A controversial parenting program, often criticized for its strict and authoritarian methods.
A controversial spiritual leader with apocalyptic predictions and a demanding community lifestyle.
A nondenominational evangelical Christian church with a global mission and a history of controversies.
A serene retreat and mindfulness community nestled in nature, promoting inclusivity and healing.
A transformative meditation practice rooted in ancient traditions, offering a secular approach to spiritual development.
A grim narrative of misplaced faith and control, ending in a catastrophic loss of life under the guise of reaching spiritual enlightenment.
A non-denominational, Pentecostal fellowship with a mission of restoration and unity in Christianity.
A global Christian movement founded on the revelatory teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg, emphasizing spiritual regeneration and the interpretation of Scripture.
A Brazilian Pentecostal movement known for its strict practices and fundamentalist ideology.
A Christian revolutionary group in Myanmar led by young twins, known for its opposition to the military junta.
A spiritual path blending Christian beliefs with esoteric teachings, centered on the transformative "In the Light of Truth" by Abd-ru-shin.
A controversial New Zealand sect known for its apocalyptic beliefs and intense community life.
A spiritual movement devoted to reclaiming biblical identity and challenging modern narratives
A focal point of early 20th-century spiritualism, marked by controversial psychic phenomena and investigations.
A spiritual guru navigating the intersection of self-help and profound existential inquiry.
A vibrant congregation led by a firebrand pastor at the crossroads of faith and controversy.
General Alliance Against Racism and for Respect of the French and Christian Identity (Saint-Michel Cinema Attack)
Radical Catholic extremists involved in a a fiery protest against cinematic blasphemy.
A notorious cult leader known for extreme abuse and extravagant displays of wealth.
An individual at the center of a series of tragic events linked to his religious teachings and subsequent suspected suicides by poison.
A South Korean Christian-based movement known for its unique interpretation of salvation and global missionary work.
A controversial spiritual movement combining Mahayana Buddhism with modern practices and facing significant legal challenges.
A 14th-century Italian religious movement following the mystical teachings of Guglielma of Milan, believed by followers to be the incarnation of the Holy Spirit.
An Italian religious movement centered around the mystical and apocalyptic visions of its charismatic leader.
A 17th-century English religious group advocating for spiritual freedom and direct personal experience with God, often at odds with mainstream Puritanism.
A charismatic Polish leader whose prophetic claims and spiritual practices sparked both devotion and controversy.
A controversial South Korean church entangled in allegations of abuse and deception, with a striking presence in Fiji.
A radical English religious sect of the 17th century, challenging established religious and social norms.
Medieval vagabonds known for their love of ribaldry, satire, and irreverence towards the Church.
An isolated community in Nova Scotia known for shocking criminal cases and intergenerational poverty.
A reclusive and tightly-knit Christian community in New Zealand, known for its communal living and conservative practices.
A Christian church with a focus on prophetic teachings and a belief in the imminent return of Jesus Christ.