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Sex education must also be moral education. Most Americans are accustomed to a significant level of religious language in the public arena. A lawyer he had never seen pleaded guilty on his behalf. visit by Jesse Jackson in June 1984. Apart from providing jobs, scholarships are usually provided by Pastor Oyedepo for indigent students, most especially in the Covenant and Landmark universities. As added proof for the accuracy of this smaller percentage of churchgoers, if 20.4% of Americans (approximately 63 million in 2010) attended the nation's 350,000 congregations weekly then the average attendance would be 180 people per congregation which is almost exactly the figure that numerous research studies have found.

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Publisher: Trafford Publishing (July 19, 2010)

ISBN: 1426934661

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