Profile

Scrapbook photo 1
Scrapbook photo 2
Scrapbook photo 3
Scrapbook photo 4
Scrapbook photo 5
Anton Hein
20,496 views
AboutPostsPhotos

Stream

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
‘Hug Me Jesus’ statue about to replace the Touchdown Jesus statue that was destroyed by lightning. Also: The Trinity Broadcasting Network’s legal problems turn ‘The Blasphemy Channel’ into a soap opera. 

Plus: What is going on at the Texas ranch of the polygamous FLDS cult? Storm chasers: some people want God to influence the weather to match their sense of right and wrong. That and more in today’s Religion News Briefs.

Follow Religion News Blog @ Google+:
http://bit.ly/ReligionNewsBlog
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
Religion News Quick Takes: New York fails to stop noisy Scientologists. Religious devotees line up to have coconuts smashed on their heads. Nigerian prophet wants to represent a Japanese cult. 

Also: South African white supremacist guilty of high treason in Mandela murder plot. 

Plus… our yummiest new Twitter follower.  And more...
1
David Kowalski's profile photoAnton Hein's profile photo
2 comments
 
+David Kowalski Yes I did :)  Note: I have switched to another Google+ accounts (associated with my Google Apps): http://gplus.to/AntonHeinHudson  The current one, on which I writing now, will eventually disappear.
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
Wisconsin Supreme Court takes faith healing death case

In a case that could define when faith healing crosses the line into criminal behavior, the Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of two parents convicted of homicide after opting for prayer over medical care when their daughter was dying of undiagnosed diabetes.
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
Religion News Briefs:
In today’s roundup: a UFO cult promotes the Swastika; yet another one of Jehovah’s Witnesses needlessly dies in obedience to the cult’s teachings; and the Trinity Broadcasting Network is reeling from yet another revelation. 

Also: do people join cults due to depression? Plus: links to additional religion news stories of note.
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
Jailed ‘Home Bible Study’ pastor faces felony charges

In today’s issue of Religion News Briefs: Already jailed for violating residential zoning codes, ‘home bible study’ pastor Michael Salman now faces a series of felony charges. Plus: the condition of cult leader Sun Myung Moon worsens.

A daughter-in-law of Samuel Mullet, the leader of a breakaway Amish group on trial on hate crimes charges, says he coerced her into sex. Meanwhile his sister says Mullet’s group is a cult. 

The Israeli government has distanced itself from a new Scientology cult center in Jaffa. 

Also: the authors of a new study say the common assumption that natural and supernatural explanations are incompatible is psychologically inaccurate. 

Plus, the latest issue of ICSA (International Cultic Studies Association) Today has an in-depth article about the history of the Wellspring Retreat and Resource Center — non-profit residential treatment facility that provides a program of counseling and instruction to victims of cultic abuse, religious abuse and/or mind control. 

Follow Religion News Blog @ Google+:
http://bit.ly/ReligionNewsBlog
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
In today’s edition of Religion News Briefs: Amish beard cutting cult attacked ‘out of compassion.’  

Appeals court orders punitive damages against jailed cult leader Tony Alamo reduced from $60M to $24M. |

Also: cult expert Stephen Kent addresses the decline of Scientology. And the Raelian Movement — a UFO cult — really knows how to latch onto free publicity. 

Plus some surprising news in the blasphemy case against a young Pakistani Christian girl. And more…

Follow Religion News Blog @ Google+:
http://bit.ly/ReligionNewsBlog
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
Amish cult on trial

Also: Vampire cult killer wants reduced sentece.  Aum Shinrikyo cult still finding new recruits.  Plus: tourists flock to fresco damaged by a helpful old lady.

Follow Religion News Blog @ Google+:
http://bit.ly/ReligionNewsBlog
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
New age cult’s herbal supplements under investigation

The owner of Universal Medicine — a controversial health group based in the Australian state of New South Wales — denies he is leading a cult. 

Serge Benhayon, a former tennis coach, says he merely offers treatments which complement mainstream medicine. 

But his followers call him ‘The One,’ and believe him to be the reincarnation of Leonardo da Vinci.
1
Add a comment...

Anton Hein

Shared publicly  - 
 
City Harvest Church pastor charged in $19 million fraud case

Hong Kee, the founder and pastor of City Harvest Church — one of Singapore’s richest churches — was charged in court Wednesday for allegedly syphoning off nearly $19 million of the congregation’s money to support his wife’s singing career.
1
Add a comment...
Story
Tagline
I have moved to another profile. See below:
Introduction
ADDRESS CHANGE: I now use my Google+ Apps account instead of this one, so please visit me at:


That is my new Google+ address. I no longer use this one.