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Author Jenkins, Philip, 1952-

Title Mystics and messiahs : cults and new religions in American history / Philip Jenkins.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-11  200.973 JEN    AVAILABLE
 Homer Twp PL - Main Adult Non-Fiction - HDBB-1  291 JEN    AVAILABLE
 Princeton PL Adult Non-Fiction - PRGG-8  200.973 JEN    AVAILABLE
Description 294 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [241]-281) and index.
Contents Overrun with Messiahs -- False prophets and deluded subjects: the nineteenth century -- Anti-Christian cults?: The Christian sects, 1890-1930 -- The first new age -- Black gods -- The cult racket: anticult campaigns, 1920-1940 -- The purge of the forties -- The new boom, 1960-1980 -- Cult wars, 1969-1985 -- Devil cults and doomsday cults, 1980-2000 -- Teeming with faith.
Subject Cults -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Cults -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Cults -- History -- 20th century.
Cults -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- Religion -- 20th century.
ISBN 0195127447 alkaline paper

 
    
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