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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 the Nazarene Tanzania 2,738 0.01% 44
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 5 Jan 1998; total population: 32,892,000
Churches of Christ Tanzania 1,650 0.01% 39
units
- 1995 *LINK* official organization web site table: "STATUS OF CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA--1995 " (Campbellite)
Evangelical Tanzania - 9.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 15,600,000. African Traditionals 28%; Muslims 26%; Roman Catholics 31%. Protestants 14%. Community 1,800,000. Evangelicals 9%.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania Tanzania 2,200,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Lutheran Churches with more than 1/2 million members "
Gogo Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Ha Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Haya Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Hehe Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Hinduism Tanzania 60,000 - - - 1993 *LINK* "Publisher's Desk: Hinduism Today in Africa " in Hinduism Today International (Oct. 1993, Vol. 15, No. 10) on the continent there are major Hindu populations in South Africa (1.2 million), Tanzania (60,000), Kenya (60,000), Nigeria (30,000) and Zambia (20,000) with significant communities in Zimbabwe, Somalia and Botswana.
Hinduism Tanzania 20,000 - - - 1996 *LINK* "Hindus Stand Strong In Ancient Tanzania " in Hinduism Today International (Feb., 1996: Vol, 18, No. 2) The total population of Hindus in Tanzania is estimated at 20,000--the largest of the Asian communities here.
Islam Tanzania 3,800,000 24.00% - - 1978 Welch, Alford T. "Islam " in Hinnells, John R. (ed). A Handbook of Living Religions, Penguin Books: New York (1991) [reprint; 1st published in 1984], pg. 164-165. [Original src: Weeks, R. (ed.), "Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey " (1978).] Table: "Approximate Muslim populations and percentages of total populations "
Islam Tanzania - 26.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 15,600,000. African Traditionals 28%; Muslims 26%; Roman Catholics 31%. Protestants 14%. Community 1,800,000. Evangelicals 9%.
Islam Tanzania - 33.00% - - 1986 East Africa (series: Library of Nations). By the editors of Time-Life Books. Amsterdam: Time-Life Books (1986), pg. 8. "In Tanzania, where a large section of the population still holds to traditional faiths, religious categories are less clear-cut. Perhaps one in three accepts some form of Christianity. A similar proportion are Muslims, almost all living near the coast or on the offshore islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, where Islam has held sway for over a millenium. "
Islam Tanzania 15,000,000 65.00% - - 1986 *LINK* Web site: "Arabic Paper "; web page: "Muslim Countries of the World " (viewed 15 June 1999). [Written 1998.] [NOTE: Unreliable statistical methodology.] "In 1986... Muslim Education Trust organization [U.K.] obtained... 1971 census & [info. from] Embassies of the respective countires... 1971 census showed the Independent Muslim countries pop. was around 784.5 Million. "; "...add (784.5M + 308M [minority Muslim countries]) = 1092.5 Million Muslims in 1971 "; Table shows country, "population " [number of Muslims in the country], & % Muslim. Total adds up to 896,080,000, so these figures are apparently intended to be estimates for 1986.
Islam Tanzania - 33.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "
Islam Tanzania - 33.00% - - 1994 Laure, Jason & Ettagale Blauer. Tanzania (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1994), pg. 69. "Nearly all of the people of Zanzibar are Muslims. Most of the people of the mainland are Christians or follow traditional African beliefs. The largest group of Muslims on the mainland are those who live along the coast and are part of the Swahili culture of the islands. Between one-fourth and one-third of Tanzania's total population is Muslim. "
Islam Tanzania 10,090,000 - - - 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.
Islam Tanzania 10,311,264 35.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 29,460,753. mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20% note: Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
Islam Tanzania 10,617,950 35.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 417-418. "Location: Tanzania; Population: 30,337,000 "; "Most Tanzanians profess Islam or Christianity. While Zanzibar is 99% Muslim, the mainland is divided equally between Muslims and Christians (25%-35%). "
Islam Tanzania - 35.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Islam Tanzania - 37.00% - - 1999 McCulla, Patricia E. Tanzania ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 76. "Today most Tanzanians practice either Christianity or Islam, often combined with elements of traditional religions. About 44% are Christian and 37% are Muslim. Approximately 19% follow traditional religions only... Because of the Arab influence, Islam has spread throughout Tanzania, especially on Zanzibar... "
Islam Tanzania 11,916,000 35.00% - - 2000 K. F. Bin Mohd Noor. "Muslims Statistics... for Year 2000 " [orig. src: Barrett. World Christian Encyclopedia, 1982] Table
Jehovah's Witnesses Tanzania 1,910 0.01% 83
units
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Adherent count here is from "1983 Peak Publishers " column
Jehovah's Witnesses Tanzania 7,130 0.02% 154
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site Adherent/member count is for "1997 Peak Witnesses "; Memorial attendance (annual sacrament meeting) for same year: 22,448.
Jehovah's Witnesses Tanzania 7,377 0.03% 167
units
- 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; This adherent/member count is for "1998 Peak Witnesses "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Tanzania 5,372 - 83
units
- 1983 Botting, Heather & Gary Botting. The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses. Toronto: University of Toronto Press (1984), pg. 53-59. Table: "1983 Service Year Report of JWs Worldwide "; Data from columns: "No. of congs. " and "Memorial attendance "
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Tanzania 22,448 0.08% 154
units
- 1997 *LINK* official organization web site From 1997 Statistics "Memorial attendance " column. Count of all who attend this once-a-year meeting, whether or not a "publisher " in full standing. Most would be considered adherents.
Jehovah's Witnesses - Memorial attendance Tanzania 21,126 0.07% - - 1998 *LINK* Jehovah's Witnesses official web site; section: "Statistics "; web page: "Worldwide Report " (viewed 16 April 1999). Table: "1998 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide "; "Memorial attendance " column indicates attendance at yearly communion meeting.
Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania Tanzania 32,100 - 290
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "Africa: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " TANZANIA: Kanisa la Mennonite Tanzania... Members: 32,100; Congregations: 290
Luo Tanzania - - - - 1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Lutheran Tanzania 580,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Denominations 18. Biggest: Lutherans 580,000 adherents; Anglicans 570,000; Moravians 100,000; Africa Inland Church (AIM) 180,000 Evangelicals 9%.
Lutheran Tanzania 2,200,000 - - - 1995 *LINK* Evangelical Lutheran Church in America web site; web page: "January 25, 1996 News Releases " (viewed 9 July 1999). Story: "More than 60 Million Lutherans Worldwide " [96-01-003-FI] List: "Countries with more than 1/2 million Lutherans "
Makonde Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Mennonite World Conference Tanzania 32,100 - - - 1997 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site; page: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals " (viewed 8 Aug. 1999). Table: "Mennonite and Brethren in Christ World Membership Totals "; "based on the most recent data available... from 1996 or 1997... statistics indicate baptized members "; Dif. religious bodies: 1.
Moravian Church Tanzania 100,000 - - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Denominations 18. Biggest: Lutherans 580,000 adherents; Anglicans 570,000; Moravians 100,000; Africa Inland Church (AIM) 180,000 Evangelicals 9%.
Mwera Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Nyakyusa Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Nyanwezi Tanzania 1,000,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 347, 350-351. "Nyamwezi: Location: Unyamwezi (Tanzania: Provinces of Tabora and Shinyunga); Population: 1 million; Religion: spirituality shaped by traditional beliefs; Islam; and Christianity "; Pg. 350: "Nyamwezi spirituality has been shaped by traditional beliefs, Islam an Christianity... While many rural Nyamwezi are not practicing Christians or Muslims, they do believe in one overarching god... Rather than competing with Christianity, Islam, and modern medicine, traditional Nyamwezi beliefs and diviners supplement the newer religions and practices. "
polygamy Tanzania - - - - 1994 Laure, Jason & Ettagale Blauer. Tanzania (series: "Enchantment of the World "). Chicago: Childrens Press (1994), pg. 70. "Although one-third of Tanzanians are said to be Christians, many continue to practice traditional religions at the same time... Some African Christians have more than one wife because that works better in their society... "
primal-indigenous Tanzania 10,090,000 - - - 1996 1997 Britannica Book of the Year. Pg. 781-783. Table; listed in table as "traditional beliefs "
primal-indigenous Tanzania 5,892,150 20.00% - - 1997 *LINK* CIA World Factbook web site (viewed Aug. 1998) Total population: 29,460,753. mainland - Christian 45%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 20% note: Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim
primal-indigenous Tanzania 11,120,000 40.00% - - 1997 Dostert, Pierre Etienne. Africa 1997 (The World Today Series). Harpers Ferry, West Virginia: Stryker-Post Publications (1997), pg. 182. Estimates of % of population in principal religions, & est. 1997 total pop.; "Principal Religions: Mainland: Traditional tribal beliefs (40%), Christianity (30%), Islam; on Zanzibar and Pemba almost all are Islamic. "
primal-indigenous Tanzania 12,134,800 40.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 417-418. "Location: Tanzania; Population: 30,337,000 "; "Most Tanzanians profess Islam or Christianity. While Zanzibar is 99% Muslim, the mainland is divided equally between Muslims and Christians (25%-35%). The rest profess a form of indigenous belief, which usually includes the Muslim/Christian notion of a high god. "
primal-indigenous Tanzania - 13.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "; listed in table as "animism "
primal-indigenous Tanzania - 19.00% - - 1999 McCulla, Patricia E. Tanzania ( "Major World Nations " book series). Philadelphia: Chelsea House Publishers (1999), pg. 76. "Today most Tanzanians practice either Christianity or Islam, often combined with elements of traditional religions. About 44% are Christian and 37% are Muslim. Approximately 19% follow traditional religions only. "
Protestant Tanzania 1,800,000 14.00% - - 1979 *LINK* Nance Profiles web site (orig. source: OPERATION WORLD, 1979); (viewed Aug. 1998; now restricted.) Total population: 15,600,000. African Traditionals 28%; Muslims 26%; Roman Catholics 31%. Protestants 14%. Community 1,800,000. Evangelicals 9%.
Protestant Tanzania - 19.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Shambaa Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Shambaa Tanzania 445,000 - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 377-378. "Shambaa: Alternate Names: Shambala (Bantu people); Location: Shambaai (West Usambara mountain range -- northeastern Tanzania); Population: 445,000; Religion: Traditional Shambaa beliefs (healing the land and the body), Mufika (ancestor worship), Christianity, Islam "; Pg. 378: "The Protestant and Catholic faiths are both well established in Shambaai... It has brought changes to traditional Shambaa beliefs and practices, which have been weakened and adapted to the newer Christian beliefs. Islam was spread in Shambaai by the Zigua, mainly in the trading towns. "
Sikhism Tanzania - - 1
unit
- 1993 O'Brien, J. & M. Palmer. The State of Religion Atlas. Simon & Schuster: New York (1993). Pg 30-31. Map: Number of Sikh gurdwaras ( "a gurdwara is both a place of worship and community centre ")
SIM International - missionaries Tanzania 4 - - - 1999 *LINK* "Southern Africa " in SIM NOW, Feb. 1999 (vol. #85); (viewed online 6 July 1999); SIM International web site. "Tanzania: Our [SIM International] missionaries work in partnership with the Christian Mission to Many Lands (CMML) in the south of the country where the Makua, Makonde, and Yao live-the same people groups are found in Mozambique. At present, one couple is developing a youth and conference center, and another couple is preparing for involvement in Muslim evangelism. "
Sukama Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Tatog Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
unknown Tanzania - 34.00% - - 1992 Goring, Rosemary (ed). Larousse Dictionary of Beliefs & Religions (Larousse: 1994) pg. 581-584. Table: "Population Distribution of Major Beliefs "; "Figures have been compiled from the most accurate recent available information and are in most cases correct to the nearest 1% "; Listed as "Unspecified "
Yao (African) Tanzania - - - - 1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Zalamo Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Zigula Tanzania - - - 1
country
1995 Haskins, J. From Afar to Zulu. New York: Walker Pub. (1995), pg. 191-7. Table: Add'l African Cultures
Zoroastrianism - continuous fire temples Tanzania - - 1
unit
- 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. 260. "All continuous Zoroastrian fires are in India, Iran, and Pakistan, with the exception of one remaining in Zanzibar. "
diviners Tanzania: Dar es Salaam 700 - - - 1967 East Africa (series: Library of Nations). By the editors of Time-Life Books. Amsterdam: Time-Life Books (1986), pg. 136. "...the CCA and other independent churches provide traditional education and health care--curing with ancient medicines of bark and herbs. Diviners offer a rival service, calling on the spirits of traditional religion to help their clients gain advancement, solve problems or seek revenge. Such figures have always been common in the countryside... According to one estimate there were 700 diviners operating in Dar es Salaam in 1967, giving a total of 10,000 consultations daily not only to the poor, but to office workers, businessmen, and even senior politicians. "
Islam Tanzania: Zanzibar - 99.00% - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 1 - Africa. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 418. "Most Tanzanians profess Islam or Christianity. While Zanzibar is 99% Muslim, the mainland is divided equally... "
miscellaneous regional info Tanzania: Zanzibar - - - - 1997 *LINK* Gamming, Jenny. They have a flag-but no country " in Swedish Expressen, 17 Aug. 1997. (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site. Translated by SSF/Goran Hansson. "Zanzibar, east of the coast of East Africa, belongs to Tanzania and consists of the coral islands Unguja and Pemba. The 750,000 inhabitants have a multi-ethnic background with roots in Africa, Middle East and India. Zanzibar became independent from Great Britain in 1963 and gained a seat in the UN. The following year the islands became involved in a revolution and as a result Zanzibar and Tanganyika was joined into one: Zanzibar. "
Islam Tatarstan - - 700
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "The Republic of Tatarstan " (viewed 8 Jan 1999); web page: "Religion "; "Copyright 1998 Department of Foreign Relations for President of the Republic of Tatarstan " "Nearly a thousand religious societies have been registered in the Republic of Tatarstan as of January 1, 1997. Islam and Orthodoxy are traditional confessions for the Republic... By the early 1997 there were 700 Muslim religious organisations in the Republic... The Orthodox Christianity... is shared by the other half of the population... "
Russian Orthodox Tatarstan - 50.00% 158
units
- 1997 *LINK* web site: "The Republic of Tatarstan " (viewed 8 Jan 1999); web page: "Religion "; "Copyright 1998 Department of Foreign Relations for President of the Republic of Tatarstan " "The Orthodox Christianity... is shared by the other half of the population - the Russians, the Chuvashes, the Mari, the Udmurts, the Mordvinians, and a small part of the Tatars. In early 1997, 158 orthodox communities under the supervision of Kazan Eparchy of Moscow Patriarchate... have been functioning in [Tatarstan]. "
Tatars Tatarstan 1,369,000 37.00% - - 1999 *LINK* Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organisation web site; web page: "Tatarstan " (Viewed 16 Aug. 1999). "The Republic of Tatarstan is situated in the middle of the Volga-Basin at the confluence of the Volga and Kama rivers. In the north, it borders Udmurtia, in the west - Mari and Chuvashia, in the east Bashkkortostan, and in the south - Samara Region. Area: 68,000 km2... The population of Tatarstan is 3.7 million, of which 48% are Tatars and 43% Russians. Only 23% of Tatars live in Tatarstan. The Tatars descends from nomadic tribes that migrated westward from southern Siberia between the 10th and the 13th centuries. The term, Tatar, refers to a people its roots from three main ethnic groups of Turkic origin. "
miscellaneous regional info Tatarstan - - - - 1997 *LINK* web site: "The Republic of Tatarstan " (viewed 8 Jan 1999); web page: "Religion "; "Copyright 1998 Department of Foreign Relations for President of the Republic of Tatarstan " "Nearly a thousand religious societies have been registered in the Republic of Tatarstan as of January 1, 1997. Islam and Orthodoxy are traditional confessions for the Republic... Since 1995... Russian Orthodox Free Church... Beside Orthodoxy, Christianity is represented by religious communities of Old Believers, Catholics and Protestants, i.e. Baptists, Seventh-Day Adventists, Pentecostals, Lutherans, etc. Also registered in Tatarstan are the Kazan communities of Jews and Lutherans as well as the religious organisations of Krishnaits, Bakhaists, Followers of Vissarion, etc. "
miscellaneous regional info Tatarstan - - - - 1998 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 4 - Europe. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 381. "Most Tatars are Sunni Muslims, with the exception of the Kryashan Tatars, who are Christian. In Tatarstan, along with Islam and Orthodoxy there are some other religious communities such as Old Believers, Protestants, Seventh-Day Adventists, Lutherans and Jews... Sufism (Islamic mysticism) also has a long history with the Tatars... "
Advent Christian Church Tennessee 92 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': 73.
affiliated Tennessee - 34.70% - - 1850 Finke, Roger & Rodney Stark. The Churching of America, 1776-1990. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press (1992; 3rd printing 1997), pg. 68. Figure 3.3: "Religious Adherents per 1,000 Population, 1850 "
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Tennessee 22,348 0.46% 64
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': 18,377.
Agnostic Tennessee - 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.
Albakourat al-Durzeyat Tennessee - - 1
unit
- 1938 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993), pg. 34, 181. [Orig. source: Henry Flehan, "History of A.D.S., " Our Heritage 2, no. 2 (June 1982 1982): 10-13,48. "Albakourat al-Durzeyat held its first national convention in 1914, and by the late 1930s the organization numbered ten branches. "; pg. 181: "These branches, in order of establishment, were in Cleveland; Detroit; Waterbury, Conn.; Princeton, W. Va.; Kingsport, Tenn.; Charleston, W. Va.; Houston, Tex.; Hopewell, Va.; Washington, D.C.; & Oklahoma City, Ok. To qualify to form a branch a local group needed to have at least 10 members. "
Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection Tennessee - - 3
units
- 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. [Listed as 'Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection.']
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Tennessee 5,751 0.12% 9
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': 4,592.
Apostolic Gospel Church of Jesus Christ Tennessee - - 1
unit
- 1969 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 261. "...the chrch at Port Hueneme to Murfreesboro, Tennessee... "
Assemblies of God Tennessee 31,630 0.65% 182
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': 22,297. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']


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