Apologetics Index

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Santos Malandros

This article is a stub. More resources may be added over time. Santos Malandros is Spanish for “Holy Thugs.” The Associated Press says These mystical figures are part of the two-century-old cult tradition known as Maria Lionza, the Venezuelan variation of Santeria — the faith that began in Cuba when African slaves blended Yoruba spiritual beliefs with Roman Catholic traditions.… Read more

Daniel Hoover group

The Daniel Hoover group is descended from the Reidenbach Mennonites.

The Reidenbachs, nicknamed the "Thirty-fivers" after the initial number of dissenters, split from the Groffdale Conference (Wenger Mennonite Church) in 1946 because they did not want their young men taking part in Civilian Public Service programs as an alternative to military duty.

Another major division took place in 1977 when a new generation of separatists renounced propane gas and motorized farm machinery.