RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
LevelFile
Alt Ref NoMU/WAT/7/8
Extent176 ff.
TitleWatch Department file on cults
Date1978-1982
DescriptionCorrespondence regarding sects in general and in particular the Unification Church, the Worldwide Church of God, the Church of Scientology and the Transcendental Meditation Movement. Includes correspondence with the office of Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister, 1981, a draft letter to Archbishop Coggan, December 1979, and letters from or referring to Family Action Information Rescue and the British Council of Churches; discussion of literature produced by and against the movements and notes relating to a Mothers' Union information pack.

Contains drafts of ‘The Extremist Cults’ by Canon A. F. Mackenzie and ‘Moon and the Unification Church: a Modern Heresy’ by Dr. L.V. Powles.

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