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Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. Various religious faiths have flourished within the United States.

Religion in the United States is diverse with Christianity being the majority religion. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a very important role in their lives, a proportion unique among developed countries. Freedom of religion in the United States is guaranteed in the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Explore religious groups in the . by tradition, family and denomination. United Church of Christ . %. Explore religious affiliation data by state, region or select metro areas. Evangelical Protestant 2. Other Congregationalist (Mainline Trad. Reformed Family (Mainline Trad. Reformed Church in America < . Other Reformed (Mainline Trad.

Throughout the history of the United States, a history that is relatively brief as compared to other countries, many .

Throughout the history of the United States, a history that is relatively brief as compared to other countries, many religious faiths have burgeoned, and many more have gradually died of. In the following article we will take a closer look at some of the statistics with regard to religion in the United States, including some information on the country’s religious history and a breakdown of the various religious faiths practiced here. We will also delve into some of the recent religious trends in the country-religious ideas and spiritual experiences-and discuss how they continue to help shape the lives of Americans. History of Religion in the United States.

In matters of religion the United States has long been one of the most pluralistic of nations. The lack of a national religion resulted in religious freedom being explicitly recognized in the Bill if Rights f attached to the original Constitution. One of the reasons for which many of the first immigrants left their own countries was to escape religious persecution. From earliest, times religion has offered strength and solace to Americans of many faiths.

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The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring-and utterly at. .The problem is that this tidy narrative is an American myth.

The idea that the United States has always been a bastion of religious freedom is reassuring-and utterly at odds with the historical record. Philadelphia's Bible Riots of 1844 reflected a strain of anti-Catholic bias and hostility that coursed through 19th-century America. The real story of religion in America’s past is an often awkward, frequently embarrassing and occasionally bloody tale that most civics books and high-school texts either paper over or shunt to the side. And much of the recent conversation about America’s ideal of religious freedom has paid lip service to this comforting tableau.

Judaism is the next largest religion in the United States, with about 2 percent of the population in 2001. It is also divided into branches, with the largest being Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative. Other religions practiced in America include Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam

Judaism is the next largest religion in the United States, with about 2 percent of the population in 2001. Other religions practiced in America include Buddhism, Hinduism, and Islam. Islam is among the fastest-growing religious groups; its members were just about 1 percent of the . Large numbers of Americans do not have a religious view of the world–some 8 percent are nonreligious, secular, or are atheists; that is, they do not believe in a god or gods.

It’s a fascinating time for conversations about faith in the United States, with Pope Francis set to visit, a presidential .

Closely tied to the rise of the religious nones is the decline of Christians, including Protestants.

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Religion in the United States download epub
Author: Landis by
ISBN: 0064632946
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Barnes & Noble (January 2000)