World Religions And Cults Volume 1

Autor: Bodie Hodge
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614584605
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Religions in today’s culture seem to be multiplying. Have you ever wondered why certain religions believe and practice what they do? Or how they view the Bible? This volume delves into these and other engaging questions, such as: How can a Christian witness to people in these religions? Do these other religions believe in creation and a Creator? How do we deal with these religions from a biblical authority perspective? Many religions and cults discussed in this first volume openly affirm that the Bible is true, but then something gets in their way. And there is a common factor every time—man’s fallible opinions. In one way or another the Bible gets demoted, reinterpreted, or completely ignored. Man’s ideas are used to throw the Bible’s clear teaching out the window while false teachings are promoted. This book is a must for laymen, church leaders, teachers, and students to understand the trends in our culture and around the world where certain religions dominate, helping you discern truth and guard your faith. When you understand a religion’s origins and teachings, you are in a better position to know how to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ as you take the good news to those in false religions.

World Religions Cults Volume 2

Autor: Bodie Hodge
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 0890519226
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Religions of the Far East like Hinduism, Buddhism, and New Age have been gaining a foothold in the Western world. We even see witchcraft on the rise and paganism infiltrating the minds of the next generation–even in Christian homes! Why is that? How can a Christian respond? We already know how the one true God has responded, and in this title you will learn: How a Christian can effectively witness for ChristHow to refute these false religionsWhat it truly is that these religions teach and why The Christ follower should be set at ease knowing that all other gods are false as the all-knowing God of Scripture has revealed that He is the only God. Therefore, this volume dives into these styles of religions and looks at their origins and their basic tenets as well as why they fall so short. Understanding the basic tenets of these religions helps the Bible believer see the flaws in these philosophies. In this way one can better discern how to be an effective witness for Jesus Christ while standing on the authority of the Bible.

World Religions And Cults 101

Autor: Bruce Bickel
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736912630
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Why are there so many religions? Do they basically teach the same thing? Bruce and Stan address these questions and more as they take a close look at some of the world's major religions and belief systems. From Islam to Jehovah's Witnesses and from New Age Spirituality to Atheism, Darwinism, and Naturalism, World Religions and Cults 101 features-- key teachings of each religion quick-glance belief charts brief biographies of leaders study questions for group or individual use suggested reading Readers will also discover why spiritual searching is universal, how each religion compares to Christianity, the characteristics of cults, and what makes Christianity unique. Formerly titled Bruce & Stan's(R) Guide to Cults, Religions, and Spiritual Beliefs

Cults World Religions And The Occult

Autor: Kenneth Boa
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1610979737
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Almost every day you hear of a new religion--or rediscover an old one. It used to be that you only heard of these religions when missionaries spoke at your church. Now their followers send missionaries to our doorsteps. In Cults, World Religions, and the Occult--a revised and expanded version of the best-selling Cults, World Religions, and You--Ken Boa explains: ¥ The history of each religious movement ¥ The distinctive teachings of each ¥ How their followers live ¥ How you can respond to these spiritual counterfeits with biblical truth and compassion It's all arranged in a handy easy-to-understand guide designed to provide precise and pertinent information when you need it.

Encyclopedia Of World Religions Cults The Occult

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Publisher: Amg Pubs
ISBN: 9780899574608
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The Encyclopedia of World Religions, Cults and the Occult analyzes sects, cults, the occult, non-Christian world religions, secret societies and atheistic beliefs and then highlights their dangers and compares them with the truth of Scripture. Religions and cults that claim to be Christian but function in a manner grossly contrary to Scripture are also exposed.

Encyclopedic Dictionary Of Cults Sects And World Religions

Autor: Larry A. Nichols
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310866065
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Up-to-date, well-documented, comprehensive coverage of cults, sects, and world religions, from the historical to the contemporary INCLUDES • Well-known groups and world religions, such as Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Islam, and Baha’i • Groups with a significant North American influence, including Santeria, Rastafarians, Haitian Voodo, white supremacy groups, Wicca, and Satanism REVISED, UPDATED, AND EXPANDED TO INCLUDE NEW ENTRIES AND NEW INFORMATION • Updated information on Islam and its global impact • New entries: the Branch Davidians, Native American religions, Heaven’s Gate, Aum Supreme Truth, the Boston Movement, the Masonic Lodge, and many others • Developments in the world of cults and the occult Encyclopedic Dictionary of Cults, Sects, and World Religions is arguably the most significant reference book on the subject to be published. Formerly titled Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions, and the Occult, it provides reliable information on the history and beliefs of nearly every form of religion active today. This extensively revised edition includes new topics, updated information, and a brand-new format for a clearer, more organized approach. The authors evaluate the beliefs and practices of each group from the perspective of the Bible and the historic creeds of the Christian church. You’ll also find group histories, numerous illustrations, charts, current statistics, websites, bibliographies, and other useful information.

Christianity Cults Religions

Autor: Paul Carden
Publisher: Rose Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1596365838
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Nearly 1,000,000 copies sold! The #1 Cults and Religions comparison ebook on the market. Christianity, Cults & Religions will help you know what you believe and why! This ebook, which can be read in 30 minutes or less, compares the beliefs of 20 world religions, cults, and new religious groups on the following topics: Who is God? Who is Jesus? What happens after death? How is a person "saved" and what is the spiritual goal? Many religious groups use the same terms but hold completely opposite beliefs. Christianity, Cults & Religions helps you understand the differences between the different beliefs and gives you a firm foundation for your own faith. Christianity, Cults & Religions takes a close look at: Christianity, Jehovah's Witnesses, Scientology, Judaism, Islam (Sunni and Shi'a), Nation of Islam, Unity School of Christianity, Buddhism, New Age, Hinduism, Mormonism (Latter-Day Saints), Wicca, Hare Krishna, Unification Church, Christian Science, Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, Bahá'í World Faith, and Transcendental Meditation (TM). Researched by some of the top scholars in the field, Christianity, Cults & Religions is an excellent guide for study leaders who want to provide clear summaries of beliefs and practices. This ebook provides the most up-to-date comparison chart available and features more groups, including Scientology, Bahá'í, Wicca (associated with witchcraft and neopaganism), and Nation of Islam, that other comparative pamphlets may overlook. Christianity, Cults & Religions provides extensive comparisons of 20 groups, including the five major world religions. In side-by-side comparisons, the ebook addresses: •The key person or founder of the group •The date and place it was founded •The key writings such as the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Qur'an (Koran), etc. •Who is God? •Who is Jesus? •Who is the Holy Spirit? •What is salvation? •What happens after death? •Other facts, beliefs, and practices The Christianity, Cults & Religions ebook is an excellent way to teach the key beliefs and practices of biblical Christianity and how it compares to other religions and cults. The ebook's concise nature makes it easy to see and understand how the religions and cults differ as well as what they may have in common. The ebook is a great resource for Bible study and missions classes. General editor: Paul Carden is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. Executive Director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR), and general editor of Christianity, Cults & Religions. Former co-host of the nationwide "Bible Answer Man" radio program. Paul has devoted nearly 30 years of his life to cult-related research and outreach in Latin America, Africa, eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. In 1980, Paul joined the Christian Research Institute (CRI) under its founder, Walter Martin. For six of his fifteen years at CRI Paul served as a missionary in São Paulo, Brazil, and for six years he co-hosted the live, nationwide "Bible Answer Man" radio broadcast alongside Ron Rhodes, Robert M. Bowman, Jr., Kenneth Samples, and other noted apologists. During his time at CRI he was also the ministry's director of international outreach and a senior editor of the Christian Research Journal (1989-1995). The pamphlet also contains information that addresses how to become a Christian and what other groups may teach about Jesus with a verse-by-verse biblical response. Christianity, Cults & Religions is an excellent resource to carry with you. Groups on a tight budget may find participants willing to purchase their own copy of the Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet if budgets are tight. Comparison of Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet to similar products on the market. (By Rose Editorial Staff.) •Spirit of Truth and Spirit of Error, Vol 2. Retitled in 2007, now called Comparing Christianity with World Religions (978-0-8024-8213-6). Available in 10 packs only. Compares Christianity with five world religions. •Christianity, Cults, and the Occult single unit pamphlet (ASIN 1596360534). Compares 11 groups, such as Kabbalah, Santeria, Voodoo, Freemasonry, etc. •Christianity & Eastern Religions, single unit ebook+AB19 (15963619). Compares Christianity with 10 world religions, including three main types of Buddhism, three main types of Hinduism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto.

All You Want To Know But Didn T Think You Could Ask

Autor: Jessica Lyn Tinklenberg deVega
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
ISBN: 1418549177
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Explains the history, beliefs, practices, denominations, and followers of forty popular and less-well-known religions, cults, and nontraditional belief systems.

World Religions And Cults Volume 3

Autor: Bodie Hodge
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 1614580391
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This final book in the series focuses on the atheistic or humanistic type of religions. It would be one of the most valuable for the church in the Western World where anti-god and pro-evolution religions are beginning to explode, for it was written to refute those religions and show how they fail. Unlike most books on world religions, this title dives into the secular humanistic religions. The book starts with God’s Word as the absolute authority. In doing so, God becomes our guide to refute false religions. Humanistic religions are all around us and we need to be able to spot their tenets and oppose them instead of allowing them to subtly infiltrate our Christianity and undermine us from within We need to know how to refute these humanistic religions We need to know how to effectively present the gospel to people who have been deceived by humanistic religions

Cults And New Religions

Autor: Douglas E. Cowan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118722108
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Revision of: Cults and new religions. -- Malden, MA; Oxford: Blackwell Pub., 2008.