About Cults

The Amish are in the news again and this time not for helping to inspire Michael Pearl’s teachings.  I have mentioned before how susceptible people can be to following false teachers and cult leaders.  Well, now we find an Amish cult leader.  Updated info here.

Cindy of Under Much Grace explains more about how people fall into cult thinking in The Counter-Cult Bias Against the Anti-Cult Perspective: Hank Hanegraaff’s Re-Victimization of Teen Mania Protestors and All Those Who Overcome Spiritual Abuse.

In case you were wondering, Hank Hanegraaff was reacting to a documentary on MSNBC on Nov 6, 2011 about Cult Exit and Cult Recovery.

Speaking of cults, here is another exposure of abuse in the name of God.  When will it end?  *sigh*



  1. Eric on November 18, 2011 at 11:00 am

    It should perhaps be clarified that Teen Mania is “involved in cult exit and cult recovery” only because of people exiting and recovering from them. At the moment, they’re rather opposed to the process, for obvious reasons.

    • Hermana Linda on November 18, 2011 at 12:41 pm

      Oh, thank you. I’ll look into how I can make that clearer.

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