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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) New York 2,855 0.02% 37
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': 2,500.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) New York 14,270 0.08% 123
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': 11,505.
Church of God (Seventh Day) Denver, Col. New York 264 0.00% 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': 198.
Church of God - all denominations New York - 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 of Prophecy New York 2,503 0.01% 37
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': 2,023.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York - - 1
unit
- 1830 Walker, Williston. A History of the Christian Church (3rd edition, revised by Robert T. Handy of Union Theological Seminary, NY; 1st edition 1918; 2nd edition revised by Cyril C. Richardson, et al.). New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1970), pg. 516. "The first Mormon Church was organized in 1830, in Fayette, New York. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York 6 - 1
unit
- 1830 Williams, Jean Kinney. The Mormons. Danbury, Connecticut: Franklin Watts (1996), pg. 11. "Those convictions won many converts, and the church has never stopped growing since it began with six members in a New York farmhouse in 1830. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints New York 29,997 0.17% 97
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 New York - 0.19% - - 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 New York 49,000 0.20% 144
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 New York 57,000 0.30% 144
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 New York 60,000 - - - 1999 *LINK* Stack, Peggy Fletcher. "Temple Planned for N.Y. Site Where LDS Say Smith Saw God " in Salt Lake Tribune (Thursday, February 18, 1999). Viewed online 19 Feb. 1999. "There are about 60,000 Mormons in New York state. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples New York - - 1
unit
- 2000 "Seven Temples Dedicated " in Ensign, May 2000, pg. 107-109. "Palmyra, New York... The setting is beautiful in itself--atop a wooded hill in pastoral western New York... While some 1,200 members were able to attend the four dedicatory sessions in the tmeple itself, it was estimated that nearly 1.5 million took part through live broadcasts and tape-delay rebroadcasts to their stake centers across the United States and Canada... Local members say reaction to the temple in the community has been very positive. More than 30,700 visitors toured the temple during its open house. The temple will serve approximately 18,000 members in seven stakes. "
Church of the Brethren New York 208 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': 165. [Listed as 'Church of The Brethren.']
Church of the Lutheran Brethren of America New York 1,323 0.01% 7
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': 655.
Church of the Lutheran Confession New York 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.
Church of the Nazarene New York 15,837 0.09% 125
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': 10,237.
Church of the Nazarene New York - 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.
Churches of Christ New York 11,866 0.07% 95
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': 8,621. [Listed as 'Churches of Christ.']
Churches of Christ New York - 0.20% - - 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.
clergy New York - 0.14% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 69. Figure 3.4: "Clergy per 1,000 Population, 1850 "
Commandment Keepers Congregation of the Living God New York - - - - 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. 109. "The largest congregation of black Jews is the Commandment Keepers Congregation of the Living God, sometimes referred to as the Royal Order of Ethiopian Hebrews, the Sons and Daughters of Culture, Inc. Founded in 1919 by Rabbi Wentworth D. Mathew in Harlem, this sect follows the teachings of Orthodox Judaism... "
Congregational Christian Churches - independent New York 1,625 0.01% 18
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': 1,299. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches Additional.' Apparently in addition to 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of', listed separately.]
Congregational Christian Churches, National Association of New York 2,102 0.01% 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': 1,691. [Listed as 'Congregational Christian Churches, National Assoc Of.']
Congregationalist New York - 1.80% 4
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. = 220.
Congregationalist New York - 0.27% 4
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. = 220. Denominational % (1.8%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Congregationalist New York - 1.30% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Congregationalist New York - 0.20% - - 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.
Conservative Baptist Association of America New York - - 87
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns.
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference New York 3,143 0.02% 20
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': 2,529. [Listed as 'Conservative Congregational Christian Conference.']
Conversations With God New York - - 10
units
- 1999 *LINK* "Conversations With God by Neale Walsch " official web site; web page: "Study Groups in the United States, M-O " counted from directory
Coptic Orthodox New York - - 4
units
- 1974 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 139. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Coptic Orthodox Church... By 1974 there were nine priests serving four churches in New York, plus other churches in Los Angeles, Houston, Detroit, Jersey City, St. Paul, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, and several smaller centers. "
Delaware New York - - 1
unit
- 1995 Legay, Gilbert. Atlas of Indians of North America. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's (1995), pg. 18. "Today, two areas in Oklahoma contain small Delaware communities... and there is one community in upsate New York, near the Six Nations reservations. "
Deliverance Evangelistic Centers New York - - 2
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 274. "Newark, NJ [H.Q.]... The initial Deliverance Evangelistic Centers was forme din Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s by Arturo Skinner (d. 1975)... Membership: There are centers in Brooklyn and Poughkeepsie, New York; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Orlando, Florida; and Asbury Park and Newark, New Jersey. "
Door of Faith Church and Bible School New York - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 237. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals. "There is one church in New York. "
Dutch Reformed New York - - 34
units
- 1705 Ahlstrom, Sydney E. A Religious History of the American People; Yale University Press: New Haven & London (1973), pg. 204. "Dutch Reformed church... By 1705 there were thirty-four Dutch congregations in the province, but most of them held only a few services a year, with seven ministers... "
Dutch Reformed New York - 26.40% 58
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. = 220.
Dutch Reformed New York - 3.96% 58
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. = 220. Denominational % (26.4%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Eastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Church New York 138 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': 107.
Episcopal Church New York - - 1
unit
- 1698 Stuber, Stanley I. How We Got Our Denominations: A Primer on Church History. New York: Association Press Revised Ed., 1959), pg. 155. "The first Episcopal Church in New England was King's Chapel in Boston, opened in 1689. During 1698 a church was established at Newport, Rhode Island, and also the Trinity Church in New York City was consecrated the same year. "
Episcopal Church New York - 15.50% 34
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. = 220.
Episcopal Church New York - 2.33% 34
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. = 220. Denominational % (15.5%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Episcopal Church New York - 1.30% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 252-288. Table A.2: "Denominational Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "; "The adherence rates were estimated from Bureau of the Census (1854) reports on the number of churches, the seating capacity of churches & the value of church property. "
Episcopal Church New York 231,690 1.29% 703
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': 155,561.
Episcopalian New York - 2.00% - - 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.
Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church New York 1,326 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': 1,128. [Listed as 'Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church.']
Ethiopian Orthodox Coptic Church of North and South America New York - - 2
units
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 140. Section: Non-Chalcedonian Orthodoxy. "Ethiopian Orthodox Coptic Church of North and South America... Brooklyn, NY [H.Q.]... in Brooklyn there are two churches... Membership: Not reported. It is estimated that several hundred members can be found in the 3 parishes in New York and Pennsylvania. "
Evangelical Catholic Communion New York - - 1
unit
- 1991 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 72. "...centers in Baltimore, Maryland; South Newberry, Virginia; Hartford, Connecticut; Lake Worth, Florida; Houston, Texas; Delmarra, Delaware; and the Hamptons, Long Island, New York. "
Evangelical Free Church New York 2,671 0.01% 23
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': 1,805. [Listed as 'Evangelical Free Church of America.']
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America New York 187,551 1.04% 441
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': 132,726. [Listed as 'Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.']
Evangelical Methodist Church New York 24 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': 19.
Evangelical Presbyterian Church New York 112 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': 98.
Evangelical/Born Again New York - 0.30% - - 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, phone survey w/ 113,000 people; by City U. of New York.
FACE Centers New York - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* Moksha Foundation official web site; web page: "International FACE Centers " [Friends of Andrew Cohen Everywhere] (viewed 22 July 1999). Directory of FACE Centers: Lennox, MA; Boston, MA; New York, NY; London, UK; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Cologne, Germany; Stockholm, Sweden; Sydney, Australia; Rishikesh, India.
Father Divine Movement New York - - 1
unit
- 1930 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 13). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1830. "...in 1930 at Sayville on Long Island, New York, Baker took the suggestive title, Father Divine... At Sayville he established the first of his Peace Missions, communities which became known as 'heavens' for those who lived in them. They were organized along co-operative lines, and to them were attached members who were non-resident but who joined the residents for religious services. "
Father Divine Movement New York - - - - 1935 *LINK* Ireland, Rowan. Web site: La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia; web page: "New Religious Associations in Australia ", written January 1998. (Viewed 4 July 1999). "The Peace Mission Movement is an organisation that originated in Sayville, Long Island, New York, in the early 1930s. The Movement was formed around the Teachings of by the Rev. M. J. Divine, better known as Father Divine. "
Fellowship of Christian Assemblies New York - - 19
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site counted listings from church directory
Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan) New York 3 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': 02. [Listed as 'Fire Baptized Holiness Church (Wesleyan).']
Free Lutheran Congregations, Association of New York 95 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': 83. [Listed as 'Free Lutheran Congregations Association Of.']
Free Methodist Church of North America New York 7,132 0.04% 82
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': 4,658. [Listed as 'Free Methodist Church of North America.']
Freemasonry New York 560,000 - 2,000
units
- 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 8). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1038. "Another feature of American Freemasonry is the very large membership of many Lodges. Some years ago the average membership in each of the thousand or so Lodges under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of New York was about 280. "
General Conference Mennonite Church New York - - 1
unit
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Mennonite Church The General Conference.']
German Reformed New York - 4.50% 10
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. = 220.
German Reformed New York - 0.68% 10
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. = 220. Denominational % (4.5%) multiplied by state's adherence rate from table on pg. 27: 15%.
Gospel Harvesters Evangelistic Association (Buffalo) New York - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 296. "There are two congregations, one in Buffalo and one in Toronto. "
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America New York - - 65
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of North and South America.']
Gurdjieff New York - - - - 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. 287. "Gurdjieff, Georges Ivanovitch (1872-1949)... The Gurdjieff Foundation of New York continues his work, though now his writings are the focus of mystic contemplation and philosophical speculation. "
Handsome Lake New York - - - - 1799 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. 533. "In other instances, as a response to the radical change brough about by the impact of Euro-American culture, 'nativistic' and 'revivalistic' movements developed. Handsome Lake Religion -- as described by Wallace -- is a case in point. At the middle of the eighteenth century several thousand Senecas lived in the southwestern portion of New York State. Like other Iroquois, the Seneca had a social structure adapted to... However, between 1754... [and] 1797...divested of their power. The League of the Iroquois was not long respected... initial Seneca response to the progress of sociocultural disorganization was--in Wallace's terminology--'quasi-pathological': many became drunkards... But a 'revitalization movement' developed in 1799, based on a series of visions reported by... Handsome Lake... preached a code of religious and cultural reform. The Seneca were to give up alcohol; witchcraft was to cease; traditional ceremonies of the annual ritual calender were to be observed... "
Handsome Lake New York - - - - 1815 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. 533. "Handsome Lake's code was generally accepted within a few years, and a group of sober, devout, orderly, and technologically up-to-date farming communities replaced what Wallace vividly describes as 'demoralized slums in the wilderness.' One tribal community had come to grips with its new status in a land now dominated by those who were not native to North America. "
Hasidic Jews New York - - - - 1994 Gaustad, Edwin S. Church and State in America (series: Religion in American Life). New York: Oxford University Press (1999), pg. 132. "The Kiryas Joel Village, a small community of some 12,000 residents about 50 miles northwest of New York City, sought public funding for 200 to 300 handicapped and learning-disabled children. The legislature of New York responded with a law that carved out a special school district for these Hasidic Jewish children. By a vote of 6 to 3, the Court's majority found that political boundaries had been drawn on religious, rather than neutral grounds... "
Hasidic Jews New York 250,000 - - - 1994 Kephart, William M. & William W. Zellner. Extraordinary Groups: An Examination of Unconventional Life-Styles (5th Ed.). New York: St. Martin's Press (1994), pg. 163. "Life in the Williamsburg, Boro Park, and Crown Heights districts of Brooklyn and in the Ne Square Community of Rockland County is, for nearly a quarter of a million Hasidic Jews, much as it was in their communities of Eastern and Central Europe 200 years ago. "
Hinduism New York - 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.
Holiness/Holy New York - 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.
Holy Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church in Exile New York - - 2
units
- 1972 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 126. "Membership: In 1972 the church had only two parishes, one in West Babylon and one in Syracuse, New York. "
homosexual - couples heading households New York 16,835 - - - 1990 Witt, Lynn; S. Thomas & Eric Marcus (ed.) Out in All Directions: A Treasury of Gay and Lesbian America. New York: Warner Books (1995), pg. 362. "The U.S. government completed its first-ever attempt to enumerate the number of gay and lesbian couples in the nation as part of its 1990 census. Data suggests that there are 145,130 such couples heading housholds in this country. California had 25% of all those responding;... New York 5.8%... "


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