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All articles & reviews tagged with cults-and-other-religions

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April 1999
Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults-Exclusive Brethren – Taylorites

Aberdeen, July 1970. Does this date and location have any significance for you?Probably not. However, for those readers who were, or still are, members of the Exclusive Brethren then the date will probably be significant. And the reason? Well, Aberdeen, July 1970 was a milestone for many Exclusives; it was a crisis and a…

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March 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Waco and religious liberty [4]

Two days after the Waco holocaust on 19 April 1993, a newspaper interviewed Graham Baldwin, a former London University chaplain, who had previously helped to bring approximately 200 people out of various cults. With an eye partly on Waco, Baldwin remarked, ‘It is no good people saying that everybody has a right to join…

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January 1999
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults

I am grateful to readers who write to me in response to my Evangelical Times articles. The letters are always interesting and useful. Some provide me with valuable additional information and insights into a cult, while others are extremely critical of what I write. But each letter is considered carefully and often referred to…

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November 1998
Articles > Cults and other religions

Waco and the Branch Davidians

It was 19 April 1993 and the first week of our college summer term. At the end of one class, a little before 11.00 a.m., I walked down the corridor towards my room only to be greeted with the news that there was an urgent telephone call waiting for me in the main office.…

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October 1998
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults – Worldwide Church of God: 3

A return visit. That is how I describe this month’s article. And it is a return visit to the Worldwide Church of God. The reasons? Well, there has been an encouraging response from several readers concerning my articles on the WCG. Not all have agreed with me, but most comments have been constructive. Secondly,…

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September 1998
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults – The Worldwide Church of God (2)

In this second article we evaluate the changes which have occurred within the WCG. The changes have been extensive and startling, but are they adequate? Have the doctrinal changes filtered through to affect members and leaders at local levels? These important questions will be considered below. Further background For the United Kingdom, Ireland and…

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August 1998
Articles > Cults and other religions

Concerning Cults – The Worldwide Church of God

A major U-turn. That is the only way you can describe it. Such U-turns occur often in the world of politics, business, sport and other areas of society. But recently we have witnessed a major U-turn in the cult world. I am referring to the Worldwide Church of God (WCG) which was founded by…

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