CREL 2533 - 'Cults': New Religious Movements (3)

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An examination of practices and self-understandings of New Religious Movements (NRMs) i.e. Scientology, Neo-paganism (Wicca), Satanism, Falun Gong, Branch Davidians) in North America. Topics include the social scientific study of NRMs; historical roots and teachings; issues of popularity and interpretation; and special consideration of gender in the emergence and form of NRMs.

Prerequisites: None.

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N1 Donna Seamone Open Entry Syllabus


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