A Careful Writer Stalks the Truth About Scientology
Lawrence Wright's book "Going Clear: Scientology, Celebrity, and the Prison of Belief" explains that more people appear willing to discuss Scientology's image problems.(The New York Times)
Twists in Bethany Deaton Murder Case Put Spotlight on Charismatic Sect
International House of Prayer disavows splinter group. (The New York Times)
Where Are the Cults?
For many years, conservative religious leaders have bemoaned the popularity of cults, which reputedly deceive so many innocent people. The time may come, though, when those same pastors and priests look back nostalgically to the days when they still had cults to fight. (RCR)