[This is a part of a series on spiritual abuse. You can see other posts in the series here as they get published. A lot of this content is from the research of Dr. Lisa Oakley from Chester University. I highly recommend her book with Justin Humphreys if you want to learn more about this!]
Let’s continue our deep dive into the good (not good) stuff. Research has found that the following characteristics are present in cultures where spirituality can be misused to control or coerce.
(3) Enforced accountability