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  • Created on: 18-05-16 13:04

1. The rapture

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

  • See movement as only source of salvation
  • More tolerant of other religions
  • may focus on helping members to succeed in outside world

3. Cults are-

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

4. Sociologist who divided religious groups into 4 categories

  • Stark and Bainbridge
  • Weber
  • Wallis
  • Wilson

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

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

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