Children of God – Part 1

The Children of God, later known as The Family, became notorious for their practise called “flirty fishing”. They believed in bringing up their children to have no inhibitions around sex, but the ramifications of their approach to this would echo through the generations as trauma, and result in a shocking murder-suicide committed by the very son prophesied as the Prince who would lead them through the End Times.

 

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Credits:

Written and hosted by Sarah Steel

Research by Sarah Steel and Haley Gray

Music by Joe Gould

 

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