The deviant offshoots of religion

Deviant Offshoots The deviant offshoots of religion

Cults are the deviant offshoots of religion — and they often produce horrors. Here are some. Jonestown The most sensational cult catastrophe was the horrific 1978 mass suicide of 900 gullible believers at Jonestown, Guyana. Paranoid preacher Jim Jones had built a throng of obedient followers in California, where he tricked, exploited and abused adherents. […]