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Blown For Good: Behind the Iron Curtain of Scientology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 140,280. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Nominated by Foreword Magazine as 2009 Book of the Year award finalist. Marc Headley provides a rare, never before seen insider's look at life inside Scientology. He spent 15 years at their secret headquarters - a 500 acre property located deep in the California desert. "...well-paced and an entertaining read." Perrybulwer.com
Shoes of a Servant
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,920. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
Motivated by idealism and inspired by the lyrics of her favorite songs, Diane Benscoter left home at age 17 in search of answers. She found those answers in a religious cult known as the Moonies. Often humorous and always heartbreaking , Benscoter’s story carries the reader into the world of mental manipulation, providing compelling insight on how human vulnerabilities open the door for extremism.
Recovering Agency: Lifting the Veil of Mormon Mind Control
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,180. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
As a former Mormon, Luna Lindsey presents years of research into social psychology and the science of cult dynamics, to describe 31 mind control techniques, alongside examples of their use in Mormon scripture, lessons, and from the pulpit.
The Cult That Snapped
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 166,950. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
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Dr. Wierwille had a farm, and on that farm he had a cult.... "The Cult That Snapped" is the definitive history and exposé of The Way International, once one of the largest cults in America. Written by a seven-year member and graduate of the 14th Way Corps, it's a personal story within a detailed history, illuminated by interviews with former top leaders and the women who knew them.
The Guru Looked Good: An Impious Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,930. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
The Guru Looked Good tells the real-life story of a young woman leaving her Manhattan life to join an internationally known yoga movement headed by a glamorous female guru--the same organization and guru featured in the bestseller, Eat, Pray, Love. Set in a culture where it is impossible to speak one's mind, this is the story of a person unable to give up forever what she wants and who she is.
Wiccan Candle Spells And Candle Magick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
This book shows that candle spells are effective when the motive is right, the desire is pure and the belief is strong. As with most religions, those that don’t understand the Wiccan religion are quick to dismiss it and the magical power of candles. A misunderstanding of the Wiccan rituals, including candle spells, deter people from taking part in a centuries old tradition.
Desvendando Exu: O Guardião dos Caminhos
Price: $9.98 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Da África até o Brasil, atravessando oceanos e vencendo a escravidão: Exu é rei! Os segredos e a magia de Exu, o Guardião dos Caminhos, desvendados através das raízes da Quimbanda Tradicional.
La Santa Muerte. El culto de los que oran y los que matan
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,630. Language: Spanish. Published: February 22, 2018 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Deism
Su imagen es tenebrosa y, a su vez, adorada en toda Latinoamérica. La gente sencilla le levanta altares en un rincón de su casa. Es la Santa de los desheredados, de los pobres y de los perseguidos. Es la deidad de los policías, y también la de los delincuentes, y muchos suelen tatuarse su imagen como protección. Esta obra es un rico y actualizado panorama de este peculiar culto.
The Jonestown Massacre: What We Must Not Forget
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: American English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
November 18, 2018: the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre. On that dark day in 1978, nine hundred and nine Americans died of cyanide poison in a jungle village named after the pastor who deceived and then murdered them. Understanding how and why they were deceived could save your life or the life of someone you love.
Christianity and the Secret Teachings of the Masonic Lodge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
Is there anything wrong with a Christian being a member of the Lodge? We document how Masonry conflicts and denies foundational Christian truths. Masons are promised that nothing in Masonry’s teachings will ever conflict with their own Christian belief. Has Masonry lied to or deceived Christians? In this book, you will find answers to all these questions from the Masonic Ritual & the Bible.
Legends of Mount Shasta
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
Mount Shasta has long been known globally as a place of myth and legend. Many recent and fantastic stories are being told about a hidden Lemurian city of Telos beneath the mountain and it's ruler, Adama. Shasta was also the home of Sister Thedra who channeled Sananda, whom she believed to be the Christ. Fascinating historical research on the background of these legends.
Poseidon: A Spero Devotional
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft & wicca, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
Poseidon is brother to Zeus, Hades, Demeter, and Hera, and rules the Oceans, Earthquakes, and Horses. Not to mention, He has some of the freakiest looking children... In this very short work, you will find Poseidon's family tree, a description of his various misadventures, a guided meditation, an invocation, and two prayers.
Falun Gong - The Force is With Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious cults
A concise chapbook on the origin, beliefs and possible destiny of the fastest-growing religion in the world: a variation of the Jedi religion in Star Wars. Why do they fear extraterrestrials? What does it have in common with esoteric Nazism? Is it a danger to the Chinese Government? Or even the entire world? Includes extensive footnotes and references.

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