Nearly 1,000,000 copies sold! The #1 Cults and Religions comparison chart on the market. Christianity, Cults & Religions will help you know what you believe and why! This pamphlet, which can be read in 30 minutes or less, compares the beliefs of 20 world religions, cults, and new religious groups on the following topics: Who is God? Who is Jesus? What happens after death? How is a person “saved” and what is the spiritual goal?
Many religious groups use the same terms but hold completely opposite beliefs. Christianity, Cults & Religions helps you understand the differences between the different beliefs and gives you a firm foundation for your own faith.
Christianity, Cults & Religions takes a close look at: Christianity, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Scientology, Judaism, Islam (Sunni and Shi’a), Nation of Islam, Unity School of Christianity, Buddhism, New Age, Hinduism, Mormonism (Latter-Day Saints), Wicca, Hare Krishna, Unification Church, Christian Science, Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism, Bah?’? World Faith, and Transcendental Meditation (TM).
Researched by some of the top scholars in the field, Christianity, Cults & Religions is an excellent guide for study leaders who want to provide clear summaries of beliefs and practices. This pamphlet provides the most up-to-date comparison chart available and features more groups, including Scientology, Bahá’í, Wicca (associated with witchcraft and neopaganism), and Nation of Islam, that other comparative pamphlets may overlook. Christianity, Cults & Religions provides extensive comparisons of 20 groups, including the five major world religions. In side-by-side comparisons, the pamphlet addresses:
The key person or founder of the group The date and place it was founded The key writings such as the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Qur’an (Koran), etc. Who is God? Who is Jesus? Who is the Holy Spirit? What is salvation? What happens after death? Other facts, beliefs, and practices The 14-panel Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet is an excellent way to teach the key beliefs and practices of biblical Christianity and how it compares to other religions and cults. The pamphlet’s concise nature makes it easy to see and understand how the religions and cults differ as well as what they may have in common. The pamphlet is a great resource for Bible study and missions classes.
General editor: Paul Carden is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. Executive Director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR), and general editor of Christianity, Cults & Religions. Former co-host of the nationwide “Bible Answer Man” radio program. Paul 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. In 1980, Paul joined the Christian Research Institute (CRI) under its founder, Walter Martin. For six of his fifteen years at CRI Paul served as a missionary in S?o Paulo, Brazil, and for six years he co-hosted the live, nationwide “Bible Answer Man” radio broadcast alongside Ron Rhodes, Robert M. Bowman, Jr., Kenneth Samples, and other noted apologists. During his time at CRI he was also the ministry’s director of international outreach and a senior editor of the Christian Research Journal (1989-1995).
The pamphlet also contains information that addresses how to become a Christian and what other groups may teach about Jesus with a verse-by-verse biblical response.
Christianity, Cults & Religions is an excellent resource to carry with you. Groups on a tight budget may find participants willing to purchase their own copy of the Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet if budgets are tight.