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Walk Away Resources for walk aways Internet EX-TIAN. Internet mailing list for ex-Christians. Send an email message to [ref001]listproc@atheist.tamu.edu with _subscribe_EX-TIAN_firstname_ lastname_ in the message body. Ontario Centre for Religious Tolerance. This non-profit organization has a web site at [ref002]http://www.kosone.com/people/ocrt/ocrt_hp.htm. They also have a page discussing [ref003]cults and sects. Peregrine Foundation. Operates a web site at [ref004] http://www.matisse.net/~peregrin. Information about the organization and back issues of their newsletter for ex-Bruderhofers. Walk Away. (This web site.) Articles from the _Walk_Away_ newsletter are located at [ref005]http://www.crocker.com/~ifas/wa. Organizations Focus. Focus is an international network of people who were once associated with high-demand groups. Focus offers support, referrals, and an opportunity to meet, both socially and at conferences, to discuss our common experiences and to assist one another in adjusting to life after a cultic or totalistic involvement. Publishes Focus News. Focus, c/o CAN National Office, 2421 W. Pratt Blvd. Ste. 1173, Chicago, IL 60045. Peregrine Foundation. A non-profit organization that distributes information about high-demand religious groups, totalitarian sects, intentional communities, and communes. Publishes newsletters and other material, and holds conferences. Visit their [ref006]web site or contact the group by email for more information. Peregrine Foundation, PO Box 460141, San Francisco, CA 94146. Exit-counselors Rick Ross. Deprogrammer available to help people escape from destructive religious cults. PO Box 32906, Phoenix, AZ 85064. (602) 956-0325. Publications Focus News. Newsletter featuring personal stories of exiting and recovery, articles by prominent mental health professionals, question-and-answer column dealing with problems faced by ex-cultists, and news of Focus activities. Focus, c/o CAN National Office, 2421 W. Pratt Blvd. Ste. 1173, Chicago, IL 60045. KIT Newsletter. A monthly newsletter published by the Peregrine Foundation for ex-members of the Bruderhof. Back issues and other material of interest can be found at the foundation's [ref007]web site. Peregrine Foundation, PO Box 460141, San Francisco, CA 94146. Walk Away. Quarterly newsletter for ex-fundamentalists published by the Institute for First Amendment Studies. Features "how I walked away" stories by ex-fundamentalists and other articles. Visit their [ref008]web site to find out how to [ref009]subscribe. Walk Away, PO Box 589, Great Barrington, MA 01230. Books Hawking God: A Young Jewish Woman's Ordeal in Jews for Jesus by Ellen Kamentsky. The author tells how she was sucked in by Jews for Jesus, a multimillion-dollar fundamentalist Christian missionary machine. Kamentsky eloquently recounts the painful story of how her parents struggled for three years to free her from the group. Available from the [ref010]IFAS bookstore. Jesus Doesn't Live Here Anymore by Skipp Porteous (Prometheus Books). A former fundamentalist minister's disturbing inside look at the Christian Right. Available from the [ref011]IFAS bookstore. Leaving the Fold by Marlene Winell (New Harbinger Publications). This guide for former fundamentalists offers support and exercises to promote healing and growth. Winell, a psychologist, tells of her own break with fundamentalism. Available from the [ref012]IFAS bookstore. Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America by Mel White (Simon & Shuster). White, a former ghostwriter for Jerry Falwell and Pat Robertson, comes out of the closet to confront homophobia within the Religious Right. Available from the [ref013]IFAS bookstore. If you know of any resources that would be appropriate for this list[ref014]let us know! [ref015][ref016] Return to table of contents Copyright 1995 IFAS Walk Away / ifas@crocker.com [ref001] mailto:listproc@atheist.tamu.edu [ref002] http://www.kosone.com/people/ocrt/ocrt_hp.htm [ref003] http://www.kosone.com/people/ocrt/cults.htm [ref004] http://www.matisse.net/~peregrin [ref005] index.html [ref006] http://www.matisse.net/~peregrin/ [ref007] http://www.matisse.net/~peregrin/ [ref008] index.html [ref009] walkaway.html [ref010] ../bookstore.html [ref011] ../bookstore.html [ref012] ../bookstore.html [ref013] ../bookstore.html [ref014] mailto:ifas@crocker.com [ref015] index.html [ref016] ../uparrow.gif This file is copywritten by the Institute for First Amendment Studies. Subscribe to The Freedom Writer and Walk Away news letters by writing to or telephoneing the Institute for First Amendment Studies: Post Office Box 589 Great Barrington, Massachusetts. 01230 Telephone: (413) 528-3800 E-Mail: ifas@crocker.com Web page: http://www.crocker.com/~ifas

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