Last edited by Grolrajas
Saturday, May 9, 2020 | History

7 edition of Charismatic cult leaders found in the catalog.

Charismatic cult leaders

by Thomas Streissguth

  • 206 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Oliver Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religious biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Religious leaders,
  • Cults

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-154) and index.

    StatementThomas Streissguth.
    SeriesProfiles, Profiles (Minneapolis, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL72 .S77 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1097441M
    ISBN 101881508188
    LC Control Number94022096

    Get this from a library! Cult leaders. [Karen Burns Kellaher] -- Profiles the lives and unusual teachings of six charismatic cult leaders: Mother Ann Lee, Father Divine, L. Ron Hubbard, Sun Myung Moon, Jim Jones, and David Koresh. Bounded Choice: True Believers And Charismatic Cults. This book, a compelling look at the cult phenomenon written for a wide audience, dispels such simple formulations by explaining how normal Author: Janja Lalich.

      NXIVM, for example, is labeled a cult of personality because, like Jonestown, it is a group that has followed a charismatic leader to its detriment. But sometimes the state determines whether a Author: Tina Rodia.   Leaders develop charisma by working on themselves. They learn to like and accept themselves unconditionally. They do and say the specific things that .

    Prophetic Charisma: A Psychological Explanation for the 'Castaneda Phenomenon' Introduction by Corey Donovan. The best single book I’ve yet encountered on the whole topic of narcissism, gurus and cults is Prophetic Charisma: The Psychology of Revolutionary Religious Personalities () by Len Oakes, an Australian psychologist.. Dr. Oakes was himself a member of a communal cult for three.   Perhaps the most unsettling characteristic of cult leaders – which comes back over and over in victims' account – is that they are both charismatic and authoritarian.


Share this book
You might also like
Relations Between the U.S. and the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians

Relations Between the U.S. and the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians

The Linear B decipherment controversy re-examined

The Linear B decipherment controversy re-examined

Cobalt: an industry analysis

Cobalt: an industry analysis

Candles, corves and clogs

Candles, corves and clogs

Fighting for identity

Fighting for identity

English works of John Fisher

English works of John Fisher

Semi-centennial celebration of the South Carolina college

Semi-centennial celebration of the South Carolina college

Shaggy Dogs animal alphabet

Shaggy Dogs animal alphabet

Military law in a nutshell

Military law in a nutshell

Lending Operations Policies and Procedures

Lending Operations Policies and Procedures

The characteristics and health stressors of client-callers who contact a public health nursing division requesting care

The characteristics and health stressors of client-callers who contact a public health nursing division requesting care

Landscape management plan, Bathhouse Row

Landscape management plan, Bathhouse Row

Charismatic cult leaders by Thomas Streissguth Download PDF EPUB FB2

Charismatic Cult Leaders book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Charismatic Cult Leaders book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. He gives us details about the charismatic leader's personality traits, the history of the cult's beginnings, its beliefs and practices, and in the case of cults /5. Charismatic Cult Leaders (Profiles) Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas Streissguth (Author) › Visit Amazon's Thomas Streissguth Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Price: $ 5 Most Charismatic Cult Leaders And The Common Traits That Make Their Personality Type So Dangerous They would later decide that they were "The Two" mentioned in the Book of Revelation and that they were on an important spiritual mission.

They spent months wandering around the country under the belief that their higher calling. Get this from a library. Charismatic cult leaders.

[Thomas Streissguth] -- Profiles eight cult leaders--John of Leiden, Joseph Smith, Father Divine, L. Ron Hubbard, Sun Myund Moon, Jim Jones, Prabhupada and David Koresh--and tells how they began their organizations, how.

According to the Cult Hotline & Clinic in New York City, a charismatic leader of a destructive cult "claims divinity or special knowledge and demands unquestioning obedience".

The Clinic adds that, "Doubting or questioning Charismatic cult leaders book leader's authority is not tolerated - Leaders live a life of privilege and often one of wealth". (The book also covers the Heavens Gate cult.) Compared to other books on the same topic: this book is more academic in tone than some others that I have read on the topic and provides a thorough history of the two cults I have mentioned.

I think the book is used as a text book Cited Charismatic cult leaders book The “Charismatic” Cult Leader as Psychopath "The Cult Leader as Psychopath" "Don Juan" wrote on the Fellowship of Friends Discussion blog.

The writers of the latter book suggested that many cult leaders could properly be described as “psychopaths,” and provided a fifteen-point profile of a psychopath. Charismatic authority is a concept of leadership developed by the German sociologist Max involves a type of organization or a type of leadership in which authority derives from the charisma of the leader.

This stands in contrast to two other types of authority: legal authority and traditional of the three types forms part of Max Weber's tripartite classification of. A charismatic leader is not necessarily a negative, but what we found in the book and what we see with Trump often is that anti-science charismatic leaders, or.

From my studies of cults and cult leaders during my time in the FBI, I learned early on that there are some things to look for that, at a minimum, say "caution, this individual is dangerous, and. Charismatic cult leaders by Streissguth, Thomas, Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on Febru SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Terms of Pages:   Home › New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) › Charismatic Leaders: Destroying Christianity since Charismatic Leaders: Destroying Christianity since By churchwatcher on Aug The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) cult can be traced back to the New Order of the Latter Rain (NOLR) movement in North Battleford, Saskatchewan in   Charismatic leaders think outside the box and aren’t afraid to push the limits.

While others may see this kind of push as risky, these leaders are the ones leading the way and driving innovation. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Profiles: Charismatic Cult Leaders by Thomas Streissguth (, Hardcover) at the best online.

Manson was the charismatic leader of a doomsday cult (which the media would eventually dub "The Family") with more than members near Los Angeles, Calif. He spent most of his youth on the streets and in and out of prison. At one institution, Manson was described as "a very emotionally upset youth who is definitely in need of some psychiatric orientation."Author: Julia Layton.

namics of a charismatic group, and charismatic leadership certainly had impelled a few of my friends to become immersed in cults. I also believed that it is not through rational argument, but primarily through forms of charismatic commitment, that people achieve the levels of self-sacrifice necessary for revolution and social Size: KB.

Cult experts are agreed on that and the same cultic tendencies and ideas we had in the Walk are being embraced by Vineyard and Charismatic circles: end-time elitism, Apostolic restoration, mysticism, exaltation of the prophetic and revelatory word, mindless acquiescence to prophetic leadership and directives, marginalization of Scripture, to.

The Road to Jonestown: Jim Jones and Peoples Temple by Jeff Guinn. In his extensive view into the rise and fall of the charismatic turned murderous preacher Jim Jones, Jeff Guinn (who also penned a book on the equally notorious Charles Manson) examines how a Bible-toting civil rights activist evolved into one of history’s most well-known cult leaders.

Fidel Castro Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was the son of a Spanish immigrant from Galicia, Spain. A significant world personality in the second half of the 20th century, Castro was regarded, love him or hate him, as a superb fighter, athlete, strate.

Donald Trump's authority model includes profoundly worrying dynamics that scholars identify in cults. The charismatic leader is "essentially a rule of custom or law unto themselves." They can view.

Cult expert Hassan knows all too well about evil leaders. At the age of 18, he was a follower of Sun Myung Moon, the charismatic Korean founder. Frequently asked questions about becoming a charismatic cult leader: What exactly is a cult leader?

What is a cult? Good question. A cult is defined as a small, radical sect of people devoted to a single person or least, that's how the powers that be would define it. Note that terms such as "small" and "radical" are thrown in to make the definition vague enough to cover everything.Charismatic leadership is the ability to lead others based on personal charisma and associated skills that generate devotion among followers.

Popular political, social or religious movements often owe their existence to charismatic leaders, who also take up leadership positions in business, media and entertainment and as general opinion-makers.