George D. Chryssides


George D. Chryssides

Dr George D. Chryssides (born 1945) was a senior lecturer and Head of Religious Studies at the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences of the University of Wolverhampton now working for Birmingham University.

Chryssides holds a M.A. in Philosophy and a B.D. in Systematic Theology from the University of Glasgowand a D.Phil. in Philosophy of Religion from the University of Oxford. He has a particular interest in new religious movements, on which he has published extensively. [cite web |url=http://www.equinoxpub.com/books/browse.asp?auth=247|title=Author profile|publisher=Equinox ]

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Works

Books

* "Unitarian Perspectives on Contemporary Social Issues". London: Lindsey Press, 2003.
* "Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements". Lanham, Maryland, and London: Scarecrow Press, 2001. ISBN 0-8108-4095-2
* "Exploring New Religions". London: Cassell, 1999. ISBN 0-304-33651-3 (hbk), 0-304-33652-1 (pbk).
* "The Elements of Unitarianism". Element Books Ltd (1998) ISBN 1-86204-247-0
* "The Advent of Sun Myung Moon: The Origins, Beliefs and Practices of the Unification Church". UK: Palgrave Macmilan, 1991. ISBN: 9780333496985

Articles

* "Is God a Space Alien? The Cosmology of the Raëllian Church". Culture and Cosmos, vol 4 no 1, pp. 36-53.
* "The New Age: A Survey and Critique". Global Dialogue, Vol 2, no 1, Winter 2000, pp. 109-119. ISSN: 1450-0590.

References

External links

* "New Religious Movements - Some Problems of Definition", "Internet Journal of Religion" 1997, [http://web.uni-marburg.de/religionswissenschaft/journal/diskus/chryssides.html Available online]


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