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small sects in America

Elmer Talmage Clark

small sects in America

by Elmer Talmage Clark

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Published by Cokesbury Press in Nashville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sects -- United States.,
    • United States -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 289-306.

      Statementby Elmer T. Clark.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR516 .C57
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p.
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6362290M
      LC Control Number37035144
      OCLC/WorldCa1406908

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.   Hellfire and sexual coercion: the dark side of American polygamist sects Julian Borger in Manti, Utah Thu 30 Jun EDT First published on Thu 30 Jun EDTAuthor: Julian Borger.

      The Small Sects in America, by Elmer T. Clark by Clark, Elmer Talmage () and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Religion and the Founding of the American Republic America as a Religious Refuge: The Seventeenth Century, Part 2. most of the emigrants were members of small sects that shared Quaker principles--Mennonites, Dunkers, Schwenkfelders, Moravians, and some German Baptist groups--and were fleeing religious persecution. The Book of Common.

      The Roman world was home to many sects labeled “Christian” that would seem odd and downright weird to us this side of the Council of Nicea. If you think that modern Christian sects are so variegated and confusing, read on—and they will seem staid and tame in comparison to the free-for-all nature of early Christianity. 10 Simonians. Types of Buddhism in the United States. Buddhist American scholar Charles Prebish states there are three broad types of American Buddhism: The oldest and largest of these is "immigrant" or "ethnic Buddhism", those Buddhist traditions that arrived in America along with immigrants who were already practitioners and that largely remained with those immigrants and their .


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The principles of religious freedom, untrammeled access to & the right of individual interpretation of the Holy Scriptures, & the privilege of worship according to the individual conscience, which were promulgated by the Protestant Reformation have given rise to a multiplicity of religious sects in the U.S.

Chapters: the sectarian spirit in American Christianity; pessimistic or Adventist sects; perfectionist or subjectivist sects; charismatic or Pentecostal sects; communistic sects /5(6). The Small Sects in America Hardcover – January 1, by Elmer T. CLARK (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings/5(6).

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Elmer Talmage, Small sects in America. New York, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press [] (OCoLC) THE SMALL SECTS IN AMERICA. Clark, Elmer T.

Published by Peter Smith, Gloucester, MA () ISBN ISBN The principles of religious freedom, untrammeled access to and the right of individual interpretation of the Holy Scriptures, and the privilege of worship according to the individual conscience, which were promulgated by the Protestant Reformation have given rise to a multiplicity of religious sects in the U.S.

Chapters: the sectarian spirit in American Christianity; pessimistic or Adventist sects; perfectionist or subjectivist sects; charismatic or Pentecostal sects; communistic sects 4/5.

: THE HANDBOOK ON CULTS AND SECTS IN AMERICA - PART B (Religion and the Social Order) (): D, G Bromley, D G Bromley, J K Hadden: Books. Handbook of Denominations In the United States is a dictionary defining the major Christian denominations.

It describes denomination as merely a self-conscious religious organization that includes but is greater than a local community of faith of which Judaism and Islam is not included.

And, Many newer communities of faith avoid the word denomination because it is associated /5. Cults, Sects, and Religious Conflict for Young Adults YA fiction dealing with cults, sects, and religious conflict. Realistic novels only, no fantasy or science fiction. “Small Sects in America” by Elmer T.

Clark. This book is the result of a lengthy and extensive investigation covering a period of fifteen years, in which the author studied the official literature and doctrinal pronouncements of the sects about which he writes, and even paid personal visits to the headquarters of some of these religious bodies.

Small sects in America. Nashville, Cokesbury Press [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elmer T Clark. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Elmer Talmage, Small sects in America.

Abingdon Pr. [©] (OCoLC) Document Type. Methodist divisions --United Brethren divisions --Negro Methodist sects --National Holiness Movement --The Quakers --Church of the Nazarene --Pilgrim Holiness Church --Christian Missionary Alliance --Evangelistic associations --Peniel Missions --Churches of God --Other Holiness groups --Oxford Group Movement --Charismatic or Pentecostal sects --Primitive.

Nashville, TN: Cokesbury Press, First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. Red cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. Bibliography and index. Largely a study, survey and history of the small Protestant evangelical groups that proliferated in the United States.

Light rubbing to covers and edges, owners name etc on front endpapers, pages lightly toned, otherwise a tight, unmarked. The Joy of Sects overcomes this confusion by presenting a rich trove of information in a concise, browsable format.

It is a guidebook to the world's religious traditions not only for the devout follower but also for the interested outsider, for the curious unbeliever, and for anyone who ever wondered about the difference between karma and Cited by: 5.

Small Sects in America (New York: Abingdon-Cokesbury, ). This book, now out of print, is soon to be issued in a revised edition.

In general, the sects are small in comparison with the leading denomina-tions, both in respect to their total mem-bership and to their local units. The fourteen Protestant churches of over. A new religious movement (NRM) is a religious, ethical, or spiritual group or community with practices of relatively modern origins.

NRMs may be novel in origin or they may exist on the fringes of a wider religion, in which case they will be distinct from pre-existing denominations. On the west coast of the South Island of New Zealand, a religious cult named Gloriavale Christian Community closed itself off from the rest of the world in Author: Lilia Tarawa.

The application of the labels "cults" or "sects" to (for example) religious movements in government documents usually signifies the popular and negative use of the term "cult" in English and a functionally similar use of words translated as "sect" in several European languages.

[need quotation to verify] Government reports which have used these words include ones from. This is a list of Christian denominations by number of members.

It is inevitably partial and generally based on claims by the denominations themselves. The numbers should therefore be considered approximate and the article an ongoing work-in-progress.

The list includes the following Christian denominations: the Catholic Church including the. I mention this small sect as it gives some insights into modern sects and cults.

The " Hattemisten" illustrates the development of the pantheistic and mystical trends which are such prominent features of current sects and cults. As in many such movements, a woman leader plays an important role in some stage of the sect's history.20th century. Pentecostalism.

Azusa Street Revival, ; Pentecostal denominations in North America; The Rosicrucian Fellowship (Esoteric Christianity, Western Theosophy, Western mystery tradition), (); Moorish Science Temple of America, ; Reconstructionist Judaism, s; Jewish Renewal, s; Nation of Islam, founded in Detroit, Michigan by .This caused a number of small sects to break away from the established church, in order to allow their male followers to continue to have multiple wives.

Some of these sects continue to this day in the United States and Canada, although they have been excommunicated by the main LDS Church. A similar crisis occurred in the mid 's when a new.