New Religious Movements by Claire Mason
  

Synopsis

New Religious Movements by Claire Mason

This book looks at the great many new religious movements that have grown up all over the world since the Second World War. It raises vital questions such as: Why do people join them? What effect do they have on individual members, their families and society as a whole? And how can governments reconcile the principle of religious freedom with their duty to protect the public from potential harm? Throughout the book their are differing viewpoints, facts and debates which allow the reader to make up their own mind about the subject.

About the Author

The author, Claire Mason, has studied the effects of religious organizations on societies for many years. The consultant, James A. Beckford, is Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick and President of the International Society for the Sociology of Religion.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Claire Mason
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

26th April 2007

ISBN

9780750251112


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