World accommodating new religious movements
The people who join these NRMs are often from professional backgrounds and feel rejected by their own family.Therefore these NRMs offer a surrogate family.: 'The Kendal Project'.
Such groups may feel they are dis-privileged – not receiving their economic rewards or social status.
Sects offer a solution to this through theodicy of dis-privilege – religious explanation of their suffering.
==NEW RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS== From the early 60’s, there was a large growth of the number of religious organisations in society.
CHURCH – Large, universalistic organisations aimed to include the whole of society.
Although m/c people are materially well off, they may feel they are spiritually deprived, especially in today’s materialistic, consumeristic world.