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Another Gospel Ruth A. Tucker

Another Gospel - Ruth A. Tucker

Academic Books, 1990, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ slightly ruffled at the edges.

From the cover: “Crystals, Shamans, Guided Imagery, Healing Meditation — why have these New Age ideas been so eagerly accepted by so many North Americans? Why were Mormonism, Christian Science, and Baha’i so warmly welcomed earlier? This book explains how these and other alternative religious movements appear to meet people’s needs. The overview illuminates the personalities whose alleged revelations spawned historical heresies in all the major cults in the United States. She highlights important controversies within each movement as it aims for religious respectability. Her visits to cult centres and interviews with key members and scholars yield fascinating details, such as Mormons prohibit hot drinks and how Charles Fillmore, Unity Church founder, rewrote Psalm 23: ‘The Lord is my banker; my credit is good…’”

Size: 9½" x 6½". 462 pages.
Another Gospel Ruth A. Tucker