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Cult in this sense, is a counterfeit or serious deviation from the doctrines of classical Christianity.
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Generally it refers to witchcraft, satanism, neo-paganism, or various forms of Psychic discernment (astrology, seances, palm reading, etc.). New Age is a recent and developing belief system in North America encompassing thousands of autonomous (and sometime contradictory) beliefs, organizations, and events.
Generally the New Age borrows its theology from pantheistic Eastern religions and its practices from 19th century Western occultism. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: A book by Stephen Covey.
While some limited physical effects (mostly anesthetic) can be attributed to this practice, these effects have scientific, physiological explanations totally unrelated to the mystical explanation, which derives from Taoism. Some suggested revised chronologies and new dates, eventually forming groups such as the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. White, suggested that the 1844 date was accurate but that a heavenly (thus invisible) event had taken place.
Their teachings became the basis of Seventh-day Adventism, which eventually spawned its own offshoots, including Armstrongism and the Branch Davidians.
See Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship, Spiritualism, Divination. Actualism: New Age teaching based on panentheism, according to which all human beings possess the divine Christ-consciousness and are united with the Mother-Father-Creator God. Acupuncture: Chinese system of healing using needles or hand pressure (acupressure) applied to certain points on the body, traditionally believed to balance the yin and yang energies in the body by opening blocked meridians (apexes in the pathways). Advanced Organization of Los Angeles (AOLA): Promotes Scientology philosophy. Adventism: Widespread trans-denominational movement inspired by William Miller's prediction that Jesus' "advent" (return) would take place in 1844.