Table of contents for New religious movements : a documentary reader / edited by Dereck Daschke and W. Michael Ashcraft.

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Acknowledgments		11
Introduction		14
Part I	New Understandings		55
1	Christian Science		56
From Retrospection And Introspection 
Mary Baker Eddy
From Science And Health With Key To The Scriptures 
Mary Baker Eddy
2	Theosophy			95
From "Why I Became a Theosophist" 
Alice Bolton
From The Ocean of Theosophy 
William Q. Judge
3	UFO Religious Groups		129
From Connections: Solving Our Alien Abduction Mystery
Beth Collings and Anna Jamerson 
Part II	New Selves		189
4	Wicca		190
From "The Principles of Wiccan Belief" 
The Council of American Witches 
From The Wicca Handbook 
Eileen Holland
From Wicca: A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner
Scott Cunningham
5	Soka Gakkai		228
 From "Human Revolution" 
 Daisaku Ikeda 
From The Buddha in Daily Life: An Introduction to the Buddhism of Nichiren Daishonin 
Richard Causton
Part III	New Families		261
6	The Unification Church
From "The Purpose Of Creation" 
The Holy Spirit Association For The Unification Of World Christianity
From "Blessed Marriage In The Unification Church: Sacramental Ideals And Their Application To Daily Marital Life" 
Hugh and Nora Spurgin
7	The Family/ Children of God		308
From Women In The Family 
Paul and Nora Williams
From "One Wife" 
Moses David
From "The Family's Foundation: God's Law of Love" 
The Family
From "Responsibilities Of The Charter Home: Regarding Children And Parents" 
The Family
8	Santeria			342
From The Altar Of My Soul: The Living Traditions Of Santeria 
Marta Morena Vega
Part IV	New Societies			381
9	The Rastafarians		382
From The Kebra Nagast: The Lost Bible of Rastafarian Wisdom and Faith from Ethiopia and Jamaica 
Gerald Hausman, ed.
From The Holy Piby: The Blackman's Bible 
Robert Athlyi Rogers
10	The Nation of Islam			417
From Message to the Blackman in America 
Elijah Muhammad
From The Autobiography of Malcolm X
Malcolm X and Alex Haley
11	The Peoples Temple			449
Interview on Ukiah radio station, May 10 or 11, 1973
Jim Jones
Suicide Note
Richard Tropp
 
Part V	New Worlds		476
12	The Adventist Tradition			477
From Evidence from Scripture and History of the Second Coming of Christ about the Year 1843: Exhibited in a Course of Lectures
William Miller 
From America in Prophecy [dd1]
Ellen G. White
From [dd2]A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story 
David Thibodeau and Leon Whiteson 
13	Jehovah's Witnesses			515
From Millennial Dawn vol. 1: The Plan of the Ages (Studies in the Scriptures vol. 1) 
Charles Taze Russell 
From Jehovah's Witness Tract Literature 
From Knowledge that Leads to Everlasting Life
14	The New Millennium: NRMs and the Year 2000		547
From the Heaven's Gate Website 
From "Disappearance of the Spiritual Life of Earth and the Madness of the Human-Devil Realm" 
Hon-ming Chen
From Give Me That Online Religion 
Barbara Brasher 
Appendix			581
About the Editors		609
Index		000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Sects -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Cults -- United States -- History -- Sources.
United States -- Religion -- History -- Sources.