Violence involving alternative religions has long been a topic of intense public interest. This volume examines the famous incidents of murder and suicide concerning Jonestown, Heaven's Gate, AUM Shinrikyo, the Branch Davidians, and the Solar Temple, and other, less prominent new religions. This collection of essays represents the culmination of decades of reflection by specialists in the field.This collection of essays represents the culmination of decades of reflection by specialists in the field.
|Title||:||Violence and New Religious Movements|
|Author||:||James R. Lewis|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 2011-04-06|