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Author Weiss, Mitch, author.

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

Publication Info. Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Hanover Square Press, [2020]


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1 copy under consideration for Freeport Public Library - FPLY-13.
1 copy under consideration for Freeport PL Adult Fiction - FPLY-13.
Description 411 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-411).
Summary An investigation into the Word of Faith Fellowship, a secretive evangelical cult whose charismatic female leader, Jane Whaley, is a master of manipulation. Starting in 1979 with a small group of followers, the group has expanded 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.
Contents 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.
Subject Whaley, Jane.
Word of Faith Fellowship.
Cults -- United States.
Cults -- North Carolina.
Offenses against the person.
Christian sects -- United States.
RELIGION -- Cults.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
TRUE CRIME -- Con Artists, Hoaxes & Deceptions.
North Carolina. (OCoLC)fst01204304
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Added Author Mohr, Holbrook, author.
ISBN 9781335145239 (hardcover)
1335145230 (hardcover)

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