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The Old Religion

Issue: Vol 13 No. 6 (2011) Issue Number 6, November 1998

Journal: Pomegranate: The International Journal of Pagan Studies

Subject Areas: Religious Studies

DOI: 10.1558/pome.v13i6.29


The theme of this article is a movement that has been called the fastestgrowing religion in the US. Nobody knows exactly how many Americans identify themselves as Witches, Wiccans, and Neopagans. The number has been estimated as anywhere from 200,000 to 500,000, but there are no hard statistics and few formal organizations. Besides, religious prejudice still makes it
expedient for may of today’s Pagans to keep quiet about their preferences.

Author: Richard Smoley

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