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Straight talk about cults

by Kay Marie Porterfield

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Published by Facts on File in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cults -- United States.,
    • Cults -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Teenagers -- Religious life -- United States.,
    • Cults.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 144) and index.

      StatementKay Marie Porterfield.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL2525 .P67 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination151 p. ;
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1111483M
      ISBN 100816031150
      LC Control Number94037296
      OCLC/WorldCa31514975

        Take it.” In this series, I’m sharing 10 surprisingly simple tips for talking to cult members. For this, I’m using Gomes’ theological definition of a cult from Unmasking the Cults: A cult of Christianity is a group of people who say they’re Christians, but actually reject . 2. Arthur Edward Waite, A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry, Weathervane Books, , vol.2, p 3. See our Straight Talk #58 on Witnessing to Masons, available from With One Accord Ministries; also the major book on Masonry by the author, MASONRY BEYOND THE File Size: KB.

      Josh McDowell has been reaching the spiritually skeptical for more than five decades. Since beginning ministry in , Josh has spoken to more than 25 million people in countries. He is the author or coauthor of books, with over 51 million copies distributed worldwide, including Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Experience Your Bible, Evidence for the Historical Jesus, More Than 5/5(1). Members of the Worldwide Church of God read, daydream, and color in coloring books in the Church’s headquarters in Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 24, George Brich/ Ap Images Another characteristic of cult life is the absence of authentic self expression. Cults have a powerful unifying mono ‘cult-ure.’.

        Pre-publication book reviews and features keeping readers and industry influencers in the know since STRAIGHT TALK ON TRADE Kirkus Reviews Issue: Sept. 15, The ornateness of churches, the artwork, the stained glass window scenes, the massive crucifixion model dominating the interior was indeed intended to impress the mostly illiterate congregations, instill reverence into them when they entered the church and had their church’s one copy of the Bible read to them, and to cast any doubt from their minds that god wasn’t real or not.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2). Although there is occasional repetition, Straight Talk about Cults is more comprehensive and balanced than Daniel Cohen's Cults (Millbrook, ) and Thomas Streissguth's Charismatic Cult Leaders (Oliver, )--and it offers its readers excellent advice on dealing with the challenges posed by these groups.5/5(2).

Each book is thoroughly indexed and contains a directory of ht Talk About Cults provides the factual information young readers need to understand what distinguishes dangerous cults from other organizations, educating them on the characteristics, recruiting techniques, and activities of these damaging groups/5.

She defines cults, describes recruiting techniques, and gives examples of their activities and what members can expect, as well as what such groups demand of their members.

The vital role of the charismatic leader is discussed, as is the type of person who may be most susceptible to joining up. In the book “Straight Talk About Cults” by Kay Marie Porterfield, Porterfield details the many cults dotting the US landscape and their heinous acts, as well as how they work and how much of a role psychology plays in minipulating the cult’s followers.

As well as how religion can drive a person to do something never thought possible. Octavia Butler’s Earthseed series is and isn’t about cults, depending on which character's perspective you take. The two books, Parable. Triumph: Life After the Cult – A Survivor’s Lessons by Carolyn Jessop and Laura Palmer – In Triumph, Jessop tells the real, and even more harrowing, story behind the raid and sets the public straight on much Straight talk about cults book the damaging misinformation that flooded the media in its aftermath.

She recounts the setbacks (the tragic decision of the Supreme Court of Texas to allow the children in state custody. Many cults that have emerged in the United States since the late s have been marked by renewed interest in mysticism and Asian religions, but many others have had Christian roots.

Such major U.S. cults as the Rev. Sun Myung Moon's Unification Church and Hare Krishna, a movement derived from Hinduism, have stirred wide controversy. Cults. Straight talk about cults.

[Kay Marie Porterfield] -- Looks at the history of cults, explains why teenagers are especially susceptible to cults, and describes cult recruiting and indoctrination techniques. Straight Talk About Cults (Book): Porterfield, Kay Marie: This book provides teenagers and adults with concise, up-to-date information on how to recognise spuriou s cult.

Seductive poison by Debbie Layton—this book is a firsthand account of Jonestown. The witness wore red by Rebecca Musser—a book written by a woman who escaped the polygamist Mormon ranch before it was busted in like Beyond belief by Jenna Miscavage Hill—a book written by the niece of the current director of Scientology David Miscavage.

Ofshe received the Pulitzer Prize for his book The Light on Synanon, an expose of the cult that started the Straight concept. Eric Hoffers “True Believers” talk about the sort of people that join cults and what they’re looking to get out of these mass movements.

Excellent book. Also Rules for Radicals. It has surprising parallels with cult mechanics and the “why it works” aspects about how to recruit and get your people active and engaged. Road to Jonestown. Straight talk about cults. [Kay Marie Porterfield] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai. A novel set in both andThe Great Believers tells the story of two people whose lives were heavily impacted by the AIDS epidemic of the ’80s and the consequences that Fiona’s brother dies of AIDS she is not sure what life will be like moving forward, and then, her estranged daughter runs away to join a cult.

Cults in our Midst: Hidden Menace in Our Lives San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Publishers. Tobias, M.L. & Lalich, J. Take Back Your Life-Recovering from Cults and Abusive Relationships Berkeley, CA: Bay Tree Publishing.

Defining a cult book is not easy. Let's start with the more obvious aspects of cult lit. To begin, a cult book should have a passionate following. Buckets of books fall into this category, including classics like J.D.

Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye and On the Road by Jack Kerouac. 7 Books About Cults That Demonstrate How Dangerous Groupthink Really Is. films and books about cults often make the top of my Netflix.

Straight Talk about Cults talks about cults in detail. The book provides information on how to recognize cults that have caused damage through the years. It also describes the techniques used by cult leaders when recruiting new people to their groups. Chapter three which I will be using, defines who joins cults.

Book Description: Grand Central Pub. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Has some shelf wear, highlighting, underlining and/or writing. Great used condition. A portion of your purchase of this book will be donated to non-profit organizations.

Over 1, satisfied customers since !. What makes Rock’s book weird is the degree to which it’s less the cult that is unsettling, but someone who has survived it—someone who, having lost his rudder, might be capable of anything. We like to think that when we leave a cult we enter safety, but Rock’s book is partly about how cults continue to live inside us, evolving and Author: Joel Cunningham.Expansion, populate request.

Wikipedia should, in my opinion, contain more articles about books that would fit into this category. And specifically, I am referring to books from both the anti-cult movement and cult apologist camps, as well as books on specific cults and historical books on cult leaders.

In this manner, when these books are used as secondary references within other Wikipedia. Straight Talk About Communication Research Methods Audio Book, Straight Talk About Communication Research Methods books online, Straight Talk About Communication Research Methods PDF, Straight.