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Doomsday Cults: A Fatal Attraction

Doomsday Cults: A Fatal Attraction (Paperback)

By Moore, Jonathan

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Doomsday Cults: A Fatal Attraction shows how different people throughout the ages used the Biblical texts as the fount of their philosophy. Rather than leading to peace and redemption, their interpretations led to death, destruction and despair.

ISBN 9781760790875
Published 1 March 2019 by New Holland Publishers
Format Paperback
In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781760790875
ISBN-10 1760790877
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher New Holland Publishers
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Publication Date 1 March 2019
International Publication Date 20 August 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Moore, Jonathan
Category Contemporary Non-Christian & Para-Christian Cults & Sects
Number of Pages 208
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 240mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Alternative Belief Systems
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 209
Catalogue Code 971544

Description of this Book

For hundreds of years seers and prophets have used the Bible's Book of Revelations to whip up hysteria and fear. The last book of the New Testament declares that all but the true believers will be wiped off the face of the earth and doomed to eternal suffering; only those who follow 'the word' will survive the coming apocalypse. Doomsday Cults reveals how cult leaders such as Charles Manson, Marshall Applewhite, David Koresh, Ervil LeBaron and David Berg declared that they were God's representative on earth and promised their followers that only through their teachings could the cult members survive doomsday. Monstrous crimes were committed in God's name and each cult experienced its own horrific Armageddon.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jonathan Moore was born in 1964 and attended University where he obtained a Bachelor's Degree, with majors in History and English. In a career involving twenty years as a history teacher as well as running several successful businesses, Jonathan has been a voracious reader of all periods of History. In pursuit of his studies Jonathan has travelled extensively and enjoys war gaming and military re-enacting. He also enjoys True Crime and has written several books on the subject.

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