Central Adult Nonfiction
Dec 28, 2018
Each title in the highly acclaimed Opposing Viewpoints series explores a specific issue by placing expert opinions in a unique pro/con format; the viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find publications.; This title explores what are cults, whether cults are a serious threat, why people join cults, and how cult members can be helped.; "Each volume in the Opposing Viewpoints Series could serve as a model…not only providing access to a wide diversity of opinions, but also stimulating readers to do further research for group discussion and individual interest. Both shrill and moderate, th
218 pages ; 23.
9780737739947 (hardcover), 0737739940 (hardcover), 9780737739954 (pbk.), 0737739959 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This volume explores the topics relating to cults, usually referring to a new religious movement or other group whose beliefs or practices are considered non-traditional or unorthodox, by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
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APA Citation (style guide)
Espejo, R. (2013). Cults. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)
Espejo, Roman, 1977-. 2013. Cults. Detroit: Greenhaven Press.Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)
Espejo, Roman, 1977-, Cults. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2013.MLA Citation (style guide)
Espejo, Roman. Cults. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2013. Print.
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|505||0||0|||g ch. 1.|t What are cults?|t Cults are harmful and extreme religious groups /|r Jayanti Tamm --|t The term cult is misused for new religious movements /|r Douglas E. Cowan and David G. Bromley --|t Cults and religions have important differences /|r H. Stephen Shoemaker --|t Cults and religions have similarities /|r Brad Hirschfield --|t Mormonism and cults have similarities /|r Christopher Hitchens --|t It does not matter if Mormonism is a cult /|r Michael Riley --|t Scientology is a dangerous cult /|r Amy Scobee, as told to Mike Hess --|t Scientology is more than just a cult /|r Janet Reitman --|
|505||0||0|||g ch. 2.|t Are cults a serious threat?|t Cults are prone to crime and violence /|r Tom O'Connor --|t The threat of cults is exaggerated /|r Bruce A. Robinson --|t Cults are a serious threat in Japan /|r Leo Lewis --|t Some cults are sexually abusive /|r Celeste Jones, Kristina Jones, and Juliana Buhring --|t Polygamist cults threaten women and girls /|r Carolyn Jessop, as told to Luiza Ch. Savage --|t The practice of polygamy is defensible /|r Jacob Hodgen --|
|505||0||0|||g ch. 3.|t Why do people join cults?|t Cults brainwash their members /|r Michael Haag --|t Cults do not brainwash their members /|r Bruce A. Robinson --|t Psychological traits can influence people to join cults /|r Frank MacHovec --|t People join cults for a variety of reasons /|r Robin Jackson --|
|505||0||0|||g ch. 4.|t How can cult members be helped?|t Ex-cult members can be deprogrammed /|r Rick Alan Ross --|t Some cult deprogrammers are as harmful as cults /|r Dominic Streatfeild --|t Some ex-cult members maintain healthy connections with their former cults /|r Gina Catena --|t Children should not be returned to their parents in cults /|r Flora Jessop and Paul T. Brown --|g Organizations to contact.|
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