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Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
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countries
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Notes
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) North Carolina: New Hanover County - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* web site (1998): Wilmington Morning Star (N. Carolina newspaper); Special/Thursday, Aug. 20, 1998 "in New Hanover County... This list of active religious groups is based primarily on Southern Bell's Yellow Pages and the Morning Star's weekly list of worship services " [List of churches & # of congregations]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Ohio 66,665 0.61% 207
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 42,489. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Oklahoma 58,901 1.87% 209
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 40,640. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Oregon 13,657 0.48% 47
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 9,725. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Pennsylvania 17,619 0.15% 69
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 10,586. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Puerto Rico 11,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total pop.: 3,200,000. Protestants 12%. Community 400000. Membership 168,000. Denominations 26. Largest: Pentecostals (7) 67,000 members; United Methodists 14,000; Baptists (2) 15,000; Disciples of Christ 11,000; CMA 5,000. Evangelicals 8% of population.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) South Carolina 5,958 0.17% 52
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 3,954. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) South Dakota 544 0.08% 2
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 378. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Tennessee 20,986 0.43% 67
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 15,427. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Texas 105,495 0.62% 428
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 74,098. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Texas 74,098 0.44% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Texas 105,495 0.62% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 325-327. Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Texas - - 428
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995). [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "]; pg. 330. Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 118,000 - - - 1850 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "...1850. That year, the Disciples of Christ, also a relatively new group, counted 118,000 adherents. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 118,000 - - - 1850 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 105. "By 1850... the Disciples of Christ, after only twenty years as a separate body, had a membership of 118,000; and the Episcopalians came last with 90,000. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 200,000 - - - 1890 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 725. "In 1890 the Methodists and Baptists, together numbering between 4.5 and 5 million members, defined the religious ethos of the region. Next in size was the Disciples denomination [Campbellite], with about 200,000 members. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 750,000 - - - 1890 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 843. "There were also 750,000 Christians and Disciples of Christ and 540,000 Congregationalists [in 1890]. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 890,000 - - - 1906 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 21. "When the Census of Religious Bodies was conducted in 1906... Disciples, fifth [largest among denominational families in U.S.], with approximately 890,000. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,664,943 - 8,002
units
- 1942 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 229. "Disciples of Christ: The largest religious body of purely American origin, having (1942) 1,664,943 members, 8,002 churches and 7,693 ministers in the U.S. and Canada, and a world membership of 1,826,434. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,700,000 - - - 1946 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 18. Pg. 14: "At the close of World War II... "; Pg. 18: "The other largest Protestant denominations [after Methodist Church, SBC, Presbyterian] were the Episcopal church, with 2.1 million members; the United Lutheran Church in America, with 1.8 million members; and the Disciples of Christ, with 1.7 million members. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 2,000,000 - - - 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 183. "...now most of them are loosely united through 'Int. Conv. of Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ).' Today, these Christians--or Disciples...--number nearly 2,000,000 in America and more than 320,000 in 17 other countries. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,900,000 1.13% - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 204-205. Table: "Christians, Their Practices "; "Disciples of Christ: Members in... U.S., 1.9 million [adults]... Total U.S. assets: Disciples, $291, million... "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,950,000 - - - 1959 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 224. "...the Christian Church (Disciples)... Approximate membership, 1,950,000. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,800,000 - 8,000
units
- 1961 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 9. "Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) International Convention, a protestant denomination growing out of the work of Barton W. Stone, Thomas Campbell... In the early 1960's there were about 8,000 Christian Churches, with about 1,800,000 members, located primarily in the Midwest and Southwest. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 2,000,000 - - - 1965 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 273-274. "The Disciples of Christ have lost almost 1 million [since 1965], with a membership of 1.1 million. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,920,000 - - - 1965 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,420,000 - - - 1970 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 4,000,000 - - - 1972 Marty, Martin E. Protestantism (History of Religion Series). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1972); pg. 27. "...scores of groups in the United States... The Disciples of Christ and Christian Churches, three or four million strong, range across the conservative to liberal spectrum... "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,300,000 - - - 1975 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,260,000 - - - 1979 Carmody, Denise Lardner & John Tully Carmody. Western Ways to the Center: An Introduction to Western Religions; Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Co. (1983); pg. 122. Table: "Membership Data on Major American Religious Groups [1979] "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,180,000 - - - 1980 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,156,458 - - - 1983 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994). [Source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1984, 1991.]; pg. 186. "Table 6.3: Recent Growth & Decline of Protestant Church Membership " [Inclusive membership. Shows 1983 and 1991 membership, and percent change]; [Listed as "Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) "] -11% decline in U.S. between 1983 & 1991.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,120,000 - - - 1985 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,090,000 - - - 1987 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,100,000 - - - 1988 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 273-274. "In the 1960's the mainstream's previously healthy growth rates began to decline precipitiously. The figures below compare membership in 1965 with the latest members cited in the 1988 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches:.. The Disciples of Christ have lost almost 1 million, with a membership of 1.1 million. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,070,000 - - - 1988 Russell, Chandler. Racing Toward 2001; Zondervan Publishing House: Grand Rapids, MI (1992). [Orig. source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1989, 1990]; pg. 153. Table: "Declining Membership in Mainline Denominations " [I'm assuming the figures shown are for U.S. membership]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,036,399 - 4,030
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 144,000 - - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 15-17. Table 1-2: Self-Described Adherence of U.S. Adult Population 1990. Phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by Graduate School of City U. of New York.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,086,668 - 4,195
units
- 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 72,74. "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)... four pioneers--Barton Ston, Thomas & Alexander Campbell, and Walter Scott... Membership continues to be largest in the lower Midwest and Southwest. There are now 1,086,668 members in 4,195 churches in the U.S.; 37 congregations with 4,209 members in Canada. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,022,926 - 4,031
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993); pg. 248-255. Table 2: US Current Stats. (# of adherents from table's "inclusive membership " column, not sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,039,692 - - - 1991 Chalfant, H. Paul, et al. Religion in Contemporary Society (3rd Ed.); Itasca, Illinois: F.E. Peacock Publishers (1994). [Source: Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, 1984, 1991.]; pg. 186. "Table 6.3: Recent Growth & Decline of Protestant Church Membership " [Inclusive membership. Shows 1983 and 1991 membership, and percent change]; [Listed as "Disciples of Christ (Christian Church) "] -11% decline in U.S. between 1983 & 1991.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,022,926 - 4,031
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Part of "The Christian Church (Stone-Campbell Movement) "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,100,000 - - - 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993); pg. 36-37. map. Headquarters: Indianapolis, Indiana (Christian Church-Disciples of Christ)
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 605,996 - - - 1994 Johnson, Paul. A History of the American People; New York: Haprer Collins (1997). [Orig. source: Bedell, K. B. (ed.) "Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches 1996 " (Nashville 1996)]; pg. 969. "In 1994, the Seven Sisters were listed as having membership as follows: ...[Christian Churches] Disciples of Christ 605,996... "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,000,000 - 4,000
units
- 1995 Magida, Arthur J. (ed). How to be a Perfect Stranger: A Guide to Etiquette in Other People's Religious Ceremonies. Woodstock, VT: Jewish Lights Publishing (1996); pg. 101. Chapter: "Disciples of Christ (The Christian Church) "; "Reacting against the sectarianism common among religions on the American frontier in the early 1800s, the founders of the Christian Church urged a union of all Christians. Two independently developed groups, the 'Disciples' and the 'Christians,' formally united in 1832. "; "U.S. churches: 4,000; U.S. membership: 1 million (data from the 1995 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches) "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 929,725 - 4,036
units
- 1995 *LINK* web site for Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches (accessed 1998); [Orig. source: Source: Kenneth B. Bedell, editor, Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches, annual.] Table: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches: U.S. Religious Bodies with more than 60,000 Members "; "...prepared for the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census... for the 1997 edition of the Statistical Abstract of the U.S. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 929,725 - 5,579
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997). [Orig. sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 651. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Membership figs. generally based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 1,000,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Statistics of Muslims in the USA and around the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] Table: "USA by denomination in millions " [for 1996]; Listed in table as "Deciples of Christ " [sic]
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 879,436 - 3,818
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Orig. sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research]; pg. 692. Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) USA 938,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Christian Organizations "; "Membership numbers, as supplied by various denominations "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Utah 644 0.04% 4
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 426. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Virginia 42,038 0.68% 224
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 25,803. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Washington 14,787 0.30% 72
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 9,974. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Washington, D.C. 1,358 0.22% 5
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) West Virginia 13,351 0.74% 66
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 8,165. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Wisconsin 436 0.01% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 316. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 118,000 - - - 1849 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 193. "By 1849, the movement numbered more than 118,000,held together by common interest and by the personalities of Campbell, Scott and a few others... Some adherents called themselves Christians and some Disciples. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 200,000 - - - 1860 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 37. (Campbellite) "From 200,000 members in 1860 the [Disciples of Christ] membership doubled by 1875 and exploded to well over a million by 1900. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 400,000 - - - 1875 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 37. (Campbellite) "From 200,000 members in 1860 the [Disciples of Christ] membership doubled by 1875 and exploded to well over a million by 1900. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,000,000 - - - 1900 Conkin, Paul K. American Originals: Homemade Varieties of Christianity, The University of North Carolina Press: Chapel Hill, NC (1997); pg. 37. (Campbellite) "From 200,000 members in 1860 the [Disciples of Christ] membership doubled by 1875 and exploded to well over a million by 1900. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,826,434 - - - 1942 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 229. "Disciples of Christ: The largest religious body of purely American origin, having (1942) 1,664,943 members, 8,002 churches and 7,693 ministers in the U.S. and Canada, and a world membership of 1,826,434. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 1,700,000 - - - 1945 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 195. "Between 1900 and 1945, a 52% increase in membership gave them more than 1,700,000 members. But they attracted almost no immigrants, being content to recruit among what they called 'Old Americans.' "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 2,000,000 - - - 1957 Adams, Hampton. Why I Am a Disciple of Christ. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons (1957); pg. 7. "The title of this book [Why I Am a Disciple of Christ] was given by the publishers. There is a measure of safety for the writer in this phrasing of the subject since he coult not presume to speak for the almost two million members of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 2,320,000 - - - 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 183. "...now most of them are loosely united through 'Int. Conv. of Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ).' Today, these Christians--or Disciples...--number nearly 2,000,000 in America and more than 320,000 in 17 other countries. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) world 2,000,000 0.08% - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 204-205. Table: "Christians, Their Practices "; "Disciples of Christ: Members in world, 2 million adults... Concepts of Salvation and Afterlife: Disciples believe that salvation is through confession of faith in Christ, Who saves men from the sin that alienates every soul from God. Salvation also requires repentance and obedience to the gospel. After death men will be with God or away from Him. "


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