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1993 CULT CATALOG This Hate literature was prepared by Watchman Fellowship, Inc. It is a list of churches and religions that don't meet Rick Branch's and James Walker's (two Satanists) approval. --------------------------------------------------------------- Authorship: Rick Branch and James Walker of Arlington, Texas Scope: Each year Watchman Fellowship publishes a "Cult Catalog" issue of the Watchman Expositor containing thumb-nail sketches in alphabetical order of cults, occultic organizations, New Age groups, new religious movements, and related terms and doctrines. This year's issue contains more than 200 new listings bringing the total number of records to over 1,000. Watchman Fellowship maintains over 6,000 files on questionable religious movements and teachings. This index is not intended to be an exhaustive list. The absence of a religious movement from the Cult Catalog does not mean that Watchman Fellowship endoreses the organization. Some Definitions: Entries include: new religious movements and entities related to them, cults, occult groups, and organizations and businesses linked to the New Age movement. By listing these groups, Watchman Fellowship is in no way implying that these people (their followers or leaders) are evil or immoral. It simply means that such groups promote doctrine or practices which may be considered outside the realm of historic Christianity. Cult: In most cases the group claims to be Christian, but because of their major beliefs in God, Jesus Christ, and Salvation, the organization is not considered by Watchman Fellowship to be a part of orthodox, Biblical Christianity. Occult: The word "occult" in this publication is used to describe any attempt to gain supernatural power or knowledge apart from the God of the Bible. Generally, it refers to witchcraft, Satanism, neo- paganism or various forms of psychic discernment. New Age: The term "New Age" is used herein as an umbrella term to describe organizations which seem to exhibit one or more of the following beliefs: (1) All is one: all reality is part of the whole; (2) Everything is God and God is everything. (3) Man is God or a part of God. (4) Man never dies, but continues to live through reincarnation. (5) Man can create his own reality through transformed consciousness. How To Read The 1993 Cult Catalog: |------------------ A -------------------| |---- B ----| |--- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith, Salt ---- C ------| |------------------------------ D -------------- Lake City, UT: Polytheism, God was a man, Men can become gods, ----------------------------| |--------------- E -------------| Jesus and Satan are brothers, publishes CHURCH NEWS and ENSIGN, |------- F -------| See "Joseph Smith." Legend: A. The name of the organization. B. The founder, president, or leader. C. The group's headquarters, central office, or mailing location. D. The major theological camp or world-view of the group. E. Some major doctrines or teachings of the organization. F. Publications (magazines, journals, or newspapers) produced by the group. G. Related entry containing more information. A Choice Experience, Jerry Stocking, Chetek, WI: New Age, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, other-than-consciousness techniques. A Course in Miracles: See Course In Miracles. Abbey of Thelema, Old Greenwich, CT: Esoteric magic, teachings of Aleister Crowley. Academy for Guided Imagery, Martin L. Rossman & David E. Bresler, Mill Valley, CA: Healing by altered states of consciousness, imagery training, hypnosis, and magic. Adams, Dennis, Mt. Shasta, CA: Holds New Age seminars on a variety of topics including explaining why man is God. Adelphi Organization, Dallas, TX: New Age teachings on Atlantis, karma, seven planes of existence. See "The Stelle Group." Advanced Organization of Los Angeles (AOLA): Promotes Scientology philosophy. Adeptco, Chuck McDonald, Omaha, NE: Yoga, crystals, reincarnation, karma, and Qabalistic teachings. AEgis at the Abode of the Message Pir Villayt Inayat Khan, New Lebanon, NY: Sufism, alchemy, dowsing, meditation to lead to inner attunement, Native American sweat lodge. Aestherlus Society, Sir George King: Clairvoyant powers, karma, reincarnation, psychometry, Great White Brotherhood and Ascended Masters, UFOs, cosmic alchemy, occult secrets of Jesus, mantras. Agasha Temple of Wisdom, Inc., William Elsen, Los Angeles, CA: Universal consciousness of God, reincarnation, occult pyramidology, ascended masters. Agon Buddhism: Uses the AGON SUTRAS as scriptures, Buddhist sect. Ahmadiyya Movement: Islamic organization. AION: Magic, runes, goddess worship. Akashic Records: Theosophical term designating a library on the Astral plane containing all thoughts, actions and events of mankind. Mystics, through altered states of consciousness, tune into this library for information. Alan Shawn Feinstein Association, Cranston, RI: UFO contactee. Alethia Psycho-Physical Foundation, Jack Schwarz, Ashland, OR: New Age seminars on the inner-self, paraconsciousness, meditation, and visualization. All Souls Unitarian Church, John Wolf, Tulsa, OK: See "Unitarian-Universalist" for similar theological perspective. ALL WAYS FREE, Madison, WI: New Age periodical. Alphabiotic New Life Center, Dallas, TX: New Age seminars on one's divine being, Ramtha, yoga and channeling. Alphasonic International, Los Angeles, CA: Company specializing in subliminal tapes. Altered States of Consciousness: Term meaning trances entered through hypnosis, meditation, or guided imagery. State of being in which one allows the subconscious to take control and guide. Amalgamated Flying Saucer Clubs of America: See "Mon-Ka Retreat and Universal Mother..." Ambassadors for Christ, Tustin, CA: See "Watchtower Bible and Tract Society" for similar theological perspective. Ameba, San Francisco, CA: Paganism, promotes the teachings of Aleister Crowley, Celtic rituals. America 2000: President Bush's proposal for improving the American Educational System. While the six stated goals are worthy goals, there is also great danger of having these six goals interpreted into New Age teachings. American Babaji Yoga Sangam, New York, NY: Hindu philosophy, yoga. American Gnostic Church, Daeve Ares Animo: paganism, Qabalistic rituals, Egyptian magic, Satanic rituals of Anton LeVey, Gnostic mass. American Imagery Institute, Milwaukee, WI: New Age teachings on visualization, astral projection. American Leadership College, Inc., Osceola, IA: New Age/occult teachings on trance healings, mediumship, self realization dreams. American Society for Psychical Research, Simon Newcomb, New York, NY: ESP, out of body experiences, mediums, parapsychology, psychokinesis. American Study Group, UT: Mormon sect, uses the Book of Mormon, writings of LDS prophet Ezra Taft Benson and biblical writer Avraham Gileadi to speak of the end of the world. American West Publishers, Tehachapi, CA: UFOs, cosmic laws of balance, publish the PHOENIX JOURNAL. American Zen Center: Zen Buddhism, Shamanism, Sufism. AMOOKOS: Occult, magic, some Hinduism, man is already a master. Ananael: See "Brotherhood of SeTh." Ananda Marga, Denver, CO: Hindu philosophy and deities, teaches meditation and yoga. Anchor of Golden Light, Dorothy and Henry Leon, Grants Pass, OR: UFOs, ascended masters, cabalistic mysticism, alchemy, numerology, publish the ANCHOR OF GOLDEN LIGHT magazine. Ancient Wisdom Connection, N. Myrtle Beach, SC: New Age channeling, numerology and belief in "Lord Sananda," who is an incarnation of Jesus. Andean Explorers Foundation: See "Jamilian University of the Ordained." Answers Research and Education, Bud Cocherell, San Jose, CA: Man's destiny is to become a god, keep Old Testament festivals, Sacred name, Sabatarian. Anthroposophical Society, Rudolf Steiner, Chicago, IL: Occult philosophy, teachings on karma, meditation, Atlantis, and reincarnation. Apostolic Overcoming Holy Church of God, Inc., Birmingham, AL: Part of the Apostolic family of theology, teaches Modalism as its cardinal tenant. Publishes THE PEOPLE'S MOUTHPIECE magazine. Aquarian Academy, Robert E. Birdsong, Eureka, CA: Jesus only an avatar of the Cosmic Christ, Great White Brotherhood of Light, man's purpose is to reach the transcendental plain, release from the wheel of fate, astral travel, meditation, cosmic truths. Aquarian Age Teaching, Ruby Focus, Sedona, AZ: Discover the god within, the father-mother god, Atlantis, evolve to the Christ consciousness. Aquarian Church of Universal Service, Paul Shockley, Portland, OR: Teaches cosmic awareness, but with no specific doctrine. Similar to Unetarian-Universalist. Aquarian Educational Group, Torkom Saraydarian, Sedona, AZ: Astrology, moon festivals, use the Bhagavad-Gita, Jesus only as an avatar, publish the FIERY SYNTHESIS magazine. Aquarian Foundation, Keith Milton Rhinehart, Seattle, WA: Universalist, yoga, spiritism, theosophical philosophy. Aquarian Gospel: Book written by Levi H. Dowling, a New Age apocryphal story supposedly origination in the Akashic Records. Aquarian Minyan, Berkeley, CA: Jewish organization, yoga, mysticism. Aquarian Perspectives Inter Planetary Mission, Montgomery, AL: Part of the UFO theological family, receives messages from Fultron and the Rainbow Star Legionnaires. Aquarian Tabernacle Church, Index, WA: Paganism, worship of Mother Earth, goddess worship, sun and moon festival, magic, publish the PANEGYRIA newsletter. ArnDralocht Filn, P.E.I. Bonewits, Nyack, NY: neo-paganism, druidism, polytheistic nature worship, publish NEWS FROM THE MOTHER GROVE newsletter. Arcana Workshop, Manhattan Beach, CA: Meditation, great invocation, moon festivals. Arcane, Alice Balley: Occult, esoteric teachings, connected with Lucis Trust, formerly Lucifer Trust. Arete Truth Center, Paul Lachlan Peck, Las Vegas, NV: New Age, metaphysics, teaches balancing the body, mind and spirit. ARIZONA LIGHT: New Age periodical. Arizona Metaphysical Society, Frank Alper, Phoenix, AZ: New Age seminars on rebirthing, astral projection, channeling, karma reincarnation and crystals. ARIZONA NETWORK NEWS, Scottsdale, AZ: New Age periodical. Arm of the Lord, Warren, OH: Teaches that it is a Satanic idea to invite Jesus into "one's life." Armageddon Time Ark Base Operation, O.T. Nodrog, Weslaco, TX: Part of the UFO family, channels messages from Outer Dimensional Forces. Aromatherapy Seminars, Los Angeles, CA: Wholistic healing therapy, oils healing the psyche. Arunachala Ashram, Bhagavan Sri Ramana: Hindu philosophy, also called Maharshi Center, Inc. Asatru Free Assembly, Denair, CA: Paganism, worship Odin as Father-god, Frigga as Mother-god, and Nerthus as Mother- Earth. Publish THE RUNESTONE newsletter. Ascended Master Teaching Foundation, Mt. Shasta, CA: Part of the I AM family of theology, Great White Brotherhood. Ascended Master School of Light, Toni Moltzan, Carrolton, TX: New Age, Channeling, Ascended Masters including Christ, Universal Consciousness. Ascension Week Enterpriese, Santa Fe, NM: New Age, Channeling, reaching out to children with New Age programs. ASCENT Foundation, Larry Jensen, Sedona, AZ: New Age Enlightenment, similar to Silva Mind Control, est and Lifespring. Asheville Meditation Center, Asheville, NC: Achieving man's divine nature, transcendence. Assemblies of the Called Out Ones of "Yah," Sam Surratt, Milan, TX: See "Yahwehism." Assemblies of Yahweh, Jacob Meyer, Bethel, PA: See "Yahwehism," publish THE SACRED NAME BROADCASTER magazine. Assemblies of Yahweh (7th day), Cisco, TX: See "Yahwehism." Assemblies of Scientific Astrologers, George Cardinal LeGros, Joplin, MO: Esoteric astrology, horoscope, past lives, karma and reincarnation. Assemblies of YHW Yoshua, Pueblo, CO: Sacred Name. See "Yahwehism." Associated Readers of Tarot International, Carbondale, IL: Occult, Tarot, Celtic rituals. Association for Christian Development, Auburn, WA: Splinter group of Worldwide Church of God. Association for Past Life Research and Therapies, Inc., Riverside, CA: New Age reincarnation and astrology. Association for Research and Enlightenment, Edgar Cayce, Virginia Beach, VA: Trance medium, life readings, reincarnation, pantheism. Association for the Understanding of Man, Austin, TX: New Age, Channeling, psychic reading, altered states of consciousness. Association Sananda & Sanat Kumara, Inc., Mt. Shasta, CA: New Age channeling, Christ consciousness teachings. Astara, Upland, CA: New Age, higher self, meditation, all faiths are basically true. Astral Projection: Also called "Out of Body." A New Age/occult doctrine teaching methods whereby one's soul can depart the body, travel to various parts of the universe, then re-enter the body. Usually the soul and body are said to be connected at all times by a "cord." Astro Computing Services: San Diego, CA: Astrology, horoscopes. Astrology: An ancient fatalistic system of divination using the position of the planets, moon, and stars at the moment of one's birth and at the moment of one's reading. ASTROLOGY AND PSYCHIC NEWS, N. Hollywood, CA: New Age periodical. Atlantic Pagan Council: Association of East Coast pagan covens, magic, moon festivals, paganism, publish the ATLANTIC PAGAN COUNCIL AMATEUR PUBLISHER'S ASSOCIATION newsletter. Atlantis: A mythical island/continent said to have sunk beneath the ocean. Proported to have been a highly advanced civilization. AUM Center, Baltimore, MD: New Age, pantheistic doctrine of Man is god. Aura: A subtle light or energy field surrounding people or objects. Mystics explain that from the color of the Aura, a person's emotional and intellectual moods can be determined. Author Services, Inc.: Promotes Scientology philosophy. Automatic Writing: Inspired from the spirit world, the writer has no conscious muscular control of their hands or arms. Found in many occult and New Age groups. Avanta Network, Palo Alto, CA: New Age, works by Virginia Satir promoted, positive and negative energies. Avatar, Flagstaff, AZ: New Age seminars similar to est and Lifespring, enables participant to have conscious shift of beliefs. Awareness Research Foundation, Inc., North Miami, FL: Astrology, Atlantis, UFOs, ESP, and Lord Sananda. Baba, Sri; Indian guru, Hindu philosophy, Mediation, Kundalini, yoga. Baha'l; Mirza 'All Muhammed "the Bab"; All religions are basically true, Jesus only a prophet. Bailey, Alice; See "Arcane." Bear Tribe Medicine Society; Spokane, WA: Native American Indian philosophy, Mother Earth, Medicine Wheel, Moon ceremonies. Beth El Shaddai, Dick Amos; Plano, TX: Dual Covenant theology, denies Jesus is God. Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh; Though this Indian guru is recently deceased, many followers still practice his unique form of Hindu Philosophy and Sexual/Yogic system to gain enlightenment. Bible Believers, Inc.; see "Branham, William." Bible Speaks, Carl H. Stevens, Jr.; Perry Hill, MD: Believed to practice a controversial form of Shepherding and mind control. Bible Students; Groups across the country go under various names (i.e. fort Worth Bible Students or Chicago Bible Students, etc.). Break-off groups from Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Bible Studies Fellowship; San Diego, CA: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society break-off group. Bible way Publications; Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Breakoff group from Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Biblical Church of God; Santa Cruz, CA: Worldwide Church of God splinter group. Baptism is a step toward becoming a God-being as God is God. BioEnergetic Synchronization Techniques; New Age method using body's life force to heal itself. BioIntegration, Ross Algelo; Dallas, TX: New Age, body alignment, Yoga, Reflexology, Rebirthing. Bio-Magnetics: New Age, the realigning of the body's magnetic fields. BioPsciences Institute; Minneapolis, MN: Astrology and Horoscopes. Black Moon Publishing; Cincinnati, OH: Occult book publisher. Blue Lotus; Wilmot, WI: New Age periodical. Blue Mountain Center of Meditation, Eknath Easwaran; Petaluma, CA: Hindu philosophy, Meditation, use the Bhagavad-Gita. Blue Rose Ministry, Robert Short; Joshua Tree, CA: UFO's, Messages from the space brothers, Channelling, publish the Solar Space-Letter. Blue Star, Mary Thunder; West Point, TX: New Age, sweat lodge, channeling, spiritual university. Body, Mind and Soul; Houston, TX: New Age periodical. Body, Mind and Spirit; Providence, RI: New Age magazine. Bonnelle, Brother Harry; See "Brother Harry Bonnelle." Bookmark; Santa Clarita, CA: Christian Science splinter group. Bo-Peep; UFO group waiting for ships which are hovering near a Nebraska encampment. Borderland Science Research Foundation; Garberville, CA: Alchemy, Dowsing, UFO's, Astrology. Boston Church of Christ; Believed to practice a controversial form of mind control and Shepherding. Bradshaw, John; Prominent New Age teacher on PBS and author of several articles, Healing the Inner Child. Brandlen Institute, Peter Brandlen; Tucson, AZ: New Age Channelling, Meditation, and Chakras. Branham, William; Many churches follow this Modalistic teacher's theology. Brother Harry Bonnelle; Wenatchee, WA: New Age teacher, UFOs, communal society, watching for Bee Dee Bee Dee Caw Guy-a. Brotherhood and Order of the Pleroma, Richard Duc de Palatine; Sherman Oaks, CA: Gnostic philosophy, God and Man are the same being. Brotherhood of Eternal Truth; New Albany, IN: Spiritualist, Astrology, Atlantis, Channelling, Magic, Past life regression. Brother of Humanity; See "Foundation for Higher Spiritual Learning." Brotherhood of Karnak; See "W.J. Publishers." Brotherhood of SeTh; Ellsworth, ME: Paganism, homosexual or homophilic magic, teachings of Aleister Crowley. Brotherhood of the Followers of the Present Jesus, Ann and Peter Meyer; San Diego, CA: Alchemy, Christ Consciousness in each person, Channelling and Clairvoyance. Brotherhood of the White Temple, Inc., M. Doreal; Castle Rock, CO: New Age /Occult Metaphysical teachings, Soul Illumination, Three planes of existence. Bubba Free John, a.k.a., Franklin Jones; Hindu philosophy, sin and evil are illusions, all is God. Buddha's Universal Church; San Francisco, CA: Similar to Buddhism in theology. Builders, Norman Paulsen; Oasis, NV: New Age Christ- consciousness, Meditation, Father/Mother God, enlightenment. Builders of the Adytum, Ltd., Paul Foster Case; Los Angeles, CA: Occult, Qabalah, Tarot, Spiritual Alchemy, Esoteric Astrology. Cabalah; See "Kabbalah." Campbell, Joseph; Best known for his book and PBS series The Power of Myth, teaches no religion is based on fact but rather all are pure myth. Canfield, Jack: New Age education author. Very influential in the public school arena. Cantillation Research Foundation, John Diamond Valley Cottage, NY: New Age, pantheism, All is God, All is Mother. CARP; Related to Rev. Sun Myung Moon. See "Unification Church." Castaneda, Carlos; New Age author of The Teachings of Don Juan Series. Castle Rising; Denver, CO: Paganism, Magic, Psychic Impressions, Moon festivals, Crystals, publish the Castle Rising newsletter. CAUSA; Organization of Rev. Sun Myung Moon. See "Unification Church." Cayce, Edgar; See "Association For Research and Enlightenment." Center for Action and Contemplation; Albuquerque, NM: Yoga, Enneagram workshops. Center for Advanced Communication and Training Carrollton, TX: New Age, Hypnosis, Neuro-Linguistic Programming. Center for Alternate Realities; Durango, CO: Metaphysics, Crystals, Shamanism, Runes, Tarot Cards, Guided Meditation, Palm Reading. Center For Spiritual Awareness, Roy Eugene Davis; Lakemont, GA: New Age, Enlightenment, Man's Higher Self, Cosmic Consciousness. Center for Wisdom Spirituality; Paradise, PA: Universalism. Publish the Interconnections newsletter. Center for World Networking; Soguel, CA: UFO, Psychic, Yoga, Universal Energy. Center of Healing and Enlightenment; See "Chapel of Prayer." Center of Life and Light; See "Brotherhood of Eternal Truth." Center of the Light; Great Barrington, MA: New Age, Native American religions, Reflexology. Publishes The Light Journal. Centric; Houston, TX: New Age periodical. Cesar; San Antonio, TX: Spells, Hexes, Curses, Voodoo, Hoodoo, Witchcraft, See also "Papa Jim." Chakras; See "Yoga." Centers for cosmic energy. Champaign-Urbana Church of Christ; Similar to Boston Church of Christ theology. Channelling; The Occult practice of Mediumship given a new name in the New Age, Channelling or Trance Channelling. It is the communication between spirit beings, Ascended masters, etc., with men and women. Most give same basic message, man is god. Chapel of Prayer, Eleanor Button; Houston, TX: Psychis readings, Channelling, Crystals, Astrology, Horoscopes, Self-healing meditation. Children of God, Moses David Berg; Now called Family of Love, best known for explicit sexual practices in recruiting converts and inner-group life, based on Berg's writings the MO Letters. Chinmaya International Foundation, Swami Chinmayananda; Piercy, CA: Eastern Mysticism, Yoga, Meditation. Publish the MU News. Chinmoy, Sri; Hindu philosophy, Meditation. Chinook Learning Center, Fritz and Vivienne Hull; Clinton, WA: Native American Earth/Spirit philosophy, Shamanistic studies, Meditation, called one of the most important New Age centers. Choosing Light, Inc.; Mill Valley, CA: New Age, Meditation, Telepathic communication from Higher Dimension Guides and teachers. Chopra, Deepak; Noted New Age author and lecturer. Christ Cathedral for Divine Abundance, Alexius Bassey; London: Universalism, Divine Consciousness. Christ Family, Lightening Amen; Amen claims to be the incarnation of Jesus. Followers dress in robes, no shoes, practice vegetarianism. Christ Light Community; See "New Age Church of Truth." Christadelphians, John Thomas; Jesus is a created being, Holy Spirit is Power of God, Reject heaven and hell, Salvation by works, has several splinter groups. Christian Community; Based on teachings of Rudolf Steiner, see "Anthroposophical Society" for theological similarities. Christian Millennial Church; See "Christian Millennial Fellowship." Christian Millennial Fellowship; Hartford, CT: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society splinter group, publishes The New Creation periodical. Christian Prayer Center, Mother Martin; Washington, D.C.: American Indian rituals, Voodoo. Christian Renewal Ministry; Saratoga, Ca: Splinter group of Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Christian Rose Cross Church; Olympia, WA: Based on Rosicrucian teachings of Max Heindel, Cosmic Christ, Universal religion. Christian Science; See "church of Christ, Scientist." Christward Ministry; Escondido, Ca: New Age, Guided Meditation, Christ consciousness. Chrysalis; Swedenborg Foundation periodical. Church at White Hall; See "Church in York." Church For Positive Living, Dean Davis; Bedford, TX: Native American Indian folklore, New Age Yoga, Creative Meditation, Visualization. Church in York; York, PA: Believed to practice Shepherding and Baptismal regeneration. Church of All Worlds; California: Occult/Pagan Theology, publishes the Green Egg periodical. Church of Christ-Consciousness: See "Center of the Light." Church of Christ Jesus; See Boston Church of Christ." Church of Christ, Scientist, Mary Baker Eddy; Boston, MS: Believes that the idea of the Trinity is polytheistic. Teach the Godhead is composed of God the father/Mother, Christ the spiritual idea of sonship and the Holy Ghost is the Divine Science or Christian Science. They make a distinction between Jesus the Man and Christ the Divine Idea. Jesus simply possessed the Christ Idea or Consciousness. Matter, Sin, Sickness and Death are all illusions. Much of the current New Age teachings can find their historical roots in the Christian Science and New Thought movements. Church of Christ, Temple Lot, Granville Hedrick; Independence, MO: Splinter group of Mormonism. Church of Christ with the Elijah Message, Otto Fetting; Independence, MO: Splinter group of Mormonism. Church of Cosmic Origin, Inc., Hope Troxwell; June Lake, CA: New Age, Community, Cosmic Christianity, additional scripture includes The Book of Enoch. Church of Divine Influence: Alignment with the Divine Will of the Wise Movement of the Universe. Church of Essential Science, Scottsdale, AZ: Kabalah, Cosmic laws of Divine spark to achieve salvation, God was all pervading in the beginning. Church of E Yada di Shi-ite, Mark Probert; Mount View, CA: New Age, Channeling, UFO, Contactee. Church of God, Anadarko, OK: Break off from the Worldwide Church of God; observes Sabbath and Feast days for salvation, publishes LIGHT OF TRUTH newsletter. Church of God and True Holiness, Robert Carr, Raleigh, NC: Believed to practice slavery and controversial forms of mind control. Church of God Evangelistic, St. Ann, MO: Worldwide Church of God splinter group; observes Sabbath and Feast days for salvation, publishes NEWSWATCH magazine. Church of God, Faith of Abraham, Wenatchee, WA: splinter group of Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, anti- Trinitarian; publishes NOTES FOR BIBLE STUDENTS newsletter. Church of God Family Counselling Center, William Miller, Dallas, TX: Miller will be your personal savior. Church of God General Conference, Oregon, IL: Anti- trinitarian, seems to have ties with the Church of God, Faith of Abraham. Church of God, International, Garner Ted Armstrong, Tyler, TX: Break off from Worldwide Church of God. Church of God, Seventh Day, Caldwell, ID: Observes Sabbath and Feast days, Baptism necessary for salvation, publishes THE HERALD OF TRUTH newsletter. Church of God (7th Day), Salem, WV: Anti-trinitarian, Feast Days, observes Sabbath and Baptism for salvation; publishes THE ADVOCATE OF TRUTH newsletter. Church of God, The Eternal, Eugene, OR: Splinter group from Worldwide Church of God; observes Sabbath and Feast Days. Church of Hakeem, Hakeem Rasheed, Oakland, CA: Teaches how the god within makes people rich. Church of Illumination, Quartertown, PA: New Age, Divine Spark in all humans, Gnosticism, similar to Rosicrucian theology. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joseph Smith, Salt Lake City, UT: Believe God the Father was once a Man on another planet who died, was resurrected and became the God of this planet. He is a polygamist begetting billions of spirit children. Two of his children are Jesus and Lucifer. Jesus will one day rule a planet as does His Father. A distinction is made between the Holy Ghost, who is a personage of Spirit and the Holy Spirit which is the force of the Father's will. Man is a god in embryo who has the potential to become a God and rule over his own planet as God the Father rules over the Earth. Church of Jesus Power, E.S. Cooke, Sr.; Boulder City, NV: Astral projection via Jesus Powered Sakraments (sic) which changes Man's electro-magnetic polarity. Church of Light, Elbert Bejamin, Los Angeles, CA: New Age, associated with the Brotherhood of Light; rejects heaven and hell. Atonement to be found in each person's own path. Church of Metaphysical Christianity, Russel Flexer, Sarasota, FL: New Age, Jesus is Ascended Master, creation by vibrations, publishes METAPHYSICAL MESSENGER magazine. Church of Pan, Kenneth Walker: RI: Pantheism, Reincarnation. Church of Perfect Liberty, Tokuchika Tokuhara, Glendale, CA: Zen Buddhism theological roots, man is manifestation of god. Church of Satan, Anton Szandor LaVey, San Francisco, CA: Occult, incantations, festival days include Spring equinox and Halloween, worship of Satan, author of the Satanic Bible. Church of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard: Humans are imprisoned gods, reincarnation, salvation is releasing of Engrams and becoming totally free of past life events, releasing god nature. This is accomplished by a process known as Clearing. Best known for book Dianetics. Church of Seven Arrows, Wheatridge, CO: Native American Indian Shamanism, paganism, publishes THUNDERBOW II newsletter. Church of the Brigade of Light, Charlotte, NC: Divine mother in everyone, Jesus called the Gental Brother; metaphysical philosophy; publishes the CRYSTALS OF LIGHT newsletter. Church of Final Judgement: See "Process, Church of the Final Judgement." Church of the Living Stone Mission for the Coming Days, Bang-ik Ha: Korea: Recently predicted Jesus would return on October 28, 1992. They were wrong! Church of the Most High God, Marvel, TX: God the Father is male and the Holy Spirit is female or God the Mother. Church of the Most High Goddess, Mary Ellen Tracy, Los Angeles, CA: Revival of Egyptian religions, temple priestess, salvation through sexual relations. Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, John- Roger, Santa Monica, CA: New Age, seminars, karma, reincarnation, spirit guide/possession; see "John-Roger." Church of the New Birth: See "Foundation Church of Divine Truth." Church of the New Jerusalem: See "Swedenborg Foundation." Church of the Plains Indians: Native American Indian theology, Sweat Lodge. Church of the Tree of Life, San Francisco, CA: No doctrine of God, sin, etc.; only doctrine is anything goes within legal limits. Church of the Trinity, A. Stuart Otto, San Marcos, CA: 'New Age, by Jesus' C.E.R.A. (Crucifixion, Entombment, Resurrection, Ascension) he imparted his Consciousness into the psyche of all humans. Church of the White Eagle Lodge, Jean LeFevre; Montgomery, TX: Divine or Christ Light in each person, Visualization, Yoga, Chakras, Astrology. Publish Newsletter For The Americas. See also "Star Center for the Americas." Church of Universal Love, Linda Foreman, El Paso, TX: Similar to I AM theology; use teachings of St. Germain, telepathic channelling, guided meditation; publish COSMIC CHANNELLING newsletter. Church of Unlimited Devotion: Worship Jerry Garcia of the rock-and-roll band, The Greatful Dead. They believe Garcia's guitar is a channel for God. Church of Y Tywyth Teg, Smyrna, GA: pagan, occult philosophy. Church Universal and Triumphant, Mark Prophet, Corwin Springs, MT: New Age, Great White Brotherhood, God- consciousness, similar to I AM theology. CIRCLE MADISON, WI: Pagan newspaper. Circle of Life, Dorothy Espiau; Houston, TX: Healing the planet Earth, forces of Divinity, Crystals, believe Dolphins (the ocean mannal) to be alien beings. Circle of Light; Dallas, TX: New Age periodical. Circle of Light, Inc.; Honolulu, HI: New Age, follow Lord Michael, astral planes, Channeling. City of the Sun Foundation, Columbus, NM: Channelling, chakras, Christ-consciousness, karma, man is part of God, thus man is perfect. Clifford E. Hobbs Foundation, Newport, WA: Hedonistic theology. Cole-Whittaker, Terry; New Age teacher, similar to Religious Science and Unity School of Christianity theology. College of Divine Metaphysics, Joseph Garduno; Glendora, CA: New Age, Metaphysical teaching. Comfort Corner Church; Lawrenceville, GA: UFO's, Metaphysical teachings. Common Boundary; Chevy Chase, MD: New Age periodical. Communion Letter; San Antonio, TX: UFO periodical. Communities of Light; See "Nova 8." Community of Jesus; Orleans, MS: Thought to be involved in Shepherding and controversial forms of mind control. Concept Therapy, Thurman Fleet; San Antonio, TX: New Age, Stress Management seminars, book title Rays Of The Dawn, publish The Beamer newsletter. Conciliation Ministries, Dusean Berkich; Lawrence, KS: God is not angry with sinners, Conversion should be inward to self not to Jesus. Confraternity of Deists; Homosassa Springs, FL: Reject sin, no need for a Savior, no Consciousness after death. Congregation of God; San Jose, CA: See "Answers Research and Education." Congregation of the Firstborn, Raymond Glenn; Grapeland, TX: Jesus is not God, Elohims class, Sabbath and Festival keeping. Conscious Living Foundation; Drain, OR: New Age, States of Consciousness, Guided Image. Publish the Gentle Place and Quite Space magazine. Consciousness Connection; Las Cruces, NM: New Age, Visualization, Automatic Writing, Rebirthing, Astral projection. Constellation, Elton Powers; Dallas, TX: New Age, African Spirituality, animal Spirituality, Yoga for pets. Contemplations, Inc., Ed Heinemann; Durango, CO: The Universe is alive and speaks, Life is crystallized Light. Continuum Foundation; Chino Valley, AZ: New Age, dynamic energies, consciousness raising teachings. Cooneyites; Known under many names, Jesus is only part human and part god, Holy Spirit empowered Jesus to live sinless life and can do the same for any person. Cosmerism; Mixture of Christianity and Buddhism but embraces all religions as having truth. Cosmic Awareness Communications; Olympia, WA: New Age, channelled the Force which also spoke through Jesus, Krishna and Edgar Cayce. Cosmic Communication Commune; Decorah, IA: All religions have same common roots, communication from the Cosmic Spirit. Cosmic Light of Peace Center; See "House of Divine Bread." Cosmic Science Research Foundation, Edward Palmer; Portland, OR: New Age, UFO information given by Hierarchical Intelligence on the various Planes of Consciousness. Cosmic Wisdom, Clark Wilkerson; Honolulu, HI: New Age, Kabala, Psychic, ESP, Cosmic consciousness, Universal Mind. Council of Light; Honolulu, HI: Ascended Masters, has similarities to I AM movement, channelling, helped with Harmonic Convergence. Council of the Magickal Arts; Austin, TXP: Paganism, Witchcraft, Goddess worship, ritual magic. Course in Miracles, Helen Schucman; New Age book, the World, Sin, Sickness are all illusions for Man is still in heaven with God. Coven Gardens; Boulder, CO: Occult, Pagan, Wicca, Revive Egyptian deities. Covered Bridge Canyon; Spanish Fork, UT: Channelling, Pantheism, deny reality of Death. Creation Calendar, Verilis W. Johnson; Kermit, TX: Necessary to keep Sabbath, Law, Feast Days, etc. for salvation. Creme, Benjamin; See "Tara Center." Crossroads Church of Christ; See "Boston Church of Christ" for similar theological perspective. Crowley, Aleister; An English Magician and Occultist. Sex Magic, fascination with blood and torture. Crusade of Innocence; See "Process, Church of the Final Judgement" is believed to be a splinter group. Chrysalls Foundation; Durango, CO: Metaphysical and Holistic healing center. Crystal Consciousness, Warren Klausner; San Diego, CA: New Age, Crystal healing, Kundalini, Iridology. Crystal Horizons; Santa Barbara, CA: New Age, Crystals. Crystal Pathway; Denver, CO: New Age/Occult periodical. Crystals; Predominately a New Age belief that gems (especially crystals) possess mystical, esoteric, spiritual powers to bring the bearer health, wealth and good fortune. Da Free John, a.k.a. Franklin Jones; Promotes violence against women in his book Garbage And The Goddess. It is said that he make "love slaves" of women. DaBen; See "Lumin Essence Productions." D.A.R.E.; New Age/Affective curriculum used in many school systems throughout America and the world. Davera Mission Church; Korea: See "Church of the Living Stone..." David, John, Learning Institute; See "John-David Learning Institute." Davis, Haylland; Albany, NY: Break-off group from Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Dawn Bible Student; East Rutherford, NJ: One of the original splinter groups formed after Joseph Rutherford assumed leadership of the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Dayspring Resources, Leonie Rosenstiel; New York, NY: Hypnotism, Reiki, Yoga, Reflexology, Crystal healing. Delphi School; Sheridan, OR: Uses the teachings of L. Ron Hubbard. See "Church of Scientology." Denver, John; Prominent New Age singer, promotes EST, Yoga, Transcendental Meditation, Windstar Foundation. Deseret Shadow Church; See "Church of Essential Science." Discover Seminars; Irving, TX: New Age, Stress Management seminars. Discovery; West Valley City, UT: Anti-Christian, Jesus is the Devil, Jesus was the son of Joseph. Divali; Hindu philosophy of Enlightenment. Divine Light Center, Swami Omkarananda; Mixture of Hinduism, Voodoo and animal sacrifice. Divine Light Mission, Maharashi JI; Hindu/New Age philosophy, teachings on the God within. Divine Science; Denver CO: similar to Christian Science theology, God is all, Man is a part of the All, thus Man is God. Divine Science of Light and Sound; Marina del Rey, CA: New Age, Reincarnation, Karma, Astral projection. Divine Word Foundation; Warner Springs, CA: New Age, Channelled writings, Jesus and Christ are separate entities. Dixon, Jeane; Astrologer, Prognosticator, claims information is from Christian God, however has made many false prophecies. Dominion Press; San Marcos, CA: New Thought, similar to Christian Science and Unity School of Christianity, publishes the Theologia 21 newsletter. Dorene Publishing; Arlington, TX: Occult, Talismans and other memorabilia. Dowsing; Form of Divination using forked rod, a bent wire or a pendulum. Used to locate people, object or substances. Also used to diagnose illnesses. Drug Abuse Resistance Education: See "D.A.R.E." Dungeons and Dragons; Occult, fantasy role playing "game," uses demon names and occult spells found in Occultic literature. DuPage Church of Religious Science, Donald E. Burt; Naperville, IL: Religious Science, use the teachings of Ernest Holms. DUSO the Dolphin; New Age/Affective curriculum used in many school systems throughout America. Dyer, Wayne: Prominent New Age writer and spokesman. "Eagle's Cry" Denver, CO: New Age/Occult periodical, includes Egyptian revival, Channeling, Aura analysis. Eagle's Cry; Denver, CO: New Age/Occult periodical, includes Egyptian revival, Channelling, Aura analysis. Eagle's Path; Grand Junction, CO: UFO's, Moon festivals, Yoga, Rebirthing, Eckankar. Earth Church of Amargi; St. Louis, MO: Paganism, ritual magic, Witchcraft, Moon festivals, Kabbalah, goddess worship. Earthmother Therapy Center; Astrology, Aura reading, Chakra balancing, Channelling, Homeopathy, Iridology, Numerology, Palmistry, Past Life recall, Reflexology. Earthsong, Wendy Moss; Dallas, TX: New Age periodical. East West Journal; Syracuse, NY: New Age periodical. Eastern School Press; Talent, OR: New Age, Theosophical, Karma, Astral light. Ecclesia Athletic Association, Eldridge Broussard, Jr.; Los Angeles, CA: Believed to practice controversial forms of mind control and Shepherding. Eckankar, Paul Twitchel; Mixture of Pantheism and Eastern mysticism, Astral projection, Reincarnation. Ecstasy; Ojai, CA: New Age, Man is God, realized through sexual encounters, Hedonism. Effective Learning Systems; Edina, MN: Subliminal tapes, Visualization, ESP, Deep relaxation techniques. El Jardin Real; New Braunfels, TX: Trance healings, Inner Peace Movement. Elat Chayyim; Cuddebackville,, NY: New Age, Meditation, Yoga. Elf Lore Family; Bloomington, IN: Paganism, Magic, Earth festivals. Elmwood Institute, Fritjof Capra: Internationally recognized New Age author and lecturer. Emerald Circle; Paganism, seek to know the Divine within, become part of Gaia. Enneagram; Occult symbol. A circle with its circumference divided by nine points, has connections with the Kabbalahist's Tree of Life. Epiphany Bible Students Association; Mount Dora, FL: Break- off group from Laymen's Home Missionary Movement, publishes a newsletter under the group's name. Ericksonian Hypnosis; See "Hypnosis" for basic practice. Esalen Institute, Michael Murphy; Big Sur, CA: New Age, one of the original institutions for developing and promoting Eastern Mysticism/New Age philosophy. Esoteric Order of Dagon, Soror Azenath 23rd; Abita Springs, LA: Channel the energy of the Nu Aeon, collective magical unconsciousness, worship the Old Ones or Old gods. ESP; See "Extrasensory Perception." ESPress, Inc.; Washington, D.C.": See "National Spiritual Science Center," Psychics. Essene Gospel of Peace, Edmond Bordeaux Szekely; New Age, Channelled by "Jesus," Enlightenment, Illness is a mistake. Essene Light Center, Mary L. Myers; Charlotte, NC: Has similarities to I AM movement, belief in Great White Brotherhood, Ascended Beings, Father/Mother god. EST, Warner Erhard; New Age, Stress Management seminars, teaches the World has no meaning, Enlightenment, Live moment to moment with no regard for the future. Eupsychia; Austin, TX: New Age, Transcendental Meditation, American Indian rituals, Shamanism. Extrasensory Perception (ESP); The knowledge of an experience or a response to an external event apart from the five senses. This experience can take place either in a waking or dream state. Faith Assembly Church, Raymond Jackson; Jeffersonville, IN: Similar to William Branham, publishes The Contender newspaper. Faithbuilders Fellowship; San Diego, CA: Theology similar to Jehovah's Witnesses. Faithful Word; Chicago, IL: Worldwide Church of God break- off group, Teaches necessity of keeping the Law of Moses, publishes The faith Word magazine. Family of Love; See "Children of God." FARM, Stephen Gaskin; Summertown, TN: Zen Buddhism mixed with Esoteric Christianity, Pantheistic belief that all is God, Communal society. FATE; Marion, OH: New Age/Occult periodical. Feinstein, Alan Shaw; See "Alan Shawn Feinstein Association." Fellowship For Spiritual Understanding, Marcus Bach; Palos Verdes Estates, CA: Similar teaching to Unity School of Christianity, denies reality of death, teaches Man is God. Fellowship of Isis; Egyptian gods and goddess worship, Paganism. Fellowship of the Inner Light, Paul Solomon; Virginia Beach, VA: New Age, Concept of "Metahuman" teaches man to go beyond human to become Creator/Master. Fellowship of Universal Guidance; Glendale, CA: Astrology, Psychic reading. Fellowship Press; Noblesville, IN: Soulcraft library, channelled from William Dudley Pelley in the very High Planes of Consciousness after he had died. Feminism: In the religious context, this term is most often closely associated with Paganism, Neo-Paganism, Witchcraft and Goddess worship. Feraferia; Eagle Rock, CA: Paganism, Magic, Spells, Astrology, goddess worship. Fifth Epocal Fellowship; Chicago, IL: Splinter group of URANTIA. Firewalking Institute of Research and Education; Twain Harte, CA: Firewalking, Shamanism, Meditation, Sweat Lodge, Rebirthing. First Demonic Church, Efrem Del Gatto; Italy: Satanism. First Temple of the Craft of W.I.C.A.; South Chicago Heights, IL: Pagan, Witchcraft. First Universal Church of God-Realization, Bhagavan Sri Babajhan-Al-Kahill, Redondo Beach, CA: New Age, God is the self within, Many Paths all lead to the One Destination. First World Conclave of Light; San Diego, CA: UFO's, 32 planets already joined but are waiting for the Earth to make the necessary commitment before the spaceships can land, See also "Unarius Education Foundation." First Zen Institute of America; New York, NY: Zen Buddhism, Astrology. Publish the "Zen Notes" newsletter. FLAG Service Organization; Tampa, FL: Promotes Scientology philosophy. See "Scientology." Flying Saucer Information Center; Pasadena, MD: UFO's, spacepeople coming to take Earth children for seedlings, publish the Update newsletter. For His Glory; See "Church of the Most High God." Fort Worth Bible Students; Fort Worth, TX: See "Bible Students." Republishes older Watchtower Bible and Tract Society materials. Forum; New Age, Stress Management Seminars, See "EST" for similar theological perspective. Foundation Church; New York, NY: Psychic development, Psychosomastery, UFO's, See also "Process, Church of the Final Judgement." Foundation Church of Divine Truth; Washington, D.C.: New Age/Occult, based on automatic writings of James E. Padget as found in the books True Gospel Revealed Anew by Jesus, Man becomes the very essence of God, publish the Divine Truth Commentary newsletter. Foundation Church of the Millennium; See "Process, Church of the Final Judgement." Foundation Church of the New Birth; See "Foundation Church of Divine Truth" Man becomes the very essence of God. Foundation Faith; See "Process, Church of the Final Judgement." Foundation Faith of God; See "Process, Church of the Final Judgement." Foundation Faith of the Millennium; New York: All religious leaders, including Jesus, Mohammed and Buddha were sent by God. Foundation for Co-Creation, Barbara Marx Hubbard; Greenbraie, CA: New Age, Hubbard is a prominate New Age lecturer and writer. Foundation for Higher Spiritual Learning; Centreville, VA: Similar to I AM theology, including the Great White Brotherhood. Foundation for Inner Peace; See "Course In Miracles." Foundation for Life Action, Tara Singh; Los Angeles, CA: Know ones Christ nature, promotes Course in Miracles, publishes A Call To Wisdom newsletter. Foundation for Shamanic Studies, Michael Harner; Norwalk, Ct: Occult, Shamanic empowerment and healing. Foundation for Unlimited Consciousness, Rain Morgan; Orcas, WA: New Age, Channelling, Ramtha devotees. Foundation of Human Understanding, Roy Masters; Eastern Mysticism/Gnosticism, Hypnotism, Yoga, Meditation, Jesus is not God. Foundation of Light and Metaphysical Education; Hurst, TX: Astrology, Psychic readings, Occult philosophy. Foundation of Revelation; San Francisco, CA: Eastern Mysticism, Yoga. Fox, Mathew: Dominican Catholic priest, silenced by the Vatican for teaching blatant New Age theology. Fraternity of Light; Philadelphia, PA: Qabalah, Reincarnation, Karma, Inner essence is a Divine Spark. Free Soul; Sedona, AZ: New Age, Spirit guides, Commune with Divine Nature, Psychic and Higher Soul Dimensions. Free Spirit; Brooklyn, NY: New Age periodical. Freewinds Relay Office; Clearwater, FL: Promotes Scientology philosophy. Friends Review; Hillsboro, OR: Occult/Metaphysical periodical. Gabriel Society, Ruth Harders; Western Springs, IL: New Age, metaphysics, universal mind. Gaia; Originally the Greek goddess of Earth. Many see the Earth as one large living organism made of numerous parts, much as the human body is one living organism with various parts. Gandhi Memorial Center, Swami Premananda; Washington, D.C.; Eastern mysticism, teaching of Mahatma Gandhi. Publish THE GANDHI MESSAGE quarterly. G.A.P. Ministries; Elm Grove, WI: Practices Sabbath and Feast Days, Sacred Name, publishes The Appointed Time newsletter. Garvey Center; Witchita, KS: New Age medicine mixed with sound medical procedures. Pyramid powers. Gateway To Light, Lloyd G. Sellman; Dewey, AZ: UFO's Telepathic Communications. Gateways Institute, Jonathan Parker; Ojai, CA: New Age, Subliminal tapes, Karma Reincarnation, Hypnosis. Geller, Uri; Psychic, Psychokinesis, ESP and Parapsychology. Global Church of God, Roderick Meredith; Pasadena, CA: Splinter group from Worldwide Church of God. Maintaining the doctrines of Herbert W. Armstrong and rejecting the new doctrines given by Tkach. Global Family; Palo Alto, CA: New Age, visualization, higher Self which is God, all is God. Globalism: When used in a religious sense, this term most often means to lose all national identity. Mankind must see itself as one world family, without the need for distinctions between religions. All religions become true or the distinctive doctrines of the various religions must be disregarded in an attempt to achieve the new Global Family idea. Gnostic Catholic Church of Canada; Edmonton, Alberta: Paganism, Magic, Celtic rituals, publish the Sunspot magazine. Goddess: New Age/Occultism. A mixture of philosophies stating that either the divine is feminine, or that there are female dieties, or that all women have a divine spark inside, thus they are goddesses. God's House of Prayer for All People, Samuel T. Allen; Dallas, TX: Sabbath and old Testament festivals kept for salvation. Golden Association, The Ann Rogers; San Jose CA: Occult/magick, spiritual authorities are Secret Chiefs and inner Plane Adepti. Golden Dawn, John Phillips Palmer; Lumberville, PA: Occult/Magic, Spiritual authorities are Secret Chiefs and Inner Plane Adepti. Golden Dolphin, Sheila Balenger; Greenback, WA: Paganism, Astrology, Mother Earth, Primal goddess, publish Sacred Cycles. Golden Eagle Sanctuary; Hot Springs, AR: Yoga, Crystals, Pyramidology, Aura balancing. Golden Lion, Ann Alexander; Houston, TX: New Age, esoteric philosophy. Golden Quest, Hilda Charlton; Lake Hill, NY: Space brothers, Karma, Meditation, the Divine Child with All. Golden Wheel, W.E. Reeve; England: Occult, astrology, alchemy, UFO, spiritualism. Grail Foundation of America, Abd-ru-shin; Binghamton, NY, Esoteric teachings, Jesus call for "child-like faith" no longer valid. Grand Canyon Socieity; Scottsdale, AZ: New Age, channeling, use the Urantia Book as their text. Great Lakes Pagan Association; Techumseh, MI: Pagan, Wicca, publish The Covenstead newsletter. Great Lakes Society for Bible Research; Jenision, MI: New Age, esoteric teachings, sacred name, cosmic powers. Great White Brotherhood; Generally considered a group of Ascended Masters, including Buddha, Jesus, St. Germain, El Morya and others. Greater Grace World Outreach; See "Bible Speaks." Green Egg: Occult periodical. Group for Creative Meditation; Ojai, CA: Use much of Alice Bailey's writings, Meditation, Man is Divine. Grove of the Unicorn, Galadriel; Atlanta, GA: Paganism, Wicca, Moon festivals, Magic. Guardian Action International; Deming, NM: UFO, Atlantis, ESP. Gudjieff, George I. Mixture of Occult, Psychic and Mystic. Considered by some to have been the greatest mystical teacher of all times. See also "Enneagram." Guided Imagery; See "Visualization." Guild For Hermetic Revelation; Houston, TX: New Age, Astrology, Soothsaying, Reflexology, Tarot. Gunvik, Sigurd; This man's teachings are a mixture of Jehovah's Witnesses and Sacred Name theology. H2B Company; San Francisco, CA: New Age, Yoga, Meditation. Halpern, Steve: Prominent New Age music composer and lecturer. Hare Krishna: See "International Society of Krishna Consciousness." Harmonic Convergence: The 1987 event which was to usher in World Peace, a New Age, possibly the return of Jesus. This was to be accomplished by millions of people visualizing and meditating from special pre-designated "vortexes" around the world. Harr, Brian; Rocherster, NY: The reincarnation of Jesus! Hartley, Harriette; Arlington, TX: New Age psychic, channeller. Hatika Ministries; Joseph Good; Port Arthur, TX: Denies Jesus is God, festival keeping, seems to be Sacred name. Hay, Louise: New Age metaphysical counselor and author. Healing Arts Expressions, Solvang, CA: New Age, healing by meditation on a piece of art, painting, etc. Healing Center; Sarasota, FL: New Age, magnetic therapy, chakras, yin and yang balancing. Health Conscious Services, Christ Singh Khalsa, New York: Yoga, kundalini, each person is their own master. Heart Consciousness Church, Middletown, CA: New Age, Native American Sweat Lodge, meditation, publish the HARBIN magazine. Heart Dance; Mill Valley, CA: New Age, psychic, crystals. Publish the HEART DANCE magazine. Hearth Home; Arlington, TX: New Age, astrology, iridology, tarot, meditation. Publish the HEARTH HOME magazine. Heaven and Earth, Gloucester, MA: New Age, crystals. Heaven on Earth: See "Transcendental Meditation." Heavens Magic, Irving, TX: Another name for Children of God, produces multi-color children's posters. Helmholungswerk Jesu Christi: Jesus was a medium who still speaks with the leader; visions. Hell Fire Club, New York: Satanism. Heritage Institute; Plainfield, WI: New Age, past life, ouija board, telepathy, psychic healing. Hermit, Jan Moody, Topsham, MA: Astrology, horoscopes, Tarot reading, channelling. High Point, Vance Harris, Willard, MO: New Age channeling, astrology. High Wind Association, Milwaukee, WI: Native American philosophy, alchemy, accelerated human consciousness; publish WINDWATCH newspaper. Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science and Philosophy, Honesdale, PA: New Age, Hindu theology, yoga, meditation; publish HIMALAYAN INSTITUTE QUARTERLY. Hippocrates Health Institute, West Palm Beach, FL: New Age healing, yoga, and meditation. Hobbs, Clifford E.: See "Clifford E. Hobbs Foundation." Hoffman, Teri, Dallas, TX: New Age, believed to have practiced mind control; several members of the group committed suicide. Holistic Life University; San Francisco, CA: New Age, aura healing, reflexology, visualization. Holm Community, Tabor, NJ: No specific doctrine, all religions have truth, seek Divine Evolution. Holy Body of the Coming Jesus Christ Mission in New York: See "Church of the Living Stone." Holy Grail Foundation, Leona Richards, Santa Cruz, CA: New Age, ascended masters, reincarnation. Holy Order of MANS, Earl Blighton: Mixture of pantheism and occult, astral projection, Tarot cards, karma, and reincarnation. Holy Shankaracharya Order, Stroudsburg, PA: Hindu theology, publishes PURARNAVE periodical. Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity, Sun Myung Moon, New York, NY: Jesus brought only spiritual salvation; need another "savior" to fulfill Jesus' mission; Moon is Lord of the Second Advent. This group has over 200 front organizations. Homeopathy: Technique developed by Samuel Hahneman of minute doses of natural elements and extracts to cure diseases. The smaller the dose the better. Homewords, Susan Johansen, Salt Lake City, UT: Channeling, out-of-body experiences, publish HOMEWORD newspaper. Horoscope: A prediction of future events based upon the positioning of the planets at the time of one's birth and at the time of the prediction. See also "Astrology." Horus/Maat Lodge: Occult, paganism, ritual magick, Egyptian philosophy. House of Divine Bread, J.L. Moclulewski, Bayonne, NJ: Father/mother god, pantheism. House of Judah, William Lewis, Holland, MI: Latter day prophet, believed to practice a controversial form of Sheparding. House of Prayer for All People, William Blessing, Denver, CO: Sacred name, teachings on Atlantis and Lemuria. House of Yahweh, Abilene, TX: See "Yahwehism." House of Yahweh, Odessa, TX: See "Yahwehism." Houston,Jean: Prominent New Age spokesperson and author of many books on education in the Americal school system. Howard, Vernon: See "New Life." Hunger Project: See "est"; claims to help poverty stricken people; uses visualization to rid the world of hunger. Hyberborea, Mark Roberts, Dallas, TX: Pagan, pantheistic, Mother Earth is divine. Hypnosis: Involves an altered state of consciousness, induced by verbal or non-verbal stimuli. The participant experiences reduced ability for critical thinking and is generally open to external suggestion. I AM, Guy Ballard; New Age, Great White Brotherhood, the god within, publishes Voice of the I AM magazine. I DO; Twin Falls, ID: New Age, Cosmic Law, Karma, Reincarnation, Awaiting a New Savior. Iglesia Ni Cristo, Felix Manalo; Rejects the Trinity, Salvation is found only in this group and comes by works. Imagine; Springfield, MO: New Age newsletter, Reincarnation, Yoga, Dream Rap, Course in Miracles. Impossible Possibilities; Annapolis, MD: Numerology Auras Impressions: New Age/Occult educational system used in many of the schools throughout America. Infinity Institute International; Royal Oak, MI: New Age, hypnosis, Ancient Mystery philosophy, Egyptian revival, publishes Subconsciously Speaking newsletter. Inner Connection; Lewisville, TX: New Age periodical. Inner Light; New Brunswick, NJ: UFO's Psychic development, Walk-Ins. Inner Light Foundation, Betty Bethards; Novato, CA: Psychic, Meditation, Inner spirit guides, Atlantis. Inner Light Institute, Christina Thomas; Memphis, TN: New Age, rebirthing, yoga, inner child, firewalking, neuro- linguistic programming. Inner Peace Movement, Francisco Coll; New Age, ESP, Auras. Inner Space Center; See "Prosperos." Inner Technologies: Richard Daab; Fairfax, CA: New Age, Yoga, Astral projection, Meditation, Reach Samadhi, Channelling, Crystals, visualization. Inner Vision; Brooklyn, NY: Mystical knowledge, Auras, Reincarnation, Astrology. Inner Way, Bruce Derby; Homeland, CA: Spirit Guides, Mystical use of names. Insight; Washington, D.C.: Unification Church periodical. Insight Transformational Seminars, John-Roger; See "Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness." Institute for Advanced Perception, Harold S. Schroeppel; Oak Park, IL: Tarot, Astrology, Chakras, Meditation. Institute for Bio-Spiritual Research; Coulterville, CA: New Age, Focusing, God-Consciousness. Institute for Family and Human Relations; Los Gatos, CA: See "Life Training," same co-founder. Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior; Stanford, CA: Guided Imagery sessions. Institute of Divine Metaphysical Research, Henry Kinley; Los Angeles, CA: New Age/Occult mixture, Sacred Name, Rejects the Trinity. Institute of Esoteric Study; Milwaukee, WI: Occult, lunar festivals, astrology, paganism. Publish the LUNAR LETTER. Institute of Greater Awareness, Steve Mazzarella; Denver, CO: Casting Spells, Voodoo. Institute of Judaic-Christian Research, Vendyl Jones; Arlington, TX: Denies the Deity of Jesus, Plural covenant, teachings of the kabbalah. Institute of Mental Science; Nashville, TN: mental science, psychic energy, hypnosis. Institute of Mentalphysics, Edwin Dingle; Los Angeles, CA: New Age, Eightfold path of Enlightenment, Self-realization, Supreme Mind. Institute of Noetic Science, Edgar Mitchell; Sausalito, CA: Healing through Mind Power, sickness is illusion. Institute of Sorcery; Hillsdale, IL: Occult, Witchcraft, Ouija board, Tarot cards. Institute of Spiritual Unfoldment; See "Light of the Holy Spirit." International Assembly of Wizards; Brooklyn, NY: Occult, Karmic cycles, Cosmic vibrations, Astrology. International Association of Scientologists; England: Promotes Scientology philosophy. International Community of Christ; See "Jamilian University of the Ordained." International Fundamental of Astrological Sciences, N.Y., NY: Occult/Astrology, Horoscopes. International General Assembly of Spiritualists, Fred Jordan; Norfolk, VA: Spiritualism, Clairaudient and Clairvoyance. International Mahayana Yoga Association, Bo-In Lee; Jamaica Plain, MA: Yoga, Meditation. International Metaphysical Association; New York, NY: Similar to Christian Science theology, uses Science and Health with Key to the Scripture as textbook. International Religious and Magical Order of Societe, La Couleuvre Noire; See "Technicians of the Sacred." International Society of Divine Love; H.D. Prakashanand Saraswati; Austin, TX: Eastern mysticism, divine love consciousness. International Society of Krishna Consciousness, A.C. Bhaktivendanta Swami Prabhupada; Hindu philosophy, Worship of Lord Krishna, publish Back to Godhead magazine, use Bhagavad-gita as scripture. International Space Science Foundation, Rick Ardyn; Salt Lake City, UT: UFO's, possess recordings of space people. Into the Light; Tahlequah, OK: New Age, metaphysics, astrology, reflexology, visualization, psychics. Intuitive Explorations; Quincy, IL: New Age, Karma, Astral projection, Auras, Numerology, Magic. Inward Bound, Alexander Everett; Arlington, TX: New Age, Centering, Tapping into the Universal Consciousness, influenced est, Lifespring, etc. Iridology; Developed by Ignatz Peczeky, a technique which supposedly allows one to diagnose all disease by looking at the shape, color and abnormalities or the eye. Isis New Age Center; Denver, CO: Yoga, Ritual Magic, Astrology. Isthmus Institute; Dallas, TX: New Age, Reincarnation, Past-Life experiences. Jamillian University of the Ordained, Gene Savoy, Reno, NV: Esoteric teachings, Jamil (Gene Savoy's son) was second coming of Christ, Jesus was a mystic. Joan Teresa Powers Products: See "Teresa, Joan Powers Products." Johannine Deist Communion: See "Da Free John." Jehovah's Witnesses: See " Watchtower Bible and Tract Society." John-David Learning Institute, Carlsbad, CA: New Age, brain/mind expansion, brain relations development. John-Roger: See "Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness." John the Baptist Schlaffer, Pahea, HI: Channeler, messages from Jesus. Jones, Vendyl: See "Institute of Judaic-Christian Research." Joy Lake Mountain Seminar Center, Reno, NV: New Age, imagery, crystals, astral projection. Joy of Living, Roosevelt, NJ: New Age, spirit within is divine, yoga, hypnosis. Kabalah: See "Kabbalah." Kabbalah: Occult book of Jewish/mystic knowledge. Kairos Foundation: See "Life Training." Katherine, Brooklyn, NY: Astrology, psychic development. Kemp, Daniel, Patchogue, NY: Numerology, Qabalistic, follower of Aleister Crowley's teachings. Kerista Consciousness Church, San Francisco, CA: New Age, divine cosmos, the "hippie goddess" Kerista, publishes UTOPIAN EYES magazine. Keys College, Ken and Penny Keys, Eugene, OR: Yoga, higher self, promotes John Bradshaw's Healing the Inner Child philosophy, NLP. Keys to Understanding: See "Messianic Assemblies of Yahweh." Kingdom Truth Publishing: See "Church of the Most High God." Kingdom Voice Publications, Joseph Jeffers: St. James, MO: See "Yahwehism." Kirpal Light Satsang, Sant Thakar Singh: Kinderhook, NY: Pantheism, Eastern Mysticism, guru. Klassen, Frank: Ft. David, TX: See "Yahwehism," publishes The Overcomer newsletter. Knight J.Z.: New Age, Channeller of spirit entity called Ramtha. Knights of the Black Circle, Richard Kasso: New York: Satanism, human sacrifice. Kosmon: See "Universal Faithist of Kosmon." Krastman, Hank: See "Metaphysical Union." Kripalu Yoga Retreat, Amrit Desal: Summit Station, PA: New Age/Hindu philosophy, Yoga, Self-realization is god realization, publish Yoga Quest magazine. Krishnamurti Foundation of America: Ojai, CA: Hindu theology, declared by the Theosophical Society to be the head of the newly created Order of the Star, teaches mystical experiences. Kundalini: See "Yoga," Cosmic energy. L. Ron Hubbard Gallery: Hollywood, CA: Promotes Scientology philosophy. Laodicean Home Missionary, John Krewson: Ft. Myers, FL: Break-off of Watchtower Bible and Tract Society. Laughing Dove: Albuquerque, NM: Produces "consciousness raising products for Body, Mind and Spirit." Laymen's Home Missionary Movement, Raymond Jolly: Chester Springs, PA: Splinter group from Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, publishes The Bible Standard and Herald of Christ's Kingdom newsletter. Lazaris: See "Pursel, Jach." Lectorium Rosicrucianism: Bakersfield, CA: See "Rosicrucian Order," splinter group. Lemurian Fellowship: Ramona, CA: Esoteric Christianity, The Great Being called Christ which was over 76,000 years ago, Atlantis. Life Enhancement Systems: Houston, TX: Yoga, Meditation Life Training: Dallas, TX: New Age, Seminars, Awaken to new level of Awareness and belief systems, Eastern spiritual philosophy. Life Understanding Foundation: Santa Barbara, CA: New Age, Pyramid Energy, Dowsing, Yoga, UFO and Crystals. Lifespring: New Age, Seminars, similar to Mind Dynamics, teaches how to rid oneself of belief systems. Light: Canal Winchester, OH: Tarot cards, Astrology, Runes, Aura, Moon magic, Occult Medicine. Light Connections: Cardiff, CA: New Age/Eastern Mystic periodical. Light Institute of Galisteo Foundation: See Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness." Light of the City Ministry: Renton, WA: Magic power of words, Christ consciousness, publish the Let There Be Light magazine. Light of the Holy Spirit, Harry Lee Holmberg: Bativia, IL: Astrology, Auras, some similarities to the I AM movement, Meditation. Light of the Universe, Maryona; Tifton, OH: New Age, transcendental meditation, UFO. Publish THE LOTUS quarterly. Light of Truth Church, Fra Zarathustra: Pasadena, CA: Occult, Magic, Paganism, Qabala, publishes The White Light newsletter. Light of Truth Church of Divine Healing: See "International General Assembly of Spiritualists." Light of Yoga Society: Cleveland Heights, OH: Yoga, publishes Yoga In America magazine. Light Speed, Zavia and Zava; Sedona, AZ: New Age, UFO, channeling. Publish the LIGHT SPEED magazine. Lighted Way: Santa Monica, CA: Pyramidology, Visualization, Kundalini, Divine Mother, Alchemy. Lightworker; Azel, TX: New Age, Christ consciousness, astrology, psychic. Publish the LIGHTWORKER magazine. Lively Stones Fellowship: Palatka, FL: New Age, Reflexology, Yoga, Body/Mind Centering. Living Waters: Waco, TX: Sacred Name, the Trinity is Father, Mother (Holy Spirit) and Son, publishes Shekinah newsletter. L/L Research: Louisville, KY: New Age, Channelling, UFO, attain Higher God-self. Llanerch Enterprises; Wales: Occult, alchemy, Celtic rituals, mysticism. Llewellyn New Times: St. Paul, MN: Occult/Pagan periodical. Lor'd Industries: Hancock, WI: Occult/New Age periodical. Lotus: New Age periodical. Louis Foundation, Louis: Eastsound, WA: New Age, Cosmic consciousness, Unmanifested Reality, Inner secrets, True Realization and Awareness. Loving Relationships Training, Sondra Ray: New Age, Seminars, Rebirthing. Lucia's Garden: Houston, TX: Occult, Magic, Imagery, Greek mythology, Divine mother Goddess. Lucifer Trust: See "Arcane." Lucis Trust: See "Arcane." Lumen Foundation; San Francisco, CA: Occult, tarot, alchemy, esoteric traditions, kabbalah. Publish the GNOSIS journal. Lumin Essence Productions: Oakland, CA: New Age, Channelling, Spirit entities/Ascended Masters Orin and DaBen, publishes Birth Into Light newsletter. Luna Astrological Services: Flint, MI: Astrology, Horoscopes. MacLaine, Shirley: New Age, Seminars, Channelling, Pantheistic theology. Mafu: See "Torres, Penny." Magi Center, Inc.: Paradise, CA: Psychic Channelling, Higher Beings, Meditation, Cosmic friends, Astral worlds. Magic: Ceremonial use of amulets and talismans. May involve necromancy or divination, invocation of infernal deities or use of natural elements. Maharishi Ayur-Ved Foundation: Promotes teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Maharishi International University, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi: Fairfield, IA: New Age/Hinduism, See also "Transcendental Meditation." Mahikari, Kutama Okada: Houston, TX: Japanese philosophy, Divine Light Purifies the soul, mind and body. Mandragore: New York, NY: Egyptian rituals, Alchemy, gods and goddess worship, teachings of Aleister Crowley. Marah: Madison, NJ: Occult, Magic, Goddess worship, Egyptian revival, Wicca, Moon festivals, Divination, Runes, Astral journeys. Mark-Age: Miami, FL: New Age, Light-Body Manifestations, UFO, Lord Sananda, Christ consciousness. Master of Life Agoura Hills, CA: New Age periodical. Master of Life; Dick Sutphen; Agoura Hills, CA: New Age, reiki therapy, astrology, automatic writing. Publish the WINNERS newspaper. Masters, Roy: See "Foundation of Human Understanding." Matagirl Sri Aurobindo Center, Inc." New Age, Yoga, Divine reality, Great Mother, Self Perfection. Maya Factor, Jose Arguelles: Book on which the Harmonic Convergence was based. Mayan Order; San Antonio, TX: New Age, unity between man's inner force and cosmic universal force. Publish MAYAN MYSTERIES magazine. Meditation: Entering an altered state of consciousness by use of Yoga, Deep relaxation techniques, controlled breathing or Visualization. Process for moving the energy of the Kunkilini upward through the chakras. Meditation Group for New Age; Ojai, CA: Esoteric philosophy, meditation. Mega: New Age Community Church periodical. Megiddo Mission Church, L.T. Nichols: Rochester, NY: Denies Trinity, Heaven and Hell are illusions, Devil is of Man's Imagination. Messianic Assemblies of Yahweh:; North Warren, PA: See "Yahwehism," publish The Messianic Messenger newsletter. Metaphysical: The study of non-physical, psychic, internal or non-material events. Metaphysical Institute for Research and Development: Dallas, TX: New Age, Christ consciousness, Man is divine, Meditative breathing, God is All. Metaphysical Union, Hank Krastman: Encino, CA: New Age, Mystic knowledge, Psychic, Channelling, Edgar Cayce materials, publishes The Unexplained magazine. Meyer, Aleta: Albuquerque, NM: New Age, Psychic, Channeller. Michael, Sandra: Channeller, Astral projection, Rebirthing. Midwest Research of Michigan, Owen Stitz: Walled Lake, MI: Visualization, Deep relaxation techniques, Subliminal tapes. Mind Power Techinque: Nwe Age process to read auras and balance chakras. Miracle Distribution Center: Fullerton, CA: Course in Miracles promotional organization, publishes The Holy Encounter newsletter. MISA, John Roger Hinckins: See "Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness." Mon-Ka Retreat and Universal Mother Mary's Garden of Healing, Energy, Love and Light, Gabriel Green: Grass Valley, CA: Channelling, UFO's, teachings of St. Germain, crystals, Rosicrucian teachings, Psychic readings, publish the News From The Mountain Top newsletter. Monroe Institute, Robert Monroe: Faber, VA: Out-of-Body experiences, Evolution of Human Consciousness. Moon Lodge: Native American Indian philosophy. Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness, John Roger Hinckins: New Age, Seminars, Changing core beliefs, mixture of Eckankar, Scientology and est. Mysteria Products Company: See "Dorene Publishing." Narconon: Los Angeles, Ca; Promotes Scientology philosophy. Nation of Yahweh, Yahweh ben Yahweh, a.k.a., Hulon Mitchell, JR.: Miami, FL: See "Yahwehism," believes God is Black. National Council for Geocosmic Research, Inc., Betty Ramsey: Houston, TX: Astrology, Horoscopes. National Institute for Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine; Mansfield Center, CT: Hypnosis, guided imagery, visualization, neuro-linguistic programming. National Spiritual Science Center, Alice Tindalli: Washington, D.C.: Pantheistic, God is All, Universal Creative Energy. National Spiritualist Association of Churches: Cassadaga, FL: Occult, Spiritualism, Mediumship. Natures Sunshine, Kristine Hughes: Spanish Fork, UT: Iridology, Reflexology, Muscle testing, Visualization, publish the Natures Field newsletter. Necromancy: Occult philosophy with similarities to certain types of Spiritualism. Black Magic. Discovering the future by invoking the help of the dead. Nelson, Bernard: San Antonio, TX: Talisman, Charms, Amulets, UFO's, Alchemy, I Ching. Neo-Paganism: A polytheistic nature philosophy, humanistic, uses some ancient Egyptian rituals. Very small emphasis is placed on the gods and goddesses. Neo-Pythagorean Gnostic Church: See "Proclus Society and Neo-Pythagorean Gnostic Church." Neuro-Linguistic Programming: Boulder, CO: New Age, Seminars, Changing core beliefs, Trance, Self Hypnosis. New Age Church of The Christ, Thomas Printz: Long Island, NY: Ascended Masters, Karma, Death is an Illusion, Father/Mother God, Man is Divine. New Age Church of Truth: Gilbert Holloway, Deming, NM: New Age, ESP, Impressional Readings, Psychic development. New Age Community Church: Phoenix, AZ: New Age, publishes Mega magazine. New Age Journal: Brighton, MA: New Age periodical. New Age Music: While there is genuine music which has been composed to promote the spread of New Age philosophy, to help in obtaining altered states of consciousness through Meditation, most of the music listed in this category is not New Age in its orientation. Rather it is simply jazz or instrumental. New Age Symposium: Houston, TX: New Age periodical. New Age Teachings: Brookfield, MA: New Age, Meditation, Cosmic vibrations, Divine Energy. New Church: See "Swedenborg Foundation." New Dimensions Foundation; San Francisco, CA: Occult/New Age, shamanism, American Indian rituals, homeopathy, goddess worship, sufism. New Life, Vernon Howard: Boulder City, NV: New Age, Channelling, Cosmic Power. New Realities: Washington, D.C.: New Age periodical. New Thot Free Thot, Bill Greenhouse: Los Angeles, Ca: Seeks to combine the teachings of Christian Science, Unity School of Christianity and New Thought philosophy, publishes the New Thot Free Thot magazine. New Thought: Similar to Christian Science theology, however, it accepts the reality of matter. Rejects Christ as a person by explaining that the Christ is only a Principle. New Times: Seattle, WA: New Age periodical. New World Publishing: Phoenix, AZ: New Age, Course in Miracles, Channelling, Christ consciousness, pyramidology. Nightingale-Conant; Chicago, IL: New Age, higher consciousness, nero-linguistic programming. Niscience: Glendale, CA: New Age, Karma, Thought Talisman, Meditation, Christ consciousness. Nizhoni School of Global Consciousness: Galisteo, NM: Higher Self, Kundalini, Meditation. N.L.P.: See "Neuro-Linguistic Programming." Nova 8: Pueblo, CO: Mother Earth, Christ Consciousness, Native American Indian Great Spirit is at the heart of all beings, publish the Living Love newsletter. Nova Mystery School: Alchemy, Atlantis, Druidism, Shamanism, Kabbala. Numerology: The use of numbers to discover hidden knowledge. Associated with the Kabbalah and witchcraft. OAHSPE, John Newbrough: New "Scripture" written by Automatic Writing. Oasis Fellowship: Florence, AZ: Similar to Unity School of Christianity in its theological perspective. Occult Americana: Panesville, OH: Occult/Pagan periodical. Olcott: Wheaton, IL: New Age library, Theosophy, Parapsychology, Reincarnation. Omega Institute for Holistic Studies: Hudson River Valley, NY: New Age, Aromatherapy, Kabalistic studies, Astrology, Crystals, Mystical Quest. Omgea Press; New Lebanon, NY: Sufism. Publish the Omega Press newsletter. One to Grow On, Trenna Sutphen: Malibu, Ca: New Age, Subliminal tapes for children, Magic and Higher self. Order of Rhea: Chicago, IL: Magic, paganism, Occult. Order of the Cross, J. Todd Ferrier: States of Realization, Christhood, Meditation. Ordo Adeptorum Invisiblum: Chicago, IL: Magic rituals, Egyptian goddess Maat, teachings of Aleister Crowley. Ordo Templi Ashtart (OTA) Pasadena, CA: See "Rosicrucian Order," splinter group, publish The Seventh Ray journal. Ordo Templi Baph-Metis (OTB), James M. Martin: Corpus Christi, TX: Occult, Satanistic. Orin: See "Lumin Essence Productions." Ouija Board: Occult "game" using wooden board and pointer which spell out messages. Most messages are derived from the subconscious of the operators, however, there is evidence of spiritual/demonic influence. Our Lady of Enchantment, Sabrina: Danville, CA: Pagan, Witchcraft, goddess worship, Moon festivals, Psychic powers. Out-of-Body Experience (OBE): See "Astral Projection." Pacific Institute, Louis Tice: Seattle, WA: New Age, Stress Management seminars, changing core beliefs. Pagan Spiritual Alliance, Selena Fox: Mt. Horeb, WI: Paganism, worship of gods and goddess, Mother Earth, publish Circle magazine. Pagan Way: Philadelphia, PA: Paganism, Deny reality of Sin. Paganism: Occult, Worship of nature, worship of female deities, gods and goddesses, revival of Egyptian and Greek mystery religions. Pan-American Indian Association: Native American Indian theology. Pantheism: The belief that All is One and that One is God, thus All is God. Central doctrine for most New Age groups. Papa Jim: San Antonio, TX: Occult, Pagan, Talismans, Herbs, publishes the Papa Jim catalog. Parascience Institute: Evanston, IL: Psychic powers, Yoga, Psychometry, Aura, Telepathy. Parents as Teachers: New Age educational system that allows state authorities to come into the home to evaluate not only the children's education, but also the parents ability to be a parent. Past Life Regression: Synonym for Reincarnation. Pastoral Bible Institute: Milwaukee, WI: Watchtower Bible and Tract Society splinter group. Path of Light: Charlotte, NC: Aura, Chakras, Universal Mother, Reincarnation. Pathways: Ramana Maharshi: Sarasota, FL: Mixture of Hinduism and Taoism, publish Pathways: The Journal of Spiritual Traditions. Pathways Seminars, Phil McGraw: Wichita Falls, TX: New Age philosophy, Seminars teaching Subjective Truth, Journey into the Self, Changing core beliefs. Peace Community Church: Washington, D.C." Jesus the Mystic, Crystal clear vibration techniques, Christ Consciousness, Mystical meditation. Peace Mission Movement, Father Divine: Philadelphia, PA: Father Divine is God personified. Peace Pole: New Age/Occult, poles or obelisks around which people set in order to meditate or visualize on World Peace or other topics important to those meditating. Peacevision: Houston, TX: Visualization, known for the blue and white bumper stickers which read "Visualize World Peace." Peale, Norman Vincent: Promotes New Age teachings. Peck, M. Scott: New Age author. Pelley, William D.: New Age author. People House: Denver, CO: New Age, Subjective truth, Inner wisdom guiding, Karma. Perfect Timing Enterprises, Robin Lynne: Houston, TX: New Age, Chakras, psychic potential, See "Lucia's Garden." Peyote Way Church of God, Anne L. Zapf: Willcox, AZ: Native American rituals, use the drug Peyote as sacrament, publish The Sacred Record newsletter. Panes; Grand Rapids, MI: New Age, paganism, goddess worship, alchemy, kabbalah. Philadelphia Church of God, Gerald Flurry: Edmond, OK: Worldwide Church of God break off group, teaches similar doctrines as Herbert W. Armstrong, necessary to keep Old Testament laws for salvation, publish The Philadelphia Trumpet. Philadelphia Congregation of Yahweh, William Scampton: Philadelphia, PA: Sacred Name, publish the Yahweh's Watchman magazine, See also "Yahwehism." Philosophic Community Center: Denver, CO: New Age, Egyptian rites, Man is Divine, publishes the Colorado Mind, Spirit and Soul Report. Philosophical Publishing Co.: Quakertown, PA: See "Rosicrucian Foundation". Philosophical Research Society, Manly P. Hall: Los Angeles, Ca: Cabalistic, Past Lives, Third Eye, Buddhism, Zen, Christ Principle. Port Centauri: See "Nova 8." PPPANA; Macon, GA: New Age, yoga, meditation, goddess worship. Process, Church of the Final Judgement: Occult, Three Great Gods, who are Jehovah, Lucifer, and Satan. Proclus Society and Neo-Pythagorean Gnostic Church, Chicago, IL: Mixture of occult, theosophy, and Rosicrucianism; also teaches yoga and astrology. Project Charlie: New Age\Affective curriculum used in many school systems throughout America. Project X: See "Jamilian University of the Ordained." Prophet, Elizabeth and Mark: See "Church Universal and Triumphant." Prosperos, Thane; Santa Monica, CA: New Age/Occultism, yoga; become God; publishes The Prosperos newsletter. Prosveta U.S.A., Omraam Mikhael Alvanhov; Los Angeles, CA: Cabbalaistic, yoga, clairvoyance, esoteric Hinduism, publishes the Circle of Light newsletter. Prout; Northampton, MA: New Age, meditation, yoga. Publish the PROUT JOURNAL. Psionics: See "First Universal Church of God-Realization." Psychedelic Venus Church, San Francisco, CA: Pagan, goddesses Venus and Aphrodite. Psychiana, Frank Robinson: New Age, metaphysics, not all have sinned, similar to Christian Science or Unity School of Christianity. Psychic: Occlult/New Age, obtains information either in a waking or sleeping state, synonymous with Medium. Knowledge gained apart from five senses. Psychic Learning Center, Martha Woodworth, Rockport, MA: Occult/New Age, tarot reading, psychic advisors. Psynetic Foundation, Anaheim, CA: New Age, channeling, astrology, Course in Miracles; publish Psynetic Calendar newsletter. Pumsy the Dragon: New Age/Affective curriculum used in many school systems in America. Pursel, Jach: New Age, channeller of spirit entity called Lazaris. Pyramidology: Study of the ancient Egyptian and Central American Mayan pyramids. Believed to posses the key to hidden mystic knowledge. Qabalah or Qabela: See "Kabbalah." Quartus Foundation, John Price, Boerne, TX: New Age/metaphysical meditation, healing the planet, Journey to the Fourth Dimension. Quest: New Age/affective curriculum found in many schools from elementary to senior high throughout America; Skills for Growing is the elementary curriculum, Skills for Adolescence is the middle school curriculum and Skills for Living is the high school curriculum. Quest for Excellence, Dallas, TX: New Age, Star Chamber for Altered States of Consciousness, self realization, metaphysics. Radiant School, Kenneth Wheller, Mount Shasta, CA: New Age, ascended masters, Great White Brotherhood. Rainbow; Dallas, TX: New Age, psychic, meditation, metaphysics, Course in Miracles, shamanism. Publish the RAINBOW magazine. Rainbow; Charlotte, NC: New Age, ascended masters, rebirthing, past life regression. Publish the PATHWAYS newsletter. Ram Dass, a.k.a. Richard Alpert: New Age guru. Ramtha: See "Knight, J.Z." Rastafarianism: Mixture of African religion, voodooism, animism, and Christianity. Rebirthing: Best known teacher is Leonard Orr, who wrote the book REBIRTHING IN THE NEW AGE. Man rids himself of all sins/problems by being rebirthed from a hot tub or sauna. Reflexology: New Age, healing the body through massaging certain part of the foot. Reikl: Buddhist teaching for healing, explained as the method Jesus used in His ministry. Reincarnation: New Age/occult: belief that when a person dies they have the ability to come again to the earth, inhabit a new body, and to live as many lives as they want or need. This is often closely tied to doctrine of Karma. Religious Science, Ernest Holms: Similar to Christian Science and New Thought theology. Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), Joseph Smith, III, Independence, MO: Break-off from Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. History through 1844 is identical; however, after the split the doctrines of the two groups became radically different. Reserved Manpower of the Good Wisdom for All Nations, Alelio Bernaldez Pen: Salvation is based on letting air out of car and bus tires. Reverend Ike, a.k.a. Frederick Elkerenkoetter, II: Pantheistic view of God. R I Research, New York, NY: New Age, selects people called Beyonders, possess Superior Essence. Rice, Nancy, Broomfield, CO: New Age, tarot cards, psychic counselling, past life regression, clairvoyance. Roberts, Jane: New Age, channeller of spirit entity called Seth. Rocky Mountain Institute of Yoga and Ayurveda; Denver, CO: Eastern mysticism, karma, tantra, Ruja and Bhakti yoga. Rocky Mountain Research Institute, Fort Collins, CO: Paranormal research, reincarnation, self-realization, dowsing, hypnosis. Rocky Mountain Spiritual Emergence Network, Boulder, CO: New Age, magic, mystic rituals, astrology, alchemy, publish the R.M.S.E.N. TIMES. Ro-Hun Therapy: Balancing the energy fields of the human body. Rosicrucian Anthroposophic League, S.R. Parchment; New York, NY: Break-off from Rosicrucian Fellowship. Rosicrucian Fellowship, Max Heindel, Oceanside, CA: Reincarnation, chakra, astrology. Rosicrucian Foundation, Swinburne Clymer, Quakertown, PA: Reincarnation, astrology, oldest Rosicrucian group in the U.S. Rosicrucian Order (AMORC), H. Spence Lewis, San Jose, CA: Esoteric Christianity, mixture of occult alchemy, astrology, secret wisdom of past masters, secret society, magic. Rowan Tree, Paul Beyeri, Minneapolis, MN: Paganism, Mother Earth, magic, astrology, publish THE LITTLEST UNICORN newsletter. Sabo, Sandra, Gloucester, MA: Channeller, crystal healing, spirit guides. Sacred Cycles, Bette Barr-Glover, San Juan Capistrano, CA: Paganism, divine feminine in each person, numerology, astrology, guided meditation, publish the SACRED CYCLES newsletter. Sacred Name: The belief that God's name either should never be spoken (as is the case of the Institute for Judaic Christian Research) or that His proper name should be the only one used (as in the case of the Jehovah's Witnesses and Yahwehist groups.) Sacred Order of Mystic Christianity, Mountain View, CA: New Age, mystic keys, Inner God, Christ within, higher self. Sadhana Society, Prescott, AZ: New Age, ESP, astral projection, telekinesis, levitation, clairvoyance. Sage Woman; Point Arena, CA: Paganism, Egyptian rituals, goddess worship. Saint Germain Foundation, Schamburg, IL: See "I AM" for similar theological perspective. Sanctuary of Gaia; Santa Cruz, CA: Paganism, earth festivals. Sanctuary of Revealing Light, Mildred Smith: Spiritualism; see also "International General Assembly of Spiritualists." Santeria: Voodoo, animal sacrifice, polytheism. Satanism: Worship of Satan, some involve animal and human sacrifice to Satan. Savior of All Fellowship, Montclair, CA: Universalism. School for Esoteric Studies, New York, NY: Masters of Wisdom include Jesus, influenced by Alice Bailey; see "Arcane." School of Ageless Wisdom, Arlington, TX: Occult, teachings of Alice Bailey. School of Alchemy, Boulder, CO: Occult, alchemy, kabbalah, goddess worship. School of Metaphysics, Dennis Rodgers, Norman, OK: New Age, reaching ultimate potential, karma, astral projection, clairvoyance. School of Natural Order, Ralph M. deBit, Baker, NV: Mixture of ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Eastern philosophies. School of Thought, Hope Troxell; June Lake, CA: New Age, cosmic brotherhood. See also "Church of Cosmic Origin." Science of Dominion The Christ-Jesus Way: See "Dominion press." Science of Mind Church, Lunn Gardner, Mobile, AL: New Age, channelling, intuitive powers. Science Research Association (SRA): New Age/occult reading and comprehension program. It is in most American public schools. Discusses black magic, witchcraft, ghost, New Age and Buddhism. Scientology: See "Church of Scientology." Scripture Research Association, College Park, MD: Sacred Name, the names of "Jesus" and "Christ" are pagan. Scully, Nicki; Eugene, OR: Egyptian rituals, magic, Mayan ceremonies. Search and Prove, St. Paul, MN: New Age, karma, astral projection, astral plain, ascended masters. Secrets, Norma Cox; Marshal, AR: UFO's, publish the SECRETS newsletter. Seeing Beyond; Capitola, CA: New Age, psychic, pyramidology, reiki. Publish the SEEING BEYOND magazine. Self-Realization Fellowship, Paramahansa Yogananda, Los Angeles, CA: New Age, Awaken the God within, yoga, meditation; publishes the SELF REALIZATION FELLOWSHIP magazine. Self-Realization Church of Absolute Monism, Yogannada Paramhansa, Washington, DC: Pantheism, God is all and within everything, Man is God. Seth: See "Roberts, Jane." Sevenoaks, Madison, IL: New Age, channelling, celebration of female spirit, American Indian Vision Quest, Mother Earth. Shafenberg Research Foundation, Ernest Shafenberg, Kingfisher, OK: New Age/occult, iridology reflexology, astrology, channelling, reincarnation, psychic readings. Shamanism: Native American Indian philosophy of magic. The shaman's soul is believed to leave the body during the trance at which time the shaman will speak with beings from the other worlds. Sometimes called Astral Projection. Shambhala Institute: Asheville, NC: New Age, Visualization, Transcendental Meditation. Shambhia Publishing: Boulder, CO: New Age publisher Shared Heart Foundation, Joyce and Berry Vissell: Aptos, CA: New age, promotes numerous Mystic and Esoteric writers. Shenoa Retreat Center: Philo, CA: New Age, Consciousness healing, A Course in Miracles, Hinduism, Buddhism. Shepherding: While this is a biblical doctrine, many cults extend it into a dangerous and non-biblical extreme. By the demanding of cult leaders, people are forced under threat of losing their "salvation" to participate in numerous non- Christian activities. Siegel, Bernie: New Age author. Silva Mind Control, Jose Silva: New Age, Seminars, Changing core beliefs. Singer, David: New Age, Seminars, based on Scientology philosophy. Singh, Sant Thakar: See "Kirpal Light Satsang." Sino-American Buddhist Association: San Francisco, CA: Basic Buddhism philosophy. Skills for Adolescence: See "Quest." Skills for Growing: See "Quest." Skills for Living: See "Quest." Societas Rosicruciana in America, Mr. Palmer: New York, NY: Astrology, Reincarnation. Society of Pragmatic Mysticism, Mildred Mann: New York, NY: Esoteric Christianity, Karma, Reincarnation. Solar Quest: Seneca, MD: New Age, God is the Higher Energy Force, Cosmic Energies, Vibration patterns, Homeopathy. Songs of David: Marvel, TX: See "Church of the Most High God." Soulmates: Marriage partners from a previous live. Reincarnation. Southern Dharma Retreat Center: Hot Springs, NC: New Age/Hinduism, Yoga, A Course in Miracles, Meditation. Sovereignty, Inc.: Eastsound, WA: New Age periodical. Spangler, David: Prominent New Age writer and lecturer. Spiritism: This term is not to be confused with Spiritualism. Spiritism is a term which means any contact with spirits. Spiritual Advancement of the Individual Foundation, Sai Baba: Los Angeles, CA: New Age, Avatars, Akashic records, Lost years of Jesus, publishes the Sathya Sai newsletter. Spiritual Advisory Council: Orlando, FL: New Age, psychic counseling, Mastering the Life Force, promotes Benjamin Creme and Steve Halpern's works. Spiritual Frontiers Fellowship, Joseph Fitch: Evanston, IL: Similar to Christian Science theology, paranormal phenomena. Spiritual Hierarchy Information Center: Ft. Lauderdale, FL: New Age, Cosmic Christ consciousness. Spiritual Horizons Church: Houston, TX: Esoteric Christianity, Christianity, Channelling, Tarot cards, Reiki. Spiritual Research Society, Edward Cain: Grand Rapids, MI: New Age, Great White Brotherhood, Channelling, Cosmic consciousness. Spiritual Science Institute: Santa Barbara, CA: New Age, Hypnotic Future Life progression, UFO's, Channelling, Esoteric teachings. Spiritualism: A movement that began in the last half of the 1800's. Normally associated with mediums or channelers who contact the spirits of the deceased. Spring Hill Institute, Robert Gass and Judith Gass Tierre: New Age, inner awareness. Stallone Astrology Center, Jacqueline Stallone; Tocula Lake, CA: Astrology, horoscope. Star Center for the Americas: Montgomery, TX: New Age, God is everything, Divine Light/Christ Light, Meditation, Karma, See also "Church of the White Eagle Lodge." Starlight Mystic Awareness School, Diane Tessman: Poway, CA: New Age, Channelling Life Forces, UFO's, publish The Star Netword Heartline newsletter. Star Quest; Argyle, TX: New Age, visualization, chakras, guided meditation. Starshine Center; Corpus Christi, TX: New Age, reiki, astral projection, UFO. Stelle Group, Richard Kieninger: Stelle, IL: Become One with God, The Brotherhood is the Holy Spirit. Steps to Awareness: Telluride, CO: New Age, Yoga, Channelling, Crystals, Voodoo, Rebirthing, American Indian philosophy. Sterling Management: Promotes Scientology philosophy, Stress Management seminars. Stil-Light Retreat Center: Waynesville, NC: New Age, Meditation, Buddhism, Christ Consciousness, Theosophy. Subliminal Messages: Words recorded at a level below the conscious mind's ability to hear. Messages enter directly into the subconscious mind, thus by-passing the rational/logical center of the individual's brain. Sufi Order of the Sons of the Green Light: New York: NY: Sufism. Summit Lighthouse: See "Church Universal and Triumphant." Summum: Salt Lake City, UT: New Age, UFO, Ascended consciousness, Mummification. Sun, The: Chapel Hill, NC: New Age periodical. Sundoor, Peggy Dylan: Twain Harte, CA: New Age, Self realization, American Indian philosophy, Firewalking. Superet Brotherhood for Mankind, Josephine C. Trust: Los Angeles, CA: New Age, Father/Mother God, Aura, Bible Mysteries. Supersonic Energy Technologies; Boulder Creek, CA: New Age health, crystals, God is a force, pyramidology. Sutphen, Dick: See "Master of Life.' Sweat Lodge: Native American Indian structure associated with spiritual purification ceremonies and rites. Swedenborg Foundation, Emanuel Swedenborg: New York, NY: Denies Trinity, Rejects many books of the Bible. Latter day prophet, Spiritism, Automatic writing. Synchronicity Foundation; Faber, VA: New Age, hatha yoga, meditation. Taff, Signe Quinn: Sedona, AZ: New Age, Astrology. Talisman: Small stones or amulets believed to possess power in themselves. Guard against evil spirits or used in the invocation of demons by sorcerers. Talisman: Small stones or amulets believed to possess power in themselves. Guard against evil spirits or used in the invocation of demons by sorcerers. Tara Center, Benjamin Creme: North Hollywood, CA: New Age, Maitreya is Jesus returned, Christ consciousness, publish The Emergence newsletter and Share International magazine. Tarot Cards: Occult, used for divining the future. Teachers of Light: See "Church of E Yada di Shi-ite." Technicians of the Sacred: Burbank, CA: Occult, Santeria, Voodoo, Magic, Gnosticism. Temple of Danann, Michael Ragan: Hanover, IN: Pagan/Occult, Magic, the Old Religion, Astrology. Temple of Kriya Yoga, Goswami Kriyananda: Chicago, IL: New Age, Rebirth, Karma, Astrology, Astral projection. Temple of Set, Michael Aquino: Satanism, Egyptian rituals, Magic. Temple of the Ascended Master, Ted M. Pierce: Yarness, AZ: New Age, Channelling, God within, Karma erasing. Temple of the People, William Dower: Halcyon, CT: Mixture of I AM and theosophical philosophy. Temple of the Psychedelic Light and the Church of the Realized Fantasy; Daniel Rakowitz; East Village, NY: Satanism, human sacrifice, cannabilism. Temple of the Universe; Amrit Desai; Alachua, FL: Eastern mysticism, yoga, guided meditation. Temple of Truth: see "Light of Truth Church." Teresa, Joan Power Products; Mars Hill, NC: Occult, magic, astrology, voodoo, witchcraft. Publish a once a year catalog. Teutonic Temple; Clarance Bartholomew; The Dalles, OR: Occult, sacred feastes, paganism. Texas Wholistic Network: Azel, TX: Christ Consciousness, Higher Self, publishes the Lightworker newspaper. Theosophical Society in America, Helena Blavatsky: Wheaton, IL: Occult, Pantheism, Man strives for Christ consciousness, Reincarnation. Theosophical Society - International Pasadena, CA: Similar theology as Theosophical Society in America. Theosophy Company: Los Angeles, CA: See "United Lodge of Theosophists." Third Eye: See "Yoga," highest Chakra. Thought Trends: Roswell, GA: New Age newspaper. Torres, Penny: New Age, channeller of spirit entity Mafu. Touch Stone: San Francisco, CA: Occult/Pagan periodical. Transcendental Meditation, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi: New Age, Altered State of Consciousness, Yoga, International Flying contest. Transformational Seminars: New Age, Seminars, Stress Management. Tree of Knowledge: Westchester, IL: New Age, Astrology, Higher Consciousness, Tarot, Past Life regression, Fall Moon meditation, publish the Tree of Knowledge newsletter. Triumph Publishing, William Dankenbring: Altadena, CA: Break-off of Worldwide Church of God, publish Prophecy Flash newsletter. Two by Twos: See "Cooneyites." UFO: See "Unidentified Flying Object." UG; Farmingdale, NY: Eastern mysticism, applied kinesiology. Unarius Academy of Science, Ruth Norman: El Cajon, CA: UFFFO, Reincarnation, Psychic communication. Unarius Education Foundation, Ernest Norman: El Cajon, CA: UFO, Channelling, see "Unarius Academy of Science." Understanding Inc., Daniel Fry: Tonopah, AZ: UFO, Atlantis, ESP. Unidentified Flying Objects (UFO): Belief in extraterrestrial beings who have visited Earth and provided knowledge which is always contrary to biblical truth. Unification Church: See "Holy Spirit Association for the Unification of World Christianity." Union Life, Norman Grubb: Glen Ellyn, IL: Man posses sins of Satan, Salvation is to become Christ in human form, publishes Union Life magazine. Unitarian-Universalist: Their only doctrine is that there is no doctrine. Believe anything from Atheism to Pantheism. United Lodge of Theosophists: New York, NY: Similar doctrines to Theosophical Society in America. United Pentecostal: Modalism. Jesus is the Father, who is the Holy Spirit, who is Jesus. United Research, James V. Goure: Black Mountain, NC: New Age, Christ Consciousness, Energy fields, Meditation, Extr -Dimensional communication, publish the U R Light newsletter. . Unitology Thought: Indianapolis, IN: Meditation, Visualization. Unity of Knowledge Foundation, Edith May Custard: Arlington, VA: Mixture of Theosophy and the teachings of Alice Bailey. Unity School of Christianity: Lee Summit, MO: God is the invisible, intangible something called Life. The Father is Principle, Jesus was the most complete manifestation of the One Mind, the Holy Spirit is the activity of the God-Mind in the consciousness of Man. Deny the reality of evil, pain, sickness and death. Many New Age groups find their roots in the Unity School of Christianity. Universal Christian Movement: Glencoe, IL: God is Power, use Mind Power for healing, All humans are God, publishes The Christian Liberation newsletter. Universal Faithist of Kosmon, George Morley: Occult, See "OAHSPE" for similar philosophy, Karma, "at-onement" with the All Highest, Channelling. Universal Harmony Foundation: Seminole, FL: Universalist, Practical Metaphysics, REALization, Deity-and-Man. Universal Life Church, Kirby Hensley: Medesto, CA: Every person has the right to do what they feel is right, Subjective Truth. Universal Life Church of the Seven African Powers: Miami, FL: Santeria, honor the god Ogun. Universal Life Temple: New Port, MI: New Age, Atlantis, Aura, Fifth Dimensional consciousness, Levitation, Telepathy. Universal Light of Christ Church, Pat Raimondo: Azle, TX: Jesus appeared to her, latter day revelation, Christ consciousness. Universal Mother Mary's Garden, Mary Pacquette: Grass Valley, CA: New Age, Channelling, Crystals, Ascended Masters. Universal Network: Aztec, NM: UFO's, Space communiques, Cosmic Telepathy, Spiritual Hierarchy, publish Universal Network newsletter. Universal Spiritualist Association: Chesterfield, IN; Spiritualism, Occult, Medium, Reflexology, Ritual magic, Divine within. Universal Temple of Divine Light: Don Slocum: Baton Rouge, LA: New Age/Occult, Spirit entities, Reincarnation, All is God, Satan and Evil are illusions. Universariun Foundation, Inc.: Portland, OR: New Age, Ascended Masters, Channelling. University of the Christ Light: Charlotte, NC: New Age, Inner states of consciousness, Man is the essence of God, Jesus was an Essene, Universal Mother. University of the Trees, Christopher Hill: Boulder Creek, CA: New Age, Meditation for children, Balancing energies, Yoga. University of the 12 Rays of the Great central Sun: See "University of the Christ Light." Upper Triad: Manassas, VA: New Age, Pantheism, Karma, Many paths to God, Astral body, publish The Upper Triad newsletter. URANTIA Brotherhood: Chicago, IL: New Age, Automatic Writing, Ascended Beings, Key scripture is The URANTIA Book, publishes URANTIA Brotherhood Bulletin newsletter. Verse 1 of Psalms 91: Marvel, TX: See "Church of the Most High God." Vision Quest: Native American Indian ceremony, also called the Way of Inner Journey. Visions Travel; Los Angeles, CA: New Age, crystals, downing, visualization, spiritual energies. Visualization: New Age practice of using one's imagination to manipulate reality. Affirmation or "Naming" of an object which is not in objective reality as if it were a manifested entity. Voice of Reality: Phoenix, AZ: New Age newspaper. Voice of the Olive Tree, Inc., Bernard Harland: Monrovia, CA: Latter day prophet, Jesus' second coming in 1986. Voodoo: African religion, Animal sacrifice, Chants and Incantations. Waldorf Schools: Based on the occult/esoteric teachings of Rudolf Steiner. Warren Bible students: See "Bible Students." Watchtower Bible and Tract Society: Brooklyn, NY: Satan is the originator of the idea of the Trinity. The Father is the supreme God who real name is Jehovah. Jesus is a created being known originally as Michael the Archangel. The Holy Spirit is the active force of God the Father. Publish the Watchtower and Awake magazines, as well as numerous books. Watchman Fellowship, Inc. Distributes hate literature in the guize of "cult lists," and actively worships Satan. Way International, Victor Paul Wierwille: New Knoxville, OH: Jesus in not co-equal with God the Father; Unitarian doctrine of God, latter day verbal call from God. Western Nath Order: Seattle, WA: Paganism, magic, guardian spirits, Inner being of Supreme Light. White Dove International, Stuart Wilde: Taos, NM: New Age, human potential, higher self, stress reduction seminars, trance, positive occult perspectives. White Dove Partridge: See "Mon-Ka Retreat and Universal Mother." White Eagle: See "Star Center for the Americas." Whitelights; Westlake Village, CA: New Age, channelling, Ashtor and Athena, astral planes. Whittaker, Terry Cole: See "Cole-Whittaker, Terry." WHOLE LIFE NETWORK: Aptos, CA: New Age periodical. Wholistic Innerworks Foundation, Randy Barns: Durango, CO: New Age, Therapeutic Touch, reflexology, Reiki, crystals, medicine women. Wicca: Occult/witchcraft, nature worship, female goddesses, paganism and neo-paganism, various groups throughout U.S. with assorted names. Wikima: Arlington, TX: Occult, paganism, crystal ball readings, spirit guides, shamanism. Wilde, Stuart: Prominent New Age author and lecturer. Williamson, Marianna: Prominent New Age author and spokesman. Wrote the book A RETURN TO LOVE. See "Course in Miracles." Willow Keep: Wilton, NH: Paganism, talismans, crystals, magic, goddess quest. Windsong Explorations, Bonnie Simrell: Nederland, CO: Native American Indian philosophy, Mother Earth, therapeutic touch, chakra balancing. Wisdom Institute of Spiritual Education; Dallas, TX: New Age, God-within. WISE International: Los Angeles, CA: Promotes Scientology philosophy. Wise Woman Center, Susan Weed: Woodstock, NY: Pagan, goddess worship, equinox and Halloween festivals. Witchcraft: See "Wicca." W. J. Publishers, Brother Stanley: Toronto, Ontario: New Age, cosmic-psychic treatment, Egyptian rituals. Woman's Circle: El Prado, NM: New Age, shamanistic journeys, visualization, Native American Indian medicine bags. Womyn Healing, Sandra Boston de Sylvia; Greenfield, MA: Paganism, guided meditation, visions, gaia festivals. World Community, J.E. Rash: Bedford, VA: New Age, mystic, teaches the "five ancient Orders." Worldwide Church of God, Pasadena, CA: This group is undergoing numerous doctrinal changes. At press time, they still deny the doctrine of the Trinity. Yahweh ben Yahweh: Sacred Name, see "Yahwehism." Yahwehism: Sacred Name, must keep Sabbath and Old Testament Dietary laws and feast days; various groups across the U.S. with assorted names. Yahweh's Assembly in Messiah: David Barnard; Rockport, MO: See "Yahwehism", publish THE MASTER KEY, UNLOCKING BIBLE TRUTH magazine. Yes Education Society: Washington, DC: New Age, yoga, palm reading, astrology, iridology. Yoga: Eastern mystic teaching that the Inner Energy (Kundalini) can raise through the various centers of the body (chakras) to the pivotal point in the head (Third Eye.) Yoga Journal: Berkley, CA: New Age periodical. Yoga Publishing Society: See "Adeptco." Yoga Research Foundation, Jyotir Maya Nanda; Miami, FL: Yoga, Eastern mysticism, publish INTERNATIONAL YOGA GUIDE magazine. YOU Seminars, Phil McGraw: See "Pathways Seminars." Zen Master Rama, a.k.a. Frederick P. Lenz: Occult, ancient Egyptian rituals, meditation, Atlantis. Zendik Farm, Wulf Aendik: Boulevard, CA: Paganism, cosmic connection, psychic realm. Zentech, Don Mead; Surrey, ME: New Age, meditation, dreamwaves. Zerubbabel, Inc.: Hopkinsville, KY: God is All, man is Christ in true essence; see "Union Life"; publishes THE INTERCESSOR newsletter. Zygon International, Dane Spotts: Issaquah, WA: New Age, inner power, ESP, meditation, fifth state of consciousness.


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