Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, Hardback Book


In this newly updated second edition of the Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, George D.

Chryssides traces the rise and development of new religious movements throughout the world.

An updated introduction summarizes the phenomenon of new religious movements and lays out the changes to the dictionary since the 2001 edition, while the main body of the dictionary consists of close to 600 cross-referenced entries on key figures, ideas, themes, and places related to various new religious movements.

An index organizes the information in the dictionary, and a comprehensive bibliography leads the researcher to further sources.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 446 pages
  • Publisher: Scarecrow Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Comparative religion
  • ISBN: 9780810861947

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