Quantcast


Twitter icon


Facebook icon

About this site
About us
Our beliefs
Is this your first visit?
Contact us
External links

Recommended books

Visitors' essays
Our forum
New essays
Other features
Buy a CD of this site
Vital notes

World religions
BUDDHISM
CHRISTIANITY
-Christian definition
 -Shared beliefs
 -Handling change
 -Bible topics
 -Bible inerrancy
 -Bible harmony
 -Interpret the Bible
 -Persons
 -Beliefs & creeds
 -Da Vinci code
 -Revelation, 666
 -Denominations
HINDUISM
ISLAM
JUDAISM
WICCA / WITCHCRAFT
Other religions
Cults and NRMs
Comparing Religions

Non-theistic beliefs
Atheism
Agnosticism
Humanism
Other

About all religions
Main topics
Basic information
Gods & Goddesses
Handling change
Doubt & security
Quotes
Movies
Confusing terms
Glossary
End of the World?
True religion?
Seasonal events
Science vs. Religion
More information

Spiritual/ethics
Spirituality
Morality & ethics
Absolute truth

Peace/conflict
Attaining peace
Religious tolerance
Religious freedom
Religious hatred
Religious conflict
Religious violence

"Hot" topics
Very hot topics
Ten Commandments
Abortion access
Assisted suicide
Cloning
Death penalty
Environment

Same-sex marriage

Homosexuality
Human rights
Gays in the military
Nudism
Origins
Sex & gender
Sin
Spanking
Stem cells
Transexuality
Women-rights
Other topics

Laws and news
Religious laws
Religious news

Sponsored links

 

!!!!!!!! Search error!  If the URL ends something like .htm/  or .htm# delete the character(s) after .htm and hit return.


Menu:


a.k.a. New Religious Movements.

Are they Spiritual, Positive, Gentle, Harmless,
Heretical, Mind Controlling, Dangerous,
Homicidal.... or all of the above?

horizontal rule

Sponsored link.

horizontal rule

Topics covered in this section of the Website:

bullet Introduction to Cults and New Religious Movements (NRMs) < Please read this first
 
bulletAttitudes towards minority religions:
bulletBy Americans
bulletBy American Christians
bulletThree approaches: religious pluralism, exclusivism & inclusivism
 
bulletGeneral Information about "Cults":
bulletDefinitions of terms: cults, sects and denominations
bulletLevels of mind control within high-demand religious groups
bulletCoercive techniques used by high-demand religious groups
bulletBrainwashing in religious groups - is it possible?
bulletThe case of Elizabeth Smart: was she brainwashed?
bulletAcademic studies of new religions
bulletJoining a "cult": Religious conversion to a legitimate faith group, or criminal entrapment by an evil cult?
 
bulletNegative aspects of dangerous new religious groups:
bulletDestructive, doomsday cults:
bulletDescriptions of ten destructive or potentially destructive cults
bulletFBI "Megiddo Project" about doomsday religious cults
bulletCSIS (Canadian Security Intelligence Service) report on dangerous cults
bulletSafe sects? Early warning signs of "bad religions"
bulletCommon signs of destructive cults
 
bulletOrganizations targeting new religious movements:
bulletFor their unorthodox theological beliefs:
bulletThe Counter-Cult Movement (CCM)
bulletThe groups that the CCM Targets
bulletCCM criticism of this web site
 
bulletFor allegedly criminal activity:
bulletThe Anti-Cult Movement (ACM)
bulletThe Satanic mind control Hoax
 
bulletAttacks by national governments on new religious movements
bulletOverview
bulletDecline of religions freedom in parts of Europe
bulletBelgium
bulletFrance
bulletGermany
bulletGreece
bulletRussia
bulletU.S. statement on government religious oppression in Europe

horizontal rule

Sponsored link:

horizontal rule

bulletThe main faith groups which have been unjustly targeted by the ACM, CCM and oppressive governments are listed below. Please note that these are well-established new religious movements and not dangerous, doomsday cults.
bulletThe Brethren
bulletThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)
bulletChristian Scienc
bulletChurch of Scientology
bulletEckankar
bulletFalun Gong/Falun Dafa
bulletThe Family, formerly called The Children of God
bulletThe "Garbage Eaters": common derogatory name for The Brethren
bulletHare Krishna - ISKCON
bulletJehovah's Witnesses
bulletNeo-Paganism
bulletNew Age
bulletSanteria 
bulletSatanism
bulletUnification Church
bulletVodun (Voodoo)
bulletThe Way
bulletWicca
 
bulletOther topics:
bulletBooks about New Religious Movements
bulletChurches that reject medical treatment in favor of prayer
bulletAre the ACM and CCM a positive or negative influence?
 
bullet"Cult" news:
bulletArticles in the media about "cults"

horizontal rule
How you got here

Site navigation: Home page > here

horizontal rule

Last update: 2011-OCT-15

line.gif (538 bytes)
Sponsored link

Go to the previous page, or choose:

horizontal rule

Google
Web ReligiousTolerance.org
Go to home page  We would really appreciate your help

E-mail us about errors, etc.  Purchase a CD of this web site

FreeFind search, lists of new essays...  Having problems printing our essays?

Google Page Translator:

This page translator works on Firefox,
Opera, Chrome, and Safari browsers only

After translating, click on the "show
original" button at the top of this
page to restore page to English.

 
Sponsored links: