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Christianity Latin America 455,819,008 92.94% - - 1996 The World Almanac & Book of Facts 1998 (K-111 Reference Corp.: Mahwah, NJ), [Source: 1997 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 654. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by 6 Continental Areas,1996 "; "Christians: Followers of Jesus Christ affiliated w/ churchs (church members, incl. children: 1,782,809,000 [world total] plus persons professing in censuses or polls though not affiliated. "
Christianity Latin America 435,811,008 93.50% - - 1996 *LINK* web site: "The Geography of Religion Website " (assembled by the students of Morehead State University, under Prof. Timothy C. Pitts); web page: "The Geography of Christianity " (viewed 2 March 1999); [Orig. source: Markham, Ian S., (Editor), A World Religions Reader. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers (1996), pp. 356-357.] table with 3 columns: "Area "; "Adherents "; "Population Percentage "
Christianity Latin America 450,000,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Monday Morning Reality Check " (Protestant); web page: "Status of Global Mission 1997 " by Justin D. Long, 1997 (viewed 5 March 1999) "309 million live in Africa, 299 million in Asia, 526 million in Europe, 450 million in Latin America, 202 million in North America and 19 million in Oceania. "
Christianity Latin America 462,964,992 92.68% - - 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999). [Source: 1999 Encyc. Britannica Book of the Year]; pg. 695. Table: "Adherents of All Religions by Six Continental Areas, Mid-1998 "; "Total Christians include those affiliated with churches not shown [Roman Catholic; Protestants; Orthodox; Anglicans], plus other persons professing in censuses or polls to be Christians but not affiliated with any church. "
Christianity Latin America - - - - 1999 Woodward, Kenneth L. "2000 Years of Jesus " in Newsweek (March 19, 1999); pg. 63. "Numerically, it is already clear, the future of Christianity lies with the youthful churches of Africa, the Hispanics of the Americas and -- who knows? -- the millions of stalwart Christians in China. "
Christianity Latin America 571,200,000 92.10% - - 2000 Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 71-72. "Figure 2.2: Geography and statistics of Christian profesion, 1500-2000 " [showing both population in millions and percentage of total population; year 2000 figures are projections, made circa 1980]
Christianity Latvia - - - - 1201 C.E. Ruggiero, Adriane. The Baltic Countries: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Parsippany, New Jersey: Dillon Press (1998); pg. 38. "The early Baltic people were pagans who believed in many gods. "; "German missionaries first appeared in Latvia in the early 1200s and established churches. The first German fort was built in Riga in 1201 by a German bishop who also set pu an order of crusading knights to carry out the conversions. The Knights of the Sword... wore white robes covered with crosses and swords. These garments identified them as crusaders with a holy mission. "
Christianity Latvia - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox; Total pop.: 2,421,163.
Christianity Lebanon - 55.00% - - 1932 Tarr, David R. & Bryan R. Daves (editors). The Middle East (6th Ed.); Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. (1986); pg. 166. "Religion: 55% Christian, 44% Moslem and Druze (based on 1932 official census); by the mid-1970s, Moslems believed to constitute a slight majority. "
Christianity Lebanon - - - - 1988 Bratvold, Gretchen (ed). Lebanon ...in Pictures (Visual Geography Series). Minneapolis, Minnesota: Lerner Publications Co. (1988); pg. 42-43. "The Maronites are the major Christian group in Lebanon... Other Christian groups include the Greek Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, Greek Catholics, and Roman Catholics. "
Christianity Lebanon - 50.00% - - 1994 Fluehr-Lobban, Carolyn. Islamic Society in Practice; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1994); pg. 86. "Christian minority groups exist in significant numbers in... Lebanon, where Maronit & Eastern Rite Christians represent almost half of the nation's population. "
Christianity Lebanon 1,034,873 30.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Islam 70% (5 legally recognized Islamic groups - Alawite or Nusayri, Druze, Isma'ilite, Shi'a, Sunni), Christian 30% (11 legally recognized Christian groups - 4 Orthodox Christian, 6 Catholic, 1 Protestant), Judaism NEGL%; Total pop.: 3,449,578.
Christianity Lesotho 1,606,251 80.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian 80%, rest indigenous beliefs; Total pop.: 2,007,814.
Christianity Lesotho 1,692,000 90.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 106. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Christianity (frequently with overlays of local customs, about 90%)... "
Christianity Liberia 1,430,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Christianity Liberia 260,207 10.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) traditional 70%, Muslim 20%, Christian 10%; Total pop.: 2,602,068.
Christianity Liberia 1,690,000 65.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 54. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Lithuania - - - - 1350 C.E. Kagda, Sakina. Lithuania (series: Cultures of the World). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1997); pg. 65. "The Lithuanians were the last Europeans to renounce their ancient beliefs and rites. The country converted to Christianity only in the 14th century. "
Christianity Louisiana - 94.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Louisiana - 80.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Madagascar 5,371,120 40.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 13,427,758 [total pop.] (1994). Estimated 55 percent hold indigenous beliefs; 40 percent Christian, evenly divided between Roman Catholics and Protestants; 5 percent Muslim.
Christianity Madagascar 5,863,000 41.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Madagascar " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 14.3 million (26.4% urban)... Main religions: Indigenous beliefs (52%), Christianity (41%), Islam (7%). "
Christianity Madagascar 5,765,267 41.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) indigenous beliefs 52%, Christian 41%, Muslim 7%; Total pop.: 14,061,627.
Christianity Madagascar 5,002,000 41.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 160. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Madagascar 6,000,000 50.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 276, 278. "Malagasy: Location: Madagascar; Population: 12 million; Religion: Traditional beliefs; Christianity; Islam; animism "; Pg. 278: "Harold D. Nelson in his Area Handbook for the Malagasy Republic [observes] 'about [half] of the population [of Madagascar] are Christians, divided almost evenly between Roman Catholics and Protestants; [there is a] small Muslim element; [the] rest [of the] population adheres to indigenous belifs and practices... "
Christianity Madagascar 8,000,000 50.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "More than half of the 16 million Malagasy people consider themselves Christians-evenly divided between Catholics and Protestants. "
Christianity Maine - 84.90% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Maine - 84.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]; Evidently some error regarding Maine data: the columns add up to 107%.
Christianity Malawi - 65.00% - - 1990 Lane, Martha S. B. Malawi (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1990); pg. 82. "Apart from the traditional religions, Christianity and Islam have become established in Malawi. Most Christians belong to one of the four major churches: Presbyterian, Seventh-Day Adventist, and Anglican. Of the four major denominations, the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian (CCAP) is the largest. Over 20% of Malawians belong to the Roman Catholic church. The Anglican and Seventh-Day Adventist are both smaller, with less than 10% of the population belonging to them. There are a number of very small churches. Some of these are the result of missionary activity, but many are entirely Malawian in their origin... "; Pg. 116: About 65% of the people are nominally Christian... "
Christianity Malawi 8,100,000 75.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Malawi " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Churches of Christ in Malawi (CCM)... Country information: Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 10.8 million... Main religions: Christianity (75%), Islam (20%), indigenous beliefs (5%). "
Christianity Malawi 4,700,000 50.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 108. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Malawi - 61.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 99. [Chapter about Chewa people group] "It is estimated that 34% of Malawis population is Protestant, while 27% are Catholic, 19% hold to traditional beliefs, and 16% are Muslim. "
Christianity Malawi 8,000,000 80.00% - - 2000 *LINK* Jarvik, Elaine. "Challenges daunting in Malawi " in Deseret News (21 Oct 2000) "his country... 10 million people... In all these [humanitarian] projects, he says, the government is working side by side with the country's churches. 'There is no separation of church and state in Malawi,' he says. Eighty percent of Malawi is Christian; 13 percent is Muslim. "
Christianity Malaysia - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 181. "Malaysia... has had relatively little Christian work, and its Christian community is small indeed. Persectuion by the Muslim majority contributes to the high dropout rate among new Malaysian Christians. "
Christianity Malaysia - 8.60% - - 1994 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: February, 1994 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Christian 8.6%. Only 1.2% evangelical. Made up of Tamils and Telegu-speaking peoples form India as well as Chinese peoples.
Christianity Malaysia 1,379,000 7.00% - - 1994 *LINK* Web site: "Council for World Mission "; web page: "Gereja Presbyterian Malaysia (GPM) " (viewed 31 May 1999). "Population (1994 United Nations estimate): 19.7 million... Main religions: Islam (50%), Buddhism (15%), Taoism (Chinese folk-religions) (15%), Hinduism (7%), Christianity (7%)... "
Christianity Malaysia 1,300,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Christianity Malaysia 1,000,000 6.00% - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "Malaysia Homepage " (Mimos Berhad); section: "Malaysia Religion "; web page: "Christianity " (viewed 15 April 1999). "(C) 1997 MIMOS Berhad " [Orig. source: The Information Malaysia Yearbook (1996)] "The Christian population is estimated at about one million or six per cent of the national population. In a major initiative taken in 1985, the heads of churches from the different church traditions present in the country voluntarily came together and established a national Christian body. "
Christianity Malaysia: Sabah - 17.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sabah - Muslim 38%, Christian 17%, other 45%
Christianity Malaysia: Sarawak - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sarawak - tribal religion 35%, Buddhist and Confucianist 24%, Muslim 20%, Christian 16%, other 5%
Christianity Malaysia: Sarawak - 16.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Sarawak - tribal religion 35%, Buddhist and Confucianist 24%, Muslim 20%, Christian 16%, other 5%
Christianity Maldives - - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 180. "Yet where the government... permitted it no entry, as in the Islamic Maldive archipelago... Christianity had become insignificant or else had been suppressed or precluded entirely. "
Christianity Mali 90,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Christianity Mali 978,890 1.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Muslim 90%, indigenous beliefs 9%, Christian 1%; Total pop.: 9,788,904.
Christianity Mali 100,000 1.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 196. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Mali 180,000 2.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 284. "Location: Mali; Population: 9 million "; "Christians constitute only about 2% of the population. Most of these are Catholic, although Protestant denominations have been evangelizing aggressively in recent years. "
Christianity Marshall Islands - - - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Christian (mostly Protestant); Total pop.: 60,652.
Christianity Maryland - 84.80% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Maryland - 75.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Massachusetts - 82.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Mauritius 304,288 27.50% - - 1993 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies 1,106,516 [total pop.] (1993). Hindu (49 percent), Christian (27 percent Roman Catholic, 0.5 percent Protestant), Muslim (16 percent, of which 95 percent Sunni), and other (7.5 percent).
Christianity Mauritius 326,659 28.30% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%; Total pop.: 1,154,272.
Christianity Mauritius 312,000 26.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997); pg. 162. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.
Christianity Mayotte 4,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table: "Religion ": Divided by nations, with 2 columns: "Religious affiliation " & "1996 pop. " [of that religion]. Based on best avail. figures, whether census data, membership figures or estimates by analysts, as % of est. 1996 midyear pop.
Christianity Mexico 86,120,000 - - - 1997 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything, DK Publishing, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 160-161. List: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; (Rank: 3)
Christianity Mexico 88,380,000 - - - 1998 Ash, Russell. The Top 10 of Everything 1999. New York: DK Publishing (1998); pg. 76. Table: "Top 10 Largest Christian Populations in the World "; Rank: #3
Christianity Michigan - 84.70% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Michigan - 77.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Micronesia, Federated States of - - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Atlapedia Online (1998) "RELIGIONS: Mostly Christians and mainly Roman Catholic or Protestant. Other minorities include Seven Day Adventists, Jehovah Witnesses and the Assembly of God followers. In some areas local native tribal beliefs are still quite strong. "
Christianity Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992); pg. 215-216. "Christians: Although a small minority in the Middle East, they often form the best educated and cultured sections of the community in which they reside... The most significant Christian creeds in the Middle East are: The Copts; the Coptic Catholics; the Nestorians; the Chaldean Catholics; the Armenians; the Western-influenced Latin and Protestant Churches who follow the rites of the Roman Catholic Church or different Protestant creeds; the Maronites; the Syrian Catholics; the Syrian Orthodox (Jacobites); the Greek Catholics; and the Greek Orthodox... "
Christianity Middle East 14,000,000 - - - 1998 "The Palestinian Story: An Interview with Naim Ateek " in Christian Century (June 17-24, 1998); pg. 609. "...14 million Christians... Most people don't see Middle East Christians because they live in the midst of 150-200 million Muslims. "
Christianity Minnesota - 89.30% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Minnesota - 77.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]
Christianity Mississippi - 94.20% - - 1990 Kosmin, B. & S. Lachman. One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary American Society; Harmony Books: New York (1993); pg. 88-93. Table 3-1: Religious Composition of State Populations, 1990... Self-identification of religious loyalty, using representative sample of 113,000 people in phone interviews. Sum of % by state of 21 main groups Kosmin classified as Christian: Assemblies of God, Baptist, Christianity - no denomination supplied, Church of God - all denominations, Church of the Nazarene, Churches of Christ, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, Evangelical/Born Again, Jehovah's Witnesses, Latter Day Saints, Holiness/Holy, Lutheran, Mennonite, Methodist, Orthodox, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Catholic, Seventh-day Adventists
Christianity Mississippi - 86.00% - - 2001 *LINK* Kosmin, Barry A.; Egon Mayer; & Ariela Keysar. "American Religious Identity Survey. " 2001. City University of New York. ARIS: Nationwide phone survey of 50,000 American adults; open-ended question: 'What is your religion, if any?'; Sum of all major groups classified by study as Christian: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Protestant - no denomination supplied, Pentecostal, Episcopalian/Anglican, Mormon/LDS, Church of Christ, Non-denominational, Congregationalist/UCC, Jehovah's Witnesses, Assemblies of God, Evangelical, Church of God, Seventh-Day Adventist.]


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