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odyssey of new religions today

John T. Biermans

odyssey of new religions today

a case study of the Unification Church

by John T. Biermans

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Unification Church.,
    • Cults.,
    • Deprogramming.,
    • Persecution -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John T. Biermans ; foreword by Dean M. Kelley.
      ContributionsBiermans, John T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX9750.S44 B52 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 357 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages357
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2526449M
      ISBN 100889460353
      LC Control Number88001631

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