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Drinking the Kool-Aid: The Architecture of Fringe Religions - Archinect

Fri, 12/09/2016 - 12:24

Archinect

Drinking the Kool-Aid: The Architecture of Fringe Religions
Archinect
Heaven's Gate are basically your prototypical late 20th century UFO cult. They're most famous for their mass suicide, intended to beam their souls up to a UFO purportedly hiding behind Comet Hale-Bopp. When they committed suicide, the Heaven's Gate ...

Birds, Stones, and Jaguars: Piecing Together the Multifaceted Ancient Olmec Religion - Ancient Origins

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 20:26

Birds, Stones, and Jaguars: Piecing Together the Multifaceted Ancient Olmec Religion
Ancient Origins
The Bilingual-Mayan inscription of Comalcalco and decipherment of the La Venta celts and Olmec iconography allows one to understand much about the ancient Olmec religion and its cult associations. Specifically, the major sources of information on the ...

Netflix Gem #87: Stake Land - Audiences Everywhere (press release) (blog)

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 09:20

Audiences Everywhere (press release) (blog)

Netflix Gem #87: Stake Land
Audiences Everywhere (press release) (blog)
And what would the apocalypse be without scary religious cults? This one calls themselves the Christian Army of Aryans and they pose an even more powerful threat to our heroes as they venture north to New Eden (Canada, obviously) looking for a better life.

Khmer Krom: Recently Passed 'Religion Law' Thwarts Religious Freedom in Vietnam - UNPO

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 17:25

UNPO

Khmer Krom: Recently Passed 'Religion Law' Thwarts Religious Freedom in Vietnam
UNPO
The Government Committee for Religious Affairs says the law will increase its management scope and help thwart hardline groups, such as sects and cults and others who use religion to threaten national unity. It insists that under the law – drafted by ...

Faith-based network announces 'sanctuary churches' - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:41

TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

Faith-based network announces 'sanctuary churches'
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
A dozen churches across Minnesota are declaring their places of worship to be “sanctuaries” for immigrants seeking refuge, and more are gearing up to do the same. A network of houses of worship will double as safe places for immigrants seeking “safety, ...

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Crusader Kings II's Monks & Mystics DLC to Explore Religion & Cults - Gaming Respawn

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 16:43

Crusader Kings II's Monks & Mystics DLC to Explore Religion & Cults
Gaming Respawn
The Monks & Mystics expansion will explore the religious side of the game in more detail and will add cults, relgious groups and even societies, both secret and public. Players will be able to join these societies and work their way through the ranks ...
Crusader Kings 2's Monks & Mystics DLC adds options for cults and cloud wizard worshipPCGamesN

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21 Best Things to Do in Dallas This Week: December 6-12 - Dallas Observer

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 14:59

Dallas Observer

21 Best Things to Do in Dallas This Week: December 6-12
Dallas Observer
I mean, minus the polyester leisure suits, religious cults and Richard Nixon. No, we're thinking of lava lamps, shag carpets, platform shoes and, best of all, the roller disco parties. If you have the same fantasy, you can make do without the time ...

Crusader Kings 2's Monks & Mystics DLC adds options for cults and cloud wizard worship - PCGamesN

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 13:53

Crusader Kings 2's Monks & Mystics DLC adds options for cults and cloud wizard worship
PCGamesN
Characters can join monastic orders, secret cults and Gnostic heresies. As the members go up, so does the power of the religion's leaders. You can even recreate your very own Assassin's Creed conflict of cults, with assassins to murder your enemies and ...

Prince Harry visits orphanage run by controversial religious cult MOONIES - Express.co.uk

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 14:55

Express.co.uk

Prince Harry visits orphanage run by controversial religious cult MOONIES
Express.co.uk
The cult, known as the Unification Church was created by the late Rev Sun Myung Moon, who was accused of brainwashing followers, choosing whom they married in mass weddings, and fleecing them of cash. Harry, 32, went to the Joshua House Children ...

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How to talk someone out of a damaging cult - EconoTimes

Sun, 12/04/2016 - 01:03

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult
EconoTimes
We have spent decades talking to current and former members of all kinds of cults, from religious-based groups like the Branch Davidians to political groups on the far right and far left and even psychotherapy cults like the Center For Feeling Therapy.

People in Vietnam think a controversial new law is just a smokescreen for government repression - Business Insider

Sat, 12/03/2016 - 03:38

People in Vietnam think a controversial new law is just a smokescreen for government repression
Business Insider
The Government Committee for Religious Affairs says the law will increase its management scope and help thwart hardline groups, such as sects and cults and others who use religion to threaten national unity. It insists that under the law – drafted by ...

Crusader Kings II – Monks and Mystics expansion coming soon, watch the announcement trailer here - Flickering Myth (blog)

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 17:09

Flickering Myth (blog)

Crusader Kings II – Monks and Mystics expansion coming soon, watch the announcement trailer here
Flickering Myth (blog)
Paradox Interactive have announced that religion will be the focus in Monks & Mystics, the latest expansion pack for the hit medieval strategy role playing game, Crusader Kings II. As well as the introduction of monastic orders and secret cults the ...
Crusader Kings 2 Monks & Mystics DLC lets you join the IlluminatiPC Invasion (blog)
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How to talk someone out of a damaging cult - Raw Story - Raw Story

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:59

Raw Story

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult - Raw Story
Raw Story
Jim Jones persuaded his followers to move to Guyana and commit suicide … not what they initially signed up for. (Nancy Wong). Don't miss stories. Follow Raw ...

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How to talk someone out of a damaging cult - Raw Story

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:59

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult
Raw Story
We have spent decades talking to current and former members of all kinds of cults, from religious-based groups like the Branch Davidians to political groups on the far right and far left and even psychotherapy cults like the Center For Feeling Therapy.

Is Vietnam's new religion law a smokescreen for political repression? - South China Morning Post

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 05:22

South China Morning Post

Is Vietnam's new religion law a smokescreen for political repression?
South China Morning Post
The Government Committee for Religious Affairs says the law will increase its management scope and help thwart hardline groups, such as sects and cults and others who use religion to threaten national unity. It insists that under the law – drafted by ...

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult - The Conversation UK

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 05:19

How to talk someone out of a damaging cult
The Conversation UK
We have spent decades talking to current and former members of all kinds of cults, from religious-based groups like the Branch Davidians to political groups on the far right and far left and even psychotherapy cults like the Center For Feeling Therapy.

Investigating Hope: The complaint - The State Press

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 23:06

The State Press

Investigating Hope: The complaint
The State Press
Four categories of conduct violations, six categories of unhealthy practices, eight categories of emotional and psychological abuse, 44 indicators of religious cult activity, 14 contributors and 123 pages — this makes up a complaint submitted to ASU ...

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FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying? - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:03

FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying?
Hurriyet Daily News
These mothers and fathers had to leave their children at the hands of religious cults with the hope that they go to school, get educated and have a profession. While they are collecting their children's tiny bodies, they are consoled with words like ...

FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying? - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 17:03

FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying?
Hurriyet Daily News
These mothers and fathers had to leave their children at the hands of religious cults with the hope that they go to school, get educated and have a profession. While they are collecting their children's tiny bodies, they are consoled with words like ...

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FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying? - Hurriyet Daily News

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 16:35

FİKRET BİLA >Why are our kids dying?
Hurriyet Daily News
These mothers and fathers had to leave their children at the hands of religious cults with the hope that they go to school, get educated and have a profession. While they are collecting their children's tiny bodies, they are consoled with words like ...

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