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Let's Talk About Sects is an award-winning monthly podcast focusing on a different cult each episode. Sarah takes a storytelling, deep dive approach, looking at the history of a sect's leaders, the recruitment of members, their experiences, psychological aspects, and notable incidents during its existence. You can support us on Patreon, with a one-off donation, and on Pozible. “A fascinating and well-researched look into cults and the charismatic leaders behind them.”Peter Wells, The Sydney ...
 
BreakUp Sects is a podcast discussing the different types of breakups we go through in our lives from romantic to friendly to professional and everything in between. Join hosts Katie, Hannah and Rachel as they talk about every kind of loss and the things we learn from them.
 
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Sects Ed

A History of Unorthodox Faiths

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Welcome to Sects Ed, a podcast that carefully explores and shares the history of unorthodox faiths. Whether it be cults, heresies, or new religious movements, Sects Ed is dedicated to understanding the beliefs of peripheral faiths and teaching you both how the world viewed them and how they viewed themselves. Thank you for joining us as we analyze religious groups outside the mainstream whose histories are often overlooked. We post new episodes bi-weekly on Tuesdays.
 
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KwaSizabantu means “the place where people are helped” in Zulu. Erika Bornman spent most of her childhood years at the KwaSizabantu Mission. Her memoir Mission of Malice is about her childhood, and about her life since leaving. It’s an incredible read. Daniel Schricker is a composer and writer based in Adelaide, South Australia. He also spent his c…
 
David Freeman was handed over to Anne Hamilton Byrne at the age of two, when he went to live with the other children at The Family’s Lake Eildon property. It took 12 years before he was rescued by the police, and given his freedom. At 15, he vowed not to tell anyone about his childhood in the notorious Victorian cult, and it was a promise he kept f…
 
Rama was a spiritual teacher in the 80s and 90s who inspired many of his students while helming what many of his detractors would describe as a cult. He defied society’s archetypal vision of a New Age leader, eschewing minimalism for wealth and celebrity. He was also a man ahead of his time, encouraging his students to develop careers in computer s…
 
Gloriavale Christian Community is recognised around New Zealand for the distinctive dress of its members, especially the women, who wear headscarves to denote submission to men, and a neck-to-ankle garment designed by the group’s Australian founder, Neville Cooper. Some say the community represents a pious life set up around ideals of sharing every…
 
Gloriavale Christian Community has found itself in the New Zealand media headlines on multiple occasions. Its founder was once jailed for sexual abuse, but community members were convinced that it he was jailed for preaching the gospel. Followers claim that their way of life is all about the common good and nobody having more than anyone else. Form…
 
Violet Pryor told her followers that she was God. They gave up their money and possessions to keep her in comfort. David Ayliffe became one of her key Pillars, a right-hand man. After her death, he became the leader of the cult she had created in Sydney, Australia – the Zion Full Salvation Ministry. Guest: David Ayliffe Full research sources listed…
 
As he was about to turn 17, Remy Attig was keen to get away from his parents’ fracturing marriage, and ready for something to give his life purpose. The Master’s Commission program seemed like just the thing to set him up for a life of travel and spreading the word of God. Instead, it ran him ragged, instilled fear, built on his internalised homoph…
 
Lindy Jacomb was born into the Exclusive Brethren in Auckland, New Zealand, and was told there was no longer a place for her there in 2008. Her family cut off all communication with her and she was forced to start a new life at the age of 20, without any of the people she knew and loved. Guests: Lindy Jacomb and Michael Bachelard Full research sour…
 
Lindy Jacomb was born into the Exclusive Brethren in Auckland, New Zealand, and was told there was no longer a place for her there in 2008. Her family cut off all communication with her and she was forced to start a new life at the age of 20, without any of the people she knew and loved. Guests: Lindy Jacomb and Michael Bachelard Full research sour…
 
Lindsey Boylan made waves primarying long time Congressman Jerry Nadler, made even bigger waves late last year revealing how she suffered significant sexual harassment while working in the office of New York’s Governor Cuomo, and today she shares why she’s doing what she’s doing, and how her life’s journey is shaping who she is and who she’s becomi…
 
As a disaffected youth, Shannon Bundock was drawn to progressive ideas. In her late teens she moved into the city, to a poor neighbourhood in Vancouver, Canada, where she became hyper aware of the inequality all around her. The activists who were trying to do something about this in the early 2000s ignited her passion for radical politics. At 19, S…
 
Today, I have the privilege of chatting with Dr. Larycia Hawkins and Filmmaker Linda Midgett. Dr. Hawkins found herself face to face with that reality when she made international news and was ultimately fired as a tenured professor from Wheaton College for wearing a hijab and standing in solidarity with muslims. As a Christian woman of color, she h…
 
It’s the 10th episode of Better Sects! My friend, author Matthew Paul Turner joins me today. I was introduced to Matthew several years ago when he was curating a blog called Jesus Needs New PR…it was intriguing to me to see someone unpacking their spiritual trauma and journey so candidly and publicly. Over the years, he’s been able to share his poi…
 
I’m so thrilled to chat today with bestselling author, Tsh Oxenreider. Over the years, her perspective, stories, and journeys have been shared on and in media platforms big and small…you may have even encountered her on outlets like HGTV, Food Network, NPR, Real Simple magazine, and The Washington Post. In addition to her incredibly popular books, …
 
Natasha Tiku wrote for Gawker in 2013, “Everyone is interested in doing fun things with their bodies. But the impulse to systematize, replicate, package, sell, and build an ideology around it is uniquely Silicon Valley.” She was writing about an organisation that was monetising the female orgasm. And they weren’t the only ones doing so. Guests: Chr…
 
Today, I get to chat with fellow preacher’s kid, dear friend, author, and speaker, Jonathan Merritt… Jonathan is a trusted voice in America on matters of religion, culture, and politics. He is an award-winning contributor for The Atlantic, and a contributing editor for The Week, But his writing doesn’t end there…Jonathan has published more than 350…
 
Natasha Tiku wrote for Gawker in 2013, “Everyone is interested in doing fun things with their bodies. But the impulse to systematize, replicate, package, sell, and build an ideology around it is uniquely Silicon Valley.” She was writing about an organisation that was monetising the female orgasm. And they weren’t the only ones doing so. Guests: Chr…
 
Today, my guests are Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers from the acclaimed podcast, Pantsuit Politics. Beth and Sarah have teamed up to bring balanced commentary on the political culture in the United States, filled with intelligent discussion, and some spiritual crossover that gives listeners a more clear understanding of what’s happening, how…
 
On episode 5 of Better Sects, I’m chatting with Zach Lind. Zach is a founding member and drummer for the band, Jimmy Eat World. Zach and I connected earlier this year in the midst of their world tour being canceled as a result of the devastating COVID19 pandemic. Our discussion today covers a lot of ground…from ableism to politics to how their bigg…
 
Today, I’m so excited to welcome Jeannie Gaffigan. Jeannie is is a writer, producer, and active catholic. She and her husband, comedian Jim Gaffigan have five kids, and live in New York City. Our chat today covers lots of experiences over the past few months, including what happened the night in August when Jim went viral in a now infamous tweet st…
 
Today, my guest is Jenn Abel. Jenn is a writer, teacher, and mother of six. She has been through a significant personal, spiritual, and emotional evolution. In the ramp up to the 2020 election, Jenn went viral after sharing a post about abortion that came from her mother's heart. Over the years her views on what it means to be "pro-life" have shift…
 
Laura McConnell was born into a fundamentalist Christian sect that claims it has no name. Former member Elizabeth Coleman told Nathan Jolly for news.com.au earlier this year that, “It is of utmost importance to them that they do not have an official name or headquarters or centrally identifiable presence anywhere on earth.” From his investigative r…
 
Diving deep with Grammy-nominated artist, mother, and spiritual teacher, Lisa Gungor. From her charismatic Christian roots to a spiritual journey that hasn’t left any part of her life, faith, marriage, or motherhood unchanged, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss. Come for the deconstruction, stay for the advice on tantric sex. This episod…
 
On the very first episode of Better Sects, I have the privilege of chatting with Father James Martin on politics, storytelling, conscience, and how in the world we can find unity in the midst of these unique and difficult days. Follow us on Twitter | Instagram | Facebook Subscribe for the Sects Therapy Newsletter on bettersects.com --- Send in a vo…
 
Helen Zuman describes herself as “a tree-hugging dirt worshipper devoted to turning waste into food and the stinky guck of experience into fertile, fragrant prose.” Her memoir ‘Mating in Captivity’ details her experiences joining Zendik Farm, a commune in North Carolina with the motto ‘Stop Bitching, Start a Revolution’, which she came across in 19…
 
Journalist A.M. Gittlitz released his book I Want to Believe: Posadism, UFOs and Apocalypse Communism earlier this year. In it, he explores the fascinating world of the Posadists – a Latin American Trotskyist group who are best known today for their zany beliefs around extra-terrestrial and dolphin intelligence. But their movement had a lot more to…
 
The Children of God, later known as The Family, became notorious for their practise called “flirty fishing”. They believed in bringing up their children to have no inhibitions around sex, but the ramifications of their approach to this would echo through the generations as trauma, and result in a shocking murder-suicide committed by the very son pr…
 
The Children of God, later known as The Family, became notorious for their practise called “flirty fishing”. They believed in bringing up their children to have no inhibitions around sex, but the ramifications of their approach to this would echo through the generations as trauma, and result in a shocking murder-suicide committed by the very son pr…
 
John Robert Stevens wrote when he was just 14 years old: “My joy must be in doing His will, in being His slave, in the confidence that whatever comes to me, when following Him, is His doing. In a real sense, I make Him responsible for my life.” He was writing about Jesus Christ, but it would turn out in the decades following that he could well have…
 
In 1996, journalist Madeleine Bunting wrote for The Guardian UK: “Most of the 130,000 Buddhists in this country are in the caring professions, or are academics, or are part of an ex-hippy culture; they are trusting, idealistic and naive. They thought Buddhism was immune to the fanaticism and hypocrisy which riddles all religions. The controversy su…
 
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