The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors Jill and Kevin. The Kingdom of the Cults, Revised and Updated Edition. by: Walter Martin, Ravi Zacharias. Format: Hardcover. ISBN: ; Dimensions: x The authoritative reference work on major cult systems for nearly forty years. Working closely together, Ravi Zacharias and Managing Editors.
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Apr 18, Francis Gahren rated it really liked it Shelves: But when told his opinion has validity and the others are faulty is tantamount to shoving his opinion down our throats. This book will continue as a crucial tool in countercult ministry and in evangelism for years to come. Scaling the Language Barrier. From my point of view, this book is well researched and has both interesting historical material as well as making a painstaking effort to show how the beliefs put forth by the cults differ from orthodox Christian beliefs.
Martin defines ” a cult ” as “a group of people gathered about a specific person—or person’s misinterpretation of the Bible”, while admitting that in spite of “distorting Scripture” such groups’ teachings may contain “considerable truths” which have Biblical support but have become de-emphasized by mainstream Christianity, such as divine healing and prophecy.
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Martin have updated and augmented the work with new material. Thus it is or should be possible to be critical of the beliefs of, say, Christian Scientists, again, made without the ridicule or aspersion of individual Christian Scientists without the latter getting heated up in the face of such criticism.
As a former Mormon I have many friends, associates, and family ask why I am so anti-mormon? However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
Excellent and thorough description of the different cults that exist throughout the world and especially in the United States. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
An Arminian Christian analysis of the major cults, though by his definitions he does mingdom include the SDA church. About Walter Martin Dr. May 09, Timothy Bandi rated it it was amazing. Martin was an American Evangelical minister, author, and Christian apologist who founded the Christian Research Institute in as a para-church ministry specializing as a clearing-house of information in both general Christian apologetics and in countercult apologetics.
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Journal of Church and State. This book appears thorough and very well researched. Jan 07, Duane rated it it was amazing. I find it a bit sad that such an unchristlike attitude coming from a christian gets so many good reviews on goodreads.
Jan 01, Leslie Fanchon ravj it it was amazing. Martin have updated and augmented the work with new material.
I left the group when I was around 16 years old. Sep 05, Sharon Barrow Wilfong rated it it was amazing.
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Similar Items Related Subjects: Walter Martin Find more information about: Want to Read saving…. My experience, however, was similar to sleeping through a sermon full of fire and brimstone. The New Age Cult It goes without saying that in dealing with individuals one must respect their beliefs even as one tries to persuade them they are wrong.
May 13, Tamara rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Kingdom of the Cults: Finding libraries that hold this item This is the book of books to go to to aid you in understanding th they believe, why they believe it, and gives Bible verses to show where they are erring so you can lovingly bring them to Good News of Jesus Christ aiding them in seeing there is nothing to grab onto in their false religion.
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