Heading for The Hills

A New Age guru goes underground

With Moscow and Washington more likely these days to exchange kisses than atomic missiles, it may not seem the most opportune time to declare that nuclear annihilation is just around the corner. But followers of the Church % Universal and Triumphant, a motley New Age amalgam of Christianity and Eastern religion, are convinced that the end is near -- so near that they were heading by the thousands last week for a warren of bomb shelters deep in the hills of Montana.

Throughout the week, cars loaded with baggage, children and guns clogged the roads around Paradise Valley, just north of...

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