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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Baptist United Kingdom 220,000 - - - 1994 *LINK* Statistics from Baptists Around the Worldby Albert W. Wardin "British Isles "
Baptist United Kingdom: England - - 1
unit
- 1611 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 191. "They established the first Baptist church in England at London during the same year (1611). "
Baptist United Kingdom: England - - 1
unit
- 1614 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. 91. "Thomas Helwys (ca. 1550-1616), one of the members of [John Smyth's] church, became disenchanted with the direction that the Amsterdam congregation was taking--particularly its association with continental Anabaptists--and returned to England, where he founded the first Baptist church in that country. "
Baptist United Kingdom: Great Britain 226,000 - - - 1986 Langley, Andrew. Passport to Great Britain. New York: Franklin Watts (1986); pg. 26. "Religions: In 1985 an estimated 16% of the adult population were members of Christian churches.... Other Protestant churches, including the Methodists (with nearly 500,000 adult members) and the Baptists (226,000). "
Baptist USA - - - - 1631 Stack, Peggy Fletcher. A World of Faith. USA: Signature Books (1998); pg. 5. "Baptists... Roger Williams was an independent Englishman who insisted on worshipping God in his own way. He sailed to America in 1631 to get away from the state-sponsored religion in England. He expected more religious freedomin America, but when he arrived in Massachusetts, the Puritans had established an official church... Finally, Williams settled in Rhode Island and declared that in this colony people would be allowed to choose their own religion. His was the first Baptist church in America. "
Baptist USA - - 1
unit
- 1639 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. 39. "Although the first Baptist church in the colonies was founded in Providence, Rhode Island, in 1639, Philadelphia became the center of Baptist life during the colonial era. "
Baptist USA - - 2
units
- 1639 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959); pg. 191. "There is a question in regard to the establishment of the first Baptist church in America. The honor very probably falls upon the church at Providence, Rhode Island, established by Roger Williams, in 1639, although the First Baptist Church of Newport, Rhode Island, claims this title, being founded in the same year by John Clarke. "
Baptist USA - - 2
units
- 1639 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 7. "Baptist beginnings in America date from about 1639, when churches were founded in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island... "
Baptist USA 65,000 - - - 1694 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 55. "American Baptists did not come in a body from England but coalesced as a non-immersionist group in Providence, 1639, and as an immersionist body in Newport, R.I., 1644... Fifty years later they reported a membership of over 65,000. "
Baptist USA - - 14
units
- 1700 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. 83. "As the year 1700 dawned, there were only fourteen Baptist churches in the American colonies from Maine to South Carolina. "
Baptist USA - - 497
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 "; Baptist: "Includes all divisions such as Separate, Six Principle, Seventh Day, Rogerene, etc. "
Baptist USA 35,101 - - - 1784 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 59. "As for the Baptists, they claimed to have numbered 35,101 in 1784, to have grown to 65,345 by 1790, and then to 172,972 by 1810... Baptist data were also published in church reports... "
Baptist USA 65,233 - 867
units
- 1790 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 26. "In 1790, John Asplund reported the results of an eighteen-month, seven-thousand-mile journey (most of it on foot) to visit all the Baptist congregations, which he numbered at 867 with a total of 65,233 members... "
Baptist USA 65,345 - - - 1790 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 59. "As for the Baptists, they claimed to have numbered 35,101 in 1784, to have grown to 65,345 by 1790, and then to 172,972 by 1810... Baptist data were also published in church reports... "
Baptist USA 73,471 - - - 1793 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 43. "In 1793 there were 73,471 Baptists in the U.S., one-fourth of them black; in 1806, one-third of the Baptists of North Carolina were black. "
Baptist USA - - 1,152
units
- 1795 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. 119. "In 1795, the census of the sixteen states and territories of the United States showed 1,152 Baptist churches, widely scattered and related only by name, except in a few cities where several churches formed a Baptist association or mission society. "
Baptist USA 172,972 - - - 1810 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 59. "As for the Baptists, they claimed to have numbered 35,101 in 1784, to have grown to 65,345 by 1790, and then to 172,972 by 1810... Baptist data were also published in church reports... "
Baptist USA - - 2,700
units
- 1820 Gaustad, Edwin S. Church and State in America (series: Religion in American Life). New York: Oxford University Press (1999); pg. 48. Chart: "Number of Churches [in U.S.A.] in 1820 "; "Baptists and Methodists had more churches in 1820 than other Christian denominations. The colonial 'heavyweights,' Congregationalists and Episcopalians (Anglicans), were now outnumbered. "
Baptist USA 2,743,453 - - - 1830 Feldman, Egal. Dual Destinies: The Jewish Encounter with Protestant America; Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press (1990); pg. 49. "Although numerical precision is elusive, the American Education Society estimated in 1830 that of the nation's leading denominations, there were 2,743,453 Calvinist Baptists, 2,600,000 Methodists, 1,800,000 Presbyterians, 1,260,000 Congregationalists, & 1,260,000 Episcopalians. "
Baptist USA - - - - 1844 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. 175. "In the South and West, comparable progress in state conventions was made, with organizations set up in South Carolina in 1821, in Georgia in 1822, in Virginia and Alabama in 1823. By 1844 state Baptist conventions were functioning in every state east of the Mississippi, and in Iowa and Wisconsin. "
Baptist USA 726,410 - 9,385
units
- 1845 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. 119. "In 1795, the census of the sixteen states and territories of the United States showed 1,152 Baptist churches... A half century later, Baptists could boast 9,385 congregations with 720,046 members, led by 6,364 ordained ministers. During a period when the population increased 140 per cent, Baptists increased 360 per cent. "
Baptist USA 1,609,000 - - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. Figure 4.1: "Total Adherents by Denominations, 1850-1890 (in thousands; adherents include children and adults) "; Figure has figures for: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian.
Baptist USA - 6.97% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 55. Figure 3.1: "Religious Adherents by Denomination, 1776 and 1850 (as percentage of total adherents "; "...proportion belonging to churches... 34% " [Adherence rate (34%) multiplied by denomination % (20.5%)]
Baptist USA 815,000 - - - 1850 Herberg, Will. Protestant-Catholic-Jew: An Essay in American Religious Sociology; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company (1960); pg. 105. "By 1850 the last had become first, at least in numbers, for the Methodists in that year had a membership of 1,324,000. The Baptists came next with 815,000 members "
Baptist USA 1,979,000 - - - 1860 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. Figure 4.1: "Total Adherents by Denominations, 1850-1890 (in thousands; adherents include children and adults) "; Figure has figures for: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian.
Baptist USA 2,128,000 - - - 1870 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. Figure 4.1: "Total Adherents by Denominations, 1850-1890 (in thousands; adherents include children and adults) "; Figure has figures for: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian.
Baptist USA 3,717,969 - - - 1890 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973); pg. 843. "...Methodist and Baptist... had been relatively small fringe groups in 1800, but they had grown to denominations that numbered, respectively, 4,589,284 and 3,717,969 by 1890. "
Baptist USA 5,914,000 - - - 1890 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 113. Figure 4.1: "Total Adherents by Denominations, 1850-1890 (in thousands; adherents include children and adults) "; Figure has figures for: Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian.
Baptist USA 5,000,000 - - - 1900 Carruth, Gorton. The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates (10th Edition), HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.: New York (1997); pg. 387. "A survey of Protestant religious sects in the U.S. at the end of the nineteenth century showed... 6,000,000 Methodists; 5,000,000 Baptists; 1,500,000 Lutherans; 1,500,000 Presbyterians; 350,000 Mormons; and 80,000 Christian Scientists. "
Baptist USA 5,600,000 - - - 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, Methodists still ranked first, with 5.7 million members; Baptists came in second, with 5.6 million; Presbyterians ranked third, with 1.8 million; Lutherans, fourth, with 1.5 million... "
Baptist USA 8,000,000 - - - 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976; 1st ed. pub. 1945 by Philosophical Library); pg. 56. "Out of a reported membership of over eight million, Baptists send less than 14,000 of their children to parochial schools. "
Baptist USA 20,000,000 - 90,000
units
- 1957 Spence, Hartzell. The Story of America's Religions; New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston (1960) [1st printing 1957]; pg. 24. "All told, Baptists number at least 20,000,000 in nearly 90,000 congregations in the United States, not including several million in Sunday schools. No exact count is possible. Some associations [count] many with whom they have lost contact... "
Baptist USA 18,800,000 11.19% - - 1957 Welles, Sam. The World's Great Religions, New York: Time Incorporated (1957); pg. 204-205. Table: "Christians, Their Practices "; "Baptists: Members in... U.S., 18.8 million adults. Largest of at least 27 bodies in the U.S. is the Southern Baptist Convention with 8.5 million members. Total U.S. assets, $1.5 billion. "
Baptist USA - - - - 1959 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. 253. "Baptist historian Norman W. Cox, discussing in 1959 the thirty different bodies that bear the Baptist label, remarked somewhat sardonically, 'For three centuries American Baptists have been exercising their deeply cherished privilege of separating themselves from the fellowship of other organized groups as their choice decided them.' Their choice among baptists has given them the honor, however dubious it may be considered by many within and without the worldwide denomination, of establishing more independent bodies than has any religious group in the U.S. -- or the world. "
Baptist USA 9,500,000 - - - 1960 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 8. "By 1960, there were about 22,500,000 Baptists in the U.S., in 27 bodies, the largest being the Southern Baptist Convention (nearly 9,500,000 members)... "
Baptist USA 22,500,000 - - - 1960 Zehavi, A.M. (editor) Handbook of the World's Religions. New York: Franklin Watts (1973); pg. 8. "By 1960, there were about 22,500,000 Baptists in the U.S., in 27 bodies, the largest being the Southern Baptist Convention (nearly 9,500,000 members)... "
Baptist USA 21,374,126 - - - 1962 Rosten, Leo (ed.). Religions in America; New York: Simon & Schuster (1963), 8th ed. [1st pub. in 1952. 8th ed. completely revised]; pg. 20. "'The World Almanac' for 1962 records 21,374,126 Baptists in the United States, divided among the 4 larger national groups and 8 smaller bodies, all of whom identify themselves as Baptists... figures for church membership do not include children. "
Baptist USA - - - - 1967 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. 257. "...4th collection of Baptist bodies includes all those that came into being during the 20th century. For the most part they broke away from the major bodies because some outstanding leader became dissatisfied... and pulled away, taking with him a sizeable number of his own loyal followers... Outstanding examples of these... were the Landmarkers..., the Fundamentalists..., the Negro Baptists who split away from the National Baptist Convention, Inc., and the Bible Baptists who split away from the Fundamentalists--all led by one or more men of unusual power... Since 1905 at least 6 such bodies with memberships of more than 100,000 and up to almost a million have been launched. "
Baptist USA 28,000,000 - - - 1975 Wallechinsky, David & Irving Wallace; The People's Almanac; Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1975); pg. 1267. List of "Major World Religions ": "About 4/5 of the 35 million Baptists in the world live in the U.S. "
Baptist USA - 13.10% - - 1977 Wallechinsky, David & Irving Wallace; The People's Almanac: #2; New York: William Morrow & Co.: (1978); pg. 309. United States of America: "Religions: Roman Catholic, 24.1%; Baptist, 13.1%; Methodist, 6.3%; Lutheran, 4.3%; Eastern Orthodox, 2.1%; Presbyterian, 1.9%; Jewish, 1.9%; Episcopal, 1.4%; Latter-day Saints, 1.3%; other or no religion, 43.6% "
Baptist USA 23,000,000 - 97,000
units
- 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. 256. "Within the 30 identifiable Baptist groups in the U.S., according to the Baptist World Alliance, there were about 97,000 churches with more than 23,000,000 members in 1979. Largest was the Southern Baptist Convention, followed numerically by the two largest conventions of black Baptists, then by the American Baptist Churches (formerly the American Baptist Convention). These four alone totaled about 78,000 churches with some 19,900,000 members. "
Baptist USA 30,000,000 - - - 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. 328. "Countless ministers, missionaries, editors, writers, teachers, planners contributed to the massive structure of Baptist programs that brought this denomination's membership in the United States over the 30,000,000 mark by 1979. "
Baptist USA - - 30,000
units
- 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. 302. "...more than 30,000 other baptist congregations... in communities all over America... "
Baptist USA 26,000,000 - - - 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] "
Baptist USA - - - - 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. 91. "Today, although the Baptists are strongest in the United States, there are Baptist churches in 122 countries. The major American Baptist organizations are the Southern Baptist Convention; the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. (earlier Northern Baptist Convention); the National Baptist Convention in the USA, and the National Baptist Convention of America. "
Baptist USA 26,693,708 - - - 1982 Popenoe, David. Sociology (5th Ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (1983). [Orig. source: The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1982. New York: Newspaper Enterprise Association, 1982, pp. 351-352.]; pg. 446. Table: "Religious Membership in the United States "
Baptist USA 25,000,000 - - - 1983 Berger, Gilda. Religion: A Reference First Book. New York: Franklin Watts (1983); pg. 11. "Today, a number of different Baptist organizations exist in the U.S. The total membership exceeds 25 million. "
Baptist USA 29,000,000 - 95,000
units
- 1983 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990); pg. 34. "Twenty-seven Baptist denominations reported an approximate membership of 29 million in 1983 [in the US]; there are about 95,000 local Baptist churches... "
Baptist USA 29,000,000 - - - 1986 Pastva, Loretta. Great Religions of the World; Winona, Minnesota: Saint Mary's Press, Christian Brothers Publications (1995) [9th printing. 1st printing in 1986]; pg. 217. "About 29 million of the total 33 million Baptists worldwide live in the United States. "
Baptist USA 33,964,000 19.40% - - 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.
Baptist USA - 19.40% - - 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, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Baptist USA 32,000,000 - 100,000
units
- 1994 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). "Twenty-seven Baptist denominations reported an approximate membership of 32 million in 1994 [in the US]; there are 100,000 local Baptist churches. "
Baptist USA - 19.00% - - 1994 Neusner, Jacob (ed). World Religions in America: An Introduction; Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press (1994); pg. 2. "About 60% of American people are Protestants (among them, 19% are Baptists, 8% Methodists, 5% Lutherans, and the other 28% divided among many groups). "
Baptist USA 36,400,000 - - - 1995 1995 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches -
Baptist USA 34,000,000 - 91,000
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. 40. Chapter on Baptist: "U.S. churches: 91,000; U.S. membership: 34 million (data from the 1995 Yearbook of American and Canadian Churches) "
Baptist USA - 21.00% - - 1995 *LINK* web page: "Principle Denominations in the U.S. "; web site: "Supporting Materials: Culture " (Slippery Rock Univ., PA). (viewed 31 Aug. 1999). Last Revised: 12-1-95 Pie chart: "Principal U.S. Denominations "; R. Catholic 25%; Baptist 21%; Methodist 12%; Lutheran 8%; Other "
Baptist USA 35,000,000 - - - 1996 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996); pg. 349. "Today the Baptists make up the largest single Protestant denomination in America (over 35 million adults), second only to Roman Catholics overall. Their largest subsect is the Southern Baptist Convention. "
Baptist USA 29,000,000 - - - 1997 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997); pg. 279. "The total number of U.S. Baptists is more than 29 million. The world total is 33 million. "
Baptist USA 26,000,000 10.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998); pg. 32, 34. "Americans: Location: United States; Population: 260 million "; "The largest Protestant denominations are the Baptists with 10% of the population, followed by the Methodists (8%), Lutherans (5%), and Presbyterians (3%). "
Baptist USA 26,000,000 - 86,000
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "SBCNet "; web page: "Organization and Purpose " (viewed circa Aug. 1998). Baptists in general. "Some sources have identified 55 Baptist groups in USA, many... small. Latest figures from the 23 reporting groups include 86,000 Baptist churches and membership of over 26 million. "
Baptist USA 36,613,000 - - - 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 "
Baptist USA 36,613,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998); "last updated October 1998 " Table: "Largest Religious Groups: The 16 US faith groups and ethical systems with memberships over 1 million are: "; listed in table as "Baptist Churches "
Baptist USA - Middle Colonies - 7.60% - - 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 29-30. Table 2.1: "Denominational Percentages by Region, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total Num. of congreg: 1,285.
Baptist USA - New England - 15.30% - - 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 29-30. Table 2.1: "Denominational Percentages by Region, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total Num. of congreg: 1,039.
Baptist USA - South - 28.00% - - 1776 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997); pg. 29-30. Table 2.1: "Denominational Percentages by Region, 1776, Based on Number of Congregations "; Total Num. of congreg: 845.


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