Category: H

Hellfire Club

An 18th-century bastion of the elite indulging in debauchery and mockery of religious norms under the guise of a gentleman's club.

Bobby Hemmitt

A recognized figure in the realms of esoteric knowledge, metaphysics, and the occult.

House of Cadifor

An Australian sex cult entwined with BDSM practices, led by a self-styled patriarch charged with severe allegations.

Holdeman Mennonites

A distinct Anabaptist community emphasizing separation from the world and strict adherence to biblical teachings.

Human Design

A revolutionary self-discovery system that combines ancient wisdom with modern science.

Howard Wills

Harnessing the power of prayer and transformational energy for a better reality.

Harmonial Brotherhood

A 19th-century free-love venture that sought to establish a Utopian society in Central America but ended in disaster.

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In the United States of America, where freedom of belief and expression are deeply enshrined, there exists a more obscure and often misunderstood phenomenon: the existence of cults. Cults, as defined by sociologists and psychologists, are groups that often exhibit extreme devotion to a single cause or leader, with beliefs or practices that deviate markedly…

Hikari no Wa

A spiritual reformation movement advocating for a new understanding of religious philosophy and equality among all beings.

House of Judah

A tragic tale of faith gone awry, marked by severe discipline and a quest for purity.

Hare Krishnas

A vibrant spiritual movement rooted in ancient Hindu practices aiming to connect its followers with divine consciousness through devotional service.


A theological stance emphasizing divine predestination and the limited role of human agency in salvation.

Hillsong Church

A charismatic Christian megachurch with a global reach and a strong emphasis on contemporary worship music.

Harris Movement

A monumental shift toward Christianity in West Africa sparked by a Liberian prophet's vision.


A historic figure who claimed prophethood among the Berber Ghomara, sparking a unique religious movement in 10th-century Morocco.

Benny Hinn

A charismatic televangelist known for his faith healing services and prosperity gospel teachings.


A philosophical movement that redefines reality through the lens of mathematical idealism.

Homestead Heritage

A self-sustaining intentional Christian community known for its agrarian lifestyle, craftsmanship, and rich educational culture.

Harun Yahya

A controversial figure blending Islamic creationism with a lavish lifestyle and a global reach.


An Anabaptist group living communally in North America, tracing their roots to the 16th-century Radical Reformation in Europe.


A modern spiritual path rooted in the ancient traditions of Germanic peoples, embracing polytheism and nature reverence.

The Hearts Center

A spiritual community embracing global enlightenment through ascended masters.


A militant group preparing for an apocalyptic battle with the forces of the Antichrist.


A medieval monastic movement embracing humility, labor, and strict adherence to Benedictine principles.

House of David

A charismatic community known for its unique blend of religion, sportsmanship, and entertainment.

Home, Washington

A pioneering experiment in anarchist living and free thought at the turn of the 20th century.

Home of Truth

A desert utopia awaiting the end of days, guided by spiritualist beliefs in communication with the dead.

Holy Spirit Movement

A spiritual rebellion and military effort led by a Ugandan prophetess aiming for national purification.

Holy City

A California-based commune marked by its founder's white supremacist teachings and a claim to divine instruction.

House of Yahweh

A controversial sect with apocalyptic prophecies and a strict adherence to Old Testament laws.

House of Aaron

A Christian-based religious community emphasizing the restoration of the biblical priesthood of Aaron, with distinctive practices blending Mormon and Christian beliefs.

Ho No Hana

A Japanese cult infamous for its foot-reading scams under the guise of spiritual healing.

Hermetic Qabalah

A mystical and esoteric tradition blending ancient Jewish Kabbalah with Western occult and esoteric beliefs.

Heaven’s Gate

A UFO religious cult known for its mass suicide in 1997, believing it would lead them to an extraterrestrial salvation.

Harmony Society

A 19th-century Christian communal society known for its successful economic enterprises and commitment to celibacy.

Hopedale Community

A pioneering experiment in Practical Christianity and utopian living, rooted in abolitionism, temperance, and gender equality.

Harold Camping

An apocalyptic broadcaster who predicted the end times, captivating and alarming a global audience.