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Amy Carlson – Love Has Won

Amy Carlson, Love Has Won cult leader
Amy Carlson, Love Has Won cult leader. Screenshot from the VICE video, Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won

Amy Carlson, leader of the Love Has Won cult

Amy Carlson, who among other things claimed to be “Mother God,” was the leader of a cult called Love Has Won.

Amy Carlson (November 30, 1975 – c. April 16, 2021), also known by her followers as Mother God, was an American religious leader and co-founder of the new religious movement Love Has Won. Carlson and her followers believed herself to be God, a 19 billion years old being, a reincarnation of Jesus Christ, and could heal people of cancer “with the power of love.”

Deputies find mummified body of alleged cult leader

Inside Edition, October 19, 2021

Cause of death revealed for mummified cult leader found in rural Colorado

KRDO NewsChannel 13, December 9, 2021

Meet ‘Mother God:’ The Leader of Love Has Won

VICE, March 9, 2021

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From ‘Mother God’ to Mummified Corpse: Inside the Fringe Spiritual Sect ‘Love Has Won’, Christopher Moyer, Rolling Stone, November 26, 2021 [Also at Archive.Today and the WayBackMachine]

Amy Carlson was supposed to be the incarnate of Marilyn Monroe, Joan of Arc, and Jesus Christ. When she shed her Earthly body for the latest time, authorities found her followers still worshiping it — shedding light on the group many have called a “cult”

Stream Online – HBO Max: Love Has Won – The Cult of Mother God

Love Has Won: The Cult of Mother God Streaming: Watch & Stream Online via HBO Max

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      First published (or major update) on Thursday, December 30, 2021.
      Last updated on December 04, 2023.

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