Modern Religious Cults and Movements

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Published: 1923
Language: English
Wordcount: 94,020 / 286 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 48.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 984
Added to site: 2006.08.16
mnybks.net#: 14415
Genres: Religion, History

The last thirty years, though as dates go this is only an approximation, have witnessed a marked development of religious cults and movements largely outside the lines of historic Catholicism and Protestantism. One of these cults is strongly organized and has for twenty years grown more rapidly in proportion than most of the Christian communions. The influence of others, more loosely organized, is far reaching. Some of them attempt to give a religious content to the present trend of science and philosophy, and, generally, they represent the free movement of what one may call the creative religious consciousness of our time.

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storm centers of controversy and though these controversies were severe enough they produced no schisms in the churches themselves. A few religious leaders were urging a more thoroughgoing social interpretation and application of the teachings of Jesus; such as these were really looked upon with more suspicion than the propagandists of a liberal theology.

We see now with almost tragic clearness that, beneath the surface of the whole interrelated order of that tranquil afternoon of the Victorian epoch, there were forces in action working toward such a challenge of the accepted and inherited as cultures and civilizations are asked to meet only in the great crises of history and bound to issue, as they have issued in far-flung battle lines, in the overthrow of ancient orders and new alignments along every front of human interest. It will be the task of the historians of the future who will have the necessary material in hand to follow these immense reactions in their various fields and they will find the

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2006.08.16
roque, edgar m.
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superbly useful,it draws interest especially those who want to enhance not just their knowledge but most of all how to handle actual situation with real guidance and experience from others.


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