The Resource Religious cults in America, edited by Robert Emmet Long

Religious cults in America, edited by Robert Emmet Long

Label
Religious cults in America
Title
Religious cults in America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Emmet Long
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An overview of the 1993 FRI raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas, with an examination of other alternative religions being practiced in America
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
291.9/0973
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • BL2525
  • PN4181
LC item number
  • .R469 1994
  • .R4 v.66, no.4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Reference shelf
Series volume
v. 66, no. 4
Label
Religious cults in America, edited by Robert Emmet Long
Publication
Alternative Format
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-163)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1, David Koresh and the tragedy at Waco. -- Editor's introduction -- The truth about Jonestown / Keith Harrary -- The last revelation from Waco / Ivan Solotaroff -- How David Koresh got all those guns / Gordon Witkin -- A botched mission in Waco, Texas / James Popkin and Jeannye Thornton -- Tripped up by lies / Howard Chua-Eoan -- pt. 2, Assigning blame. -- Editor's introduction -- Eager for the end / James M. Wall -- The Waco blame game / John Taylor -- Reflections after Waco : millennialists and the state / Michael Barkun -- pt. 3, The cult's children. -- Editor's introduction -- Children of a lesser god / Sophfronia Scott Gregory -- Children of the cult / Ginny Carroll and Melinda Beck -- An emotional moonscape / David Gelman -- pt. 4, Cults and controversy -- Editor's introduction -- A brief guide to the major alternative religions / J. Gordon Melton -- The strangers among us / Elizabeth Gleick, et al. -- The great American cult controversy / Elizabeth C. Nordbeck -- Waco revisited / Alexander Cockburn -- The social adaptation of marginal religious movements in America / Charles Harper and Bryan F. LeBeau -- pt. 5, Cults and the media. -- Editor's introduction -- Memories of satanic ritual abuse / Robin D. Perrin and Les Parrott III -- A chicken on every altar? / Bob Cohn and David A. Kaplan -- Sun Myung Moon's American disappointment / Anson Shupe -- Moonskies / Peter Maas
Control code
30360349
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9780824208554
Lccn
94016329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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