Elizabeth Clare Prophet, the spiritual leader of the Church Universal and Triumphant
, which gained notoriety in the late 1980s for its followers’ elaborate preparations for nuclear Armageddon, has died.
The church was still prepared for Armageddon in recent years and kept a bomb shelter stocked for 750 people deep in a forest near Yellowstone National Park. [Read more...]
The Lyons Press has just released “Prophet’s Daughter: My Life with Elizabeth Clare Prophet Inside the Church Universal and Triumphant
,” which details Erin Prophet’s tumultuous life.
In the book’s preface, Prophet writes that one reason she penned the account is to expose the flawed thinking that led to her mother’s “apocalyptic prophecies” and the shelters built in their wake.
“Our actions were informed by the same sense of spiritual superiority that has led others to pace street corners with sandwich boards reading, THE END IS NEAR,” she wrote. “And the reasoning behind it is more similar to that of the other groups than I have been comfortable admitting.” [Read more...]
CORWIN SPRINGS – Last week, the Church Universal and Triumphant announced it is breaking ground on a new office building at its headquarters here. That’s not so unusual. Groups put up structures all the time. What is unusual is the … [Read more…]
Elizabeth Clare Prophet, at the age of 65, is suffering the sixth year of the ravages of Alzheimer’s Disease. “She’s continuing a slow decline,” Erin Prophet, her oldest daughter and co-guardian, said in a recent interview. It’s a sad, slow … [Read more…]
If nuclear war ever breaks out, here’s a suggestion on where to take cover. North of Yellowstone in a place called Paradise Valley there’s a remarkable number of places to hide underground. We visited two amazing underground structures in Paradise … [Read more…]
It would take a book to explain the teachings of Church Universal and Triumphant. Specifically, it might take 55 books, the number published by members of this cross-denominational faith since its founding in 1958. Church Universal and Triumphant The Church … [Read more…]
http://www.bozemandailychronicle.com/ Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Mar. 7, 2003 By , Chronicle Staff Writer American taxpayers paid $13 million for land just north of Yellowstone National Park in the late 1990s, but it didn’t buy any breathing room for the bison trying … [Read more…]