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  • Jehovah's Witnesses

    Continuity and Change

    By George D. Chryssides

    From its origins in nineteenth century Adventism until the present day, the Watch Tower Society has become one of the best known but least understood new religious movements. Resisting the tendency to define the movement in terms of the negative, this volume offers an empathetic account of the…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge New Religions

  • Christians in the Twenty-First Century

    By George D. Chryssides, Margaret Z. Wilkins

    'Christians in the Twenty-First Century' examines Christianity as it is understood and practised both by active followers and those who regard themselves as Christian. The book opens with an examination of key Christian concepts - the Bible, the Creeds, the Church and the sacraments - and the major…

    Paperback – 2011-10-01

  • Heaven's Gate

    Postmodernity and Popular Culture in a Suicide Group

    Edited by George D. Chryssides

    On March 26, 1997, the bodies of 39 men and women were found in an opulent mansion outside San Diego, all victims of a mass suicide. Messages left by the Heaven's Gate group indicate that they believed they were stepping out of their 'physical containers' in order to ascend to a UFO that was…

    Hardback – 2011-05-28
    Routledge New Religions

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