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7 Popular American Religious Cults

The United States is home to some weird religious activity. I mean I suppose every country is, however because of how open our society is, and how many freedoms Americans enjoy on the religious front it appears that we are a hot bed of religious cult activity. Here are a few of the out there religious cults down through the ages that got their start on US soil.

First off I think its' important to define what a cult is, because I'm sure this list will offend someone because I've included two of the larger churches here in the United States on the list of cults.

According to Wikipedia the definetion of a Cult is a group of followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion. Generally these groups have charismatic leaders but this is not always the case.

1 Church of Scientology



2 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints



3 Watchtower Society



4 Unification Church



5 International Church of Christ



6 Nation of Islam



7 Southern Baptists


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