新宗教運動研究読本<br>A Reader in New Religious Movements (Religious Studies and Philosophy)

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新宗教運動研究読本
A Reader in New Religious Movements (Religious Studies and Philosophy)

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 432 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780826461681
  • DDC分類 200.904

基本説明

The contemporary - and in some cases controversial - NRMs covered include the Unification Church, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the Family, Osho, Soka Gakkai International and the Western Buddhist Order.

Full Description


There are over 600 New Religious Movements (NRMs) in Great Britain alone, and more than 2000 in the United States. A Reader in New Religious Movements provides an introduction to the main teachings of a selection of these organizations, focusing on those that are well established in the West. The contemporary and in some cases controversial NRMs covered include the Unification Church, the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, the Family, Osho, Soka Gakkai International and the Western Buddhist Order.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements                                   viii
Section I: New Religions: Concepts and Issues 1 (12)
Introduction 3 (10)
Section II: Introduction to the New Religions 13 (20)
Brahma Kumaris (BK) 15 (1)
Church of Scientology 16 (2)
Church Universal and Triumphant (CUT) 18 (2)
Family Federation for World Peace and 20 (1)
Unification (formerly the Unification
Church) (FFWPU)
Friends of the Western Buddhist Order (FWBO) 21 (2)
International Society for Krishna 23 (2)
Consciousness (ISKCON)
Osho (formerly Rajneesh) 25 (1)
Raelian Movement 26 (2)
Soka Gakkai International (SGI) 28 (2)
The Family (formerly the Children of God) 30 (3)
Section III: The Readings 33 (376)
Origins and Founder-leaders 35 (25)
Editorial Introduction 35 (1)
A brief biography of Baba (Baba Lekhraj) 36 (2)
(BK)
Church Universal and Triumphant (CUT) 38 (6)
Nicolas Notovitch: An unknown life of 38 (3)
Jesus Christ
Recognising your twin flame 41 (2)
The road to God on a paper bag 43 (1)
Sun Myung Moon's early years (FFWPU) 44 (2)
Sangharakshita journeys East (FWBO) 46 (3)
Prabhupada meets Bhaktisiddhanta 49 (3)
Sarasvati Thakura (ISKCON)
Rael's first encounter with an 52 (3)
extraterrestrial (Rael)
`Our Family's Origins' (The Family) 55 (5)
Key Writings and Scriptures 60 (40)
Editorial Introduction 60 (1)
The True Gita (BK) 61 (2)
The Lost Teachings of Jesus (CUT) 63 (18)
Sun Myung Moon receives Divine 74 (4)
Principle (FFWPU)
Divine Principle is written (FFWPU) 78 (1)
Divine Principle (FFWPU) 79 (2)
The Heart Sutra (FWBO) 81 (1)
Bhagavad-gita As It Is (ISKCON) 82 (4)
An extraterrestrial explains the Bible 86 (4)
(Rael)
`The Word, The Word, The Word!' (The 90 (10)
Family)
Predicament 100 (28)
Editorial Introduction 100 (1)
Twelve virtues (BK) 101 (4)
Fallen angels and the origins of evil 105 (2)
(CUT)
The Fall of Man (FFWPU) 107 (4)
Breaking Through Into Buddhahood (1) 111 (4)
(FWBO)
Don't come back (ISKCON) 115 (4)
The end of the world (Rael) 119 (6)
`The Lion, Dragon and Beast' (The Family) 125 (3)
World-views 128 (23)
Editorial Introduction 128 (2)
Development of Self (BK) 130 (1)
The quest for wholeness (CUT) 131 (1)
God and Creation (FFWPU) 132 (5)
Buddhist Cosmology (FWBO) 137 (3)
The logic of reincarnation (ISKCON) 140 (5)
Evolution: A Myth (Rael) 142 (1)
Who created the Creator of the 143 (2)
Creators? (Rael)
For God's Sake Follow God! (The Family) 145 (6)
Lifestyle 151 (35)
Editorial Introduction 151 (1)
Conquering lust and other vices (BK) 152 (3)
Karma (CUT) 155 (2)
Family life (FFWPU) 157 (3)
An engagement with society (WBO) 160 (4)
The yoga of eating (ISKCON) 164 (4)
The keys (Rael) 168 (18)
`Our Support' (The Family) 173 (6)
`God's Law of Love' (The Family) 179 (7)
Spiritual Practice 186 (42)
Editorial Introduction 186 (2)
Misconceptions about `Yoga' (BK) 188 (3)
Violet Flame (CUT) 191 (3)
The real man (FFWPU) 194 (7)
Buddhist meditation (FWBO) 201 (7)
The Hare Krishna mantra (ISKCON) 208 (6)
Sensual Meditation (Rael) 214 (9)
`Stop! . . . Look! . . . Listen!' (The 223 (5)
Family)
Societal Issues 228 (40)
Editorial Introduction 228 (1)
Peace (BK) 229 (2)
Elizabeth Clare Prophet on Abortion (CUT) 231 (4)
Marx's errors (FFWPU) 235 (4)
Buddhist morality (FWBO) 239 (15)
Intellectual Animalism (ISKCON) 254 (6)
Human cloning: access to eternal life 260 (6)
(Rael)
Women in the Family (The Family) 266 (2)
Organisation 268 (35)
Editorial Introduction 268 (1)
`Day of the daughters' (BK) 269 (2)
`Serving a worldwide community' (CUT) 271 (3)
Current Projects (FFWPU) 274 (20)
Introducing the FWBO 279 (3)
The College of Preceptors (FWBO) 282 (1)
Prabhupada's intentions? (ISKCON) 283 (4)
Prabhupada's will and codicil (ISKCON) 287 (3)
The `Back to Prabhupada' movement 290 (1)
(ISKCON)
`The Raelian Movement and Money' (Rael) 291 (1)
`The Truth about Clonaid.com' (Rael) 292 (2)
The Love Charter (The Family) 294 (9)
The Ultimate Goal 303 (48)
Editorial Introduction 303 (1)
`How Will the Coming World Be?' (BK) 304 (3)
`The Crucible of Being' (CUT) 307 (3)
The culmination of all civilizations 310 (7)
(FFWPU)
Breaking Through to Buddhahood (2) (FWBO) 317 (5)
The spiritual sky (ISKCON) 322 (23)
`The Secret of Eternity' (Rael) 330 (4)
`Paradise on Earth' (Rael) 334 (11)
The Heavenly Life of Love! (The Family) 345 (6)
Section IV: Responses to New Religious
Movements
Editorial Introduction 351 (4)
Counselling and Monitoring Organisations 355 (31)
FAIR (Family Action Information and 355 (2)
Resource)
Christian Counter-cult Groups: Reachout 357 (3)
Trust
American Family Foundation 360 (9)
Deprogramming 369 (5)
Inform (Information Network Focus on 374 (8)
Religious Movements)
CESNUR (Center for the Study of New 382 (4)
Religions)
Official Reports: Governmental 386 (12)
The Cottrell Report: European Union, 1984 386 (8)
The EU resolution 394 (4)
New religions and the Churches 398 (11)
The World Council of Churches and the 403 (6)
World Lutheran Federation, 1986
Appendix: Additional Source Material 409 (4)
Glossary of Terms 413 (4)
List of Acronyms 417 (2)
Bibliography 419 (9)
Index 428