Could The Legion/regnum Christi Be Considered A Cult Or Intra-eclesial Sect?

As a Catholic you may be inclined to dismiss this charge a priori. How could a bona fide Religious Order approved by the Pope? But remember, cultism is not related to the doctrine of a group -some groups are downright whacky- but refers to the ideology and especially the methods used by the group to reach its, often lofty and idealistic, goals.Janja Lalich’s new book updates the definition of cult. Clearing away the animus of the anti-cult movement from earlier decades, in her hands the concept becomes less ugly and threatening. Read this free excerpt defining cults and compare your past or present group experiences:

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The buzz at ICSA’s Denver conference this past June was that Janja Lalich, author of “Captive Hearts, Captive Minds” one of the most useful and easiest to read publications on recovery, had a new book. While reprising her earlier bestseller, the new book is updated and totally revised.

Take Back Your Life: Recovering from Cults and Abusive Relationships (Paperback)
by Janja Lalich, Madeleine Landau Tobias

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While not endorsing each and every piece of content-Lalich is not, nor does she pretend to be, infallible- Regain recommends this book to all its members and to those in the wider public-Catholic and otherwise-recovering from cults, high-intensity and authoritarian groups, intra-ecclesial sects and harmful relationships; naturally, this includes persons exiting the LC & RC, their friends and families.


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