Author Cowan, Douglas E
Title Bearing false witness? [electronic resource] : an introduction to the Christian countercult / Douglas E. Cowan ; foreword by Jeffrey K. Hadden
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2003
book jacket
Descript xiii, 255 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [223]-246) and index
I. Perspectives on the Christian countercult -- 1. Confronting cults -- 2. From extraction to migration: the Christian countercult in sociological perspective -- 3. "For the bible tells me so": constructing the countercult cosmology -- 4. Definition and counterdefinition: the countercults as reality-maintenance -- II. Typolozing the countercult -- 5. A territory under siege: the early countercult in the twentieth century -- 6. Demon siege: the countercult on the fringe -- 7. The siege continues: modern countercult continua -- 8. The siege in cyberspace and the democratization of the countercult -- III. Countercult apologetics -- 9. From false worlds to true, part 1: other religions according to the countercult -- 10. From false worlds to true, part 2: cults, the occult, and the new age rage -- 11. The countercult against Christianity: the case of Rome -- 12. "Gittin' thar fustest with the mostest": antipathy, authority, and apologetics
Electronic reproduction. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005. Available via the World Wide Web. Access is limited to subscribers of ebooks.greenwood.com
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Link Original 0275974596 (DLC) 2002029867 (OCoLC)50339414
Subject Anti-cult movements -- United States
Evangelicalism -- United States
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