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Old 05-23-2007, 01:40 PM   #1
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Question What part of the pie is your foot in

Major Religions of the World
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Basic information on various religions:
Religion Date Founded Sacred Texts Membership 5 % of World 6
Christianity 30 CE The Bible 2,039 million 32% (dropping)
Islam 622 CE Qur'an & Hadith 1,226 million 19% (growing)
Hinduism 1,500 BCE with truly ancient roots Bhagavad-Gita, Upanishads, & Rig Veda 828 million 13% (stable)
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None 775 million 12% (dropping)
Chinese folk rel. 270 BCE None 390 million 6%
Buddhism 523 BCE The Tripitaka & Sutras 364 million 6% (stable)
Tribal Religions, Shamanism, Animism Prehistory Oral tradition 232 million 4%
Atheists No date None 150 million 2%
New religions. Various Various 103 million 2%
Sikhism 1500 CE Guru Granth Sahib 23.8 million <1%
Judaism Note 3 Torah, Tanach, & Talmud 14.5 million <1%
Spiritism 12.6 million <1%
Baha'i Faith 1863 CE Alkitab Alaqdas 7.4 million <1%
Confucianism 520 BCE Lun Yu 6.3 million <1%
Jainism 570 BCE Siddhanta, Pakrit 4.3 million <1%
Zoroastrianism 600 to 6000 BCE Avesta 2.7 million <1%
Shinto 500 CE Kojiki, Nohon Shoki 2.7 million <1%
Taoism 550 BCE Tao-te-Ching 2.7 million <1%
Other Various Various 1.1 million <1%
Wicca 800 BCE, 1940 CE None 0.5 million? <1%
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Old 05-23-2007, 02:16 PM   #2
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33% Isaac...I'm with you!
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I'm surprised more people haven't posted to this? Hmmm.....I've also noticed some avatars missing as of late?
Oh well congratulations on over 2000 posts Isaac! That's alot of hot air in such a short period of time.... Just joshin'!
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I'm surprised the Rastafari movement isn't in there somewhere!
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Old 05-23-2007, 10:49 PM   #6
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Oh well congratulations on over 2000 posts Isaac! That's alot of hot air in such a short period of time.... Just joshin'!
LOL, Isaac is about to pass me up 2X fold. Heh, I remember when I was the top poster for a while until Issac came along!

Seriously I had no idea the stats were anywhere like this... Thank you for posting the pie chart....
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Old 05-24-2007, 07:05 AM   #7
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LOL, Isaac is about to pass me up 2X fold. Heh, I remember when I was the top poster for a while until Issac came along!

Seriously I had no idea the stats were anywhere like this... Thank you for posting the pie chart....
So rhertz where does that foot stand on the pie ? Speaking of pies where is that piemaker I did see her on this thread yesterday ??
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Old 05-24-2007, 08:41 AM   #8
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Nice visual

Important picture - Put Islam & Hinduism together, and the stats are significant, agree Isaac?

Me, I count it an honor to be in the Christianity slice - the number doesn't even matter.
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