World accommodating religious movements
It was also submitted to a wider “sub-plenary” group for comment, but the responsibility for the final text rests with the mini-consultation and its chairman. They have a matrilineal society and before colonisation maintained considerable centralisation as embodied in the person of the “crowned chief.” The colonial displacement created the potential for religious movements to develop around a prophetic head. Born in 1889, he was educated at a local Baptist mission, where he acquired a good knowledge of the Old Testament.
The report is released with the prayer and hope that it will stimulate the church and individual members in reaching this large segment of the population. Following his failure in an exam, he broke with the church and to some extent opposed it.
The editor has clearly attempted to give readers a handle, both theoretical and historical, on how new religious movements get started and thrive.
Belief that God has a special contract with a Hebrew tribe, involving many specific rules of behaviour About Judaism" href="judaism.html"Judaism, Christianity" JQPU_Content="Belief that a single creator god had a son, Jesus Christ, born to a human mother, and that Jesus' crucifixion by the Romans brings salvation About Christianity" href="christianity.html"Islam. Atheism" JQPU_Content="Either (1) the active and extrinsic disbelief that God exists, or (2) an intrinsic lack of belief due to lack of knowledge about god(s) in local culture About atheism" href="atheism.html"Atheism: Belief systems that do not contain any creator god(s).
Buddhism" JQPU_Content="The belief that meditation and good living can break the cycle of reincarnation and result in enlightenment About Buddhism" href="buddhism.html"Taoism are examples of Atheism" JQPU_Content="Either (1) the active and extrinsic disbelief that God exists, or (2) an intrinsic lack of belief due to lack of knowledge about god(s) in local culture About atheism" href="atheism.html"atheist religions.
Others will be born because someone created or discovered a new religious culture and convinced others of its authenticity.
However, whatever their origins, virtually every new group will have one thing in common: eventual failure.
Furthermore, with bibliographies at the end of each article, it also provides an excellent starting point for further study." Marburg Journal of Religion "The editor has collected a number of fine writings by leading authors, theorists and researchers in the field of NRMs.