New religious movements

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  • Created on: 01-05-14 15:28

Since the 1960's there has been a substantial amount of new religions and organisatons such as the Unification Church (The Moonies), Children of God etc...

Roy Wallis has catagorised these new religious movements into 3 groups.

1. World-Rejecting NRM's - These are similar to Troeltsch's idea of sects.

  • Clearly religious with a clear notion of God
  • Highly critical of the outside world, and seek radical change
  • To acheive salvation members must break with their former life
  • Members live comunally, with restricted access to the…


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