congress Foundation, a right wing group.

Much more about Aquino and his ‘Temple of Set’ from Wikipedia with much more below.: The Temple of Set is an occult initiatory order founded in