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Judaism - Jewish school enrollment Tennessee - Middle - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "There are approximately 6,000 Jews in Middle Tennessee who comprise four Jewish congregations, one Orthodox, one Conservative, two Reform, and a Jewish day school. "
Orthodox Judaism Tennessee - Middle - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "There are approximately 6,000 Jews in Middle Tennessee who comprise four Jewish congregations, one Orthodox, one Conservative, two Reform, and a Jewish day school. "
Reform Judaism Tennessee - Middle - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "There are approximately 6,000 Jews in Middle Tennessee who comprise four Jewish congregations, one Orthodox, one Conservative, two Reform, and a Jewish day school. "
affiliated Tennessee: Davidson County - 65.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated (the national average is 55%)... "
Catholic Tennessee: Davidson County - 4.20% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists,... 4.2% are Roman Catholic. "
Churches of Christ Tennessee: Davidson County - 8.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists... 8% are Church of Christ... "
Islam Tennessee: Davidson County - - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "...Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is]... There are also several mosques... "
National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. Tennessee: Davidson County - 9.50% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists, 9.5% are National Baptists... "
Southern Baptist Convention Tennessee: Davidson County - 20.00% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists... "
United Methodist Church Tennessee: Davidson County - 7.20% - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated..., 20% state that they are Southern Baptists..., 7.2% are United Methodist... "
unmarried couples living together Tennessee: Memphis - 3.20% - - 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. 365. Table. "1990 Census... unmarried couples living together in the largest 20 cities follows. "
Bahai Faith Tennessee: Nashville - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "...Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is]... There are also several mosques, a Baha'i worship center, and a lavish Hindu temple. "
Hinduism Tennessee: Nashville - - 1
unit
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "...Davidson County [Tennessee, where Nashville is]... There are also several mosques, a Baha'i worship center, and a lavish Hindu temple. "
religious Tennessee: Nashville - - - - 1999 *LINK* web site: "Shirley Zeitlen and Company Realtors "; web page: "Religion " [in Nashville, Tenn.] (viewed 15 June 1999). "65% of people in Davidson County [in Tennessee, where Nashville is] describe themselves as religiously affiliated (the national average is 55%)... Nashville has one of the highest number of churches per capita of any city in the U.S., and is headquarters to a great number of national church offices, including Southern Baptist Convention, United Methodist Church, and AME. Nashville is home to the largest religious publishing industry in the nation; local publishers include Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest Bible producer in the world. "
Advent Christian Church Texas 221 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': 172.
Advent Christian Church Texas 172 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Advent Christian Church Texas 221 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
affiliated Texas - 19.90% - - 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 "
affiliated Texas 10,896,401 64.15% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.; Total number of "Adherents " in Texas, for reporting bodies: 10,896,401.
affiliated Texas - 64.10% 16,961
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Texas Leads the Nation in Number of Churches, Members "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "; Affiliated here is number of "Adherents " -- defined as "all members, including regular participants who are not considered as communicant. "
affiliated - full communicant Texas 5,282,341 31.10% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
affiliated - full communicant Texas 5,282,341 31.10% 16,961
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Texas Leads the Nation in Number of Churches, Members "; "Data based on reports from reports from church bodies. "; "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Texas 2,191 0.01% 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': 1,842.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Texas 1,842 0.01% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Texas 2,191 0.01% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Agnostic Texas - 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.
Albakourat al-Durzeyat Texas - - 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. "
Albakourat al-Durzeyat Texas - - 1
unit
- 1989 Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck & Jane Idleman Smith. Mission to America: Five Islamic Sectarian Communities in North America; Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida (1993), pg. 180. "The May 1989 issue of Our Heritage [p. 21] lists the now 12 Mashaykhat al-'Aql [Druze] in the U.S. & Canada as follows: " Escondido, Cal.; Reseda, Cal.; Edmonton, Sask.; Missusauga, Ont.; Bethal, Conn.; Middletown, Conn.; Titusville, Fla.; North Adams, Mass.; Fenton, Mich.; Paramus, N.J.; Houston, Tex.; Mclean, Va.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 12,905 0.08% 24
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': 10,046.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 10,046 0.06% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Texas 12,905 0.08% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Apostolic Christian Churches of America Texas 13 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': 08. [Listed as 'Apostolic Christian Church of America.']
Apostolic Christian Churches of America Texas 8 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Apostolic Christian Churches of America Texas 13 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Arya Samaj Texas - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Global Directory: Directory of Arya Samaj in United States of America " (viewed 24 Jan. 1999) counted listings in directory
Assemblies of God Texas 202,082 1.19% 1,274
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': 146,688. [Listed as 'Assemblies of God.']
Assemblies of God Texas - 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.
Assemblies of God Texas 146,688 0.86% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Assemblies of God Texas 202,082 1.19% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Assemblies of God Texas - - 1,274
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 330. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 282 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': 70. [Listed as 'Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of The East.']
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 70 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column. [Listed in table as "Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East "]
Assyrian Church of the East Texas 282 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column. [Listed in table as "Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East "]
Baptist Texas - 2.90% - - 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. "
Baptist Texas - 32.00% - - 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.
Baptist - black denominations Texas 815,771 4.80% - - 1990 Glenmary Research Center. Churches & Church Membership in U.S., 1990. By-county org. reports, figures from 'Churches' & inclusive 'Adherents' columns. More exclusive 'members': 635,179. [Listed as 'Black Baptists Estimate.']
Baptist - black denominations Texas 635,179 3.74% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Baptist - black denominations Texas 815,771 4.80% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Baptist General Conference Texas 278 0.00% 4
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': 218.
Baptist General Conference Texas 218 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Baptist General Conference Texas 278 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Baptist General Convention of Texas Texas 2,700,000 - 6,000
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Baptist General Convention of Texas; web page: "Answers to Questions About Another Baptist State Convention in Texas " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); by BGCT Office of Communications, 11/23/98 "an autonomous convention... Has the BGCT 'left' the Southern Baptist Convention? No!... BGCT continues to cooperate voluntarily with the SBC... over $40 million this year in total offerings has been sent through the BGCT to the SBC from our Texas Baptist churches... BGCT is the strongest Baptist state convention with almost 6,000 related churches and missions with 2.7 million members. "
Baptist General Convention of Texas Texas 2,700,000 - 5,500
units
- 1999 *LINK* "Split could create autonomous state group, both sides say " by Associated Press; web site: Texnews.com (viewed 9 Jan. 1999) "The state Baptist group's membership strength and donations are important to the national SBC and make it one of the largest state conventions in the country. The Baptist General Convention of Texas has more than 5,500 churches, 2.7 million members... Some... leaders say changes both sides expect will likely push some conservatives into creating their own association with ties to the SBC. "
Baptist General Convention of Texas Texas - - - - 1999 Delgado, Berta. "Conservative Baptists back amendment " in Dallas Morning News, 17 Nov. 1999, pg. 35A. "Meeting Tuesday for the second time in its young history, the conservative Southern Baptists of Texas Convention could not ignore recent action by the group it splintered from in 1997... the moderate Baptist General Convention of Texas... 'As a sixth-generation Texan, it's great to be with the real Texan Baptists,' said Dr. Richard Land, a member of the national committee... continuing rift of the two factions in Texas... 'The Baptist General Convention is... determined to go a separate direction from the national Southern Baptist Convention,' he said... He said that when the Baptist General Convention of Texas last week approved a constitutional change that would allow churches from other states to join, it took the first step to becoming a 'de facto national alternative convention for those who have lost at the state level.' "
Baptist Missionary Association of America Texas 125,323 0.74% 498
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': 98,509.
Baptist Missionary Association of America Texas 98,509 0.58% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Baptist Missionary Association of America Texas 125,323 0.74% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Baptist Missionary Association of America Texas - - 498
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 330. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Texas 0 - - - 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 Texas 70 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': 56. [Listed as 'Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches.']
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Texas 56 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Texas 70 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Beachy Amish Mennonite Churches Texas 57 - 1
unit
- 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 "
Brethren in Christ Texas 73 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': 53. [Listed as 'Brethren in Christ Church.']
Brethren in Christ Texas 53 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from MEMBERS column ( "Members " in this study includes only communicant, confirmed members with full membership status), not the more inclusive "adherents " column.
Brethren in Christ Texas 73 0.00% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Brethren in Christ Texas - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site Counted congregations from their index
Buddhism Texas - 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.
Calvary Chapel Texas - - 14
units
- 2000 *LINK* official Calvary Chapel website (Jan. 2000) directory
Catholic Texas 3,929,000 24.00% - - 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 Texas 3,574,728 21.04% 1,290
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 Texas - 23.20% - - 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 Texas 3,574,728 21.04% - - 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 325-327. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups, Members/Adherents, In Texas, 1990 "; pg. 7: Texas pop. (1990 U.S. census): 16,986,335; "Data based on reports from 133 church bodies. "; This figure is from ADHERENT column ( "Adherents " defined as all members, incl. regular participants not considered as communicant.), not the more restrictive "member " column.
Catholic Texas - - 1,290
units
- 1990 Ramos, Mary G. (ed.). 1996-1997 Texas Almanac. Dallas, TX: Dallas Morning News (1995), pg. 330. [Source: Glenmary: "Churches & Church Membership in the U.S., 1990 "] Table: "Religious Groups with Most Churches "; "Data based on reports from church bodies. "
Catholic Texas 4,317,171 23.10% 983
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.


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