September 20th, 2017 | Season 1 | 47 mins 56 secs
anne hamilton-byrne, australian, ben shenton, cult, cults, forced adoption, religion, sarah moore, sect, sects, spirituality, the family, yoga
Anne Hamilton-Byrne led the most notorious Australian cult to date, The Family. Full of middle class doctors, lawyers, architects and nurses, she preached a mix of Christianity, Buddhism and spirituality, claiming herself to be the reincarnation of Christ. By the late '60s, she had fixed upon the idea of creating the perfect race of children to take the world forward after her predicted apocalypse.
September 16th, 2017 | Season 1 | 2 mins 15 secs
cults, new religions, new religious movements., sects, the family, the movement for the restoration of the ten commandments of god
A taste of Let's Talk About Sects Season 1, launching on Wednesday 20 September. CW: this podcast covers topics related to cults, including abusive behaviours, references to suicide, and subjects of a disturbing nature.