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Does the religious sector need a code of ethics? - News24

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 06:16

Does the religious sector need a code of ethics?
News24
These incidents and other similar cases we hear off but not reported makes me realise how vulnerable and blindly trusting followers of religion, cults and tradition can become. Religious leaders using all kinds and methods of “get rich, good luck ...

Good Shepherd lists Halethorpe property for sale - Baltimore Sun

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 06:02

Baltimore Sun

Good Shepherd lists Halethorpe property for sale
Baltimore Sun
The decision to sell the property was made following the nonprofit's announcement in February that it would be closing its residential treatment center on Maple Avenue, said Sister Mary Carolyn McQuaid, treasurer for the Sisters of the Good Shepherd ...

Save the Earth- Respect Indigenous People of the World - UdaipurTimes

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Mon, 08/07/2017 - 02:42

Save the Earth- Respect Indigenous People of the World
UdaipurTimes
The indigenous people in India are called Tribes. In Rajasthan there are about twelve major tribes. South Rajasthan has about 52 percent tribal population. They also suffer from the menace of displacement and cultural homogenization as their ...

The Nature of Faith - AUGUSTMAN

Google News - Religous Cults - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 18:14

AUGUSTMAN

The Nature of Faith
AUGUSTMAN
While religious cults are a dime a dozen, it is interestingly to note they feed on the same power source that gives life to mainstream theologies - the potency of faith. The leap of faith that requires you to believe the Earth and the ensuing cosmos ...

AK Party spokesman Mahir Ünal: Everyone's lifestyle, beliefs under state assurance - Daily Sabah

Google News - Religous Cults - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 17:07

Daily Sabah

AK Party spokesman Mahir Ünal: Everyone's lifestyle, beliefs under state assurance
Daily Sabah
On the other hand, there are many similar organizations around the world. These are what we call cults based on belief with the coordination of emotions and ideas. It is a messianic cult. Assessing it as a religious group is wrong because religious ...

It's, unsurprisingly, really difficult to make a documentary on Scientology - University Press

Google News - Scientology - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 14:50

University Press

It's, unsurprisingly, really difficult to make a documentary on Scientology
University Press
Besides that it was founded by sci-fi author L. Ron Hubbard, all I knew was that famous actors like Tom Cruise and John Travolta are part of the church. Documentary filmmaker Louis Theroux has been determined to make a film about Scientology since 2011.

Leah Remini Jokes That TCA Award For Scientology Series Is a Win 'For Comedy' - Decider

Google News - Scientology - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 09:08

Decider

Leah Remini Jokes That TCA Award For Scientology Series Is a Win 'For Comedy'
Decider
“I thank you for proving those theories wrong.” Remini's series is set to return for its second season, on Tuesday, August 15. A&E says Season 2 will include 10 hour-long episodes that further exploring accounts of former Scientology members whose ...

Why Are There No New Major Religions? - The Atlantic

Google News - Religous Cults - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 04:50

The Atlantic

Why Are There No New Major Religions?
The Atlantic
“Often cults are seen as aberrations, or a psychological phenomenon. Psychologists would see cult leaders as having delusions of grandeur. But I see them as something different—as baby religions,” said Susan Palmer, a sociologist and scholar of new ...

Why Are There No New Major Religions? - The Atlantic

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 04:50

The Atlantic

Why Are There No New Major Religions?
The Atlantic
His followers proclaimed him to be the prophet to succeed Muhammad, sparking a new religious movement based on his teachings, which was eventually called Millah Abraham. ... “Often cults are seen as aberrations, or a psychological phenomenon.

Aging Matters: Brookridge to host Harvest Chapel Kids, Circus Daze Clowns - Winston-Salem Journal

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sun, 08/06/2017 - 00:15

Aging Matters: Brookridge to host Harvest Chapel Kids, Circus Daze Clowns
Winston-Salem Journal
The Shepherd's Center of Greater Winston-Salem and the Forsyth County Public Library will hold a free Medicare workshop for people who will soon turn 65 to learn about Medicare and the options available. Trained counselors from the Seniors' Health ...

Leah Remini On TCA Award For Scientology Series: “I Had Hoped To Win For Comedy “ - Deadline

Google News - Scientology - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 23:50

Deadline

Leah Remini On TCA Award For Scientology Series: “I Had Hoped To Win For Comedy “
Deadline
“I spent most of my life being told the world outside Scientology would fail me, that I would fail, and that without it I wasn't worth a whole lot,” she told critics at their annual awards ceremony Saturday night. “I thank you for proving those ...
The Handmaid's Tale, Atlanta and This Is Us Win TCA AwardsAdweek
TCA Award Winners: 'The Handmaid's Tale,' 'This Is Us,' 'Atlanta,' Carrie Coon Take Top HonorsVariety
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Inside the crazy world of Raelism, the cult which believes aliens created humans - Times of India

Google News - Religous Cults - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 20:30

Times of India

Inside the crazy world of Raelism, the cult which believes aliens created humans
Times of India
Madhu Khanna, former director of Centre for Comparative Religion and Civilisation, Jamia Milia Islamia University, believes that such cults are born out of "extreme alienation that people experience" in today's life. Contending that one cannot call it ...

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Inside the crazy world of Raelism, the cult which believes aliens created humans - Times of India

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 20:30

Times of India

Inside the crazy world of Raelism, the cult which believes aliens created humans
Times of India
So how did this cult attract the otherwise God-fearing Indians? Is it an offshoot of similar cults such as the Aetherius Society founded by a spiritual teacher George King in 1955 (both believe aliens were the creators of the human race)? What are ...

It's a mystery why the cremains of St. Philip's founder were laid to rest in Corpus Christi - San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 18:06

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

It's a mystery why the cremains of St. Philip's founder were laid to rest in Corpus Christi
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Why was Artemisia Bowden, longtime administrator of St. Philip's College, interred at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Corpus Christi instead of somewhere in San Antonio? — The Rt. Rev. David M. Reed, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of ...

Woman made to pay pool-cleaning fees after swimming in burkini - WND.com

Google News - Religous Cults - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 17:38

WND.com

Woman made to pay pool-cleaning fees after swimming in burkini
WND.com
Hey, people, if you believe in religious freedom, you believe in religious freedom. Why do you have to be nearly naked to swim? Why can't you wear modest clothing made with swimsuit material? As a Christian, I'm concerned with rules for certain public ...

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New market and café coming to Asheville's Oakley neighborhood - Mountain Xpress

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 14:01

New market and café coming to Asheville's Oakley neighborhood
Mountain Xpress
As a part of the global Twelve Tribes religious group, Gladheart will also be able to tap into its network of sister communities to offer a few things not produced in Western North Carolina, such as olive oil grown and pressed by a Twelve Tribes ...

Think You're Creeped Out By R. Kelly's Sex Cult? Here Are 6 Cults That Are Legit Horrifying - In Touch Weekly

Google News - Religous Cults - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 11:06

In Touch Weekly

Think You're Creeped Out By R. Kelly's Sex Cult? Here Are 6 Cults That Are Legit Horrifying
In Touch Weekly
According to a former member, the religious group preyed on runaways and people who didn't feel like they "belonged" and then isolated them to the point where they no longer knew what was right or wrong. Surprisingly, the cult is still around today.

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Faith Calendar: Aug. 5 - South Bend Tribune

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 06:10

Faith Calendar: Aug. 5
South Bend Tribune
New Life Center, 1002 S. 32nd St., South Bend, will host a three-day Revival Crusade with evangelists Carol Shepherd and Julie Sesco. Services will begin at 6 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. The public is invited to attend. For more information, call 574 ...

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Verda Templin, 98 - Crow River Media

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Sat, 08/05/2017 - 03:03

Crow River Media

Verda Templin, 98
Crow River Media
She was a founding member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, served as a Missionary Society President, as a 4-H Leader and was active in the Farmer's Union. She always believed ... Arrangements by Johnson-McBride Funeral Chapel of Glencoe.

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