Deep Encounters with Religious Groups
In efforts to get inside the fold, reporters have fellow-traveled with religious groups, posing as members or prospective recruits.
Articles, Books, Video/Film
"Church and State: American Rapture" - Craig Unger - Vanity Fair | Best-selling author and evangelical leader Tim LaHaye has contacts that extend to the White House. That could spell trouble, since his theology espouses a bloody apocalypse in Israel.December 1, 2005
Criag Unger joined a tour of the Holy Land with Tim LaHaye, co-author of the Left Behind series. While not posing ...
Unger describes his reporting methods for his book, The Fall of the House of Bush, which looks at the followers of ...
The article is also Chapter Three of Taibbi's book, "The Great Derangement" (see page)
Craig Unger's "The Fall of the House of Bush: The Untold Story of How a Band of True Believers Seized the Executive Branch, Started the Iraq War, and Still Imperils America’s Future"2007
"A California Teenager Goes Undercover to Investigate Life Among the Moonies" - Scott Keeler - People MagazineJuly 24, 1978
Editor's precede: "Growing up in the San Francisco Bay area, Scott Keeler, 18, knew what every other teenager knew. ...
Sharlet moves in to Ivanwald to live among the theocratic elite of Washington.
"Frat House for Jesus" - Peter J. Boyer - The New Yorker | The Entity Behind C StreetSeptember 13, 2010
Peter J. Boyer reveals the inside workings of the C Street house.
Leon volunteers at an evangelical Christian haunted house in Cedar Hill, Texas, designed to frighten teenagers out ...
"The Man Who Saves You From Yourself" - Harper's - Nathaniel Rich | Going Undercover with a Cult InfiltratorNovember 1, 2013
Rich shadows a private investigator from San Francisco who specializes in rescuing individuals from the clutches of ...