70: Glasgow's Sex Cult Visitor

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In 1903 a notorious sex cult leader came to our hometown, Glasgow for a visit. Join us for our 70th episode as we discuss infamous mystic Thomas Lake Harris and his Brotherhood of New Life Cult, including his visit to Glasgow.

This episode really has it all including angels, magic wine, divine breathing techniques, fairy queens, and all kinds of cult-y shenanigans! Let us know what you think on social media or by sending us an email and be sure to head to our website to learn more about this and other cases!

FURTHER READING:

The religious sex cult leader who came from New York to Glasgow to recruit disciples in 1903

Thomas Lake Harris

Thomas Lake Harris - Encyclopedia Britannica

Laurence Oliphant - Encyclopedia Britannica

American Communities and Co-operative Colonies by William Alfred Hinds

WikiPedia: Emanuel Swedenborg

WHEN THE FAIRIES CAME FOR THOMAS LAKE HARRIS

THE WONDER SEEKERS OF FOUNTAINGROVE

America and the Utopian Dream - Yale Library

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