The Process pamphlets, c. 1970, author collection.

The Process Church: Myth & Reality Behind the Sixties’ Most Controversial Sect

Mitch Horowitz
15 min readJan 16, 2024

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In the countercultural melange of the late 1960s, organizations rumored to be “Satanic” came and went on the spiritual scene. The most notorious — and misunderstood — was The Process Church of the Final Judgment, a group founded in England in 1966 by two excommunicated Scientologists.

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Mitch Horowitz

"Treats esoteric ideas & movements with an even-handed intellectual studiousness"-Washington Post | PEN Award-winning historian | Censored in China