A controversial religious group with roots in Carson City, Michigan, known for its secretive operations and alleged abuses.
A spiritual movement advocating for perfection and divine kingship in Christ.
A global spiritual movement merging ancient wisdom with modern beliefs to foster a world that works for all.
A secretive society with doomsday beliefs, reincarnation, and arranged marriages.
A secret cult entangled with alleged serial killings and voodoo rituals in early 20th-century Louisiana.
A controversial Christian sect with a focus on eschatology, plain dress, and a history of divisive beliefs and practices.
A transformative Christian movement founded on messages from ascended masters, promoting spiritual ascension and American nationalism.
Bringing the Gospel to children worldwide through clubs and a range of innovative programs.
An evangelical organization intertwining faith and athletics to guide athletes towards a relationship with Jesus Christ.
A transformative and controversial workshop program aiming to foster empathy and connection among students.
A dynamic Orthodox Jewish Hasidic movement known for its outreach and educational activities worldwide.
A controversial Christian ministry at the heart of a landmark legal and free speech debate in Australia.
A global Christian movement known for its revivalist teachings and the Toronto Blessing phenomenon.
A controversial Marian devotion center accused of cult-like practices and financial exploitation.
A global interdenominational Christian organization dedicated to evangelism, discipleship, and the establishment of spiritual movements worldwide.
A controversial psychotherapy institute led by Peter Gill, known for its unconventional methods and teachings on atheism.
A controversial spiritual development program entangled in debates over cult-like practices.
A Christ-centered, Spirit-powered movement expanding globally through vibrant, community-focused congregations.
A controversial congregation facing allegations of cult-like control and abuse.
A unique blend of Judaic and Christian traditions, emphasizing the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith.
A multifaceted church community dedicated to spiritual growth, community outreach, and the holistic well-being of its members.
A unique blend of Pentecostal holiness with a New Testament Jewish identity.
A deeply traditional Christian movement emphasizing repentance and forgiveness within a closely-knit community.
A spiritual fellowship advocating for the universal reconciliation of all souls through Christ.
A pioneering New Thought movement emphasizing the omnipresence of God and the power of positive thinking.
A white supremacist church rooted in Christian Identity beliefs, founded by a Ku Klux Klan organizer.
A beacon of secular spirituality inspired by Comte's vision for a religion of humanity.
A cornerstone of conservative Christian political advocacy in the United States.
A unique Christian movement that champions the ordination of women and liberal theology, standing as a testament to religious innovation and independence.
A shadowy collective intertwining Gnostic teachings with capitalist ventures under the guise of a spiritual elite.
A dynamic spiritual movement within the Catholic Church emphasizing the Holy Spirit's gifts.
A secret society of West and Central Africa known for its alleged shape-shifting and ritualistic practices.
A controversial blend of Christianity, hypnotism, and New Age mysticism led by a figure with a checkered past.
A restorationist church maintaining the original teachings of Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon.
A movement at the crossroads of evangelical tradition and charismatic renewal.
An American spiritual leader who blended Eastern mysticism with Western technology, leaving a controversial legacy.
A charismatic leader at the heart of apocalyptic beliefs and a mass suicide scare in California.
A radical art project advocating for population control with a stark message: "Save the Planet, Kill Yourself."
A self-proclaimed messiah leading a movement centered on polygamy, nudity, and liberation.
A distinct Latter Day Saint movement denomination known for its historic claim to the Temple Lot and rejection of traditional LDS doctrines.
Reviving ancient Canarian spirituality in the heart of the Canary Islands.
A religious group known for its controversial doctrines including Kinism, Dominionism, and the serpent seed theory.
An Adventist movement founded in the 19th century with a focus on the prophetic role of Israel in Christian eschatology and the promise of physical immortality.
A fascinating intersection of indigenous belief systems and the impact of colonialism in the Pacific.
A religious organization promoting cannabis as a sacrament and integrating neo-Zoroastrian beliefs.
An atheistic white supremacist religion advocating racial separation and naturalistic pantheism.
An African Instituted Church with a focus on prophetic-charismatic movements and divine healing.
A controversial South Korean cult led by Choi Tae-min, blending elements of Buddhism, Christianity, and traditional Korean Shamanism.
A radical evangelical movement born in the heat of the 1960s counterculture at UC Berkeley.
A schismatic Latter Day Saint sect formed in 1861, known for its unique teachings and involvement in the Morrisite War.
A self-declared Messiah and leader of a schismatic Latter Day Saint sect, known for his extraordinary claims and tragic demise.
A progressive Christian denomination that evolved from the Latter Day Saint movement, with a strong focus on peace, justice, and community.
A satirical creation misconstrued as a real extremist group, leading to an FBI investigation.
A unique religious movement, re-establishing ancient Judaic teachings and traditions, emphasizing the observance of the Sabbath and the Ten Commandments.
A Sabbatarian Adventist denomination emphasizing the observance of Saturday Sabbath, the imminent Second Coming of Christ, and the authority of the Bible in Christian faith and practice.
A Portuguese religious sub-culture rooted in Christian millenarian mysticism and Azorean Catholic identity.
A religious group venerating the late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos as a saint.
A distinct religious group in medieval Bosnia, often mislabeled as heretical but possessing a unique and autonomous Christian tradition.
A controversial Marian sect excommunicated by the Vatican for its heretical teachings, including the belief in the reincarnation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
A Pentecostal church embroiled in controversy due to its unusual teachings on "spiritual connections" and demonology.
A notorious Australian clan embroiled in a disturbing case of intergenerational incest, neglect, and isolation.
A heretical sect of the 2nd century, associated with the Gnostic Valentinianism and the mystique of the Greek alphabet.
A Pentecostal megachurch in Singapore embroiled in financial and leadership controversies.
A fundamental faith healing sect with a history rooted in the late 19th-century American religious landscape.
An apocalypticist splinter sect from the Worldwide Church of God, led by Ronald Weinland and known for its end-time prophecies and controversies.
A nontrinitarian Christian movement with deep roots in the 19th-century Adventist milieu, known for its unique views on the devil and the nature of Christ.
A powerful 17th-century Scottish religious movement advocating for Presbyterianism and opposing royal and episcopal control.
A religious group combining chiropractic beliefs with an anti-vaccination stance.
An Anglican religious community for men, deeply engaged in prayer, worship, and ministry, with a broad impact within the Anglican Communion.
A Pentecostal Holiness spiritual church led by the charismatic 'Prophet Jones', known for its lavish lifestyle and unique religious practices.
A nontrinitarian denomination with unique teachings on the Kingdom of God, law and grace, and the nature of mankind.
A nontrinitarian Christian body with roots in 19th-century American revivalism, emphasizing biblical unitarianism and the literal kingdom of God on Earth.
A Protestant Christian fellowship fostering unity among believers, emphasizing holiness and a non-creedal approach to faith.
A 17th-century English soldier, haberdasher, hermit, and herbal doctor known for his ascetic lifestyle, including Christian vegetarianism.
A small but tenacious sect, known for their home-based worship and adherence to the original unstructured methods of the early church.
An obscure early Christian movement that venerated the Virgin Mary in ways that sparked theological controversy and impacted Christian-Muslim dialogue.
A controversial evangelical Christian group with a troubled history of alleged cult activities and exploitation.
A fervent 18th-century French religious movement marked by extreme physical convulsions and mystic practices, entwined with political undercurrents.
A UFO cult that believed in salvation through extraterrestrial intervention, gaining international attention in the late 1990s.
An early Christian sect blending Gnostic beliefs with Jewish Christian traditions.
A Gnostic sect known for revering biblical figures traditionally seen as villains, challenging conventional religious narratives.
A movement dedicated to social justice through personalism and hospitality, rooted in Catholic teachings and the example of Jesus Christ.
A neo-pagan sect founded on a divine revelation, engaging in ritualistic sexual practices as a form of spiritual cleansing.
A Canadian entheogen religion established in 1969, utilizing marijuana as a sacrament and advocating for a lifestyle rooted in honesty and the Golden Rule.
A radical Christian group advocating for martyrdom and social revolution in 4th-century North Africa.
A radical apocalyptic Christian movement from Colorado, known for its extremist views and actions leading up to the millennium.
A historic Scottish military regiment and religious group known for its fervent Presbyterian beliefs and role in British military history.
A notorious criminal cult known for its brutal crimes and ritualistic elements in the early 1980s in Chicago.
A controversial religious movement known for its radical practices and evolving doctrines since its inception in the late 1960s.
A unique, holiness Christian movement with a strong emphasis on sanctification and communal living.
A controversial Christian movement scrutinized for its strict practices and leadership.
A unique blend of Christian theology and Jewish mystical traditions, emerging during the Renaissance era.
A dynamic Evangelical Charismatic megachurch in France, known for its expansive growth and humanitarian efforts.
A fundamentalist Calvinist theonomic movement advocating for the restoration of biblical laws in modern society.
A mystical Christian philosophy seeking direct knowledge of divinity and the universe's origins.
A Christian fundamentalist group with militant and extremist ties, focused on paramilitary training and radical ideologies.
An American religious group led by former street preachers, embroiled in controversies and considered by some to be a cult.
A global ministry with a vision for world evangelization and strong emphasis on miracle services.