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Cult research resources
  July 20-25, 1999

Psychological Manipulation, cult groups, sects, and new religious movements

New cult research resources


Cult Awareness Network confidential records sold

Louis Jolyon West death

Maryland Task Force to Study the Effects of Cult Activities on Public Senior Higher Education Institutions

John G. Clark Award Page for Distinguished Scholarship in Cultic Studies



Cults 101
new topics

Group Profiles/Resources

Bible Based Groups
Group profiles added 7/22/99

Bible Speaks

Children Of God, COG

Church of the First Born

Covenant Community Fellowship

Darrell Dunn

Faith Assembly

Faith Tabernacle


Good Shephered Tabernacle

His Rest Christian Fellowship

International Churches of Christ

Jews For Jesus

Jehovah's Witnesses

Northeast Kingdom Community Church

Opus Dei

Prophet Carl Lundgren

The Work/Sinful Messiah

Yahweh Ben Yahweh

Yahweh Temple of the Black Hebrews

Set Free Christian Center, Calvary Chapel Outreach
"Concern about Set Free Christian Center, Calvary Chapel Outreach in Costa Mesa. Phil Aguilar. Oden Fong" Cult Observer, Vol. 8, No. 7, 1991
International Churches of Christ
New ICC links page

Eastern Based Groups

Brahma Kumaris

International Society of Divine Love, ISDL

Sri Chinmoy

Thakar Singh

Transcendental Meditation
"Ex-TMers Settle [Iowa's Maharishi International University]," Cult Observer, Vol. 8, No. 7, 1991
Fourth Way

Fellowship of Friends



Magazine Sales


"Food and Drug Administration rejects Scientology's call to ban Prozac," Cult Observer, Vol. 8, No. 7, 1991


Media Coverage

Media Web Sites
Cult and Group Related Topics


Cultic Studies Journal
Psychological Manipulation and Society
acdbull2.gif (864 bytes) Ideological Intransigence, Democratic Centralism, and Cultism: A Case Study from the Political Left
Dennis Tourish
Cultic Studies Journal, Vol. 15, No. 1, 1999  complete text
"Cult Experience: Psychological Abuse, Distress, Personality Characteristics, and Changes in Personal Relationships"
Reported by Former Members of Church Universal and Triumphant.
Cultic Studies Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 1999  complete text


The Group Psychological Abuse Scale


Links suggestion, correction, and submission page
Group Type Index
Locating resources by "group type."
Bible-based groups
50 new bible-based group resource profiles added
Eastern based groups
30 new eastern/guru based group resource profiles added
Large Group Awareness Trainings (LGAT)
5 new LGAT's resource profiles added


CESNUR Critical Page


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