Asked in Mormonism
Is Morman religion a cult?
You answered you're own question. It's a religion not a cult. But of course it depends on how you define cult. At one point in it's history (like every other religion) it was technically a cult because it was a small group of people with different beliefs, but now it has almost 14 million members and is known everywhere. ...
Asked in Pentecostal, Scientology
Is the Church of Scientology a cult?
The word "cult" is not well defined, and basically boils down to "religion the speaker/author doesn't like." I personally am a little conflicted by calling it a "cult" mainly because that implies that it's an actual religion, and not a scam masquerading as a religion for the tax benefits. ...
What is the cult of isis?
The Cult of Isis was a mystery religion created by the Greek Ptolemy Soter, based on aspects of the ancient Egyptian religion. It was a mystery cult (a secretive religion requiring initiation in various phases) that spread throughout the Mediterranean throughout the late Classical period. It is still going today. ...
Is Jewish a religion or a cult?
It's a very old religion; it predates Christianity. The word "cult" is often used pejoratively but the word is synonymous with the word religion. One definition of "cult" means "spurious" or "unorthodox"--from Merriam-Webster's online. I personally do not see why Judaism is any less legitimate than Christianity. ...
Asked in Baha'i Faith
Is baha'i religion or a cult?
Members of the Bahá'í Faith consider the Bahá'í Faith as an independent religion. I see no reason to call it a "cult". ANSWER 2: The Baha'i Faith is an established and recognized world religion with consultative status at the United Nations. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Mormonism
Is Mormonism a dangerous cult or just a sick religion?
Neither. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is no more a cult than any other religion. It is not typically regarded as 'mainstream', but there is nothing about the conduct of the Church or it's members that is cause to say it is a cult or 'sick'. ...