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ICSA (International Cultic Studies Association)


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Table of Contents

AFF (American Family Foundation) Changes Its Name to ICSA (International Cultic Studies Association)

ICSA 2005 Conference in Madrid, July 14-16

Articles, Conference Reports, and Other New Postings to

Alonso, Ferran. Legal Regulations and Police Responsibilities with Regard to Totalitarian Groups

Dole, Arthur A. How We Rescued Our Daughter

Griffo, Maureen. How Could Anyone Join a Cult?!!

Langone, Michael D. Letter to a Former Member of a Meditation Group

Langone, Michael D. The Comet and its Tail: Cultic Studies from Afar (Power Point conference presentation)

Education and Research News

Videos Available from ICSA (formerly AFF) 2004 Conferences in Edmonton and Atlanta

Looking for Participants in Study on Gender, Sex, and Family in Cults

Family and Personality Protection Society Conference in Ukraine

Diócesis Italiana Crea una Comisión de Estudio y Prevención del Satanismo

Newspaper Does Story on Dr. Janja Lalich

Dérives sectaires: le prochain rapport de la MIVILUDES insistera sur la protection des mineurs, enfants et adolescents

La primera película sobre sectas en Argentina

Hamline University Health Fair

Doug Agustin Speaks on Undue Influence

News Story on Ford Greene, Esq.

RIP: Betty McConaghy

RIP: Julia Nyssens

RIP: Jim Beebe

RIP: Glen Meloy

Books, Articles, and Web Sites Brought to Our Attention

New from

FECRIS Conference on Cults and Health

Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control

Notes from ICSA Atlanta Conference on

New Web Site to Fight Abusive Juvenile Treatment Facilities

Book on Amway: Merchants of Deception

Jonestown Report (6th Edition)

El Circulo del Poder Y la Espiral del Silencio: La Historia Oculta del Padre Marcial Maciel y Los Legionarios de Cristo

When Spirituality Goes Awry: Students in Cults

Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion

Opus Dei Exit Counseling Articles

Sex and Religion Book Includes Chapter on Children of God (By Miriam Williams Boeri, Ph.D.)

Pascal Zivi on Cults in Japan

More on Bulles

Higher States of Consciousness

Info-Cult New Acquisitions

Di Marzio Paper on Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God

La Falsa Espiritualidad

Scientology Settlement Puts IRS in a Kosher Pickle

PBS Transcript of Program on Narconon Available

Guía de la Diversidad Religiosa de Buenos Aires

Il Mercato dei Martiri. L'Industria del Terrorismo Suicida

Interesting Exchange on Issues Related to Cultic Groups and Religious Freedom

When Religion Becomes Evil: Five Warning Signs

Los Documentos Secretos de los Legionarios de Cristo

Items of note from Religioscope

Items of Note from Apologia Report

Nova Religio (Vol. 8, No. 2, 2004) - (individual reprints may be ordered from publisher)

Nova Religio (Vol. 8, No. 1, 2004) - (individual reprints may be ordered from publisher)

Group News

Apologia Report Summarizes News on COG Murder/Suicide

Archbishop Flynn Writes Letter Regarding Legion of Christ

Vatican to Reopen Case Against Maciel

Maciel Steps Down as Head of Legionaries of Christ

NOW Magazine Online Edition Publishes Story on Gentle Wind Project

New Report Links AIDS Orphans to Possible Terrorism

Congressional Resolution on Falun Gong

Sued Chinese TV Director Claims Free Speech Protection

Unification Church and Faith-Based Funding

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