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Concerning cults
April 1998
Cults and other religions

Concerning cults

1. The International Church of Christ (ICC)The story is a familiar one. And often it can be a distressing and even tragic story. In order to illustrate the point, here are two real situations which occurred recently and are known to the writer.A young lady from Wales recently studied in a Midlands college for…

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Alpha courses and Catholicism
March 1998
Cults and other religions

Alpha courses and Catholicism

Among the various churches recommended by the Daily Telegraph for Christmas worship last December was a parish church in West London called Holy Trinity, Brompton. The vicar of this ‘thriving Anglican evangelical church’, wrote the concerned reporter, is ‘the Rev. Sandy Millar, a pioneer of the Alpha courses ... and a persuasive preacher who…

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(May 1997
Cults and other religions

The MARTIANS are coming!

The man who declared eight months ago that NASA had discovered evidence of life on Mars has now admitted, 'It's too early to come to a final conclusion about life on Mars. We're still in the discovery process.'Delivering a progress report at the twenty-eighth annual conference on Lunar and Planetary Science (19 March, 1997)…

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August 1995
Cults and other religions

Who goes there?

Many church 'open airs' would love to be able to turn out such a fame gathering of smartly dressed, hymn-singing young people. Yet the gathering shown opposite, outside the National Maritime Museum in the Albert Dock complex in Liverpool, is not of young Christians but Mormons, recently arrived from the United States and undertaking…

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Dancing Along. The Journey to the Orthodox Church
February 1995
Cults and other religions

Dancing Along. The Journey to the Orthodox Church

Frank Schaeffer, the only son of the late Francis Schaeffer, has become the most famous and militant convert to the Eastern Orthodox Church. His new 300 page book, Dancing alone: the quest for Orthodox faith in the age of false religion, has just appeared (Holy Cross Press, Massachusetts, $20). In his foreword the Greek…

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Concerning Cults
January 1970
Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults

Two-by-Twos: the Nameless CultEryl DaviesIf you want to understand the 'Two-by-Two' or nameless group, you need to be aware of the following four things. First, several divisions have taken place during their one hundred years history, which we reviewed in the previous article. One splinter-group can be identified as the 'Cooneyites' who followed Edward…

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