Unmasking the New Age

Unmasking the New Age

by Douglas Groothuis

Unmasking the New Age
  • Length: 194 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5 × 8.5 in
  • Published: January 24, 1986
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  • ISBN: 978-0-87784-568-3
  • Item Code: 0568
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What is the New Age movement? Is it a conspiracy? What can Christians do about it?

In the last ten years the New Age has shifted out of the counterculture into the mainstream of society. Today its effects are felt in almost every aspect of life--medicine, politics, science, psychology and even religion.

--Fortune 500 corporations routinely send their managers to New Age seminars to expand their minds and increase productivity.

--Entertainer Shirley MacLaine has written two best-selling books that chronicle her conversion to the New Age.

--Doctors and therapists increasingly employ healing techniques that are based on pantheistic principles.

--Even advertisers on radio and television, in tune with New Age ideas, are telling us that we have unlimited potential.

Douglas Groothuis explains how the New Age combines Eastern mysticism with Western optimism and why it has become so popular. His thorough, biblical analysis helps Christians know how to respond to this aggressive movement.


1. The One for All
2. From the Counterculture to the New Age
3. Holistic Health
4. Exploring Human Potential in Psychology
5. The New God of Science
6. The Politics of Transformation
7. New Age Spirituality
8. Challenging the One for All
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Douglas Groothuis

Douglas Groothuis (PhD, University of Oregon) is professor of philosophy at Denver Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, including Christian Apologetics, Fire in the Streets, Philosophy in Seven Sentences, Unmasking the New Age, Truth Decay, On Pascal, On Jesus, and Walking Through Twilight. He has written for scholarly journals such as Religious Studies, Sophia, Research in Philosophy and Technology, Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society, and Philosophia Christi, as well as for numerous popular magazines.