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History Timeline of World Religions, cults and occcult and its Founders

The true religion (way to God was given to Adam and Eve after they fell into sin). It was passed onto to his sons Ge,4. It was then passed on until mankind rebelled and no longer practiced  it. By the time of Noah only he and his family kept it. After the flood Noah and his sons passed it on to individuals. Gods then chose Abram, a man from a pagan land to begin to have a nation given the true way.

2,085 BC. Judaism-Abraham gave him and his people a covenant

1,500 Moses God covenants with a people making a nation under his leadership, the only theocracy

1,500 BC. Hinduism- no specific founder (some say it was earlier)

1000 BC  Zoroastrianism -  Zoroastrianism founded by Zarathushtra (Zoroaster) in Persia

560 BC. Buddhism- Gautama Buddha

550 BC. Taoism - Lao Tzu

599 BC. Jainism, Mahavira

30 AD. Christianity –Jesus Christ  new covenant made

50-100 AD. Gnosticism-

150-250 AD. -Modalism (Monarchianism)–Sabellius, Praxeus, Noetus, Paul of Samosata

325 AD. -After being persecuted for almost 200 years Constantine made the Church becomes a legal religion,  compromise begins to enter.

590 AD.-Roman Catholicism- Developed after Constantine; Pope Gregory?

610 AD.- Islam- Mohammed

1400 AD.- Rosicrucians-Christian Rosenkreuz  (1694 US) Rosicrucians- Master Kelpius, Johann Andrea

1515 AD.- Protestantism- (Reformers) Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli, John Calvin

1650 AD.- Tibetan Buddhism-Dalai Lama

1700 AD.- Freemasony- Albert Mackey, Albert Pike

1760 AD.-Swedenborgism- Emmanuel Swedenborg

1784 AD.- Shakers - Mother Ann Lee

1830 AD.- Mormonism – Joseph Smith

1830 AD.-Cambellites-Alexander & Thomas Cambell, Barton Stone

1838 AD.-Tenrikyo- Miki Maegawa Nakayama

1844 AD.-Christadelphians- John Thomas

1840-45 AD.-Millerites 2nd day Adventists –William Miller then became 7th Day Adventists

1844 AD.-Bahai- Baha'u'llah (Abul Baha)

1845-1870AD.- 7th Day Adventists-E.G. White

1848 AD.-Spiritualism - Kate and Margaret Fox

1870 Shakers Mother Ann Lee

1870 AD.-Jehovah's Witnesses- Charles Taze Russell

1875 AD.-Theosophical Society- H.P. Blavatsky, Henry Olcott

1879 AD.-Christian Science-Mary Baker Eddy

1889-1924 AD.-Unity School of Christianity- Myrtle Fillmore (Ecclectic, inclusivism)

1894 Vedanta Society Swami Vivekananda (Hinduism)

1900 AD.-Rosicrucian Fellowship-Max Heindel

1902 AD.- Anthroposophical Society –Rudolf Steiner

 1903 Unity Church Charels Filmore (inclusivism)

1906 AD. -The Pentecostal Assemblies of the World

1909 Rosicrucian Fellowship Carl Louis von Grasshof (inclusive)

1914 AD.- Iglesia ni Cristo- Felix Manalo (Christian sect)

1914 AD.- Oneness Pentecostalism- Frank Ewart, G.T.Haywood, Glenn Cook

1917 AD.-True Jesus Church. Founders Paul Wei, Lingsheng Chang and Barnabas Chang

1923 Lucis Truth Alice Bailey (Occult/ New Age)

1927 AD.- Mind Science- Ernest Holmes (Inclusive)

1928 Opus dei Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer (Roman Catholicism)

1930 AD. -Black Muslims (Nation of Islam) –Wallace D. Fard

1930 Soka Gakkai  Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (Nicherin Buddhism)

1933 Subud Muhammed Subuh (Sufi)

1934 AD.-World Wide Church of God- Herbert W. Armstrong (Christian sect)

1934 Urantia Foundation William S. Sadler (UFO spiritualism)

1935 AD.-Self Realization Fellowship- Paramahansa Yogananda (Hinduism)

1945 AD.-United Pentecostal International- Howard Goss, W.T. Witherspoon (can be traced back to 1914)

1944 AD.- Silva Mind Control –Jose Silva (Occult/New Age)

1945 AD.- United Pentecostal International- Frist separted from Assembly of God in 1914. Howard Goss, W.T. Witherspoon

1945 AD. -The Way -Victor P.Wierwille (Christian sect)

 1945 + Shinreikyo Kanichi Otsuka (Shinto)

1948 Religious Science Ernest Holmes (Christian/ inclusive)

1948 AD.- Latter Rain –Franklin Hall, George Warnock.

1950 AD.-Urantia Book- Dr. Bill Sadler

1950 AD.-Lafayette Ronald Hubbard published his book Dianetics-SCIENTOLOGY

1954 AD.-Atherius Society (UFO’s)- Dr. George King (UFO)

1954 AD.- Unification Church- Rev.Sung Myung Moon

1955 AD.- Scientology- L. Ron Hubbard

1958 AD.- Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research- Henry Kinley

1958-1970 AD.- Church Universal and Triumphant –Mark and E.C. Prophet (Inclusive, ecclectic)

1958 AD. -Henry Kinley begins (IDMR) the Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research

1959 AD.-Unitariarian Universalist

1959 Mahikari Kotama Okada (Shinto)

1960 AD.-Transcendental meditation- Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

1961 AD.- Unitarian Universalism was officially formed.

1964 AD.- Eckankar The Ancient Science of Soul Travel (Eck).  Founded by Paul Twitchell

1965 AD.-Assembly of Yahweh-Jacob Meyer

1966 AD.- Church of Satan –Anton LaVey

1968 AD.- Hare Krishna (US)- Swami Prabhupada

1968 AD.- Children of God- David (Moses) Berg

1970 AD.-Findhorn Community –Peter and Eileen Caddy –David Spangler

1970 AD.- Divine light Mission- Guru Maharaj Ji

1973 AD.- CARP was established in the United States.  [The Collegiate Association for the Research of Principles] to introduce the teachings of un Myung Moon.

1974 Raëlians Claude Vorilhon Rael (UFO)

1974 AD.-Assemblies of Yahweh-Sam Suratt

1975 A Course in Miracles Helen Schucman (new revelation)

1979 AD.-Church of Christ International - Kip McKean

1980 -1982 AD.- Tara Center-Benjamen Crème

1980 AD.- House of Yahweh (Abilene) Jacob Hawkins

1985 Adventures in Enlightenment, A Foundation Terry Cole-Whittaker

1992 Falon Gong Li Hongzhi

2007 Global Peace Foundation  Hyun Jin Moon ( continuation of Moons Unification church)




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