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BP603.A74 2007
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TITLE: Are cults a serious threat? / Katherine Swarts, book editor.
SERIES: At issue. Religion
PUBLISHED: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2007.
DESCRIPTION: 107 p. ; 24 cm.
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-97) and index.
NOTES: Cults are prone to crime and violence / |r Robert L. Snow -- |t Cults are no more violent than other religious groups / |r David G. Bromley and J. Gordon Melton -- |t Cults brainwash their members / |r Margaret Thaler Singer -- |t Mass suicide can be the logical outcome of a cults religious belief / |r Dereck Daschke and W. Michael Ashcraft -- |t Authorities provoke some cult mass deaths / |r William Norman Grigg -- |t Cults are corruptions of legitimate religions / |r Ron Rhodes -- |t Anti-cult laws are a threat to religious freedom / |r Moira Shaw -- |t Anti-cult prejudice denies minority religions a fair hearing / |r James R. Lewis -- |t Cults foster us-versus-them attitudes / |r Arthur J. Deikman -- |t The threat of a cult depends on the observerís worldview / |r Eugene V. Gallagher.
ADDED ENTRY: Swarts, Katherine.

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