A movement at the intersection of faith and politics aiming for transformative influence in society.
A reclusive Mennonite community in Bolivia known for its traditional ways and a dark chapter of sexual assault crimes.
A tragic case of faith turning fatal through ritualistic poisoning.
A Tibetan Buddhist leader embroiled in scandal, leading a community seeking healing and reform.
A global Christian congregation known for its distinctive approach to spreading the Gospel and engaging in charitable works.
A transformative community aiming to redefine masculinity through personal development and healing.
A quest for emotional depth and a redefined masculinity through ancient myths and modern rituals.
A transformative collective focused on empowerment through indigenous wisdom and modern healing practices.
Embracing the world with love and compassion through a global network of humanitarian initiatives.
A Pentecostal powerhouse known for its emphasis on deliverance from spiritual issues and the demonstration of God's power.
A religious and political movement born from Congolese nationalism and the legacy of André Matswa.
A transformative African Christian movement, emerging in colonial Zimbabwe, emphasizing direct spiritual experiences and a return to indigenous forms of worship.
A spiritual luminary whose silence spoke volumes, transcending words to awaken the world.
A transformative religious community evolving from apocalyptic roots to renewed outreach and scandal.
A controversial figure known for his conspiracy theories and criticism of various religious and social groups.
A pivotal force in American politics, championing conservative values and reshaping the religious right's role.
A vibrant tapestry of groups within the Rastafari movement, each offering unique interpretations of its spiritual and cultural beliefs.
A movement shrouded in controversy, mixing religious devotion with allegations of fraud and a leader's lavish exile.
A prayer group suspended for non-compliance with Catholic Church directives in Uganda.
A testament to faith's resilience, embodying centuries of global missionary zeal and community devotion.
A pioneering figure in talk radio counseling and meditation, whose teachings sparked both admiration and controversy.
Billy Meier (Free Community of Interests for the Border and Spiritual Sciences and Ufological Studies)
A controversial figure claiming extraterrestrial contact, surrounded by debunked prophecies and disputed UFO evidence.
A Quebec-based religious movement with a controversial history, founded in 1913 and claiming the incarnation of the Holy Spirit in its leader.
The leader of a tragic ritual in Tijuana that resulted in multiple deaths under mysterious circumstances.
A controversial spiritual leader accused of cult-like behavior and manipulation.
The harrowing tale of a polygamist cult leader who committed heinous crimes under the guise of religious beliefs.
An American end-times conspiracy theorist and author known for his doomsday predictions based on biblical numerology.
A small American Restorationist denomination with unique beliefs and practices, distinct from mainstream Christianity.
A controversial Chinese new religious movement, often labeled as a cult, with a tumultuous history and substantial following.
A chilling tale of child abuse and manipulation tied to a cult-like group in the Czech Republic.
A secretive Finnish religious group with a strict hierarchical structure, founded by engineer Tapani Koivuniemi.
A unique architectural project driven by apocalyptic beliefs and survivalism.
A dualistic theosophical movement with a tumultuous history involving scandal and legal proceedings.
A 19th-century religious movement characterized by ecstatic behavior and fervent revivalism.
A controversial religious figure known for his polygamous lifestyle and unconventional ministry.
An infamous figure emerging from a background in entertainment to allegations of predatory behavior.
A controversial Kenyan movement known for its blend of Kikuyu traditions and political activism, often associated with criminal activities and violent clashes.
A small, esoteric 17th-century English religious sect known for its rejection of traditional Christian doctrines and its unique theological beliefs.
A Ugandan religious movement infamous for a tragic mass tragedy in 2000, rooted in apocalyptic beliefs and strict adherence to the Ten Commandments.
A Philadelphia-based black liberation group, known for its radical approach to civil rights, environmentalism, and clashes with the police.
A traditionalist Catholic religious community, known for its adherence to pre-Vatican II practices and its rejection of modernist interpretations.
A religious and cultural organization advocating for the upliftment of African Americans through a unique blend of Islamic, Christian, and Moorish beliefs.
An early Christian movement advocating a rigorous, prophetic form of Christianity, often viewed as a precursor to Pentecostalism.
A radical anti-government group known for their armed standoff with federal authorities in the 1990s in Montana.
An ancient deity associated with child sacrifice, often invoked in biblical texts as a symbol of idolatrous and abhorrent practices.
A spiritual Christian sect originating in Russia, known for their pacifism, communal living, and distinctive ritual practices.
A unique Christian-based religious group originating in Puerto Rico, known for its communal living and the leadership of Mita.
A 19th-century movement characterized by its fervent anticipation of the Second Coming of Christ, based on the prophecies of William Miller.
A self-sustaining religious community known for its focus on spirituality, sustainability, and the development of unique technology.
A 16th-century Anabaptist movement known for its apocalyptic views and role in the Münster Rebellion.
An esoteric Christian movement blending mysticism, philosophy, and Christian theology, seeking deeper spiritual truths.
A dynamic and controversial evangelical megachurch, known for its rapid growth and the outspoken leadership of Mark Driscoll.
An early Christian theological movement that promoted a dualistic worldview and a distinct interpretation of Christianity, distinct from mainstream Christian doctrine.
A once-influential Christian organization focused on evangelism in colleges, known for its intense discipleship and controversial practices.
A notorious cult led by Charles Manson, infamous for its heinous crimes and apocalyptic beliefs in the late 1960s.
A prominent Korean Christian megachurch known for its charismatic leadership and miraculous healing claims.
A controversial and enigmatic movement of the 1930s, known for its utopian ideals and secretive operations.