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The young seekers had matured into middle age, and children had become a significant feature of most NRMs.
In the face of total global economic collapse, the prospects of a massive international war are increasing.
Historically, periods of imperial decline and economic crisis are marked by increased international violence and war.
Their enthusiasm for Asian mysticism, new forms of psychotherapy, or new fervent expressions of evangelical Christianity led them to join exciting new religions in the hope of experiencing the numinous, finding the authentic self, or transforming the world and themselves.
This religious resurgence occurred in both America and Europe.