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The encyclopedic sourcebook of New Age religions

James R. Lewis

The encyclopedic sourcebook of New Age religions

by James R. Lewis

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Published by Prometheus Books in Amherst, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • New Age movement,
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesNew Age religions
    Statementedited by James R. Lewis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP605.N48 E53 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination682 p. :
    Number of Pages682
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24788747M
    ISBN 101591020409
    LC Control Number2003043185

      Buy Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions Revised edition by Nichols, Larry A., Mather, George A., Schmidt, Alvin J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Shelves: non-fiction, new-age This book is complete garbage. The author's incompetence is obvious, she just took everything that was known of Eastern religious and philosophic systems in the 19th century Europe, everything the pseudo-intellectual mass wanted to believe, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Anti-Semitic and Aryan ideologies 4/5(57).

    New Age. New Age: A Collection of Thought Systems New Age is a compilation of metaphysical, Eastern-influenced thought systems. These thought systems unite theology, nature, and philosophy. This movement comprises countless "theologies" that often center on religious tolerance and moral diversity. Define encyclopedic. encyclopedic synonyms, encyclopedic pronunciation, encyclopedic translation, English dictionary definition of encyclopedic. adj. 1. to it literary, artistic, religious, financial, and cultural contributions. Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs; Encyclopedia of New Jersey; Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology;.

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The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions James R. Lewis Snippet view - and is the author or editor of over 20 books, including Odd Gods: New Religions and the Cult Controversy and Doomsday Prophecies: A Complete Guide to.

The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions Hardcover – Aug by James R. Lewis (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: pt.

Historical influences. Esotericism and the New Age / Christoph Bochinger --Theosophy and the theosophical societies: an overview / James A. Santucci --Rudolf Steiner, esoteric Christianity, and the New Age Movement / Roger E.

Olson --Paradigms of new thought promote the New. The latest book from Lewis can be regarded as a sequel to the one published in The Encyclopedic Sourcebook examines many different new religious movements that were founded after its leader or leaders, in other words the contactees, received extraterrestrial messages through physical contact or telepathy and channelling.5/5(2).

He is the author or editor of more than 20 books, including The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions; The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of UFO Religions; Odd Gods; Doomsday Prophecies; and The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions/5(3). The macabre mass suicide by adherents of the Heaven's Gate Cult in was shocking and difficult to comprehend for most outsiders.

Their bizarre mindset, which mixed New Age religion with belief in extraterrestrial visitation, struck many as unique. In fact, as the contributors to this intriguing study show, the belief in alien contact has had religious overtones since the first purported.

These two opposing strategies of new religious movements for delivering compensators I will term 'compensation delivery systems' (CDS).

The gradual CDS can best be described as religion as a multi-level marketing (MLM) tactic - a term I take from the business world. James R. Lewis (). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions. New Age is a term applied to a range of spiritual or religious beliefs and practices that grew rapidly in the Western world during the s.

Precise scholarly definitions of the New Age differ in their emphasis, largely as a result of its highly eclectic structure. Although analytically often considered to be religious, those involved in it typically prefer the designation of spiritual or.

The Human Potential Movement (HPM) arose out of the counterculture movement of the s and formed around the concept of cultivating extraordinary potential that its advocates believe to lie largely untapped in all people.

The movement took as its premise the belief that through the development of "human potential", humans can experience an exceptional quality of life filled with happiness. This book contrasted christianity with mayor cults and new religions. Especially with those most prominent and growing in the US.

The author first explained the origin and fundamental believe of a cult or new religion and what are their believes in Reviews: "Psychology and the New Religious Movements", in: Lewis, James R.

(ed.). The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements. Oxford University PressISBN "A Christian Response to the New Age", in: Lewis, James R.

(ed.). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions, Prometheus BooksISBN ; Notes. The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of Satanism: Lewis, James R., Petersen, Jesper Aagaard: Books - (3). ‘Healing in the Spiritual Marketplace: Consumers, Courses and Credentialism’ reprinted in The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions, James R.

Lewis, ed (Amherst, New York: Prometheus Books, ), ‘Phenomenology, fieldwork and folk religion’ reprinted. He is also the general editor of The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements and The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions.

Product details. Series: Brill Handbooks on Contemporary Religion (Book 1) Hardcover: pages; Publisher: BRILL; 1St Edition edition ( ) Language: English;Author: Lewis, J.R. (ed.), Kemp.

Life and work. Lewis was born in Leonardtown, Maryland, and raised in New Port Richey, his youth, in the early and mid-seventies, he was a member of Yogi Bhajan's 3HO, a new religious movement combining the teachings of kundalini yoga and Sikhism.

Feeling disenchanted with the organization, he formed a small and short-lived breakaway movement. Exemplars of new religious movements with a gradual CDS are Scientology and Erhard Seminar Training in its various manifestations.

— James R. Lewis (). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions. Prometheus Books. ISBN   A sparklingly strange odyssey through the kaleidoscope of America's new spirituality: the cults, practices, high priests and prophets of our supposedly post-religion age.

Fifty-five years have passed since the cover of Time magazine proclaimed the death of God and while participation in mainstream religion has indeed plummeted, Americans have Reviews: 9. The Aetherius Society is a new religious movement founded by George King in the mids as the result of what King claimed were contacts with extraterrestrial intelligences, whom he referred to as "Cosmic Masters".

The main goal of the believer is to cooperate with these Cosmic Masters to help humanity solve its current Earthly problems and advance into the New Age.

New Age Religions. New Age spirituality is characterized by an individual approach to spiritual practices and philosophies, while rejecting religious doctrine and dogma. It combines aspects of cosmology, astrology, esotericism, alternative medicine, music, psychology, and philosophy.

Yet New Age spirituality is very hard to pin down or categorize. Possamai, A. (), 'Diversity in Alternative Spiritualities: Keeping New Age at Bay', The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions, Prometheus Books Possamai, A.

(), 'Nature Religions', Australia's Religious Communities: A Multimedia Exploration, Christian Research Association. Encyclopedic Handbook of Cults in America Volume of Garland reference library of social science Volume 7 of Religious information systems series, Garland reference library of social science: Authors: J.

Gordon Melton, Melton J. Gordon: Edition: revised: Publisher: Taylor & Francis, ISBN:Length: pages.of o results for Books: Religion & Spirituality: New Age: Earth-Based Religions The Green Witch: Your Complete Guide to the Natural Magic .Exemplars of new religious movements with a gradual CDs are Scientology and Erhard Seminar Training in its various manifestations.

— James R. Lewis (). The Encyclopedic Sourcebook of New Age Religions. Prometheus Books. p. ISBN