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churches/
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countries
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Pokot Kenya - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995); pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Polish Baptist Conference in the U.S.A. and Canada North America - - - - 1979 Armstrong, O.K. & Marjorie Armstrong. The Baptists in America. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co. (1979) [revised 2nd edition; originally published in 1967 under the title The Indomitable Baptists]; pg. 265. "Many ethnic Baptist groups swell the total of the fellowship in the United States: Finnish Baptist Union of America, French Baptist Conference, Hungarian Baptist Union, Italian Baptist Association, Polish Baptist Conference in the U.S.A. and Canada; Roumanian Baptist Association and the Czechoslovak Baptist Convention of America. "
Polish National Catholic Church North America 282,411 - 162
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. 197. "There are 282,411 members in 162 parishes in the U.S. and Canada, divided into five dioceses: Buffalo, Pittsburgh, Canadian, Eastern, and Western. "
Polish National Catholic Church North America 282,411 - 162
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). U.S. and Canada
Polish National Catholic Church Poland - - 50
units
- 1939 Otfinoski, Steven. Poland (series: Nations in Transition). New York: Facts on File, Inc. (1995); pg. 67. "...the most interesting religious minority by far is the Polish National Catholic Church. This sect is made up of Poles who broke away from the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S. in 1897 in response to the church's poor record in Polish-American communities... Missionaries from the new church first came to Poland in 1919. Twenty years later, there were over 50 parishes in Poland and a theological seminary in Krakow. In recent years, the PNCCA has entered into talks with the Roman Catholic Church in Poland. "
Polish National Catholic Church Poland - - - - 1984 Pfeiffer, Christine. Poland: Land of Freedom Fighters. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Dillon Press, Inc. (1984); pg. 37. "People of other religions have been important to Poland, too... Some Poles are Protestants, and others are members of the Polish National Catholic church. This religious group broke away from the Roman Catholic church in the United States and was brought to Poland by Polish Americans. "
Polish National Catholic Church Poland - - 50
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. 197. "Missionary work was begun in Poland in 1919, and by 1939 there were more than 50 parishes, with a theological seminary in Kracow. "
Polish National Catholic Church USA - - - - 1897 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. 550. "Old Catholics... In 1897 a 'National Polish Church' was formed in the United States. "
Polish National Catholic Church USA 282,411 - 162
units
- 1960 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978); pg. 36. -
Polish National Catholic Church USA 282,411 - 162
units
- 1960 *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. "
Polish National Catholic Church USA 50,000 - 143
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. Listed as "Polish National Catholic Church "
Polish National Catholic Church USA 50,000 - 143
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 Polish National Catholic Church
Polish National Catholic Church USA 150,000 - - - 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 "; Listed as "Polish National Catholic Church "
Polish National Catholic Church world 282,411 - 162
units
1
country
1960 Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia of American Religions, vol. 1. McGrath Publishing Co.: Wilmington, NC (1978); pg. 36. -
Polish National Catholic Church world - - 162
units
- 1962 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 88-89. "Polish National Catholic Church... [H.Q.] Scranton, PA... From a peak of 162 churches in 1960, the church has experienced a loss of almost one-third of its parishes. "
Polish National Catholic Church world 280,000 - 110
units
- 1980 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 88-89. "Polish National Catholic Church... [H.Q.] Scranton, PA... Membership: In 1980 the PNCC reported 110 churches and approximately 280,000 members. "
Polish National Catholic Church world - - - - 1999 *LINK* Zuck, Jon. "Unofficial Home Page of The One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church " (last updated 21 Mar. 1999). "Notable Independent Churches having separated from this Church since 1550: Old Catholics: White-Robed Monks of St. Benedict; Polish National Catholic Church; American Catholic Church "
Polish National Union North America 32,000 - 224
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. 197. "The Polish National Union, a fraternal and insurance organization established by Bishop Hodur in 1908, is set up as an adjunct to parish life. It consistes of 12 districts divided into 224 branches, and has approximately 32,000 members, not all of whom are required to be membres of the church. "
Polish Old Catholic Church in America world 0 - - - 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991); pg. 89-90. "The Polish Old Catholic Church in America derived from the Polish Mariavite Church... In 1961 Zielonka died and was succeeded by his suffragan Peter A. Zurawetzky... Many of the Polish parishes, opposed to Zurawetzky's attempt to make the church more inclusive followed Starazewski in founding the Polish Old Catholic Church in America. In the decades since its founding, the church, consisting originally of a few parishes in the northeast (primarily New Jersey and Massachusetts), found it was unable to ovecome the forces of Americanization and a mobile society, and the parishes declined in strength. No evidence of the Polish Old Catholic Church in America had been found during the 1980s, and it is presumed to have ceased to exist. "
Polish Orthodox Poland 550,000 - - - 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.
Polish Orthodox world 600,000 - - - 1984 Walls, Andrew. "Christianity " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984]; pg. 99. "Figure 2.6: Eastern Christianity today: the Orthodox Church " [autocephalous churches in communion with Constantinople]
Polish Orthodox world 600,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* OPPOSING VIEW (anti-) web page: "Orthodox " (viewed 26 Feb. 1999) "Autocephalus Churches: Russia (88 mill.), Romania (17 mill.), Greece (8 mill.), Servia (7 mill.), Bulgaria (6 Mill.), Georgia (1 mill.), Poland (0.6 mill.), Cyprus (0.5 mill.), Czechoislovakia (0.2 mill.), Albania, Sinai (0.1 mill.).... "
poll - absolutely certain of God's existence USA - 87.00% - - 1952 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Thomas, John L. 1963. Religion and the American People. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press.; survey conducted for the Catholic Digest in 1952.]; pg. 17. "Another early national survey further substantiated the wide extnt of religious belief: 87% of those polled said they were 'absolutely certain of God's existence,' 83% believed the Bible was 'the revealed word of God,' 80% subscribed to the divinity of Christ, and three-quarters considered religion a 'very important' part of their lives. "
poll - absolutely certain of God's existence USA - 77.00% - - 1964 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "...most people still claimed some belief in God, but fewer now held this belief with certainty than in the past (62% said they had no doubts about God's existence in 1981, compared with 77% in 1964). "
poll - absolutely certain of God's existence USA - 62.00% - - 1981 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "...most people still claimed some belief in God, but fewer now held this belief with certainty than in the past (62% said they had no doubts about God's existence in 1981, compared with 77% in 1964). "
poll - accept commandment Thou Shalt Not Kill Germany - 97.00% - - 1999 *LINK* "Study Shows How Germans Rank Commandments " in Salt Lake Tribune (February 13, 1999), viewed online 19 Feb. 1999. [Orig. source: Adventist News Network, citing a survey published by Der Spiegel magazine.] "Ninety-seven percent of those surveyed said they accepted the commandment 'You shall not kill.' A small percentage of respondents believed it was important to 'keep the Sabbath day holy,' the magazine said. "
poll - against abortion USA - women - 53.00% - - 1999 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "A poll conduced by Ms. Wattleton's new group, the Center for Gender Equality, found that 53% of Americn women think abortion should be allowed only after rape or incest, to save a woman's life, or not at all. Only 28% said abortion should be generally available. "
poll - against religion Yugoslavia - 1.00% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Yugoslavia.com "; web page: "Population: Religion " (viewed 30 Jan. 1999). [Orig. source: Source: Federal Buerau of Statistics, 1991., Veroispovest, volum 2 - 1993.] Graphic: "Religious self-evaluation of Yugoslav citizens "; "Non-religious " 32%; "Religious " 41%; "Undecided " 26%; "Against religion " 1%; These results are in response to a question of how religious people consider themselves, which is different than asking people their preferred religion.
poll - always mindful of being Christ's representatives USA - 25.00% - - 1996 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998); pg. 9. "In a compilation of survey data on religion for his 1996 book... Barna found that smaller numbers of respondents go beyond simply viewing themselves as Christians... About one-quarter say they are 'always' mindful of being Christ's representatives. "
poll - approve of premarital sex USA - 37.00% - - 1998 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "Last year, Yankelovich Partners Inc... Yankelovich reports that three decades after the sexual revolution, only 37% of Americans think premarital sex is 'acceptable in today's society. "
poll - approve of premarital sex USA - - - - 1999 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "A study of young urban males by the Urban Institute found that the growing trend toward lesspermissive sexual attitudes in the 1990s is associated with religious beliefs. Teen pregnancies are down, and so are teen sexual activity and approval for it. "
poll - approve of premarital sex even if two people have known each other only short time USA - 51.90% - - 1987 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "In the UCLA survey [of college freshmen, nationally], a record low of 39.6% of students (down from 51.9% in 1987) agreed that 'it is all right for two people to have sex, even if they have known each other for only a very short time.' "
poll - approve of premarital sex even if two people have known each other only short time USA - 39.60% - - 1999 Leo, John (columnist for U.S. News & World Report). "At last, the sexual counterrevolution " in Dallas Morning News (Saturday, March 6, 1999); pg. 31A. "In the UCLA survey [of college freshmen, nationally], a record low of 39.6% of students (down from 51.9% in 1987) agreed that 'it is all right for two people to have sex, even if they have known each other for only a very short time.' "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired Australia - 74.40% - - 1983 *LINK* McNair Anderson Associates. web page: "Australian Gallup Poll, June, 1983 ". Social Science Data Archives, Australian National University "sampled population consists of persons aged 16 years and over from all federal electorates throughout Australia, excluding the Northern Territory... This poll is based on 2128 interviews conducted over the first two weekends of June 1983. "; Question: "DO YOU BELIEVE THE BIBLE CONTAINS THE WORD OF GOD? "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 86.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Barnett, Lincoln. 1948. "God and the American People. " Ladies' Home Journal (November): 37, 230-234.]; pg. 17. "In the same year [1948], a representative study of the nation conducted for the Ladies' Home Journal found that 90% of the public engaged in prayer, 86% regarded the Bible as the divinely inspired word of God, and three-quarters believed in the reality of life after death. "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 83.00% - - 1952 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Thomas, John L. 1963. Religion and the American People. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press.; survey conducted for the Catholic Digest in 1952.]; pg. 17. "Another early national survey further substantiated the wide extnt of religious belief: 87% of those polled said they were 'absolutely certain of God's existence,' 83% believed the Bible was 'the revealed word of God,' 80% subscribed to the divinity of Christ, and three-quarters considered religion a 'very important' part of their lives. "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 88.00% - - 1979 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 446. "The Bible is considered to be the actual or inspired word of God by 88% percent of the population (Public Opinion, 1979). "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 82.00% - - 1991 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 44. "...a 1991 study by Andrew Greeley... Americans... 82% believe that the Bible is the actual word of God (although only 35% say that the Bible should be taken literally)... "
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 80.00% - - 1998 Swain, Carol M. The New White Nationalism in America; Its Challenge to Integration. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2002); pg. 380. "The majority of Americans embrace Judeo-Christian religious identity, with the overwhelming majority (80 percent) regarding the Bible as inspired scripture and not just a book of myth, as some critical theologians argue. " [Original source: George Gallup, Jr., and D. Michael Lindsey, Surveying the Religious Landscape: Trends in U.S. Beliefs (Harrisburg, Pa.: Morehouse, 1999)]
poll - believe Bible divinely inspired USA - 83.60% - - 1998 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 329. "Similar findings are reported in the National Election Study: 13% said that 'the Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God,' compared with 38% who indicated that 'the Bible is the word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word,' and 45.6% who said that 'the Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.' NES VAR 1047 " [45.6% + 38% = 83.6%]
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - 65.00% - - 1963 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "By the mid 1980s... belief in a tenet that was to become a kind of shibboleth in the division between religious liberals and religious conservatives--whether the Bible is literally true--had fallen below 40% by the early 1970s, after having been recorded at 65% in 1963, and remained at this low level through the mid-1980s. "
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - 39.00% - - 1972 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "By the mid 1980s... belief in a tenet that was to become a kind of shibboleth in the division between religious liberals and religious conservatives--whether the Bible is literally true--had fallen below 40% by the early 1970s, after having been recorded at 65% in 1963, and remained at this low level through the mid-1980s. "
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - - - - 1976 Diamong, Sara. Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right. New York: The Guilford Press (1998); pg. 62. "In 1976, the Gallup Poll found... about 46% of Protestants and 31% of Cathlics believed that the Bible is 'to be taken literally, word for word,' a doctrine held only by the most conservative Christians. "
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - 39.00% - - 1985 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "By the mid 1980s... belief in a tenet that was to become a kind of shibboleth in the division between religious liberals and religious conservatives--whether the Bible is literally true--had fallen below 40% by the early 1970s, after having been recorded at 65% in 1963, and remained at this low level through the mid-1980s. "
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - 35.00% - - 1991 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 44. "...a 1991 study by Andrew Greeley... Americans... 82% believe that the Bible is the actual word of God (although only 35% say that the Bible should be taken literally)... "
poll - believe Bible is literally true USA - 38.00% - - 1998 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 329. "Similar findings are reported in the National Election Study: 13% said that 'the Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God,' compared with 38% who indicated that 'the Bible is the word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word,' and 45.6% who said that 'the Bible is the word of God, but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.' NES VAR 1047 "
poll - believe in a cosmic force rather than a personal God USA - 2.00% - - 1996 Gallagher, Winifred. Working on God. New York: Random House (1999). [Orig. source: George H. Gallup, Jr. Religion in America (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Religion Research Center, 1996).]; pg. 168. "According to the Princeton Religion Research Center, about 2% of the population--approximately the same percentage as that of Episcopalians or Jews--believe in a cosmic force rather than a personal God. "
poll - believe in angels USA - 69.00% - - 1996 Neimark, Jill. "Do the Spirits Move You? " in Psychology Today (September/October 1996); pg. 50. "Gallup polls show that 69% of Americans believe in angels, half believe they have their own guardian angels, and 48% believe UFOs are real. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 80.00% - - 1952 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Thomas, John L. 1963. Religion and the American People. Westminster, Md.: Newman Press.; survey conducted for the Catholic Digest in 1952.]; pg. 17. "Another early national survey further substantiated the wide extnt of religious belief: 87% of those polled said they were 'absolutely certain of God's existence,' 83% believed the Bible was 'the revealed word of God,' 80% subscribed to the divinity of Christ, and three-quarters considered religion a 'very important' part of their lives. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 78.00% - - 1978 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 275. "...Gallup poll... Overall, 84 percent of Americans said they believed in the divinity of Christ, an increase from 78 percent in 1978. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 80.00% - - 1979 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983); pg. 446. "The U.S. is overwhelmingly Christian, with 80% in the surveys saying that they believe that Jesus Christ was divine. Further, 45% stated a belief that personal faith in Christ is the only way to reach heaven (Christianity Today, 1979). "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 69.00% - - 1985 Fichter, Joseph. The Holy Family of Father Moon. Kansas City, MO: Leaven Press (1985); pg. 7. "Gallup reported that 69% believe in the divinity of Christ. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 75.00% - - 1985 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 165. "By the mid 1980s... Seven in ten said they believed in the divinity of Jesus, in life after death, and in heaven, all figures that had scarcely changed at all from the early 1950s. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 70.00% - - 1988 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988); pg. 300. "...nine persons in ten believe Jesus Christ actually lived, seven in ten believe he was truly God, and six in ten think one must believe in the divinity of Christ to be a Christian. "
poll - believe in divinity of Christ USA - 84.00% - - 1990 Naisbitt, John & Patricia Aburdene. Megatrends 2000: Ten New Directions for the 1990's. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1990); pg. 275. "...Gallup poll... Overall, 84 percent of Americans said they believed in the divinity of Christ... "
poll - believe in God Australia - 83.90% - - 1983 *LINK* McNair Anderson Associates. web page: "Australian Gallup Poll, June, 1983 ". Social Science Data Archives, Australian National University "sampled population consists of persons aged 16 years and over from all federal electorates throughout Australia, excluding the Northern Territory... This poll is based on 2128 interviews conducted over the first two weekends of June 1983. "; Question: "DO YOU BELIEVE IN GOD? "
poll - believe in God Australia - 74.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 3 - Asia & Oceania. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 44. "The 1991 census also showed that while 74% of adults believed in God, 26% stated that they were of 'no religion.' "
poll - believe in God Denmark - 80.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Kean, Charles D. "God, Gods, and Dr. George Gallup " in Christianity and Society (1948, vol. 13, pg. 17-19).]; pg. 17, 323. Pg. 17: "Shortly after the war, Gallup polls revealed that 94% of the public believed in God, a substantially larger share than in England, Holland, Sweden, Denmark or France. "; pg. 323: "the other figures were: England, 83%; Holland, 80%; Sweden, 80%; Denmark, 80%; and France, 66% "
poll - believe in God France - 66.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Kean, Charles D. "God, Gods, and Dr. George Gallup " in Christianity and Society (1948, vol. 13, pg. 17-19).]; pg. 17, 323. Pg. 17: "Shortly after the war, Gallup polls revealed that 94% of the public believed in God, a substantially larger share than in England, Holland, Sweden, Denmark or France. "; pg. 323: "the other figures were: England, 83%; Holland, 80%; Sweden, 80%; Denmark, 80%; and France, 66% "
poll - believe in God Germany - 45.00% - - 1998 *LINK* "Briefly... " in Hinduism Today International (Apr. 1998); original source: Der Spiegel magazine "God is Dead " wrote German philosopher Friedrich Nietzche in the late 19th century. Today, for the first time in history, most Germans believe him. According to a poll by Der Spiegel magazine, only 45% believe in God, and just a quarter in Jesus Christ.
poll - believe in God Germany, West - 81.00% - - 1947 Morrison, Alexander B. "Life: The Gift Each Is Given " in Ensign (Dec. 1998). [Orig. source: Sheena Ashford and Noel Timms, What Europe Thinks [1992], pg. 42]; pg. 15. "In one 1990 survey, 61% of respondents in the Netherlands professed a belief in God, compared with 80% in 1947. Similarly, 63% of respondents in the former West Germany claimed to believe, compared with 81% in 1947 "
poll - believe in God Germany, West - 63.00% - - 1990 Morrison, Alexander B. "Life: The Gift Each Is Given " in Ensign (Dec. 1998). [Orig. source: Sheena Ashford and Noel Timms, What Europe Thinks [1992], pg. 42]; pg. 15. "In one 1990 survey, 61% of respondents in the Netherlands professed a belief in God, compared with 80% in 1947. Similarly, 63% of respondents in the former West Germany claimed to believe, compared with 81% in 1947 "
poll - believe in God Germany, West - 67.00% - - 1991 Wolfe, Alan. One Nation, After All: What Middle-Class Americans Really Think About.... New York, NY: Viking Penguin (1998); pg. 44. "...a 1991 study by Andrew Greeley found that 94% of Americans said they believe in God, in contrast to 70% of Britons and 67% of West Germans. "
poll - believe in God Netherlands - 80.00% - - 1947 Morrison, Alexander B. "Life: The Gift Each Is Given " in Ensign (Dec. 1998). [Orig. source: Sheena Ashford and Noel Timms, What Europe Thinks [1992], pg. 42]; pg. 15. "In one 1990 survey, 61% of respondents in the Netherlands professed a belief in God, compared with 80% in 1947. "
poll - believe in God Netherlands - 80.00% - - 1948 Wuthnow, Robert. The Restructuring of American Religion: Society and Faith Since World War II, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press (1988). [Orig. source: Kean, Charles D. "God, Gods, and Dr. George Gallup " in Christianity and Society (1948, vol. 13, pg. 17-19).]; pg. 17, 323. Pg. 17: "Shortly after the war, Gallup polls revealed that 94% of the public believed in God, a substantially larger share than in England, Holland, Sweden, Denmark or France. "; pg. 323: "the other figures were: England, 83%; Holland, 80%; Sweden, 80%; Denmark, 80%; and France, 66% "


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