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The New Religions

Authors: Needleman, Jacob
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: OCC027000, PHI022000, REL024000
ISBN: 9781101145050, Related ISBNs: 1101145056, 1585427446, 9781101145050, 9781585427444
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Philosopher Jacob Needleman's groundbreaking study of America's alternative spiritual movements is back in print with a new introduction by the author.

Originally published in 1970, The New Religions was the first full-scale study of alternative spirituality in America. It remains unparalleled for the intellectual depth and seriousness with which it regards Eastern, New Age, and alternative faiths on the American landscape.

Needleman’s writing and reportage are unfailingly thoughtful and incisive as he illuminates topics that other scholars failed to consider or could not fully grasp.

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