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The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects, and New Religions[edit]

The Encyclopedia of Cults, Sects and New Religions by James R. Lewis, Prometheus Books, 1998 Note: The first name listed is the name of the article in the reference source itself, any additional names after the world “or” are additional names used and/or names of articles in wikipedia. The number of lines is based on the number of lines in the article, excluding the article title and any signatures.

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  • Amish – Old Order Amish**; Evangelical Mennonite Church*; Conservative Mennonite Conference*; Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches*;
  • Berean Bible Fellowship – Berean Bible Fellowship (Arizona)*; Berean Bible Fellowship, Inc. (Illinois) or BBF*; Berean Bible Society or BBS*; Grace Gospel Publishers (GGP)*;
  • Bethel/Aurora Communities – Bethel, Missouri*; Nineveh, Missouri*; Aurora, Oregon*;
  • Black Judaism – Church of Gods and Saints of Christ**; Temple of the Gospel of the Kingdom*; Church of God (Philadelphia)*; Beth B'nai Abraham*; Commandment Keepers: Holy Church of the Living God*; Original Hebrew Israelite Nation**; House of Judah*; Nation of Yahweh or Hebrew Israelites or Followers of Yahweh**; United Hebrew Congregation*; B'mzi Zakin Sar Shalom*; Moorish Zionist Temple*; Gospel of the Kingdom Temple*;
  • Black Muslims – Moorish Science Temple*; Nation of Islam or American Muslim Mission**; Nation of Islam (Silas Muhammad)*; Nation of Islam (Elijah Muhammad)*; Nation of Islam (John Muhammad)*; Nation of Islam (Wallace Muhammad)*; Hanafi Madh-hab Center*;
  • Branch Seventh-Day Adventists or Branch SDAs or General Association of Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists or GADSA – Davidian Seventh-Day Adventist Association*; General Association of Davidian Seventh-Day Adventists*;
  • Brethren Church or Church of the Brethren – Old German Baptist Brethren*; Progressive Dunkers or Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio)**; Old Brethren Church**; Old Order German Baptist Church*; Dunkard Brethren Church**; Old Brethren German Baptist Church**; Conservative German Baptist Brethren*; National Fellowship of Brethren Churches or Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches**; Conservative German Baptist Brethren*; Bible Brethren*; Association of Fundamental Gospel Churches*; Christ's Assembly**; Fundamental Brethren Church*; Emmanuel's Fellowship*; Christ's Ambassadors*; Independent Brethren Church*;
  • Christian Identity – Anglo-Saxon Federation of America*; Church of Jesus Christ-Christian*;
  • Churches of Christ (Non-Instrumental) – Churches of Christ (Non-Instrumental, Conservative)*; Churches of Christ (Non-Instrumental, Non-Class, One Cap)*; Churches of Christ (Non-Instrumental, Non-Sunday School)*; Church of Christ (Non-Instrumental-Premillennial)*; Churches of Christ (Non-Instrumental, Restoring)**; Crossroads Church of Christ**;
  • Church of God – Christian Union or Holiness Church or Church of God of Prophecy**; Church of God (of Prophecy) or Church of God*; Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)**; Church of God (World Headquarters)*; Church of God (Jerusalem Acres)*;
  • Church of the Living God (Christian Workers for Fellowship) – Church of the Living God, Apostolic Church*; Church of the Living God, General Assembly*; Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of Truth*; House of God Which Is the Church of the Living God, the Pillar and Ground of Truth*; Church of God (Which He Purchased with His Own Blood)*;
  • Doukhobors – Sons of Freedom**; Independents (Doukhobors)**; Christian Community of Universal Brotherhood*; Society of Named Doukhobors*; Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ*; Union of Doukhobors of Canada*; Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (Orthodox Doukhobors in Canada)*; Society of Independent Doukhobors*; Christian Community and Brotherhood of Reformed Doukhobors*;
  • Druids – Ancient Order of Druids*; United Ancient Order of Druids*; Ancient Order of Druids*; Druidic Hermeticists*; British Circle of the Universal Bond*; Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids*; Ar nDraiocht Fein*; Druidic Craft of the Wise, or Mental Science Institute*; Reformed Druids of North America*;
  • Glenn Griffith Movement – Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection**; Bible Holiness Church*; Bible Methodist Connection*; Bible Missionary Church*; Church of the Bible Covenant*; Evangelical Wesleyan Church*; God's Missionary Church*; National Association of Holiness Churches*; Pilgrim Holiness Churches*; Voice of Nazarene Association of Churches*; Wesleyan Holiness Association of Churches**;
  • Hasidism – Lubavitcher Hasidism**; Bluzhever Hasidism*; Bobov Hasidism*; Klausenberg Hasidism*; Bostoner Hasidim*; Bratslaver Hasidism*; Chernobyl Hasidism*; Skver Hasidism*; Talnoye Hasidism*; Monastritsch Hasidism*; Nowo-Minsk Hasidism*; Satmar Hasidism*; Sighet Hasidism*; Research Centre of Kabbalah*;
  • House of Yahweh – House of Yahweh (Odessa)**; House of Yahweh (Abilene)**;
  • Hutterites – Hutterian Brethren – Schmiedeleut**; Hutterian Brethren – Dariusleut*; Hutterian Brethren – Lehrerleut*; Hutterian Brethren of New York, Inc.**;
  • Independent Churches of the Latter-Rain Revival – Body of Christ Movement*; Endtime Body-Christian Ministries, Inc.*; Independent Assemblies of God*; Church of the Living God*; Latter-Rain Evangel*; Faith Temple*; House of Prayer Church*;
  • Mormonism – Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints***; Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Stangite)**; Church of Jesus Christ (Cutler)**; Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints***; Church of Jesus Christ (Bickerton)**; Church of Christ (Temple Lot)**;
  • New Age Movement – The possibility of personal transformation*; The coming of broad cultural transformation**; The transformation of occult arts and processes**; The self as divine**;
  • New Thought Movement – Christian Science**; Emma Hopkins College of Metaphysical Science**; International New Thought Alliance of INTA*;
  • Ramtha's School of Enlightenment – Teachings at the school**; Organization of the school**;
  • The Sacred Name Groups – Assemblies of the Called Out Ones of Yah*; Assemblies of Yah*; Assemblies of Yahweh*; Assemblies of Yahweh (Eaton Rapids, Michigan)*; Assembly of Yahvah*; Assembly of YHWHHOSHUA*;
  • Satanism – Church of Satan**; Church of Satanic Brotherhood*; Temple of Set**; Church of Satanic Liberation*; Temple of Nepthys*;
  • Sufism – Qadiri order*; Naqshbandi order*; Chisti order*; Shadhili order*; Mawlawi order*; Khalwati order*; Bektashi order*; Nimatullahi order*; Tijani order*; Khalwati-Jerrahi Sufi order*; The Sufi Order*; Bawa Muhaiyaddeen Fellowship*;
  • Templars (The Neo-Templar Tradition) – Sovereign and Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem oe OSMTJ (Sousa)**; Sovereign and Military Order of the Temple of Jerusalem or OSMTJ (Zdrojewski)*; Sovereign Order of the Solar Temple or OSTS*;

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Active New Religions, Sects and Cults[edit]

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Active New Religions, Sects and Cults by Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi, Rosen Publishing Group, 1993

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New Age Encyclopedia[edit]

New Age Encyclopedia, 1st edition, by J. Gordon Melton, Detroit: Gale, 1990

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2 pages or more

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Peculiar prophets[edit]

Peculiar Prophets: A Biographical Dictionary of New Religions, by James R. Lewis, St. Paul: Paragon House, 1999

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