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Six perspectives on new religions

a case study approach

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Published by E. Mellen Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North America
    • Subjects:
    • Cults -- North America -- History.,
    • Religions -- History.,
    • North America -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[compiled] by Anson D. Shupe, Jr.
      SeriesStudies in religion and society series ;, v. 1, Studies in religion and society (New York, N.Y.) ;, v. 1.
      ContributionsShupe, Anson D.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2520 .S55 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 235 p. ;
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4263638M
      ISBN 100889463336, 0889469830
      LC Control Number81009464

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