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Association for Research and Enlightenment Virginia - - - - 2000 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Who Owns the Words of Jesus?: Copyright holders protecting draft of book, but followers claim unedited version is voice of Christ " in Salt Lake Tribune (19 Feb 2000) "That manuscript was passed down to Hugh Cayce's son, Charles Thomas Cayce, current president of the Association for Research and Englightenment [ARE] in Virginia Beach, Va. A patron -- no one knows who -- recently discovered and copied the manuscript in ARE's library. It was then distributed electronically. "
Association for Research and Enlightenment world 700 - - - 1945 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 105. "Cayce died in January 1945 at his home in Virginia Beach. He had founded the ARE fourteen years earlier, but at the time of his death it had less than seven hundred members. "
Association for Research and Enlightenment world 13,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 101. "The movement... could be compared to the concentric growth of a tree. The inner core is the Edgar Cayce Foundation. Then comes the closely connected Association for Research and Englightenment (ARE), with a current membership of 13,000. "
Association for Research and Enlightenment world 13,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 45. "Today A.R.E. has more than 13,000 members (at $35 a year) but thousands more meet in weekly 'Search for God' group sessions across the country. "
Association for Research and Enlightenment world - - - 22
countries
1998 *LINK* official web site directory
Association Mennonite Luxembourgeoise Luxembourg 100 - 2
units
- 1994 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Europe: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " LUXEMBOURG: Association Mennonite Luxembourgeoise; Members (1994): 100+/-; Congregations: 2
Association of Baptist Churches Rwanda 257,756 - 127
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Association of Baptist Churches in Israel Israel 923 - 12
units
- 1998 *LINK* Baptist World Alliance web site; page: "BWA Statistics " (viewed 31 March 1999). "Figures are for BWA affiliated conventions/unions only (no independents included). "; Table with 3 columns: Country, "Churches ", & "Members "; "1997/1998 Totals "
Assyrian Australia & New Zealand 33,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Outside of the Middle East, approximately... 64,000 [Assyrians live] in Armenia, Georgia and Russia, 33,000 in Australia and New Zealand and 150,000 in other countries. "
Assyrian Europe 93,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Outside of the Middle East, approximately 93,000 [Assyrians] live in Europe?64,000 in Armenia, Georgia and Russia, 33,000 in Australia and New Zealand and 150,000 in other countries. "
Assyrian North America 300,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Outside of the Middle East, approximately 93,000 [Assyrians] live in Europe, 300,000 in the United States and Canada? "
Assyrian other lands 150,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Outside of the Middle East, approximately 93,000 live in Europe, 300,000 in the United States and Canada, 64,000 in Armenia, Georgia and Russia, 33,000 in Australia and New Zealand and 150,000 in other countries. "
Assyrian Soviet Union 64,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "Outside of the Middle East, approximately 93,000 [Assyrians] live in Europe?64,000 in Armenia, Georgia and Russia [former Soviet republics], 33,000 in Australia and New Zealand and 150,000 in other countries. "
Assyrian world 3,300,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* Gamming, Jenny. They have a flag-but no country " in Swedish Expressen, 17 Aug. 1997. (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site. Translated by SSF/Goran Hansson. "There are 3.3 million Assyrians spread all over the world. Most of them, however, lives in what was once Mesopotamia in today's Iraq. Despite coming from a region dominated by Muslims, the Assyrians are Christians. "
Assyrian world 3,300,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Assyria " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "ASSYRIA... Geographical Features: The region from the Hikkari mountains to the Mosul district in northern Iraq is the Assyrian nation's ancestral homeland, with Ninevah as its historic capital. This homeland, formerly known as Mesopotamia, is located in present day Iraq. Population: The total Assyrian, including the Diaspora, is estimated at 3.3 million, with the majority living in the former Mesopotamia. Outside of the Middle East, approximately 93,000 live in Europe, 300,000 in the United States and Canada, 64,000 in Armenia, Georgia and Russia, 33,000 in Australia and New Zealand and 150,000 in other countries. Language: The Assyrian language is a form of Aramaic, the common ancient language of the Middle East, belonging to the Camio-Semitic Group. Organisations: In 1968 the Assyrian Universal Alliance (AUA) was created: a world-wide-organisation seeking to attain the goal of a semi-autonomous state in the Assyrian ancestral homeland. "
Assyrian Church of the East Australia 5,109 0.03% - - 1996 *LINK* Parliament of Australia web site; page: "Census 96: Religion " (viewed 18 Dec. 1999) Self-identification, from 1996 govt. census. [Listed in table as "Assyrian Church of the East "]
Assyrian Church of the East California 5,208 0.02% 7
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 1,144. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Connecticut 488 0.01% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 125. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Florida 47 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 15. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Germany 10,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Religionswissenschaftlicher Medien- und Informationsdienst e.V. " [REMID: Religious Studies Media and Information Service, Marburg, Germany]; web page: "Informationen und Standpunkte " (viewed 2 Aug. 1999). Table: "Religious communities in Germany: Numbers of members " [data published July, 1999]; Listed as "Heilige Apostolische Katholische Assyrische Kirche des gesamten Ostens (Assyrisch-Orthodoxe Kirche / Ostsyr.) " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]
Assyrian Church of the East Hawaii 11 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 03. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Illinois 27,182 0.24% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,658. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Indiana 329 0.01% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 53. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Louisiana 52 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 10. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Michigan 680 0.01% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 131. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Middle East - - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "Name: Church of the East (Do not confuse this Apostolic Church with the Gnostic 'Church of the East'); Also known as: Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Assyrian Church of the East; Assyrian Church Assyrian Church of the East; 'Aturai' Church of the East; 'Nestorian' Church (somewhat inaccurate, sometimes derogatory); Distinguishing Characteristics: Identity became separate in 431 when refused to attend Council of Ephesus in protest of 'Nestorian controversy' Believes that its Aramaic manuscript of the Bible, the Peshitta, is the most reliable text. Calls Mary 'Mother of Christ' instead of 'Mother of God.' (But affirms Christ's divinity). Greatest concentration in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran. "
Assyrian Church of the East Mississippi 72 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 17. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Nevada 72 0.01% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 12. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East New Hampshire 27 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 09. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East New Jersey 11 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 03. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East New York - - 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 760. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East North America 35,000 - 13
units
- 1983 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy; pg. 138-139. "Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Diocese... Skokie, IL [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1983, the Diocese reported 13 churches, 35,000 members, and 65 clergy. "
Assyrian Church of the East North America 120,000 - - - 1989 *LINK* web site: "Religions and Health Care " by Fr. J Mahoney, M.Div.; web page: "Membership Reported " (viewed 20 Feb. 1999); [Orig. source: J. Gordon Melton. Encyclopedia of American Religions, 6th edition, copyright 1999, Gale Publishing] Table: "Membership Reported "; 3 key columns: "Religious Group ", "Year ", "Membership " (which always specifies location, whether U.S., North America, or Total]; listed in table as "Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Diocese "
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 282 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 70. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 70 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column. [Listed in table as "Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East "]
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 282 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column. [Listed in table as "Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East "]
Assyrian Church of the East USA 120,000 - 22
units
- 1989 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 248-255. Table 2: US Current Stats. (# of adherents from table's "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Dioceses. "
Assyrian Church of the East USA 34,645 - 17
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East USA 120,000 - 22
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 651. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Membership generally from church officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants. Listed as "Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East, North American Diocese ".
Assyrian Church of the East USA 120,000 - 22
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 692. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Ch. of the East, N.A. Diocese
Assyrian Church of the East Washington 184 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 82. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Washington, D.C. 1 0.00% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Assyrian Church of the East world 300,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "...Church of the East... Also known as: Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Assyrian Church of the East... Ecumenical Activity: Very strong with Catholics, Oriental Orthodox, and Eastern Orthodox Churches. Most theological differences have been resolved. Headquarters and 'CEO': Chicago, Illinois, USA (official site); Catholicos Patriarch, Mar Dinkha IV; Constituent churches with estimated membership: No self-governing constituent churches. Dioceses are world-wide. c. 300,000; Notable 'Independent' Churches having separated from this Church since 1550: None, although approximately half of the Church became the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Rite of the Catholic Church, in 1553. "
Assyrian Church of the East (Chaldean-Syrian/Daly) USA 3,500 - 15
units
- 1983 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy; pg. 140-141. "Holy Apostolic Catholic-Assyrian Church of the East (Chaldean-Syrian)... Daly City, CA [H.Q.]... is one of several jurisdictions which claim a derivation from the Church of the East. Their beginnings are traced to 1938 with the U.S. arrival of David Stanns... Membership: In 1983 the church reported 15 parishes and 3,500 members in the U.S. "
Assyrian Evangelical Iraq - - 2
units
- 1982 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: WORLD CHRISTIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA, edited by David B. Barrett, and published by Oxford Press, Oxford, New York, 1982); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) There are 2 Assyrian Evangelical churches in Baghdad and Mosul which are independent of each other and in 1973 were without pastoral leadership.
Assyrian Orthodox Iran: Kurdistan - - - - 1993 Chaliand, Gerard (ed). A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan. New York: Olive Branch Press (1993 - revised first American edition); pg. 97. "The population of Iranian Kurdistan is 98% Muslim. The remaining 2% is made up of Armenian and Assyrian Christians and some Jews. "
Assyrian Orthodox Iraq 85,000 - - - 1987 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 84. "Independent Churches of Eastern Christianity... The two main Nestorian Churches are the Assyrian or East Syrian Church, with about 170,000 adherents, more than half of whom live in Iraq, the rest being scattered throughout the Middle East, the Malabar coast of India and the USA; and the Chaldean Church... "
Assyrian Orthodox New Zealand 174 0.00% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "VisionNet Census " (created by a Protestant group); web page: Orthodox Christian groups (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); original source: Statistics New Zealand Data taken from New Zealand national censuses, based on self-identification, down to denominational level. Total 1996 NZ population: 3,616,633.
Assyrian Orthodox world 170,000 - - - 1987 Bishop, Peter & Michael Darton (editors). The Encyclopedia of World Faiths: An Illustrated Survey of the World's Living Faiths. New York: Facts on File Publications (1987); pg. 84. "Independent Churches of Eastern Christianity... The two main Nestorian Churches are the Assyrian or East Syrian Church, with about 170,000 adherents, more than half of whom live in Iraq, the rest being scattered throughout the Middle East, the Malabar coast of India and the USA; and the Chaldean Church... "
astrology France - 53.00% - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "In France 53% read their horoscopes daily; and in Germany the percentage who take astrology somewhat seriously is 63%. "
astrology Germany - 63.00% - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "In France 53% read their horoscopes daily; and in Germany the percentage who take astrology somewhat seriously is 63%. "
astrology United Kingdom - 66.00% - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "In Great Britain, more than two-thirds of the adult population read their horoscopes. "
astrology USA 20,000,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 3. "Currently the U.S. boasts some 10,000 professional and 175,000 part-time astrologers... Their clientele consists of an estimated 20 million people, who--during 1969--spent more than $150,000,000 on personal horoscope material. "
astrology USA - 29.00% - - 1978 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981) [2nd edition is updated since 1977 1st edition]; pg. 430. "According to Gallup polls in 1976 and 1978, for example, three-quarters of the American population know their astrological 'sign,' and 29% believe their lives are governed by the stars. "
astrology USA 32,000,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "According to a 1976 Gallup Poll, 32 million Americans take astrology quite seriously. "
astrology USA - 40.00% - - 1986 Hexham, Irving and Kala Poewe. Understanding Cults and New Religions; Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (1986); pg. 79. "Today astrology is increasingly popular. Some forty percent of Americans say they believe in it. "
astrology world - - - - 1999 Jacobs, Louis. Oxford Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 10. "Astrology: The belief that human destiny is determined, or at least affected by, the stars and planets in the ascendancy when a person is born. The majority of Jews today are not much affected by astrological beliefs one way or the other, although in Yiddish parlance the expression mazal tov for 'good luck' is still used, more as a convention than as a matter of belief. "
astrology - astrologers USA 185,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 3. "Currently the U.S. boasts some 10,000 professional and 175,000 part-time astrologers... Their clientele consists of an estimated 20 million people, who--during 1969--spent more than $150,000,000 on personal horoscope material. "
astrology - astrologers USA 187,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "Astrology is obviously such a big business that it employs 12,000 full-time professional astrologers and keeps 175,000 part-time astrologers busy. (The largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptists, has about 40,000 ministers.) "
astrology - astrologers USA 175,000 - - - 1986 Hexham, Irving and Kala Poewe. Understanding Cults and New Religions; Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (1986); pg. 28. "In addition, there are at least 10,000 full-time and 175,000 part-time astrologers presently working in America alone. "
astrology - full-time astrologers USA 10,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 3. "Currently the U.S. boasts some 10,000 professional and 175,000 part-time astrologers... Their clientele consists of an estimated 20 million people, who--during 1969--spent more than $150,000,000 on personal horoscope material. "
astrology - full-time astrologers USA 12,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "Astrology is obviously such a big business that it employs 12,000 full-time professional astrologers and keeps 175,000 part-time astrologers busy. (The largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptists, has about 40,000 ministers.) "
astrology - full-time astrologers USA 10,000 - - - 1986 Hexham, Irving and Kala Poewe. Understanding Cults and New Religions; Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. (1986); pg. 28. "In addition, there are at least 10,000 full-time and 175,000 part-time astrologers presently working in America alone. "
astrology - part-time astrologers USA 175,000 - - - 1972 Godwin, John. Occult America; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. (1972); pg. 3. "Currently the U.S. boasts some 10,000 professional and 175,000 part-time astrologers... Their clientele consists of an estimated 20 million people, who--during 1969--spent more than $150,000,000 on personal horoscope material. "
astrology - part-time astrologers USA 187,000 - - - 1982 Petersen, William J. Those Curious New Cults in the 80s. New Canaan, Connecticut: Keats Publishing (1982); pg. 20. "Astrology is obviously such a big business that it employs 12,000 full-time professional astrologers and keeps 175,000 part-time astrologers busy. (The largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptists, has about 40,000 ministers.) "


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