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Moon Organization - Detailed Information on Moon Organization Beliefs of the Organization: The primary teaching of the group is called The Divine Principle (DP). It claims to explain God s nature: Masculine and Feminine and having Internal Character and External Form. It says that the purpose of God s creation was to have a reality which reflected God s nature, so that he could experience love- especially the love of a parent. The DP says that the purpose of life is happiness, but that God s plan went astray when Lucifer, one of his Archangels grew jealous of Adam and the central role he was to play (thereby demoting Lucifer to servant status). The DP says that Adam and Eve were born as infants (it never explicitly says if they had physical parents- although in 1965 Moon claimed they didn t have earthly physical parents- but late changed his teaching to say that they had apelike parents with no spirit). Lucifer decided to seduce Eve sexually (when she was 16-17 years old- Moon teaches that if she had only made it to 21, then she would have been perfect- and then would have had perfect children with Adam). This sexual fall of Eve, who then seduced Adam, caused the Fall of Man- so that Lucifer became Satan and encouraged Cain to kill Abel and created the entire fallen history of humankind. The DP falsely claims that there are identifiable parallels throughout human history with specific numerological significance which proves that God has a plan to restore the Earth to the Kingdom of Heaven. Former leader Allen Tate Wood did an article proving major errors regarding the DP version of history. It also purports to predict the birth of the new messiah which was to occur between 1917 and 1930. Moon conveniently was born in 1920. Former leader Allen Tate Wood did an excellent analysis of the History of Restoration which indisputedly proves that the DP is false and cannot be taken seriously. One would think that if such historical parallels existed, there would be at least one historian who would have come forward in the past 30 plus years and validate these so called parallels. Of great significance, is the groups teaching that in order for God to work , Cain must submit to Abel and follow him unconditionally. Members are indoctrinated to accept this belief and practice it automatically. What it means is that you must always submit and obey your leader (Abel figure) no matter what, even if it contradicts your conscience, the law, or whatever else. If you don t immediately unite with Abel , then Satan will invade! Members are taught to distrust their own thoughts or feelings and are always on guard for tests or invading evil spirits . In the final world view, the DP and Moon teaches that all religions will be abolished except for Unificationism. All languages will be abolished- except for Korean. All marriages must be arranged (and/or approved) by the Unification officials. An automatic theocracy will be established to run the world- and Moon and one of his designates will have total power. He has already performed thousands of arranged marriages- often between people of different nationalities to sidestep immigration restrictions. Despite the claims by the group that it is Christian, by all theological accounts it is not. It does NOT believe that Jesus was God. It does not believe that Jesus was of virgin birth (the oral teaching is that Zachariah was Jesus s real father). It does not believe in the Trinity- Father, Son and Holy Spirit (the group believes the Holy Spirit is a feminine spirit). The group does not believe that Jesus came to be crucified and that by being crucified, Jesus offers total redemption. It does not believe in Jesus being physically resurrected. The Moonies believe that Jesus lied to his disciples when he told them that he wasn t a spirit (after his resurrection). The Moonies actually teach that Jesus failed in his mission. The Moonies teach that Jesus came to be the pure Adam, who was to find and purify a woman and have sinless children. The Israelites should have all become his disciples, and as one united army they would have marched on Rome and taken over the world for God. But John the Baptist failed his mission and didn t submit himself to Jesus and become his number one disciple. Due to the failure of the Jewish people to recognize and follow the messiah, Jesus was forced to go the way of the cross- die and spiritually resurrect (not physically resurrect as Christians believe), and offer mankind only spiritual salvation and not total salvation. The Jewish people fell into disfavor because of their disobedience, and God moved his blessing to the Korean people- making them the New Israel. By the way, the Jews suffered the holocaust in order to pay indemnity for their sins of not following Jesus. Despite the fact that the Bible talks about Jesus going to Heaven dozens of times, Moon teaches that Jesus was stuck at a lower realm in spirit world called Paradise. Moon teaches that since God is both masculine and feminine aspects, Jesus couldn t be in Heaven with God, until Moon married Jesus to a Korean woman in the church. It is interesting to note that the present teaching is that Moon s deceased son, Heung Jin, now rules the spiritual realm above Jesus. This is the same Heung Jin was was believed to have possessed a member years ago and hit Col. Pak.