Hoaxes and fallacies are common in the study of alternative religions. Read about some of the more wide-reaching ones.
The navjote is the initiation ceremony for Zoroastrian children that welcomes them into the community.
Apocalyptic religions emphasize their end of the world beliefs as central to their practices.
Don't let fearmongering distract you from common sense. While parents should always be wary of what their children are studying, those pursing occult practices that include dangerous behavior and/or illegal and immoral things practically don't exist.
Sir Isaac Newton was an unconventional man in many ways. Besides being a science pioneer, he also embraced a variety of alternative beliefs such as alchemy and non-trinitarianism.
Just people in previous times have colored their religious beliefs with their general understanding of the world, today we find modern concepts like aliens in modern religions.
A list of common controversies and misconceptions that have plagued the Church of Scientology for decades, including Fair Game, Snow White, and the Fishman Affidavit.
The Fishman Affidavit is a legal document that includes information on Scientology teachings that the Church of Scientology attempted to keep suppressed through legal means.
People throughout history have sought additional meaning from within the Torah and Bible through non-traditional reading, sometimes referred to as Bible Code.
Some religions sound silly at first glance, but we must get past such reactions if we wish to understand them. Learn about religions such as Jediism, Discordianism, the Rastafari Movement and more.