Religion

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The Muslim and Christian split in Africa
Source: Tetromino et al.
Second Largest Religious Tradition in Each State, 2010 (Christianity remains the largest religious tradition in every state).  Source: Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, 2012

Religion: Religious Group Size by Region

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Source: Pew Research Center
Source: Pew Research Center
Source: Pew Research Center

Religion: Religious Services Attendance

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[left] Patients most in need at the moment, which may mean fewer people overall survive but doctors do not deny treatment based on age or health status.  [right] Patients more likely to recover, which may mean more people survive but that some patients don't receive treatment because they are older and sicker.  Source: Pew Research Center
We humanists celebrate humanity. We want humanity to survive. We recognize that if humanity does survive it will be only by its own efforts. Never can we sit back and wait for miracles to save us. Miracles don't happen. Sweat happens. Effort happens. Thought happens. And it is up to us humanists to help to expend our sweat, our effort, and our thought. Then there will be hope for the world."    ~ Isaac Asimov
"Is it necessary to believe in God to be moral?"  |  Data from the Pew Global Attitudes Project.

Religion: Morality

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an old black and white photo of people surrounding a burning man in front of a crowd
During China's Cultural Revolution, religious artifacts were destroyed
During China's Cultural Revolution, artifacts of religion like these carvings of the Buddha were stacked together and burned. Photo credit: Photo credit: Yang, Kelin. 1995. Wenhua dageming bowuguan (Museum of the Great Cultural Revolution) / Does anyone know when it was taken?
an image of some writing on the side of a wall and someone's handwritten message
The earliest depiction of Christ's crucifixion is among the ruins of a Roman palace turned messenger boy's school - a student mocking one of his Christian classmates with a doodle of a boy praying to a donkey-headed figure on a cross captioned "Alexamenos worshipping his God" ~ @meakoopa
line graph showing most white politicians continue to describe themselves as'born - in - evangelic '
Most white Protestants continue to describe themselves as 'born-again or evangelical' Christians
Source: Pew Research Center
the number of americans who liberty as born - in - evangelical is shown
Share of Americans Who Identify as Born-Again or Evangelical, 2018-2019
Source: CCES
Source: Pew Research Center Sayings, Society, Newcomer, Islam, Attitude
Shifting attitudes, persistent divisions in views on Islam, 2020
Source: Pew Research Center
The U.S. as 100 people: 42 no longer identify with their childhood religion Source: 2014 Religious Landscape Study / Pew Research Center People, Faith, Country, Beliefs, Data Visualization
The U.S. as 100 people: 42 no longer identify with their childhood religion Source: 2014 Religious Landscape Study / Pew Research Center
a sculpture made out of wood with hands and crosses on it's sides, in front of a black background
The Catholic Church used a hand crushing machine in the 15th century to punish those with “greedy hands."
a street sign in front of a building with several different signs on it's side
"Remember: Satan Was the First to Demand Equal Rights" This sign is at the Knoxville Baptist Tablernacle, an Independent Fundamentalist Baptist (IFB) church pastored by Tony Greene, March 2015. via Patrick Grzanka
there is a large billboard on the side of the road that says it's wrong to use buddha as decoration or tattoo means no respect don't buy sell
"It's wrong to use Buddha as decoration or tattoo. Means no respect. Don't buy or sell Buddha," December 2014. Photo credit: http://guyletatooer.com/post/104749957994
A Muslim man prays with his daughter  Photo credit: Does anyone have information about location or photographer? Islamic, Hadith, Verse, Meant To Be, Even, Evening, Single
A Muslim man prays with his daughter Photo credit: Does anyone have information about location or photographer?
a man holding up a sign that says, if you don't teach your child to obey jesus the devil will teach them evlution, sexuality,
"If you don't teach your child to obey Jesus, the devil will teach them evolution, sexuality, psychology, witchcraft" (But not sociology. It's been long understood that the devil lacks a sociological imagination)
two women sitting on a couch kissing each other while holding signs that say my mother is christian
My mother is a Christian. My daughter is a Muslim.
1,215 American soldiers, airmen, marines (patch of lighter uniforms in top left corner) and seamen (patch of lighter uniforms in top center) pray before the pledge of enlistment on July 4, 2008, at a massive re-enlistment ceremony in Al Faw palace.  Photo credit: Ashley Gilbertson — in Baghdad, Iraq. Photography, Military, War, 21st Century, Picture, Photographer, Saddam Hussein, Iraq, Photojournalist
1,215 American soldiers, airmen, marines (patch of lighter uniforms in top left corner) and seamen (patch of lighter uniforms in top center) pray before the pledge of enlistment on July 4, 2008, at a massive re-enlistment ceremony in Al Faw palace. Photo credit: Ashley Gilbertson — in Baghdad, Iraq.
a group of people waiting in line at an airport
A monk prays for an elderly man who had died suddenly while waiting for a train in Shanxi Taiyuan, China. (Reuters / Asianewsphoto)
a little boy standing next to a man in an orange robe and holding a cup
Xichan Temple, Fuzhou, southeast China’s Fujian Province. Photo credit: Does anyone know who the photographer is?