US cult expert+sociologist warns of child abuse in the 12 Tribes+2 other cults

Source: International Journal of Cultic Studies Volume 1, 2010, 27-48 Original title of essay (The Northeast Kingdom Community is short for Northeast Kingdom Community Church, name the 12 Tribes had previously): House of Judah, the Northeast Kingdom Community, and ‘the Jonestown Problem’ Downplaying Child Physical Abuses and Ignoring Serious Evidence Stephen A. Kent Department of…

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Danos causados por algumas seitas e NMR (ref. as Doze Tribos)

Source: Acidigital    /  related paper from ICSA:–a-conference-for-scholars-policy-makers-csj-3-1 Lic. José Maria Baamonde Apesar do que normalmente a sociedade acredita, são muitos os danos causados por certos novos movimentos religiosos e não somente no âmbito das pessoas que aderem ou seus familiares mais próximos. A seguir consignaremos uma lista elaborada pela Wingspread Conference, reunida na cidade…

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The most dangerous cult of all

Robert T. Pardon   Bob Pardon is director of the New England Institute of Religious Research (NEIRR), and of MeadowHaven, a cult recovery facility, in Lakeville, Massachusetts (see  He has been an AIIA Resource Associate since 1995. I recently received an e-mail that contained the following message in its subject line: “URGENT CRISIS!” My…

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Women, Elderly, and Children In Religious Cults (incl.12 Tribes)

Source: Icsa article Marcia Rudin Abstract Although most reports concerning cults suggest that the majority of converts are young adults, there is growing documentation attesting to the negative impact of cults on elderly and children. In addition, special abuses of women in cults have become a cause of concern. This paper discusses reports on the…

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