by Burns & Oates .
Written in English
Originally published as "Das Sektenwesen des 20". Jahrhunderts. Paul Pattloch Verlag.
|Statement||translated from the German by J.R.Foster.|
|Series||Faith and fact books;no.139|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||128|
Must-Read Books About Life in Cults and Oppressive Religious Sects Elizabeth Allen As you may have realized from my last piece, I love to settle down with a piping hot cup of coffee, snuggle into some fuzzy blankets and proceed to be stricken blind with white hot rage and righteous indignation. However, the Cambridge Companion to Religion series might suit your purpose. It's a general introduction, and you'd have to get other, more denominationally aligned books, to pursue further. They have ones published for John Calvin, Eastern Orthodoxy, Reformation Theology, Martin Luther, and Christian Doctrine. Early Christian Sects The canonical gospels and the authentic and inauthentic Pauline texts were mostly crafted between (perhaps as early as) 60 and , and were created to advance the positions of Christians who sought to advance their own ideological, philosophical, and theological agendas. The biblical authors regard rejection or alteration of this doctrine as heresy (I Jn. ; Col. ,8,9), since it directly affects the meaning and value of His death on the cross. The modern sects almost universally attack the deity of Christ. While some sects make this denial outright.
Extremely few Christian sects have their own books. To the best of my knowledge, only the Mormons include in their holy Scriptures books that are not used by any other Christian sects. Most. The sect flourished until the 15th century, when it slowly died out. 2 Arianism. The brainchild of a fourth-century Christian presbyter named Arius, Arianism was nearly identical to mainstream Christianity but for one major distinction: Its proponents believed that Jesus was a . A Christian denomination is a distinct religious body within Christianity, identified by traits such as a name, organization and dual bodies, however, may use alternative terms to describe themselves, such as church, convention, communion, assembly, house, union, network, or sometimes fellowship. Explore our list of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to .
This book is, without doubt, one of the easiest-to-use cult and sect reference books available. Its chart format clearly lays out the history and doctrines of major cults, sects and religious movements, along with their membership, worship practices, leaders and publications. Additionally, it compares all major doctrines to orthodox Christianity, all in an accessible, 4/5(2). The bestselling Denominations Comparison pamphlet is a glossy, easy-to-use comparison chart that provides a side-by-side format that compares what 12 Christian denominations believe about God, the Trinity, Jesus, and other key areas. The “Family Tree of Denominations” diagram reveals the roots of today’s denominations and when they came into /5(). “ People do not knowingly join cults that will ultimately destroy and kill them. People join self-help groups, churches, political movements, college campus dinner socials, and the like, in an effort to be a part of something larger than themselves. This is a great question. I will not include non-Trinitarian groups (Unitarians, etc), folks that supercede the Bible (Mormons), etc in my discussion because I do not believe their beliefs fit Christianity. The Bible is a big book, with lots of.