The Resource Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism, Craig S. Hawkins, author., (ebook)

Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism, Craig S. Hawkins, author., (ebook)

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Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism
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Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism
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Craig S. Hawkins, author.
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eng
Summary
The twentieth century has seen a remarkable revival of "the Old Religion," as adherents of New-paganism call the native religious traditions of Europe and tribal traditions from North America that predated Christianity. Many neo-pagan groups identify with Celtic (Druidic), Egyptian, Native American, Norse, or Roman traditions; others with modern science-fiction motifs; and still others with witchcraft. Neo-paganism is occultic in nature. A central figure in much of Neo-paganism is the Mother Goddess, who has been introduced and worshiped among certain feminists even in some mainline Protestant churches. Why this series? This is an age when countless groups and movements, old and new, mark the religious landscape in our culture, leaving many people confused or uncertain in their search for spiritual truth and meaning. Because few people have the time or opportunity to research these movements fully, these books provide essential information and insights for their spiritual journeys. Each book has five sections: - A concise introduction to the group - An overview of the group's theology in its own words - Tips for witnessing effectively to members of the group - A bibliography with sources for further study - A comparison chart that shows the essential differences between biblical Christianity and the group The writers of these volumes are well qualified to present clear and reliable information and help us discern religious truth from falsehood. This is an age when countless groups and movements, new and old, mark the religious landscape in our culture. As a result, many people are confused or uncertain in their search for spiritual truth and meaning. Because few people have the time or opportunity to research these movements fully, the Zondervan Guide to Cults and Religious Movements series provides essential information and insights for their spiritual journeys. The second wave of books in this series addresses a broad range of spiritual beliefs, from non-Trinitarian Christian sects to witchcraft and neo-paganism to classic non-Christian religions such as Buddhism and Hinduism. All books but the summary volume, Truth and Error, contain five sections: -A concise introduction to the group being surveyed -An overview of the group's theology - in its own words -Tips for witnessing effectively to members of the group -A bibliography with sources for further study -A comparison chart that shows the essential differences between biblical Christianity and the group Truth and Error, the last book in the series, consists of parallel doctrinal charts compiled from all the other volumes. Three distinctives make this series especially useful to readers: -Information is carefully distilled to bring out truly essential points, rather than requiring readers to sift their way through a sea of secondary details. -Information is presented in a clear, easy-to-follow outline form with "menu bar" running heads. This format greatly assists the reader in quickly locating topics and details of interest. -Each book meets the needs and skill levels of both nontechnical and technical readers, providing an elementary level of refutation and progressing to a more advanced level using arguments based on the biblical text. The writers of these volumes are well qualified to present clear and reliable information and help readers to discern truth from falsehood
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Midwest
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1958-
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Hawkins, Craig S.
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261.2‚Äč9
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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Zondervan guide to cults & religious movements
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  • Goddess religion
  • Neopaganism
  • Witchcraft
  • Apologetics
  • Evangelicalism
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism, Craig S. Hawkins, author., (ebook)
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9780310534952
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MWT12460043
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Goddess worship, witchcraft, and neo-paganism, Craig S. Hawkins, author., (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780310534952
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12460043
Specific material designation
remote
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12460043
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MWT12460043
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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