The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements (Handbooks in Religion and Theology)
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The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements (Handbooks in Religion and Theology)

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The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors are drawn equally from sociology and religious studies and include both established scholars and "rising stars" in the field. The core chapters deal with such central issues as conv...more
Paperback, 576 pages
Published July 22nd 2008 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published November 17th 2003)
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The readability varied wildly from article to article. Some of them were quite insightful and intriguing, while others were a semi-incoherent mass of psychological buzzwords. Also, possibly the most typos I've ever seen in a professionally published work.
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