4 edition of Six perspectives on new religions found in the catalog.
|Statement||[compiled] by Anson D. Shupe, Jr.|
|Series||Studies in religion and society series ;, v. 1, Studies in religion and society (New York, N.Y.) ;, v. 1.|
|Contributions||Shupe, Anson D.|
|LC Classifications||BL2520 .S55 1981|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 235 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||235|
|ISBN 10||0889463336, 0889469830|
|LC Control Number||81009464|
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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Six perspectives on new religions. New York: E. Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Interpretations of fringe religions --The criminological perspective --The philosophical perspective --The anthropological perspective --The social psychological perspective --The social structural perspective --The historical perspective.
Series Title: Symposium series (Edwin Mellen Press), v. Responsibility: [compiled] by Anson D. Shupe, Jr. "New Religions in Global Perspectives" by Peter B.
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