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“A Misbegotten Martyr:” Ricky Rodriguez’s Tragic Quest for Justice

Last week, Don Lattin spoke with ReligionWriter about the evangelical influences behind the sexual theology of The Family International, a religious sect founded by leader David Berg in the late 1960s. Berg’s spiritual step-son, Ricky Rodriguez, was raised to be the group’s leader — Berg prophesied that Rodriguez would eventually sacrifice his life for the [...]

16Oct2007 | Andrea Useem | 3 comments | Continued
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