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1. The rapture

  • Moment when the tribulation ends and the earth is transformed into the physical kingdom of God.
  • moment when certain people will be transported to Heaven to live with Christ forever there.
  • The period of suffering and destruction that will precede Christs second coming.
  • Belief that we are now very close to the millennium.
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2. Cults are-

  • based on a completely new interpretation of existing beliefs
  • Breakaway group from existing religion or denomination
  • Accept outside world completely

3. Sociologist who divided religious groups into 4 categories

  • Stark and Bainbridge
  • Wilson
  • Weber
  • Wallis

4. Stark and Bainbridge - offer products and services e.g. Scientology

  • Client cult
  • Audience cult
  • Cult movement
  • world accommodating

5. '.. although not objectively or physically deprived, may feel that they are spiritually or emotionally deprived, despite their material wealth their surroundings may feel lonely and impersonal'.

  • Relative deprivation theory
  • Dissatisfaction with beliefs of mainstream religions.
  • Influence of powerful charismatic leaders
  • Marginality hypothesis


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