Welcome to The Cult Education Institute
An Internet archive of information about cults, destructive cults, controversial groups and movements. The Cult Education Institute (CEI), formerly known as the Ross Institute of New Jersey, is a nonprofit public resource with a vast archive that contains thousands of individual documents. CEI on-line files include news stories, research papers, reports, court documents, book excerpts, personal testimonies and hundreds of links to additional relevant resources. This Internet archive is well-organized for easy access and reference. More
News and Opinion
Who is Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha?Dr. & Master Zhi Gang Sha claims, "The purpose of life is to serve. I have committed my life to this purpose. Service is my life mission" (Zhi Gang Sha, Soul Mind Body Science System, Preface xiii, 2014).But Sha's critics say he "uses brainwashing" and bilks people out of money... More
- Transgender Mormons struggle to feel at home in their bodies and their religion
- How Scientology controls John Travolta and Tom Cruise, according to 'Going Clear'
- People bullied into giving cash to Palmerston North's Victory Church
- Pastors control marriage pairings, say former members
- Victory Church leader disputes claims of 'cult'
- Spiritual warfare at Sterling's Calvary Temple church
- Televangelist Benny Hinn has been admitted to the hospital for heart trouble
- ISIS as Cult
- Controversial religious group Twelve Tribes reported to Cybertip
- Controversy over children's safety at religious community