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The Making of a Twisted Sexual Theology: Q+A on “Jesus Freaks”

The bizarre, tragic nature of his life began with his conception: Ricky Rodriguez was born as a result of “flirty fishing,” a practice of proselytizing through sex advocated by David Berg, the Jesus-quoting founder of the religious sect now known as The Family International (formerly The Children of God.)
Berg, the son of a well-known Pentecostal [...]

12Oct2007 | Andrea Useem | 1 comment | Continued
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