Cult Controversies: The Societal Response to New Religious Movements

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CUP Archive, Jan 1, 1985 - Cultes - Ouvrages de controverse - 327 pages
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About the author (1985)

James A. Beckford is Professor of Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick. His previous publications include The Trumpet of Prophecy. A Sociological Study of Jehovah's Witnesses (1975), Cult Controversies. The Societal Response to New Religious Movements (1989), Religion and Advanced Industrial Society (1989) and Religion in Prison. 'Equal Rites' in a Multi-Faith Society (with S. Gilliat, Cambridge, 1998).

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