For this issue we had the chance to speak with Dr. Erin Prophet, the daughter of two spiritual leaders, Mark and Elizabeth Clare Prophet. Her father started the group as The Summit Lighthouse in 1958. After his death in 1973, Erin’s mother became the leader of the group, which has also been known as Church Universal and Triumphant (founded 1974). The group eventually attracted tens of thousands of seekers with a message of New Age healing and personal transformation. In the late 1980’s Elizabeth began predicting that a global "karmic" reckoning was near, based on her interpretation of both Eastern and Western scriptures. Church members infamously built huge underground shelters that they supplied and briefly occupied in anticipation of a variety of disasters. As her mother’s daughter, Erin had a unique vantage point from which to view it all. In this podcast we discuss her book Prophet’s Daughter and attempt to unweave the subtle complexity of both the miracle and madness of spiritual communities.