New Age, New (and old) religions
- Religions blossomed in the 1960s.
- Subcommunities included: Buddhism,
- Shinto, Hinduism and Islam.
Blossomed Crazy Religions:
- Unification church:
- Korean with Chrisitan heritage. Founder Sun Myung Moon claimedd to be latest
- prophet of God, promised coming millennial kingdom.
- People's Temple
- Community-Rev. Jim Jones. Proclaimed himself a prophet of a new religion. Moved
- his community toSouth American. Led 900 people in a mass suicide.
- Branch Davidians-led by
- self proclaimed Prophet David Koresh. Millenial group, violent standoffs with
- the government.
Other Blossomed Religions:
American Zen Buddhism
- Community of Bhagwan
- Shree Rajneesh: took over town in Oregon