"Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other sects?"

James Madison, A Memorial and Remonstrance

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The opinions expressed in the statements herein do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of the Advocates for Religious Rights and Freedoms as an organization or the International Community of Christ, Church of the Second Advent.

Index to Statements

"Protect Our Freedom of Religion: An Alert to Danger for All Religious Persons"
by The Reverend Rebecca E. Willis

"A Complex Problem Involving a Simple Equation"
by The Right Reverend Ileana Isfan

Excerpts from "Definitions of Cult: From Sociological-Technical to Popular-Negative"(1992)
by James T. Richardson, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Sociology, University of Nevada-Reno

"Watchman's List"
by The Right Reverend Gary Robert Buchanan

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