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Cults

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Cults.

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Suggested Keywords

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  • Anti-cult movements
  • Brainwashing
  • Cult
  • Cult members
  • Sects
  • Religious sects
  • Ex-Cult Members
  • Freedom of religion
  • Indoctrination
  • Mass suicide
  • Political extremism
  • Religion
  • Religion and sociology
  • Religious extremism
  • Religious groups