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Druze Syria - - - - 1030 C.E. Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996); pg. 434. "In 1021... the Fatimid caliph al-Hakim declared that he was God incarnate. Upon his mysterious disappearance shortly afterward, his followers created a closed community in Syria called the Druzes, who even today wait for his return. "
Druze Syria - - - - 1861 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992); pg. 216-217. "Druze:... After clashes with the Christian Maronites, supported by the French, and the Druze, encouraged by the British, in 1860-1, a French expeditionary force established the semi-autonomous district of Mount Lebanon under a Christian governor and many Druze emigrated to the Houran mountains in southern Syria. "
Druze Syria - - - - 1944 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992); pg. 216-217. "Druze:... The French had to put down a Druze revolt in Syria in 1927. In 1944 the Druze area in Syria lost its autonomy and Druze leaders have participated in various coups, including the one that overthrew Adib Shishakli in 1954. "
Druze Syria 90,000 - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 728. "The Druzes now number, in all, some 200,000 -- about 80,000 in Lebanon, 90,000 in Syria... "
Druze Syria 150,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: UNREACHED PEOPLES `79 -- David C. Cook pub. co.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) 33,000 in Israel. (300,000 total). LOCATION: Also 100,000 in Lebanon; 150,000 Syria; 12,000 in Jordan.
Druze Syria 180,000 - - - 1980 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993). [Orig. source: Dana, Nissim. The Druze: A Religious Community in Transition. Jerusalem: Turtledove Pub., 1980.]; pg. 181. "Dana, The Druze, 2-3, suggests that of the more than 400,000 Druze in the world, some 180,000 live in Syria, 140,000 in Lebanon, and 40,000 in Israel. Louis Perillier, Les Druze, 65, puts the figures quite a bit higher.
Druze Syria - - - - 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. 230. "Druzes. A Syrian people professing a faith derived from the Isma'iliyya sect of Shi'ism. "
Druze Syria 294,300 3.00% - - 1983 Tarr, David R. & Bryan R. Daves (editors). The Middle East (6th Ed.); Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc. (1986); pg. 180. "Population: 9,810,000. Religion: 87% Moslem, 13% Christian. "; "Druze, who comprise perhaps 3% of the pop., are located primarily in Jebel Druze, the southwest corner of Syria, the Golan Heights, & Damascus. "
Druze Syria 318,000 3.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Library of Congress Country Studies Islam:Druze:
Approx. 10.6 million in 1986, incl. about 250,000 Palestinian refugees. About 10 percent of population observes some form of Christianity, and about 3 percent are Druzes (see Glossary). Small numbers of Jews, Yazidis, and others.
Druze Syria 200,000 - - - 1990 Carlisle, Richard (editor), The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mankind vol. 5, Marshall Cavendish: Freeport, NY (1990); pg. 523. "The Druze are now living in three different countries... The present Druze population in Syria is about 200,000 with rather more than 70,000 in Lebanon and 33,000 in Israel. "
Druze Syria 100,000 - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992); pg. 216-217. "Druze:... The tenets of the Druze are only known to the initiates, but the practice emphasizes moral and social principles and loyalty the state ruling power. Around 200,000 Druze live in Lebanon, 100,000 in Syria, and 50,000 in Israel. "
Druze Syria 440,000 - - - 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.
Druze Syria 500,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 189. "Population figures are not exact, but estimates for Druze populations are: Lebanon, 300,000; Syria, 500,000; Israel, 85,000...; Jordan, 15,000... "
Druze USA 1 - - - 1881 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993); pg. 33. "The first Druze known to come to the U.S. was Malhim Salloum Aboulhosn, who arrived in 1881. As a consequence of migration and of procreation, the number of his relatives has grown to the point that there are an estimated 1,200 Aboulhosns now living in the U.S... in 19 different states. "
Druze USA 27,000 - - - 1984 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 189. "In 1984, the Druze population in the United States was estimated at 27,000. Most US Druze settled in small towns and kept a low profile, joining Protestant churches (usually Presbyterian or Methodist) and often Americanizing their names. However, they continue to send money back to their families in the Middle East and even arranged marriages with persons from their home villages. They have now formed Druze associations in the US to develop community relations in their new homes. "
Druze USA 27,000 - - - 1984 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993). [Orig. source: Betts, Robert Brenton. The Druze. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1988.]; pg. 181. "A publication of the American Druze Women's Committee cited in Betts, The Druze, 64, indicates that there were an estimated 27,000 Druze in the U.S. in April 1984. "
Druze USA - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 48-49. "Because Druze religious leaders are not allowed to leave their homeland in the Middle East, Druze Arab Americans have never built a place of worship in the US. Many attend Christian churches instead, as Druze and Christians worship the same God. Christian, Druze, and Muslim Arab Americans almost never intermarry... Arab Americans do intermarry, however, with non-Arabs. "
Druze world 86,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 236. "Druses: A religious sect named for one of the founders, Darasi, who in the 11th century claimed al-Hakim, Caliph of Egypt to be the incarnation of God... Their population is numbered at 86,000. "
Druze world 200,000 - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 727. Chapter: "Druze "; "Some 200,000 Moslems belong to a sect... they still await [Hakim's] return. "
Druze world 200,000 - - 3
countries
1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 728. "The Druzes now number, in all, some 200,000... "
Druze world 300,000 - - 4
countries
1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: UNREACHED PEOPLES `79 -- David C. Cook pub. co.); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) 33,000 in Israel. (300,000 total). LOCATION: Also 100,000 in Lebanon; 150,000 Syria; 12,000 in Jordan.
Druze world 400,000 - - - 1980 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993). [Orig. source: Dana, Nissim. The Druze: A Religious Community in Transition. Jerusalem: Turtledove Pub., 1980.]; pg. 181. "Dana, The Druze, 2-3, suggests that of the more than 400,000 Druze in the world, some 180,000 live in Syria, 140,000 in Lebanon, and 40,000 in Israel. Louis Perillier, Les Druze, 65, puts the figures quite a bit higher.
Druze world 303,000 - - - 1990 Carlisle, Richard (editor), The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Mankind vol. 5, Marshall Cavendish: Freeport, NY (1990); pg. 523. "The Druze are now living in three different countries... The present Druze population in Syria is about 200,000 with rather more than 70,000 in Lebanon and 33,000 in Israel. "
Druze world - - - - 1993 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993); pg. 31-32. "Members of the Druze community in the Middle East today live primarily in Lebanon & Ante-Lebanon, in the vicinity of Damascus & Mount Hawran in the south of Syria in a region known as Jabal al-Druz, & in small communities in Jordan & Israel. It is difficult to ascertain exact figures, but they probably number around half a million in total. Conflicts in the late 19th century precipitated the migration of Druze to North & South America, Australia, and West Africa; today there are also Druze communities in various parts of Latin America, the Philippines, and in the West Indies. "
Druze world 450,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: 8/7/93 issue of GLOBAL PRAYER DIGEST); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) The Druze are a close-knit religious group with an estimated population of 300,000 to 450,000. Most of them live in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, but 16,000 reside in the Golan Heights of Israel.
Druze world 200,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "DRUZE: a SECTARIAN religious movement within ISLAM... Its founder was Caliph Al-Hakim Be Amrillah (966-1021 A.D.)... Today there are around 200,000 Druzes, the majority of whom live in Lebanon. "
Druze world 200,000 - - - 1996 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996); pg. 434. Pg. 434: "...Druzes... Numbering about 200,000... "; pg. 436: "The Druzes live mainly in Lebanon, Syria, and Israel. "
Druze world 1,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 188-189. "Druze: Location: Lebanon; Syria; Israel; Jordan; Population: About 1 million; Religion: Secret Druze faith (Muhwahhidun) "; "The total Druze population throughout the world is probably less than 1 million. Approximately 900,000 of them live in Lebanon, Syria, Israel and Jordan. Population figures are not exact, but estimates for Druze populations are: Lebanon, 300,000; Syria, 500,000; Israel, 85,000 (including 15,000 Syrian Druze living in the Golan Heights); Jordan, 15,000; and at most 80,000 elsewhere in the world (mostly the Americas, Australia, and West Africa). "
Druze world 300,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (Mowahhidoon) After death of leader Baha al-Din 1031 CE, their religion became exclusive: they do not accept converts; they do not marry other than fellow Druse; they do not leave the faith. They currently total about 200 to 300 thousand members.
Druze world - Palestinians 360,000 8.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 617-619. "Palestinians: Location: Israel and the Occupied Territories (West Bank and Gaza Strip; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; worldwide; Population: 4.5 million "; Pg. 618: "There are more than 4.5 million Palestinians in the world, about 2 million of them in Israel and the Occupied Territories... " Pg. 619: "Some 8% of Palestinians are Druze. "
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) Alabama 4,353 0.11% 29
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center (Mars Hill, NC). Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. Courtesy of American Religion Data Archive. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members' column: 3,516. [Listed as 'Duck River and Kindred Baptists Associations.']
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) Georgia, USA 151 0.00% 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': 121. [Listed as 'Duck River and Kindred Baptists Associations.']
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) Tennessee 8,711 0.18% 71
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': 7,035. [Listed as 'Duck River and Kindred Baptists Associations.']
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) USA 10,416 - 100
units
- 1987 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 46. "Confined to five southern states... There are, as of 1987, 10,416 members in 100 churches. "
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) USA 13,215 - 102
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Duck River and Kindred Baptists Associations.']
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) USA 10,508 - 100
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) world 8,000 - 91
units
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 236. "Duck River Baptists: A group of conservative Baptist churches, all in the South, usually grouped as 'Duck River and Kindred Associations of Baptists'... There are 91 churches claiming nearly 8,000 members... "
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) world 10,416 - 100
units
1
country
1987 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 46. "Confined to five southern states... There are, as of 1987, 10,416 members in 100 churches. "
Duck River (and Kindred) Associations of Baptists (Baptist Church of Christ) world 10,508 - 100
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). -
Duma Zimbabwe - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995); pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Dumara Namibia - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995); pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Dunkard Brethren Germany - - - - 1850 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 733. "Drunkers: Christian sect whose members emigrated to Pennsylvania from Germany in the 18th century to escape persecution... "
Dunkard Brethren North America - - - - 1926 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. 119-120. "Brethren, Church of the... founded in Germany in 1708... Smaller groups stemming from the Brethren are: Old German Baptist Brethren (1881), Brethren Church (1883), Dunkard Brethren (1926), and Grace Brethren (1939). "
Dunkard Brethren Pennsylvania - - - - 1870 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 733. "Drunkers: Christian sect whose members emigrated to Pennsylvania from Germany in the 18th century to escape persecution... "
Dunkard Brethren USA - - 24
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); [Orig. source: Paullin (1932)]; pg. 25. Table 2.1: "Numbers of Congregations per Denomination, 1776 "; Listed in table as "Dunker "
Dunkard Brethren world - - - - 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 6). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970); pg. 733. "Drunkers... the name comes from their practice of baptism by immersion, administered to adults only; they... hold 'love-feasts' twice a year; the sect has gained many converts in recent years through missionary work. "
Dunkard Brethren world 1,035 - - - 1980 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 64. "Several other major branches of Brethren consider themselves direct descendants of the group organized at Schwarzenau:... the Dunkard Brethren, [organized] 1926, about 1,035 members in 1980. "
Dunkard Brethren world 1,035 - 26
units
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.) The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Brethren; pg. 316. "Dunkard Brethren Church... Quinter, KS [H.Q.]... Membership: In 1980... reported 1,035 members in 26 congregations. "
Dunkard Brethren world 1,035 - - - 1980 *LINK* web site: "New Religious Movements " (University of Virginia); web page: "Brethren " (viewed 31 Jan. 1999); "Created by Kristin Kegerreis For Sociology 497, Fall 1998 " "The sizes of the other groups are as follows: Brethren Church - 13,028 in 1995 (Melton:440); Old German Baptist Brethren - 5,277 in 1995 (Melton:444); and Dunkard Brethren - 1,035 in 1980 (Melton:442). "
Dunkard Brethren world 1,035 - - - 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "...[one of many groups which] consider themselves direct descendants of the group organized at Schwarzenau. "
Dutch Reformed Delaware - 1.50% 1
unit
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 67.
Dutch Reformed Delaware - 0.30% 1
unit
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 67. Denominational % (1.5%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 20%.
Dutch Reformed Indonesia - Batak - - - - 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. "...Presbyterian churches of Korea, and the great Dutch Reformed tribal churches in the Batak fastness of Indonesia were overwhelmingly the strongest religious communities and influences of their respective areas. "
Dutch Reformed Indonesia: Minahasa - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 516-517. "The Minahasa region occupies the very tip of the North Sulawesi peninsula... The region's population runs to 1.25 million people, half of the provincial total. "; Pg. 517: "Some 90% of the population of Minahasa is Christian (the majority subscribe to several Protestant sects led by the [Dutch] Reformed Church; a small minority is Catholic). "
Dutch Reformed Korea 3 - - - 1628 Belke, Thomas J. Juche: A Christian Study of North Korea's State Religion. Bartlesville, OK: Living Sacrifice Books Co. (1999); pg. 130. "Dutch seamen made the first Protestant Christian contact with Korea in the 17th century. In 1628, three sailors, all members of the Dutch Reformed Church, were shipwrecked on the Korean coast and made the country their home. "
Dutch Reformed Korea 36 - - - 1653 Belke, Thomas J. Juche: A Christian Study of North Korea's State Religion. Bartlesville, OK: Living Sacrifice Books Co. (1999); pg. 130. "In 1653, another Dutch ship, Sparrow Hawk, shipwrecked on Cheju Island in southern Korea. Twenty-eight of the sixty-four crewmen drowned; the thirty-six survivors were captures by island authorities and sent to Seoul and elsewhere in southwestern Korea. In 1666, eight of the captives escaped after a fourteen-year imprisonment. Though there are no documented conversions of Koreans to Christianity from these contacts, one may infer from the writings of Hendrik Hamel, the Sparrow Hawk's bookkeeper, that Koreans likely took note of Christianity. "
Dutch Reformed Namibia 104,000 - - - 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.
Dutch Reformed Netherlands - 23.00% - - 1971 Hoffmann, Ann. The Dutch: How They Live and Work. New York: Praeger Publishers (1973); pg. 44. "Preliminary figures for 1971 show that 39.5% of the population are Roman Catholic, 30% Protestant (23% Dutch Reformed & 7% belonging to Calvinist or other Protestant Churches). 22.5% profess no religious belief, and 8% belong to other denominations. "
Dutch Reformed Netherlands 3,500,000 35.00% - - 1973 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 13. "Dutch Reformed Church, a Protestant church of the subdivision classed as 'Reformed.'... In Holland itself it has a membership of 3 1/2 million, or 35% of the population. "
Dutch Reformed Netherlands - 19.00% - - 1992 Wolff, Michael. Where We Stand: Can America Make it in the Global Race for Wealth, Health, and Happiness? Bantam Books: New York (1992); pg. 206-207. Chart
Dutch Reformed Netherlands 2,180,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year; pg. 781-783. Table; listed as "Dutch Reformed Church (NHK) "
Dutch Reformed Netherlands - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 274. "Location: The Netherlands; Population: 15 million "; "An estimated 37% of the Dutch people are Roman Catholics, while 30% belong to six major Protestant groups, of which the largest is the Dutch Reformed Church "
Dutch Reformed Netherlands 2,790,000 18.00% - - 1999 Seth, Ronald. Netherlands (series: Major World Nations). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999); pg. 9-10. "Population: 15,500,000... Religions: Unaffiliated, 36%; Roman Catholic, 34%; Dutch Reformed church, 18%; Reformed churches, 8%; Muslim, 3%; other, 1% "
Dutch Reformed New Jersey - 3.20% 8
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 252.
Dutch Reformed New Jersey - 0.83% 8
units
- 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 277-281. Table A.1: "Denominational Percentages by Colony, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total num. of congreg. = 252. Denominational % (3.2%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 26%.


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