Religious Experts

The Reliability of Apostate Testimony About New Religious Movements by Lonnie D. Kliever, Ph.D.“… apostates from new religions do not meet the standards of personal objectivity, professional competence, and informed understanding required of expert witnesses.”

Apostates and New Religious Movements by Prof. Bryan R. Wilson“The apostate is generally in need of self-justification. He seeks to reconstruct his own past, to excuse his former affiliations, and to blame those who were formerly his closest associates.”

The Cult Awareness NetworkOnce a hotbed of religious intolerance, CAN is now in the hands of good people and is fulfilling its original purpose of: Educating the Public to Religious Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities.

Professional ReferralsA page of names and contact information provided by the Reformed Cult Awareness Network.  Experts on religions from all over the world from both the academic and religious world.

Center for Studies on New ReligionsAn international network of associations of scholars working in the field of new religious movements. Its director is the Italian scholar Massimo Introvigne.

The Foundation For Religious ToleranceThe goal of the Foundation is to protect and advance religious freedom for members of all faiths by creating understanding and tolerance.

Ontario Consultants on Religious ToleranceThe purposes of this site are:

1) to disseminate accurate religious information,

2) to expose religious fraud, hatred and misinformation and

3) to disseminate information on “hot” religious topics.

Anti-Defamation LeagueSuccessfully fighting anti-Semitism, bigotry and hatred since 1913.

The Catholic LeagueFighting anti-Catholicism since 1973.

Simon Wiesenthal CenterHome site of the famous Nazi hunter. Fighting Anti-Semitism, racism, and bigotry around the world.