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Broken faith : inside the Word of Faith Fellowship, one of America's most dangerous cults / Mitch Weiss and Holbrook Mohr.

Weiss, Mitch, (author.). Mohr, Holbrook, (author.).

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Summary:

An investigation into the Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic leader, Jane Whaley, is a master of manipulation. Starting in 1979 with a small group of followers, the group has expended to include thousands of congregants across three continents. Gives the story of a singular female cult leader, a terrifying portrait of life inside the cult, and the harrowing account of one family who escaped after two decades.
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Pendleton Public Library 209.0973 W436 (Text) 37801000668457 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/02/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781335145239
  • ISBN: 1335145230
  • Physical Description: 411 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [387]-411).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one. In the beginning. Moving day, September 19, 1993 ; Settling in ; A fox in the flock ; Busted ; The attack ; The investigation ; Little house in the country -- Part two. Children of the damned. Doubting the word ; No escape ; The five boys ; "Happy are the children" ; Surrogate parents ; Money and influence ; Religious freedom ; "We won, we won!" ; The "slaves" ; The loneliest day -- Part three. The advocates. Saving Michael Lowry ; A little help from his friends ; The ruse ; Matthew Fenner ; Danielle's salvation ; The wedding ; The fight for justice ; The escape ; Perseverance and redemption ; The reunion.
Summary, etc.:
An investigation into the Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic leader, Jane Whaley, is a master of manipulation. Starting in 1979 with a small group of followers, the group has expended to include thousands of congregants across three continents. Gives the story of a singular female cult leader, a terrifying portrait of life inside the cult, and the harrowing account of one family who escaped after two decades.
Subject: Cults > United States.
Cults > North Carolina.
Ex-cultists.
Offenses against the person.
Christian sects > United States.
Whaley, Jane, approximately 1773-approximately 1848.
Word of Faith Fellowship.
RELIGION / Cults.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General.
TRUE CRIME / Con Artists, Hoaxes & Deceptions.

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