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Nearly 1,000,000 copies sold! The #1 Cults and Religions comparison ebook on the market. Christianity, Cults & Religions will help you know what you believe and why! This ebook, 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, Bahá'í 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 ebook 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 ebook 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 Christianity, Cults & Religions ebook is an excellent way to teach the key beliefs and practices of biblical Christianity and how it compares to other religions and cults. The ebook'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 ebook 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 São 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.
Comparison of Christianity, Cults & Religions pamphlet to similar products on the market. (By Rose Editorial Staff.)


•Spirit of Truth and Spirit of Error, Vol 2. Retitled in 2007, now called Comparing Christianity with World Religions (978-0-8024-8213-6). Available in 10 packs only. Compares Christianity with five world religions.
•Christianity, Cults, and the Occult single unit pamphlet (ASIN 1596360534). Compares 11 groups, such as Kabbalah, Santeria, Voodoo, Freemasonry, etc.
•Christianity & Eastern Religions, single unit ebook+AB19 (15963619). Compares Christianity with 10 world religions, including three main types of Buddhism, three main types of Hinduism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Shinto.
Rose Bible Basics: Christianity, Cults & Religions - know what you believe and why
Christianity, Cults & Religions contains a side-by-side comparison of more than 40 world religions, cults and sects. Christianity, Cults & Religions is a well-researched introduction on comparative religions from a Christian viewpoint and will help you understand the teachings of Jesus and the Bible as well as learn the differences between other groups and beliefs. This is an excellent resource for people who have friends, coworkers, and neighbors of other faiths.

Christianity, Cults & Religions takes a close look at the following groups:

•Anthroposophy
•Bahai
•Buddhism

•Theravada (path of the elders)
•Mahayana (greater vehicle)
•Vajrayana (diamond vehicle)
•Christian Science
•Eastern Mysticism
•Hare Krishna
•Hinduism

•Shaivism (theistic rather than impersonalistic
•Shaktism (devotion to Shakti or the divine mother)
•Vaishnavism (worship of Vishnu)
•Islam
•Jehovah's Witnesses
•Judaism
•Kabbalah
•Mormonism (Latter-day Saints or Mormons)
•Nation of Islam
•New Age Movement
•Nichiren Shoshu Buddhism
•Scientology (Dianetics)
•Sikhism (combining Hinduism with Islam)

•Healthy, Happy, Holy (3HO)
•Radha Soami (Eckankar and MSIA Movement for Spiritual Inner Awareness)
•Theosophy
•Transcendental Meditation (TM)
•Unification Church (Sun Myung Moon)
•Unity School
•Wicca

Topics compared:

•Founder, Date, Location
•Authoritative Writings
•Who is God?
•Who is Jesus?
•Who is the Holy Spirit?
•What happens after death?
•How does one gain Salvation?
•Other beliefs and practices

Christianity, Cults & Religions is a combination of seven very popular pamphlets:

•Christianity, Cults & Religions
•Christianity, Cults & the Occult
•Christianity & Eastern Religions
•Islam & Christianity
•10 Questions and Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses
•10 Questions and Answers on Mormonism
•10 Keys to Witnessing to Cults

Christianity, Cults & Religions helps clarify the differences between various religions, cults, and religious movements and makes a great study guide for small groups, personal study, or Sunday school classes.

Christianity, Cults and Religions general editor Paul Carden is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. Mr. Carden is Executive Director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR), and he 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. Paul's articles have appeared in such publications as Evangelical Missions Quarterly, East-West Church and Ministry Report, International Journal of Frontier Missions, and World Pulse. He has served on the editorial board of the Cultic Studies Review and is contributing editor of the weekly Apologia Report.
What should you know about the Jehovah's Witnesses who come to your door? If you are a Christian or just interested in knowing the beliefs of this religious group, the 10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses ebook will help. It compares Christian beliefs and Watchtower teachings on 10 of the most important questions regarding Jehovah's Witnesses, including information on how the Jehovah's Witnesses began, the prophecies made by their leader, Charles Taze Russell, the number of people who will go to heaven, and the reliability of the Watchtower's New World Translation, and much more. This full-color ebook explains the key beliefs, practices, and history of this group and how their teachings contradict biblical Christianity. This bestselling tool compares Jehovah's Witness beliefs with Christian beliefs, and helps Christians know how to respond when Jehovah's Witnesses come to the door.

10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses is an excellent tool for outreach and missions groups, or for anyone wanting to understand more abut this controversial religious group. This compelling 10 Q & A ebook examines critical questions regarding the beliefs and practices of the Jehovah's Witnesses and responds with what the Bible teaches about each:

•How did Jehovah's Witnesses begin?
•Is God's true name really Jehovah?
•Is the Trinity really a pagan doctrine?
•Is Jesus Christ God?
•Is the Holy Spirit just God's active force?
•Will only 144,000 people go to heaven?
•Can only Jehovah's Witnesses be saved?
•Is the Watchtower's New World Translation reliable?
•Which is the final authority: the Bible or the Watchtower?
•What else do Jehovah's Witnesses believe?

10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses ebook provides answers to 10 of the most important questions regarding Jehovah's Witnesses.

Readers and students of other religions and cults will find answers to these and other claims Jehovah's Witnesses make:

•It's critical to call God by his personal name, Jehovah
•Christianity's idea of the Trinity is like Babylonian and Egyptian mythology
•After the death of the original apostles, Christianity slipped into "the Great Apostasy"
•In heaven, Jesus was an archangel
•Only the 144,000 Christians living between Pentecost and 1935, called the "anointed class," will live in Heaven as spirits forever
•Jehovah's Witnesses don’t believe in holidays and celebrations

This ebook explores the beliefs, practices and history of this controversial group, including interesting ideas and prophecies by founder Charles Taze Russell. Among many other ideas, Russell believed:

•He was chosen by God to provide spiritual truth for Jehovah's true worshippers in the last days.
•The world would end in 1914. He changed that year to 1915, then to 1918.
•The Great Pyramids in Giza foretold dates for the end of the world.

The 10 Questions & Answers on Jehovah's Witnesses offers a listing of additional resources for learning more about Jehovah's Witnesses, and "You Should Also Know" sections that provide additional information on topics such as:

•Troublesome teachings
•Misconceptions of the Trinity
•The only true God
•The Holy Spirit is God
•The 144,000
•Two destinies
•New World Translation translators
•Christians in world governments

The ebook also offers "Tips for Talking with Jehovah's Witnesses." The following is a sampling of the helpful tips to improve outreach to JW co-workers and acquaintances:

•Do pray to "Jehovah God"
•Do challenge the Jehovah's Witness trust in the Watchtower
•Do ask the Jehovah's Witness to help you understand how to reconcile their beliefs with the Bible.
What do Mormons teach about Jesus, the Trinity, God, baptism for the dead, and how to be saved? The Latter-day Saints often use Christian terms, but mean something completely different. The 10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism bestselling pamphlet will help you to compare Christian beliefs with Mormon beliefs.

This full-color ebook provides a clear summary of what Mormons (Latter-day Saints) believe, their practices, and history. 10 Q & A's offers sound tips for interacting with Mormon friends, neighbors, and co-workers, and much more.

10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism is an excellent tool for outreach and missions groups, or for anyone wanting to understand more about this controversial religious group. This compelling Q & A ebook examines 10 critical questions regarding the beliefs and practices of Latter-day Saints (LDS) and responds with what the Bible teaches about each:

•Did the Christian church really need to be restored?
•Was Joseph Smith a true prophet of God?
•What is Mormon scripture?
•Is the Bible trustworthy Scripture?
•Is the Book of Mormon an ancient document?
•Is the God of Mormonism the God of the Bible?
•Does Mormonism teach the truth about Jesus?
•Can we earn our salvation?
•Why do Mormons build temples?
•Does Mormonism teach polygamy?


10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism ebook provides answers to 10 of the most important questions regarding Mormonism. Readers and students of other religions and cults will find answers to these and other claims Mormons make:

•After the death of the original apostles, the church slipped into "the Great Apostasy."
•Joseph Smith, the church's founder, is a modern "prophet, seer, and revelator" revealing divine truth.
•Mormonism claims four "standard works" or writings including the Bible, but also the Book of Mormon, The Pearl of Great Price, and the Doctrines and Covenants.
•All humans preexisted in heaven before becoming human.
•After he rose from the dead, Jesus went to the Americas.
•Sin that is not overcome robs the Mormon of any assurance of reaching the celestial kingdom.
•Mormonism believes that God is one among many gods stretching into eternity past.

This pamphlet explores the beliefs, practices and history of this controversial group, including interesting ideas and prophecies by founder Joseph Smith. Among many other ideas, many Mormons believe:

•The restoration of true Christianity began when God and Jesus appeared to Joseph Smith.
•Joseph Smith is second only to Jesus.
•The Book of Mormon is "the most correct of any book on earth."
•God was a mortal who attained his exalted state by obedience to eternal laws and principles.

The 10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism includes a "Glossary of Mormon Terms." The glossary is extremely helpful to those who desire to witness to Mormons. The glossary explains the following terms and many others:

•Baptism for the dead—A temple ritual in which a Mormon "proxy" is baptized on behalf of a deceased person.
•First Vision—An event that Mormons claim took place in 1820 in which God and Jesus appeared to Joseph Smith and told him all the churches were wrong and that their creeds were an abomination.
•Priesthood—The priesthood gives Mormon males the power and authority to act on behalf of God.
•Temples—Special buildings reserved for ordinances for the dead, marriages for "time and eternity," and "sealings" of families for eternity.

The 10 Questions & Answers on Mormonism offers a listing of additional resources for learning more about Mormons/Latter-day Saints, and additional insights and information that improve outreach to Mormon co-workers and acquaintances. The following is a sampling of helpful tips:

•Don’t assume that a Mormon defines a word the same way you do.
•Do define your terms and have them define theirs.
•Do concentrate on core issues such as what the Mormons believe about God the Father, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, and other key issues.


Paul Carden, general editor, is a longtime specialist in the field of cults and new religions around the world. He is the executive director of the Centers for Apologetics Research (CFAR) in San Juan Capistrano, California, and general editor of Christianity, Cults & Religions. He is former co-host of the “Bible Answer Man” radio program. He speaks and writes extensively on the topic of “Confronting Cults on World Mission Fields. 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 São 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).
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