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In "Building Bridges," a Tapestry of Faith program
When theology erodes and organization
crumbles, when the institutional framework of
religion begins to break up, the search for a
direct experience which people can feel to
be religious facilitates the rise of cults. — Daniel Bell, sociologist
IN TODAY'S WORKSHOP... we looked at characteristics of cults. We saw that often they exhibit abusive behavior, and we discussed how to recognize and get out of abusive relationships. We reflected on how to help a friend who might be attracted to a cult-like belief system or community.
Whom do I trust that I can turn to when I need a reality check? Can my friends and family trust me in that way?
EXPLORE THE TOPICS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS
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Last updated on Thursday, November 14, 2013.
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