"Women were summoned into a secret society in The Way by having sex with the leaders. Women would not speak among each other. I remember Dr. Wierwille used to be laid out in a towel in the back of his bus. There were blue lights and oil. He'd call me in and expect sex."

Kristen Skedgell, who joined TWI in 1971 in Rye, N.Y. and left it 14 years later.

Quoted in "Christian Bible Ministry or Cult? Resurgent Group Alarms its Critics," The Record, March 17, 1996, by Tina Traster.

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