Rose Bible Basics: Christianity, Cults & Religions - know what you believe and why Christianity, Cults & Religions contains a side-by-side comparison of more than 40 world religions, cults and sects. Christianity, Cults & Religions is a well-researched introduction on comparative religions from a Christian viewpoint and will help you understand the teachings of Jesus and the Bible as well as learn the differences between other groups and beliefs. This is an excellent resource for people who have friends, coworkers, and neighbors of other faiths.
Christianity, Cults & Religions takes a close look at the following groups:
Theravada (path of the elders)
Mahayana (greater vehicle)
Vajrayana (diamond vehicle)
Shaivism (theistic rather than impersonalistic
Shaktism (devotion to Shakti or the divine mother)
Vaishnavism (worship of Vishnu)
Mormonism (Latter-day Saints or Mormons)
Nation of Islam
New Age Movement
Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism
Sikhism (combining Hinduism with Islam)
Healthy, Happy, Holy (3HO)
Radha Soami (Eckankar and MSIA Movement for Spiritual Inner Awareness)
Transcendental Meditation (TM)
Unification Church (Sun Myung Moon)
Founder, Date, Location
Who is God?
Who is Jesus?
Who is the Holy Spirit?
What happens after death?
How does one gain Salvation?
Other beliefs and practices
Christianity, Cults & Religions is a combination of seven very popular pamphlets:
Christianity, Cults & Religions
Christianity, Cults & the Occult
Christianity & Eastern Religions
Islam & Christianity
10 Questions and Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses
10 Questions and Answers on Mormonism
10 Keys to Witnessing to Cults
Christianity, Cults & Religions helps clarify the differences between various religions, cults, and religious movements and makes a great study guide for small groups, personal study, or Sunday school classes.
Christianity, Cults and Religions general editor Paul Carden is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. Mr. Carden is Executive Director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR), and he has devoted nearly 30 years of his life to cult-related research and outreach in Latin America, Africa, eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Paul's articles have appeared in such publications as Evangelical Missions Quarterly, East-West Church and Ministry Report, International Journal of Frontier Missions, and World Pulse. He has served on the editorial board of the Cultic Studies Review and is contributing editor of the weekly Apologia Report.