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The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind - Gizmodo

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:43

The Online Legacy of a Suicide Cult and the Webmasters Who Stayed Behind
Gizmodo
Religious zealotry was substantial part of the group's culture, sure, but it was mixed with an odd interplay of technology and science—space travel, in particular. Do even referred to the classroom where he proselytized before his so-called students ...

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:29

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer
Patheos (blog)
First he repaired the altar of the Lord that had been thrown down; 31 Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the Lord came, saying, “Your name shall be Israel.” Israel, if you remember ...

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:29

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer
Patheos (blog)
The Christian story says God can always be found: as we experience God's presence in the midst of our ordinary, everyday lives. This means God ... She brought with her prophets of Baal, Asherah, and customs of worship befitting those cults. These ...

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 09:29

The SHIFT from Illusion to Prayer
Patheos (blog)
The economy was booming, and Ahab married a woman the Sidonian princess Jezebel. She brought with her prophets of Baal, Asherah, and customs of worship befitting those cults. These became the official .... Peterson's almost as cranky as Elijah—one of ...

Islam and the "Killing of Innocents" - Gatestone Institute

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 05:06

Islam and the "Killing of Innocents"
Gatestone Institute
Better known are his reprisals against three Jewish tribes, two of whom were expelled from Medina, while the men of the third, the Banu Qurayza, were condemned to death by Sa'd ibn Mu'adh, whose judgement was endorsed by Muhammad. As many as 900 male ...

Funeral notice - Herald and News

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 04:18

Funeral notice
Herald and News
19, 2014, in Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd, 541-883-3458. © 2014 Herald and News. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Thanks for visiting the Herald and News. You have reached your ...

Historic Anti-Semitism Conference at UN - American Thinker (blog)

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:18

Historic Anti-Semitism Conference at UN
American Thinker (blog)
“As a Christian nation,” he said, “we believe in the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and the twelve tribes of Israel. … This God has said, 'I will bless those who bless Israel and curse those who curse Israel.' ” That is why, according to Pastor Mario ...

Historic Anti-Semitism Conference at UN - American Thinker (blog)

Google News - Twelve Tribes - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:18

Historic Anti-Semitism Conference at UN
American Thinker (blog)
“As a Christian nation,” he said, “we believe in the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and the twelve tribes of Israel. … This God has said, 'I will bless those who bless Israel and curse those who curse Israel.' ” That is why, according to Pastor Mario ...

Rename secularism. Call it 'dharma' or righteous administration - Economic Times (blog)

Google News - Religous Cults - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:07

Rename secularism. Call it 'dharma' or righteous administration
Economic Times (blog)
When PM Narendra Modi mockingly stated in Japan that 'secular' people would disapprove of his gifting the Bhagwad Gita to Emperor Akihito, he seemed to echo what has become a caricatured version of secularism, namely an un-Indian cult decrying anything ...

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Rename secularism. Call it 'dharma' or righteous administration - Economic Times (blog)

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 02:07

Rename secularism. Call it 'dharma' or righteous administration
Economic Times (blog)
When PM Narendra Modi mockingly stated in Japan that 'secular' people would disapprove of his gifting the Bhagwad Gita to Emperor Akihito, he seemed to echo what has become a caricatured version of secularism, namely an un-Indian cult decrying anything ...

New Milford - The Greater New Milford Spectrum

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 01:11

New Milford
The Greater New Milford Spectrum
20, 5-7 p.m. Hosted by Good Shepherd Lodge at Odd Fellows Hall, 25 Danbury Road (Route 7). $12/adult. $10/senior. $5/child 4-12. Free/child under 4 ... 21, 4 p.m. Merryall Union Chapel, Chapel Hill Road. With the Rev. Gregory Wismar, retried, of the ...

Calendar - Statesman Journal

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:48

Statesman Journal

Calendar
Statesman Journal
... prayers inspired by the peace of God our Shepherd. The music will be performed by Ad lucem, a women's vocal trio from Silverton assisted by guest musicians, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Queen of Angels Monastery Chapel, Monastery Chapel, 840 S Main St, Mt. Angel.

What We're Listening To: Songs of the Summer - Roanoke Times (blog)

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:42

What We're Listening To: Songs of the Summer
Roanoke Times (blog)
Our thanks and blessings to the nurses at Gentle Shepherd Hospice and to the staff at Pheasant Ridge Nursing Facility. A Memorial Service will be held at noon on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Oakey's South Chapel. The family will receive friends from ...

BWW Reviews: GHOST FROM A PERFECT PLACE, Arcola Theatre, September ... - Broadway World

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:03

BWW Reviews: GHOST FROM A PERFECT PLACE, Arcola Theatre, September ...
Broadway World
Of course, in those more innocent days, internet technology was not even dreamt of, and the bonkers religions were more often found in the cults of David Koresh or Jimmy Jones rather than as participants in asymmetric quasi-warfare. There's an update ...

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Senior Health Fair is Sept. 25 - Roanoke Times

Google News - Shepards Chapel - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:40

Senior Health Fair is Sept. 25
Roanoke Times
Our thanks and blessings to the nurses at Gentle Shepherd Hospice and to the staff at Pheasant Ridge Nursing Facility. A Memorial Service will be held at noon on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Oakey's South Chapel. The family will receive friends from ...

Five detained in raid over alleged cult links - The Star Online

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:58

Five detained in raid over alleged cult links
The Star Online
MALACCA: Religious enforcers have uncovered a cult that purportedly uses black-feathered roosters as sacrifices “to appease the spirits”. Its leader is a 60-year-old man who claims to be the successor to the throne of the Malacca Sultanate. After a tip ...

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna - VICE

Google News - Religous Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:22

VICE

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna
VICE
It is now the most sanctified and religiose drug experience on earth and tends to lend itself to preistcraft, bullshit cults, and squirreliness in general. This is no fault of the drug but of the rapidly expanding, global retail culture that surrounds ...

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna - VICE

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 18:22

VICE

Psychedelic Drugs, Art, Music, and Other Drugs: An Interview with Finn McKenna
VICE
Last week in this column, I interviewed Terence McKenna's daughter, Klea. This week, I've interviewed Terence's son, Finn, who was born in 1978. I talked to Finn on the phone for about an hour and a half—the longest I've talked to anyone on the phone ...

'The Leftovers' - is new series from 'Lost' creators any good? - Irish Independent

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 17:01

Irish Independent

'The Leftovers' - is new series from 'Lost' creators any good?
Irish Independent
The Leftovers opened with a brief glimpse of the 'Sudden Departure', an event not far removed from the actual spiritual reckoning American Evangelicals believe could rock mankind at any moment. ... They were mourning wife and mother Laurie (Amy ...

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Mars Hill: Cautionary Tales From The Enron Of American Churches - Forbes

Google News - Spiritual Cults - Tue, 09/16/2014 - 15:27

Forbes

Mars Hill: Cautionary Tales From The Enron Of American Churches
Forbes
In life, blowhards and bullies will inevitably rise up and do their thing. In the field of management, they tend to rise up and do it with extra frequency and impact. And in religious organizations, they can often do it with maximum impact, because the ...

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