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Know the marks of cults / by Dave Breese.

By: Breese, Dave, 1926-2002 [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Victor Books, a division of SP Publications, Inc., [1975] ©1975Description: 128 pages : 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: Carrier type: ISBN: 088207704X (paperback).Subject(s): Sects. -- Controversial literature | Cults. -- Controversial literature | Christian sects -- Controversial literature
Contents:
Why do cults prosper? -- Extra-biblical revelation -- A false basis of salvation -- Uncertain hope -- Presumptuous Messianic leadership -- Doctrinal ambiguity -- The claim of "special discoveries" -- Defective Christology -- Segmented biblical attention -- Enslaving organizational structure -- Financial exploitation -- Denunciation of others -- Syncretism -- What shall we do?
Summary: How to cope with the cults? There are so many of them... all different. Who has time to study all their weird doctrines in order to refute them? Here is a better way. Each cult is guilty of one or more certain characteristic doctrinal errors. Once you know what these typical errors are, you can know what's basically wrong with a cult, whatever weird or seemingly rational form it may take. Awareness of these characteristics can help you spot creeping errors among true Christians too... maybe save you from going astray. Know the marks of the cults. They miss the mark. Don't you.--Back cover.
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The 12 basic errors of false religion.--Front cover.

Ninth printing, 1980.

Why do cults prosper? -- Extra-biblical revelation -- A false basis of salvation -- Uncertain hope -- Presumptuous Messianic leadership -- Doctrinal ambiguity -- The claim of "special discoveries" -- Defective Christology -- Segmented biblical attention -- Enslaving organizational structure -- Financial exploitation -- Denunciation of others -- Syncretism --
What shall we do?

How to cope with the cults? There are so many of them... all different. Who has time to study all their weird doctrines in order to refute them? Here is a better way. Each cult is guilty of one or more certain characteristic doctrinal errors. Once you know what these typical errors are, you can know what's basically wrong with a cult, whatever weird or seemingly rational form it may take. Awareness of these characteristics can help you spot creeping errors among true Christians too... maybe save you from going astray. Know the marks of the cults. They miss the mark. Don't you.--Back cover.

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