Cult Taxonomy

December 1978
National Review;12/22/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 51, p1578
The article discusses the criteria for classifying a religion under the United States constitution. It is viewed that there should be a line between a religion and a cult. Moreover, there should be some criteria under which a cult becomes the legitimate concern of public policy. It is opined that a cult concerns to public policy if an individual cannot leave the group because of threats or coercion to his person or his family.


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