Twelve Tribes Archive

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Spare the rod and spoil the …

It is the Twelve Tribes' attitude towards children that has proved most controversial. Harsh discipline is one of the group's central tenets, as detailed in its 267-page Child Training Manual, copies of which have been handed out to parents at …

What is the Twelve Tribes?

The Twelve Tribes was started in 1973 as one of several communal groups sprung from the so-called Jesus Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. But, while other groups have long since disbanded, the Twelve Tribes has endured for more than …