Apologetics Index

Month: June 2017

Who Joins Cults, And Why?

Is there a certain type of person who is more likely to join a cult? No.

Individual vulnerability factors matter much more than personality type when it comes to joining or staying in a cult or abusive relationship.

Cafeteria Religion: Spiritual, But Not Religious

Cafeteria Religion -- also known as Salad Bar Religion, Spirituality Without Religion, or Believing Without Belonging -- is popular among so-called 'nones.'

It is a form of religious pluralism, in which people pick and choose doctrines and religious practices to arrive at a customized, personalized spirituality.

Many Christians actually take a similar approach when they fail to learn or practice spiritual discernment.