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Published by Apologetics Index, Religion News Blog
is a religious news service that highlights and archives news items and other resources about cults, religious sects, alternative religions, Christian denominations, and related issues. RNB's non-profit news clipping service is used by - among others - Christian apologists, countercult professionals, anticult organizations, teachers, religion professionals, reporters and other researchers.
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Before we started Religion New Blog, Apologetics Index published the "Religion News Report." This was a newsletter posted to the AR-talk
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On July 18, 2002, the Religion News Blog
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