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New Age and Neopagan Religions in America
Language: un
Pages: 220
Authors: Sarah M. Pike
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Sarah Pike traces the history of New Age and Neopagan religions in the United States from their origins in the nineteenth century to their reemergence in the 1960s counterculture. She also considers the differences and similarities between the New Age and Neopagan movements as well as the antagonistic relationship between
Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America: Metaphysical, New Age, and neopagan movements
Language: en
Pages: 5
Authors: Eugene V. Gallagher, W. Michael Ashcraft
Categories: Cults
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Annotation. Most new or alternative religious are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. Labeled cults or sects, groups and their members are often ridiculed or otherwise disregarded as weird and potentially dangerous by the populace at large. Despite their efforts at educating the general public, the various anti-
New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements
Language: un
Pages: 328
Authors: Hugh B. Urban
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: University of California Press

New Age, Neopagan, and New Religious Movements is the most extensive study to date of modern American alternative spiritual currents. Hugh B. Urban covers a range of emerging religions from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including the Nation of Islam, Mormonism, Scientology, ISKCON, Wicca, the Church of Satan, Peoples
Introduction to New and Alternative Religions in America: Metaphysical, New Age, and neopagan movements
Language: un
Pages: 5
Authors: Eugene V. Gallagher, W. Michael Ashcraft
Categories: Cults
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher:

Annotation. Most new or alternative religious are gravely misunderstood by members of the religious mainstream. Labeled cults or sects, groups and their members are often ridiculed or otherwise disregarded as weird and potentially dangerous by the populace at large. Despite their efforts at educating the general public, the various anti-
Faith in America
Language: en
Pages: 880
Authors: Charles H. Lippy
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Greenwood

Addresses the current state of religion in the U.S. and examines the many ways it has changed and been transformed, as well as how those changes impact us personally and as a society