Event Title

1982 Program Overview

Presenter Information

Cedarville University


Cedarville, Staley

Start Date

2-16-1982 10:00 AM

End Date

2-18-1982 11:00 AM


Lecture Theme: Modern Cults and Brainwashing


Professor James Bjornstad is the founder and executive director of the Institute of Contemporary Christianity in Oakland, New Jersey, an organization involved in researching the current religious movements and practices in the United States. He is associate professor of philosophy and theology at Northeastern Bible College in Essex Fells, New Jersey and serves as the chairman of the Department of Biblical Education.

In addition to his formal training at Northeastern Bible College, New York Theological Seminary, and New York University, he has spent sixteen years in the area of religious research. A recognized scholar in the area of current religious movements, trends, and practices, Professor Bjornstad has lectured extensively in colleges, universities, seminaries, and graduate schools, as well as in churches and conferences throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. He is the author of numerous articles for newspapers, magazines, and journals and has written several books, including Stars, Signs and Salvation in the Age of Aquarius, The Transcendental Mirage, The Moon is Not the Son, and Counterfeits at Your Door.

Professor Bjornstad is a member of several educational and professional societies, including Delta Epsilon Chi, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Evangelical Philosophical Society, and the American Philosophical Society. He is included in Who's Who in Contemporary Authors, Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in America, and Who's Who in Religion.

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Religion Commons


Feb 16th, 10:00 AM Feb 18th, 11:00 AM

1982 Program Overview

Lecture Theme: Modern Cults and Brainwashing


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