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Christopher Edwards (author)

Christopher Edwards (born 1954) is an American author. He wrote Crazy for God: The Nightmare of Cult Life [1] a memoir of his eight-month experience as a member of the Unification Church of the United States in 1976. In an interview while promoting his book, he said he travelled with a bodyguard and was afraid for his life.[2][3]

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Edwards graduated from Yale University with majors in psychology and philosophy.[4]

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FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Edwards, Christopher (1979). Crazy for God. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall. ISBN 0-13-188979-6. 
  2. ^ Murphy, Mary Beth (April 11, 1979). "Ex-moonie Calls Cult Control Serious". The Milwaukee Sentinel. p. 6. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "He went in search of himself and God and found the Moonies". The Spokesman-Review. April 1, 1979. pp. E1. Retrieved 7 February 2010. 
  4. ^ CRAZY FOR GOD: The Nightmare of Cult Life by Christopher Edwards