Violence and new religious movements

The connection between cults and violence has been a topic of intense public interest that has been fueled by dramatic incidents of mass violence involving certain new religious movements (NRMs). The present volume represents the culmination of decades of reflection by scholarly specialists

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Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Lewis, James R. (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Oxford Oxford University Press 2011
Further subjects:B Violence Religious aspects
B Persecution
B Violence ; Religious aspects
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Print version: 9780199735631
Description
Summary:The connection between cults and violence has been a topic of intense public interest that has been fueled by dramatic incidents of mass violence involving certain new religious movements (NRMs). The present volume represents the culmination of decades of reflection by scholarly specialists
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0199894515
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735631.001.0001