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We are not publishing links to homepages of groups at this stage. If you are want to know the official site side of any group, feel free to email us and we will forward you the address of the group if we know it.
Any mention of a group on this page does not imply it is a "cult" or "high pressure group" - it just indicates there is information in the public domain about these groups, which may or may not be critical of them.
General Anti-cult sites: Australian
Concerned Christians Growth Ministries. Director, Adrian Van Leen has since 1979 been serving families, the church, and the community in relation to cults, extreme religious fringe groups and other contemporary religious movements.
http://www.caic.org.au Jan Groenveld, formerly of Brisbane hosted one of the best anti-cult sites anywhere on the web. Jan passed away in Oct 2002, but the site is now run by Ex-cultworld Magazine in her memory. In July 2004 the site was undergoing a major re-work.
Revival Centres and churches which have split off from the original founded by Lloyd Longfield in 1950’s: Extreme pentecostal "not saved unless you speak in tongues"
International Churches of Christ: Kip McKean
Ritual Abuse: http://www.ra-info.org
The Little Pebble http://users.bigpond.net.au/wanglese/pebble.htm This site is a great example of an Australian success story in anti-cult work. If you are thinking about wanting to attack a particular movement in Australia you could follow this site’s model.
http://www.beacom.com - Believers everywhere are communicating
Please email us if you have any sites to recommend. Also, we would appreciate it if you find any of these links are out of date or non-functioning.
Blue, K., 1993. *"Healing Spiritual Abuse" (IVP)
Cialdini, R., 1993. "Influence: the Psychology of Persuasion" (Quill)
Enroth, R. 1994. *"Recovering From Churches That Abuse" (Zondervan)
Hassan, S., 1988. "Combating Cult Mind Control" (Park Street Press)
Hassan, S., 2000. *"Releasing the Bonds." Freedom of Mind Press ISBN 0-9670688-0-0.
Hutchinson, J. 1994. *"Out of the Cults and into the Church"
Johnson & Van Vonderen, 1991. *"The Subtle Power of Spiritual Abuse" (Bethany House)
Langone, M., (ed), 1993. "Recovery From Cults" (WW Norton)
Lifton, R.J., 1961. "Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism" (WW Norton) (Reprint available)
Ross, Joan C. and Longone, Michael D. 1988 "Cults - What Parents Should Know" American Family Foundation
Singer, M., 1979. "Coming Out of The Cults", Psychology Today, January 72-82.
Singer, M., 1995. "Cults In Our Midst" (Jossey-Bass)
Tobias, L., and Lalich, J., 1994. "Captive Hearts Captive Minds" . ( Allen & Unwin)
(* Available from Koorong books, Wollongabba, others from American Book Store, Elizabeth St.)
Goldberg, L., and Goldberg, W., 1982. "Groupwork With Former Cultists", Social Work, March 165-170.
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