Office of Academic Resources
Chulalongkorn University
Chulalongkorn University

Home / Help

AuthorLewis, James R
TitleLegitimating new religions [electronic resource] / James R. Lewis
Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2003
Connect to
Descript viii, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


Religious experience and the origins of religion -- Native American prophet religions -- Jesus in India and the forging of tradition -- Science, technology, and the Space Brothers -- Anton Lavey, the Satanic Bible, and the Satanist tradition -- Heaven's Gate and the legitimation of suicide -- The authority of the long ago and the far away -- Atrocity tales as a delegitimation strategy -- Religious insanity -- The cult stereotype as an ideological resource -- Scholarship and the delegitimation of religion

Cults -- Psychology Psychology Religious Authority -- Religious aspects Electronic books.


Office of Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Phayathai Rd. Pathumwan Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Contact Us

Tel. 0-2218-2929,
0-2218-2927 (Library Service)
0-2218-2903 (Administrative Division)
Fax. 0-2215-3617, 0-2218-2907

Social Network


facebook   instragram