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Profess to be Christian but are outside orthodox Christianity The Way International

Victor Paul Wierwille


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Due to its unbiblical teachings on the key doctrines of Christianity, The Way International is, theologically, a cult of Christianity

The Way, International headquartered in New Knoxville, Ohio, was founded by Victor Paul Wierwille, who was a devout anti-trinitarian. This organization teaches that Jesus Christ is not Eternal and did not exist before the creation of the world.

In His book, Jesus Christ Is Not God Wierwille teaches: "We, as well as Jesus Christ, were with God in His foreknowledge, but not in existence, before the world began. Neither did Jesus Christ" (pp. 31-32). Wierwille teaches that Jesus did not exist except in the mind of God before conception in Mary's womb, and was at that time "Jesus Christ the Son of God, was made by God" (Ibid, pp. 103-04).

The Jesus of the Way becomes nothing more than a miraculously conceived sinless man. He was not God in the flesh but only a very special man who became "God's Son" as a result of divine genetic engineering.
Source: James Walker, The Jesus of The Way InternationalOff-site Link, article on the Watchman Fellowship site
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• Books        Click On Titles To Order At Discount           » More Books
Christian The Cult That SnappedOff-site Link (Contra) A preview (with excerpt) of Karl Kahler's book "The Cult That Snapped : A Journey Into The Way International"
Christian Encyclopedia of Cults and New ReligionsOff-site Link by John Ankerberg and John Weldon. Includes a 42 page entry on The Way International (with extensive footnotes)
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Christian GreaseSpot Cafe's Discussion ForumsOff-site Link Web-based discussion forums. Part of the GreaseSpot Cafe site.
Christian GreaseSpot Cafe Mailing ListOff-site Link
Christian The WayOff-site Link A discussion list for ex- and current members of The Way International
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• News Database
Database of archived news items on The Way International
(Includes items added between Oct. 25, 1999 and Jan. 31, 2002. See about this database)

» For newer items, see Religion News Blog
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• Sites
Christian The Cult That SnappedOff-site Link (Contra) Essentially, a preview (with excerpt) of Karl Kahler's book "The Cult That Snapped : A Journey Into The Way International"
Secular No Way Out - WebzineOff-site Link (Contra) counter-cult information from Trancenet.org
Christian Greasespot CafeOff-site Link (Contra) Extensive counter site. Includes The WayDale documents and soundfiles, and an active discussion forum.
Profess to be Christian but are outside orthodox Christianity The Way InternationalOff-site Link (Pro) Official site. Not recommended.
Secular The Way International FAQOff-site Link (Contra) information from Trancenet.org
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The Way International
First posted: Jan. 16, 2002
Last Updated: Aug. 30, 2009
Editor: Anton Hein
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