Sir: Graham Lewis's secondhand account of a recently formed religious cult (letter, 28 August) reminded me of the conversion of the early Christians in the second and third chapters of the Act of the Apostles (Acts 2 v41):
Those who accepted his [Peter's] message were baptised and about 3,000 were added to their numbers that day.
Was not Christianity founded out of the formation of a "cult" by untrained apostles who locked themselves away for prayer, practised baptism of the Spirit and conducted emotionally charged meetings?
Worcester Park, Surrey
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