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Arbeitsgemeinschaft zur geistlichen Unterstutzung in Mennonitengemeinden Germany 5,625 - 24
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Europe: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GERMANY: Arbeitsgemeinschaft zur geistlichen Unterstutzung in Mennonitengemeinden; Members: 5,625; Congregations: 24
Armenian Apostolic Church Germany 35,000 - - - 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 "Armenisch-Apostolische Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]; "Armenisch-Apostolische Kirche " and "Armenisch-Orthodoxe Kirche " are listed separately.
Armenian Orthodox Church Germany 35,000 - - - 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 "Armenisch-Orthodoxe Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]; "Armenisch-Apostolische Kirche " and "Armenisch-Orthodoxe Kirche " are listed separately.
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.]
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%. "
Athiopisch-Orthodoxe Kirche Germany 13,000 - - - 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 "Äthiopisch-Orthodoxe Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]
Bahai Faith Germany 5,000 - - - 1997 *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 "Bah??" in table. Source: REMID.; In comments column: "darunter ca. 1100 Bah??aus dem Iran (nach Spuler-Stegemann) " [among them approx. 1100 Bah??from Iran (after reeling he bar man) "]
Baptist World Alliance Germany 91,161 0.11% 699
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 "; [BWA stats. in individual countries are sum of figures for member bodies of BWA in the countries.]; [County population figures for 1998 from United Nations data available here.]
Baptist World Alliance Germany 87,349 - - - 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 "Kirchen im Baptistischen Weltbund: Bund Evangelisch-Freikirchlicher Gemeinden " in table. Source: REMID.
Boehmenism Germany - - - - 1624 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 114. "Boehme, Jakob (1575-1624). German lay theologian and mystic. A showemaker in Gorlitz, Silesia, he described his visions I the book Auroroa (1612). He was denounced by Lutheran clergy but his many theosophical writings found a wide readership, and deeply influenced the Romantics and philosophers from Schelling to Heidegger. "
Brahma Kumaris Germany 300 - - - 1997 *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 "Brahma Kumaris " in table. Source: REMID.
Bruderbewegung Germany 500 - - - 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 "Brüderbewegung " in table. Source: REMID.
Buddhism Germany 55,000 - - - 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]; Sum of three Buddhist groups: "German Buddhism altogether "; "Asian Buddhism altogether " & Karma Kagyu "
Buddhism - Asian Germany 12,000 - - - 1997 *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 "Asiatische Buddhisten insgesamt " in table. Source: REMID. Listed in "Buddhism " section.
Buddhism - German Germany 40,000 - - - 1997 *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 "Deutsche Buddhisten insgesamt " in table. Source: REMID. Listed in "Buddhism " section.
Bund Deutscher Unitarier - Religionsgemeinschaft Europaischen Geistes Germany 300 - - - 1997 *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 "Bund Deutscher Unitarier - Religionsgemeinschaft Europäischen Geistes " in table. Source: REMID.
Bund Taufgesinnter Gemeinden e.V. Germany 5,220 - 20
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- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Europe: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " GERMANY... Bund Taufgesinnter Gemeinden e.V. (BTG); Members: 5,220; Congregations: 20
Catholic Germany 27,759,200 35.00% - - 1990 Hargrove, Jim. Germany (series: Enchantment of the World). Chicago: Childrens Press (1991), pg. 130. "Religion:... Approximately 35% of Germans are Roman Catholics... "
Catholic Germany 27,663,000 - - - 1992 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Catholic Germany - 44.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992). Pg. 204-205. Chart
Catholic Germany 27,552,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Catholic Germany 27,465,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Catholic Germany 28,403,000 34.80% 12,507
units
- 1995 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 333-367. Figures are as of Dec. 31, 1995. Number used for "congregations " is from number of Catholic parishes.
Catholic Germany 27,347,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998) Table: "Population by age groups, marital status and religious affiliation "
Catholic Germany 30,300,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Catholic Germany 27,904,400 34.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Protestant 38%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 1.7%, unaffiliated or other 26.3%; Total Population: 82,071,765.
Catholic Germany 22,680,000 28.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 178-179. "Location: Germany; Population: Over 81 million "; "About 29.5% of Germans belong to the official Protestant church and an estimted 28% are Catholics. The Protestants live mainly in the north of the country and the Catholics in the south. "
Catholic Germany - 36.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 80,000,000
Catholic Germany 27,300,000 - - - 1998 *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 "Römisch-Katholische Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. Listed in "Catholic " section.
Catholic Germany 37,800,000 45.00% - - 1999 Dolan, Sean. Germany (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 9. "Population: 84 million... Religion: Roughly 45% Catholic, 37% Protestant, 18% unaffiliated or other "; Pg. 110: "The north is predominantly Protestant, the south Catholic. "
Catholic - Cistercian Germany - - 1
unit
- 1123 C.E. Bokenkotter, Thomas. A Concise History of the Catholic Church. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1977), pg. 145. "...Cistercians soon reached a position of unrivaled influence in the Church at large. By 1120 they moved into Italy, by 1123 to Germany, by 1128 to England, by 1132 to Spain, and by 1142 to Ireland, Poland, and Hungary. "
Catholic - Maronite Germany 6,000 - - - 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 "Maronitische Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]
Catholic Apostolic Church (Irvingites) 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 "Katholisch-Apostolische Gemeinden (um Edward Irving) " in table. Source: REMID.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Germany 300 - - - 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 "Disciples of Christ: Christliche Gemeinde Tubingen " in table. Source: REMID.
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Germany 2,800 - - - 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 "Churches of Christ: Gemeinden Christi " in table. Source: REMID.
Christian Science Germany 2,000 - - - 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 "Christliche Wissenschaft (Christian Science) " in table. Source: REMID.
Christianity Germany 67,170,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997), pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; (Rank: 4)
Christianity Germany 63,332,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998), pg. 76. Table: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; Rank: #6
Christianity - believe in Jesus Christ Germany - 25.00% - - 1998 *LINK* "Briefly... " in Hinduism Today International (Apr. 1998); original source: Der Spiegel magazine "God is Dead " wrote German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche in the late 19th century. Today, for the first time in history, most Germans believe him. According to a poll by Der Spiegel magazine, only 45% believe in God, and just a quarter in Jesus Christ.
Christliche Gemeinschaft Hirte und Herde Germany 1,500 - - - 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 "Christliche Gemeinschaft Hirte und Herde " in table. Source: REMID.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 82 - - - 1853 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 61. "At the end of 1853, after 2 years of missionary work, 128 had been baptized, 46 of whom had emigrated. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 8,000 - - - 1918 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 98. "Despite this terrible war that took a huge toll among the German people, the Church did not decline in Germany, but actually rose from 7,500 to 8,000 by 1918. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 15,000 - - - 1939 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 16. "As World War II began, there were more members in Germany (15,000) and Britain (7,000) than in any other nations besides the United States. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany - - - - 1943 Hartley, William G. "The Church Grows in Strength " in Ensign, Sept. 1999, pg. 38. "In Germany... Members met in homes and shared food and belongings. In 1943 Allied bombs destroyed four LDS meetinghouses in Hamburg alone and the East German Mission Home in Berlin. During the wary, 95% of the Bremen Branch members lost their homes. More than 600 German members were killed. Many homeless members sought refuge in LDS branches that were still operating. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 38,000 - - - 1992 Cowan, Richard O. & Bruce A. Van Orden. The International Church: Readings for Religion C344; Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University (Fall 1992), pg. 139. "In 1992 total Church membership in unified Germany was approximately 38,000.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 36,000 0.04% 176
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- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 36,000 0.04% 183
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Germany 35,447 - - - 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 "Kirche Jesu Christi der Heiligen der letzten Tage (Mormonen) " in table. Source: REMID. Listed in Christian section.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Germany - - 2
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Freiberg; Friedrichsdorf
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Germany - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates)
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Germany - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Europe " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Zurich Zwitzerland 1955; London England 1958; Freiburg Germany 1985; Stockholm Sweden 1985; Frankfurt Germany 1987; Preston England 1998; Madrid Spain 1999 "
Church of the Brethren Germany - - - - 1708 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 119. "Brethren, Church of the. A church founded in Germany in 1708 uniting the influences of Pietism and the Anabaptists... "
Church of the Brethren Germany 8 - 1
unit
- 1708 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), "Handbook of Denominations in the United States (New Seventh Edition) ", Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1980), pg. 62. "The Church of the Brethren began in 1708 with a church of 8 persons in Schwarzenau, Germany. "
Church of the Living Word Germany - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Nazarene Germany 1,984 - 21
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 8 Jan. 1998; total population: 80,000,000
Church of the White Eagle Lodge Germany - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1 Jan. 1999): directory White Eagle centers in directory: Annemarie Libera, White Eagle Centre, Schraystrasse 2, 82110 Germering
Community of Christ (RLDS) Germany 940 - - - 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 "Reorganisierte Kirche Jesu Christi der Heiligen der Letzten Tage " in table. Source: REMID.
Coptic Orthodox Germany 3,000 - - - 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 "Koptische Orthodoxe Kirche " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]
Divine Light Mission Germany 500 - - - 1997 *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 "Divine Light Mission " in table. Source: REMID.
Dunkard Brethren Germany - - - - 1850 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 733. "Drunkers: Christian sect whose members emigrated to Pennsylvania from Germany in the 18th century to escape persecution... "
Eastern Orthodox Germany - 0.50% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; total population: 80,000,000
Eastern Orthodox - autocephalous or autonomous of the Ecumenical Patriarchate Germany 450,000 - - - 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 "Autokephale oder autonome Kirchen des Ökumenischen Patriarchates von Konstantinopel " in table. Source: REMID. [Listed in 'Orthodox and Eastern Churches' section.]
European Baptist Convention (English speaking) Germany 3,161 - 64
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- 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 "; [Listed in table as "European Baptist Convention (English speaking) "]
Evangelical Germany 232,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web page: "Religion News of the World "; collected by Ph. Keulemans - Update: 30/11/1998. (viewed 5 July 1999). Date section: November 25 [1998]: "Membership Dwindles in almost all German Protestant Churches " [Orig. source: Idea/GC] "Almost all Protestant churches in Germany are shrinking. Still, free churches are less hit than the main line Protestant Church in Germany (EKD).Between 1985 and 1997, membership in this church decreased by 9.3% to 27.4 million, while the five largest evangelical churches lost a total of 2.3 per cent... The Union of Baptists and Brethren, the Methodist Church, the Independent Lutheran Church, the Seventh-Day Adventists and the Free evangelical Churches have a total of 232,000 members. "
Evangelical Church in Wurttemberg Germany 2,474,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "; "Evangelical Church in Wurttemberg (Germany) 2,474,000 "
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria Germany 2,685,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "; "Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria (Germany) 2,685,000 "
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thuringia Germany 663,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "; "Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thuringia (Germany) 663,000 "
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover Germany 3,291,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "; "Evangelical Lutheran Church of Hanover (Germany) 3,291,000 "
Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony Germany 1,154,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "; "Evangelical Lutheran Church of Saxony (Germany) 1,154,000 "
Evangelische Bruder-Unitat (Herrnhuter Brudergemeinde) Germany 7,200 - - - 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 "Evangelische Brüder-Unität (Herrnhuter Brüdergemeinde) " in table. Source: REMID.
Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland Germany 27,400,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web page: "Religion News of the World "; collected by Ph. Keulemans - Update: 30/11/1998. (viewed 5 July 1999). Date section: November 25 [1998]: "Membership Dwindles in almost all German Protestant Churches " [Orig. source: Idea/GC] "Almost all Protestant churches in Germany are shrinking. Still, free churches are less hit than the main line Protestant Church in Germany (EKD).Between 1985 and 1997, membership in this church decreased by 9.3% to 27.4 million, while the five largest evangelical churches lost a total of 2.3 per cent. "
Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland Germany 27,400,000 - - - 1998 *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 "Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland " in table. Source: APD 12/98.
Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland Germany - - - - 1999 *LINK* official organization web site of EKD (Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland or "Protestant Church in Germany "); (viewed 5 July 1999). "The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) is the institutional form chosen by a community of 24 Lutheran, Reformed and United regional churches [regional religious bodies]. German Protestant church structures are based on federal principles at all levels. The EKU (Evangelical Church of the Union) belongs as the 25th Member Church to the EKD. Each local congregation is responsible for Christian life in its own area, while each regional church has its own special characteristics and retains its independence. Without in any way diminishing this autonomy, the EKD carries out joint tasks with which its members have entrusted it. The member Churches are... "
Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen Germany 2,840,000 - 658
units
- 1996 *LINK* Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen web site; section: English; web page: "Some figures and statistics " (viewed 5 July 1999). "Church members in millions: 2.84; Parishes: 658 "; "The statistics are based on the latest available data (mainly from 1996) " [NOTE: The "Evangelische Kirche von Westfalen " regional church is a member body of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland.]
FACE Centers Germany - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Moksha Foundation official web site; web page: "International FACE Centers " [Friends of Andrew Cohen Everywhere] (viewed 22 July 1999). Directory of FACE Centers: Lennox, MA; Boston, MA; New York, NY; London, UK; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cologne, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Sydney, Australia; Rishikesh, India.


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