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Yearning to Belong: Discovering a New Religious Movement

Religion


by
John Paul Healy

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 216 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Cutting across three areas of interest within New Religious Movements – insider perspectives, sociology of religion and the helping professions – Yearning to Belong explores insiders’ experience of the Indian Guru-disciple Yogic tradition. Authored by a former member of that tradition and highlighting the rich spiritual experience of devotees, this book also adds considerably to knowledge of conversion to New Religious Movements and to issues of affiliation and disengagement. Exploring participants’ experience of attraction, affiliation and disengagement, these themes highlight individuals’ personal experience of Guru-disciple Yoga Practice.

Cutting across three areas of interest within New Religious Movements – insider perspectives, sociology of religion and the helping professions – Yearning to Belong explores insiders’ experience of the Indian Guru-disciple Yogic tradition. Authored by a former member of that tradition and highlighting the rich spiritual experience of devotees, this book also adds considerably to knowledge of conversion to New Religious Movements and to issues of affiliation and disengagement.… (more)

Cutting across three areas of interest within New Religious Movements – insider perspectives, sociology of religion and the helping professions – Yearning to Belong explores insiders’ experience of the Indian Guru-disciple Yogic tradition. Authored by a former member of that tradition and highlighting the rich spiritual experience of devotees, this book also adds considerably to knowledge of conversion to New Religious Movements and to issues of affiliation and disengagement. Exploring participants’ experience of attraction, affiliation and disengagement, these themes highlight individuals’ personal experience of Guru-disciple Yoga Practice.

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