Cultural acceptability is a cruel mistress.
—Carl Trueman, Life on the Cultic Fringe
Up to now, America has not been a good milieu for the rise of a mass movement. What starts out here as a mass movement ends up as a racket, a cult, or a corporation.
—Eric Hoffer, The Temper of Our Time, quoted by Carl Trueman, The Real Scandal of the Evangelical Mind