Recent religions

The invention of a new religion is not particularly rare. We just don’t notice them until they become violent or popular. New religions since 1700:

  • Deism (late 1700s – early 1800s)
  • Mormonism (1830)
  • Christadelphian sect of Christianity (1830s)
  • Spiritualism (1850)
  • Baha’i (1863)
  • Seventh-day Adventism (1863)
  • Christian Science, (1879)
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses, (1879)
  • New Age (19th C.)
  • Donghak (19th C.)
  • New Thought (19th C.)
  • Wicca, modern form (early 1900s),
  • Celtic Reconstructionist Paganism
  • I-Kuan Tao (20th C.)
  • Cheondogyo (20th C.)
  • Aladura (1918)
  • Cao Dai(1926)
  • Rastafari (1920s – 1930)
  • Nation of Islam (1930)
  • Unification Church (1954)
  • Unitarian Universalism (1961)
  • Scientology (1965),
  • Eckankar (1965)
  • Hare Krishna (1966)
  • Satanism (1966)
  • Asatru (1970s)
  • Falun Gong (1992)

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