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By Dr. Bill Whitehouse

No spiritual or mystical culture is immune from the presence of religious abuse, for at any place there are those who find themselves trying to turn into in the direction of crucial truths, function, and which means, there'll be participants trying to generate counterfeit forex to supply to those that are blind to, or incautious in the direction of, the hazards which lie in wait alongside the non secular course.

Fraudulent academics may well name themselves a guru, shaykh, rimpoche, monk, priest, imam, apostle, avatar, or minister. they might additionally name themselves educators, revolutionaries, political leaders, and freedom warring parties. All sorts of terrorism, no matter if those be acts of people or of states, presuppose the life of religious abuse. Terrorism can't ensue except anyone -- a pace-setter, grasp, or authority determine -- makes use of recommendations of undue effect to urge folks to dedicate atrocities within the identify of Divinity, justice, and fact.

Bill Whitehouse got an Honors BA from Harvard collage and a doctorate from the collage of Toronto. he's the writer of a couple of books, together with: 'The truth and not using a Name', 'Sufi Reflections', and 'Sufi instructing Stories'.

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By Dr. Bill Whitehouse

No spiritual or mystical culture is immune from the presence of religious abuse, for at any place there are those who find themselves trying to turn into in the direction of crucial truths, function, and which means, there'll be participants trying to generate counterfeit forex to supply to those that are blind to, or incautious in the direction of, the hazards which lie in wait alongside the non secular course.

Fraudulent academics may well name themselves a guru, shaykh, rimpoche, monk, priest, imam, apostle, avatar, or minister. they might additionally name themselves educators, revolutionaries, political leaders, and freedom warring parties. All sorts of terrorism, no matter if those be acts of people or of states, presuppose the life of religious abuse. Terrorism can't ensue except anyone -- a pace-setter, grasp, or authority determine -- makes use of recommendations of undue effect to urge folks to dedicate atrocities within the identify of Divinity, justice, and fact.

Bill Whitehouse got an Honors BA from Harvard collage and a doctorate from the collage of Toronto. he's the writer of a couple of books, together with: 'The truth and not using a Name', 'Sufi Reflections', and 'Sufi instructing Stories'.

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