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RELS452 - Religious Cults

 

This course examines religious cults that span specific times and religions. Its focus is on the causes of cult formulation, cult leadership, cult purpose, and cult interactions with the outside world. Course content also explores what is meant by the terms "cult," "new religious movement," and "alternative religion," using historical and contemporary examples to illustrate these ideas.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
05/28/18 - 11/02/18 11/05/18 - 12/30/18 Fall 2018 Session I - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials

Previous Syllabi

Book Title: Religious and Spiritual Groups in Modern America, 2nd ed - eBook available through the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780137730452
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis
Author: Ellwood, Robert
Unit Cost: $92.04
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Book Title: Controversial New Religions, 2nd ed - e-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780199315314
Publication Info: Oxford University Press
Author: Lewis, James
Unit Cost: $37.08
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