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Nizari Ismailis Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 215. "'Assassins': An Ismaili movement spread in the 11th century in the mountains of northern Iran around the fortress of Alamut by Husan-I Sabbah. He intimidated his enemies with political assassinations, often carried out by his followers... Disputed successions in the 12th century meant that the Assassins largely disappeared, but today there are still supporters of rival claimants: the Nizaris who support the claims of Nizar; and the Tayyibis who support Tayyib. "
Nizari Ismailis Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 221. "Nizari Ismailis: Following the destruction of the Assassin fortress at Alamut in 1256 by Mongols it is claimed that the last Imam of Alamut sent his son for safety in Azerbaijan. In 1840 the Imam, Hasan Ali Shah, who had taken the title Aga Khan went to India, where there were a number of his followers called Khojas. Today Khojas live mainly in Gujarat, Bombay and East Africa. Nizari Ismailis who also acknowledge the Aga Khan live in Salamiyya in Syria. "
Orthodox Judaism Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 221. "Orthodox Judaism: Particularly practised in the Middle East, it insists that the practices outlined in the Torah and elaborated in the Talmud, the main body of Jewish law, are sacrosanct. "
Parthians Middle East - - - - 227 C.E. Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 16). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 2143. "The Parthians, although they established an empire that extended from the frontiers of Syria in the west to those of Bactria (northern Afghanistan) in the eat, are a little-known people. This obscurity seems to have resulted largely from the policy of the Sassanians who, having overthrown the Parthians in c. 227 AD, were concerned to damn or obliterate their memory. Modern research is gradually recovering information about the Parthians and their achievement in the synthesizing and dissemination of Eastern and Western cultural traditions, particularly in the matter of religion. "
Phalange Middle East 10,000 - - - 1990 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 296. "Phalange (Lebanese Phalangist Party or Kata'ib): Founded in the 1930s with the attempt by Maronite Christians to preserve Lebanon from Syrian expansion. Developed into a right-wing military movement which clashed in April 1975 with the PLO. Leadership dominated by members of the Gemayel clan. Welcomed Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982. Estimated strength in 1990 was 10,000. "
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine Middle East - - - - 1990 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 296. "Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP): Founded in 1967. Led by Dr. George Habash, it is Marxist-Leninist in approach and is based in Damascus. Hijacked Air France plane in June 1976 to Entebbe airport. "
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command Middle East - - - - 1990 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 296. "Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC): A splinter from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine it is pro-Syrian. Led by Ahmad Jibril, it is based in Damascus. "
Protestant - affiliated Middle East - 0.60% - - 1993 Johnstone. Operation World. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1993, p. 21. Table
Qarmatians Middle East - - - - 930 C.E. Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996), pg. 434. "By the early 10th century, the Qarmatians dominated the entire Arabian peninsula; in 930 they occupied Mecca?and smashed the Black Stone, removing the fragments to their capital at al-Ahsa and not returning them until 951. "
Qarmatians Middle East - - - - 1099 C.E. 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. 590. "Qarmitians. Derogatory name given to an Ismaili secret revolutionary organization that demanded social reform and justice based on equality. They were 'Seveners'... The movement began in southern Arabia in the ninth century A.D., spread by intensive missionary efforts to many regions of the Muslim world, and was of significance until the end of the eleventh century. "
Samaritans Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 221. "Samaritans: A small sect who regard Mount Gerazim in Jordan as sacred and who celebrate Passover there. "
Sanussi Order Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 221. "Sanussi Order (Sanussis) (Sanussiyya): A Sunni religious order founded in Mecca in 1837. Stated intention to return to the teaching of the Koran. Influence considerable amongst the Bedouin in Cyrenaica (Libya). Led by King Idris tried to reach a compromise with Italy, but failed in 1922 and the order was banned by the Italians in 1930. Helped Idris take over first Cyrenaica then the whole of Libya in 1951. Influence declined after Gaddafi coup of 1969. "
Shafii Islam Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 221. "Shafeis: A school of orthodox Sunni Islam, the adherents of which live mainly in Yemen. Dominated from the 1960s onwards by the Zeidi element. "
Syrian Catholic Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 223. "Syrian Catholics: Live mainly in Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq an Syria. Have their own patriarch and are not subject to the authority of the Roman Catholics Church. Usually well-educated and influential. "
Syrian Orthodox Church (Jacobite) Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 223. "Syrian Orthodox: A remnant of the Monophysite church of Syria. Followers live in Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. "
Tayyibi Ismailis Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 215. "'Assassins': An Ismaili movement spread in the 11th century in the mountains of northern Iran around the fortress of Alamut by Husan-I Sabbah. He intimidated his enemies with political assassinations, often carried out by his followers... Disputed successions in the 12th century meant that the Assassins largely disappeared, but today there are still supporters of rival claimants: the Nizaris who support the claims of Nizar; and the Tayyibis who support Tayyib. "
Tayyibi Ismailis Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 223. "Tayyibi Ismailis (the Bohras): Arising out of the disputed Assassins succession in the 12th century, the believe in the concealment of the two year-old al-Tayyib, and that there has been no revealed Imam since 1130. They give authority to the chief missionary, the Dai a-Dua. After persecution in Yemen his seat was moved to Bombay. Following a disputed succession the group divided between the Daudi Bohras who live mainly in India, and the Sulaymani Bohras who live in Najran in Saudi Arabia. "
Twelvers Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 219. "Ithna'asharis (Twelvers): The largest Shiite school. It acknowledges a succession of 12 Imams. Ithna'asharis believe that Muhammad publicly designated Ali ibn Abi Talib, his cousin and the husband of his daughter, Fatima, to succeed him. Ithna'asharis believe that the community, in rejecting Ali, committed an act of infidelity. Ithna'asharis believe that each Imam designated his successor until the last known one, Muhammad al-Mahdi, the twlfth in line, who disappeared in 878. They believe he is still alive and will reappear as the Mahdi, a messiah, before the Day of Judgement... After the disappearance... Shiites in Iraq were protected by the Byuids (932-1066)... 'Twelver' Shiism is prominent today in Iran, southern Iraq, southern Lebanon, eastern Arabia, India and Pakistan. "
Wahhabi Sunni Middle East - - - - 1925 Occhiogrosso, Peter. The Joy of Sects: A Spirited Guide to the World's Religious Traditions. New York: Doubleday (1996), pg. 436. "The Wahhabis expanded into Iraq and Syria until, in 1925, King Ibn Saud, descended from the Saudi family that had been consolidating power since the 18th century, captured the holy cities of Mecca and Medina and most of the Arabian peninsula. The Wahhabis rule Saudi Arabia today by the strict Hanbalite code... "
Wahhabi Sunni Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 224. "Wahhabis: A conservative Sunni Muslim sect founded in the Arabian peninsula in the second half of the 18th century. It emphasizes the oneness of God, and accepts only what is written in the Koran and the early scriptures. Veneration of saints, luxuries, and decoration of moseques are banned. With Ibn Saud's conquest of the Nejd and the Arabian peninsula early in the 20th century, Wahhabism was formally established in the area, but in practice some of its edicts were modified. "
Zaidis Middle East - - - - 739 C.E. Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally published as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 820. "Zaydiyya. A Shi'ite group who supported the revolt of Zayd ibn Ali, al-Husayn's grandson, in Kufa in AD. 739. "
Zaidis Middle East - - - - 1992 Ovendale, Ritchie. The Longman Companion to The Middle East since 1914. London & New York: Longman (1992), pg. 224. "Zeidis: A Shiite sect recognizing a continuing line of Imams from Zeid who was killed around 740. Became an elite in Yemen. The immamate was abolished in 1962. "
Advent Christian Church Minnesota 60 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 49.
Agnostic Minnesota - 0.60% - - 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.
American Association of Lutheran Churches Minnesota 2,451 0.06% 17
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': 1,842. [Listed as 'Lutheran Churches American Association Of.']
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Minnesota 12,649 0.29% 39
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 10,136.
American Indian Evangelical Church Minnesota - - - - 1959 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 242-243. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Pentecostals. "American Indian Evangelical Church... Minneapolis, MN [H.Q.]... During the early 20th century, conditions forced many American Indians into the cities. By 1945, 8,000 had settled in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metropolitan area. In that year a group of Indians organized the American Indian Mission. In 1956 the Mission became the American Indian Evangelical Church, and Iver C. Grover... was elected president... Membership: Not reported. "
Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarean) Minnesota 9 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 07. [Listed as 'Apostolic Christian Church (Nazarean).']
Apostolic Christian Churches of America Minnesota 607 0.01% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 342. [Listed as 'Apostolic Christian Church of America.']
Apostolic Lutheran Church of America Minnesota 2,755 0.06% 15
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': 1,115.
Assemblies of God Minnesota 39,877 0.91% 194
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': 19,782. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']
Assemblies of God Minnesota - 0.10% - - 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 Minnesota - 3.50% - - 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 - black denominations Minnesota 29,943 0.68% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 24,054. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Baptist General Conference Minnesota 31,946 0.73% 142
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 25,153.
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Minnesota 39 - 1
unit
- 1971 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 281. Original source: "Mennonite Yearbook 1972 " and "Mennonite Yearbook 1992 " Table: "The Beachy Amish, Congregations and Membership, 1971 and 1991 "
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Minnesota 86 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': 66. [Listed as 'Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches.']
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Minnesota 66 - 2
units
- 1991 Nolt, Steven M. A History of the Amish, Good Books: Intercourse, PA (1992), pg. 281. Original source: "Mennonite Yearbook 1972 " and "Mennonite Yearbook 1992 " Table: "The Beachy Amish, Congregations and Membership, 1971 and 1991 "
Berean Fundamental Church Minnesota 151 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 59. [Listed as 'Berean Fundamental Church.']
Buddhism Minnesota - 0.10% - - 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.
Calvary Chapel Minnesota - - 2
units
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Catholic Minnesota - 14.80% - - 1860 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 114. "Germans (many of them living in St. Paul) were a major reason Minnesota was fourth [most Catholic state in the U.S. in 1860], with 14.8 percent of its population enrolled in the Catholic faith. "
Catholic Minnesota - 24.50% - - 1890 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 114. "In 1890, the impact of Hispanics on Catholic membership showed up clearly in New Mexico, where 77% [of the total population] were Catholic, and Arizona where 37.5% were Catholic. Then came Rhode Island (33%), Massachusetts (32.3%), and Minnesota (24.5%). "
Catholic Minnesota 1,426,000 34.00% - - 1989 Greeley, Andrew M. The Catholic Myth: The Behavior and Beliefs of American Catholics. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1990), pg. 112-114. [Original sources: Official Catholic Directory, based on parish-level reporting, & U.S. 1989 Statistical Abstract] Table: "Catholic Population by State "; [Greeley (author) has conduced a somewhat detailed analysis, adding some adjustments to account for statistically observed undercount, plus some other factors.]
Catholic Minnesota 1,110,071 25.37% 768
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. [Listed as 'Catholic Church.']
Catholic Minnesota - 29.20% - - 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, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Catholic Minnesota 1,226,202 27.00% 737
units
- 1996 1998 Catholic Almanac: Our Sunday Visitor: USA (1997), pg. 432-437. Tables: "Catholic Population of the United States " and "Percentage of Catholics in Total Population in U.S. ". Figures are as of Jan. 1, 1997.
Christian and Missionary Alliance Minnesota 17,644 0.40% 85
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': 7,475.
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Minnesota 2,282 0.05% 11
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': 1,594. [Listed as 'Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).']
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Minnesota 6,890 0.16% 52
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 5,380. [Listed as 'Christian Churches and Churches of Christ.']
Christian Reformed Church Minnesota 8,313 0.19% 30
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': 5,452. [Listed as 'Christian Reformed Church.']
Christian Science Minnesota - - 27
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Church of Christ Scientist.']
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 - affiliated Minnesota 2,807,000 64.20% - - 1990 Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1997, 117th Edition. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce (Oct. 1997), pg. 70. [Orig. source: M. Bradley, et al. Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990. Atlanta, GA: Glenmary Research Center (1992)] Table: "No. 87: Christian Church Adherents, 1990 "; "Christian church adherents were defined as 'all members, including full members, their children and the est. number of other regular participants who are not considered as communicant, confirmed or full members.' "
Christianity - affiliated Minnesota 2,644,000 64.90% - - 1993 Krantz, Les & Jim McCormick. The Peoplepedia: The Ultimate Reference on the American People, Henry Holt and Company: New York (1996), pg. 188. Table: "Top 10 Christian States "; "The table below shows where most religiously affiliated Christians... live, according to the Glenmary Research Center... "; Minnesota: ranked #5 (percentage affiliated).
Christianity - independent churches - charismatic Minnesota 9,325 0.21% 15
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Independent Charismatic Churches.']
Christianity - independent churches - non-charismatic Minnesota 8,820 0.20% 11
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Independent Non-Charismatic Churches.']
Christianity - no denomination supplied Minnesota - 2.80% - - 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, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Minnesota 525 0.01% 8
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': 450.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Minnesota 970 0.02% 10
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': 752.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. Minnesota 96 0.00% 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 67.
Church of God - all denominations Minnesota - 0.00% - - 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.
Church of God General Conference, Abrahamic Faith Minnesota 291 0.01% 5
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': 227.
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Minnesota 34 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': 27.
Church of God of Prophecy Minnesota 245 0.01% 8
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': 193.
Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites) Minnesota - - 1
unit
- 1945 Ferm, Vergilius (ed.). An Encyclopedia of Religion; Westport, CT: Greenwood Press (1976), pg. 432. [1st pub. in 1945 by Philosophical Library. 1976 reprint is unrevised.] "Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites). This little group of 30 Mormons has a church at Independence, Mo., and another at Cliterail, Minn... The sect was founded by Alpheus Cutler, one of Smith's elders... "
Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerites) Minnesota 0 - - - 1999 Email received 3 Aug. 1999. "There formerly was a church in Clitherall, Minnesota... However, the last living member has moved to Independence, MO. This info. was verified by a recent email from my cousin... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Minnesota 14,576 0.33% 48
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Minnesota - 0.28% - - 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 (%). Based on self-identification, using 113,000-person sample, phone interviews conducted by City U. of New York. Table has data for "Latter Day Saints, " meaning all LDS denominations. But U.S. splinter LDS (outside the main SLC-based church) number only about 125,000, primarily RLDS. 125,000 / 2,487,000 (Kosmin U.S. total LDS) = 5%. Multiply state LDS totals by 95% to get Ch. of Jesus Christ of LDS estimates.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Minnesota 20,000 0.60% 53
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 188-408. "Year-end 1995: Est. population [of country]; Members, [number shown in '# of adherents' column to left] "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Minnesota 21,000 0.40% 53
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 170-266. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Minnesota - - 1
unit
- 2000 "Two New Temples Dedicated, President Hinckley Visits Saints in Pacific " in Ensign (April 2000), pg. 74. "The St. Paul Minnesota Temple was dedicated on 9 January. More than 8,000 members attended the four dedicatory sessions... The temple serves some 25,000 members in seven stakes in Minnesota and Wisconsin, one district of the Canada Winnipeg Mission, and the Minnestoa Minneapolis Mission. "
Church of the Brethren Minnesota 427 0.01% 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 338. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America Minnesota 4,380 0.10% 25
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': 1,976.
Church of the Lutheran Confession Minnesota 2,603 0.06% 14
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': 1,937.


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