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L. Ray Smith

Bible-Truths.com? L. Ray Smith operates a website titled, “Exposing Those Who Contradict,” hosted at bible-truths.com and bibletruths.com. Smith states the purpose of his website as follows: “ preach with sound doctrine and refute those who contradict it” – Source: Exposing Those Who Contradict, last accessed Jan. 2, 2007 Unfortunately, L. Ray Smith’s doctrine is not sound. His writings also evidence a lack of sound scholarly procedure (e.g. poor hermeneutics; not providing full – or any – references for works cited; …

Stockholm Syndrome – Dictionary of Terrorism

The development of a sense of closeness and attachment between hostage and captor was first noticed during a bank robbery in Stockholm and came to be known as the Stockholm syndrome. The attempted robbery became a barricade and hostage situation. During the episode, a young woman hostage allegedly initiated sexual relations with her captor. The motivation was not a response to fear or coercion, but an intimacy that developed from sharing a common fate in a situation of mutual crisis …

Seas of David

The ringleader of the seven men accused of plotting to blow up the Sears Tower in Chicago was a “Moses-like figure” who carried a crooked cane and wore a cape as he sought to recruit followers to a religious cult called the Seas of David.