The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors Jill and Kevin. The Kingdom of the Cults, Revised and Updated Edition. by: Walter Martin, Ravi Zacharias. Format: Hardcover. ISBN: ; Dimensions: x The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors.
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Remember me on this computer. The Theosophical Society Gnosticism 9. Since the first edition was published inWalter Martin’s The Kingdom of the Cults has been the leading reference work on the major contemporary cult systems. I learned much about other groups in the process. The E-mail message field is required. Excellent book, well researched by Dr.
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Books by Walter Ralston Martin. Martin defines ” a cult ” as “a group of people gathered about a specific person—or person’s misinterpretation of the Bible”, while admitting that in spite of “distorting Scripture” such groups’ teachings may contain “considerable truths” which have Biblical support but have become de-emphasized by mainstream Christianity, such as divine healing and prophecy. Jun 25, Gary Fields rated it it was amazing Shelves: This may be the most comprehensive thing I have ever written.
But if the reader can read past the self-righteous tone of the text, the actual information is broken down in helpful categories. Mar 25, Nathan “N. This book will continue as a crucial tool in countercult ministry Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able hhe see on your profile that this library rafi a favorite of yours. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.
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Then he proceeded to describe how the Mormons use those resources to feel snobbish and elitist when they help other people. Jun 20, Bert Klimas rated it did not like it. In the intro of the author picks a few points about many religions to set the mood of his book.
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But as a resource, it works really well to give you a good overview of how these cults differ from an evangelical’s view of orthodox Christianity a smart Catholic may well turn his arguments against him to make tue a cult from their form of Christianityand does give the reader significant insight into the mindset behind these various cults and why caused zachariaz to spring into existence, and why people may be attracted to them.
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In his opinion the welfare kigdom was used to bribe members to stay faithful. The next t As a Catholic, I found all the scripture quoting extraneous.
I was hoping for a readable analysis and insight into different world religions. Apr 15, Gary Patton rated it it was amazing Shelves: To ask other readers questions about The Kingdom of the Cultsplease sign up. May 13, Tamara rated it it was amazing Shelves: I rate the book highly however because it raavi is a pretty good primer on aberrant and heretical sects and cults. Aug 18, Lori rated it really liked it. What probably gives the practitioners of cultic beliefs their vituperative “edginess” in their response to a book like this is their own uneasyness about what they so vehemently defend.
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