Ashgate Inform series on minority religions and spiritual movements.
First published 2014 by Ashgate Publishing.
Formatted Contents Note
1. New religions and fraud : a double constructionist approach / David G. Bromley 2. Minority religions and fraud : preliminary theories on ritual deception / Holly Folk 3. Bona fide? / Amanda van Eck Duymaer van Twist 4. Between faith and fraudulence? Sincerity and sacrifice in prospertiy Christianity / Simon Coleman 5. Folk healing, authenticity and fraud / Stuard McClean and Ronnie Moore 6. Sex-work and ceremonies : the trafficking of young Nigerian women into Britain / Hermione Harris 7. Food, faith and fraud in two new religious movements / Marion S. Goldman 8. Miracle makers and money takers : healers, prosperity preachers and fraud in contemporary Tanzania / Martin Lindhardt 9. When fraud is part of a spiritual path : a Tibetan Lama's plays on reality and illustion / Marion Dapsance 10. Faith lends substance? Trickery and deception within religious and spiritual movements / Michael Coffey 11. The zen master and Dharma transmission : a seductive mythology / Stuart Lachs.