The Peoples Temple - Britannica
The People's Temple, led by James Warren (Jim) Jones
Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple: A Commentary on Religious Movements Turning Sinister
Robins on Chidester, 'Salvation and Suicide: Jim Jones, the Peoples Temple, and Jonestown'
The Reverend Jim Jones and Religious, Political, and Racial Radicalism in Peoples Temple
Drinking the Kool-Aid: A Survivor Remembers Jim Jones
Alternative Considerations of Jonestown & Peoples Temple
Coast Congressman Believed Slain Investigating Commune in Guyana
Cult Massacre Ambush in Guyana
Father Cares: The Last of Jonestown
Guyana Official Reports 300 Dead At Religious Sect's Jungle Temple
People's Temple Collection (1972-1990)
Charles Manson - Britannica
The Manson Family Murders, and their complicated legacy, explained
Charles Manson: Messianic leader of a death cult
The Manson Family: Folklore traditions of a small group
Charles Manson: A Look into the Man behind the Manson Family
Even Charles Manson thought Scientology was "too crazy" to practice religiously
9 Things you should know about the Manson Family cult - see esp. #4 & 8
Order of the Solar Temple - Britannica
Sources of Doctrine in the Solar Temple
Order of the Solar Temple: The Temple of Death - a 230 page book so use Ctrl F to find what you are looking for
Rise in Cults As Millennium Approaches
The 'Order of the 'Solar Temple' is one of the creepiest cults ever
Order of the Solar Temple - there is a section on 'beliefs'
Solar Temple Massacre: Mystery endures 25 years later - Toronto Sun newspaper article
The Naked Truth About Raelians And Their UFO Religion
Raelians Believe Cloning Holds Key to Immortality
Presumed Immanent: the Raëlians, UFO Religions, and the Postmodern Condition
Raelian cloning beliefs illustrate dangers of naturalistic worldview
The Rael Deal - from Religion in the News journal
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World Religions online database. Username: brisboys and Password: trial. Look on the tab at the top and see if there are any 'Primary Sources'. On trial because of the Corona Virus shutdown until May 31.
Introduction to critical thinking
Abductive arguments (Khan Academy)
Sound and unsound arguments (Khan Academy)
Argument and evidence (in relation to religion)
Websites for fallacies - one of Mr Johnson's favourite websites
Guide to the study of philosophy
How to argue your case like a great philosopher. Robust debate is an important skill in work and life. Knowing how to argue is more than simply stating your opinion. Dr Patrick Stokes shares his tips.
'New Age' beliefs are common among both religious and non-religious Americans
How can smart people still believe in God? - Not about cults specifically but this will add a different perspective
What is Philosophy of Religion? by Charles Taliaferro.
Contemporary Philosophy of Religion by Steven Duncan and Mark Addis.
Philosophy of Religion by Chad Meister
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Facts Encyclopedia - Philosophy Resources.
Some texts from Early Modern Philosophy
The Philosophy of Religion - from the Stanford Encyclopedia
The basics of Philosophy - you can search by branch/doctrine, by historical period, by movement/school, or by individual philosopher.
Wiphi - Our mission is to introduce the public to the practice of philosophy through free, entertaining, and accessible videos featuring experts from around the world.
History of Philosophy - King's College London