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How many Christian denominations are there?

I'll restate the comment that this is a hard question to answer because it depends on the definition of denomination and it's hard to count/find every single denomination in the world. The number you ...
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How many practicing Canon Lawyers are there in the USA, and the world?

Disclaimer My answer is hardly based upon poor database, wild speculations and extrapolations. If you have access to any of the data I claim to have no access or any other useful data or suggestions ...
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What does it mean exactly when Wikipedia calls Annihilationism a legitimate minority opinion within modern conservative Protestantism?

Wikipedia has a tendency to string adjectives together to form a description of something, usually after long and bitter debate on the talk pages. What this sentence means is: conservative Protestant ...
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What proportion of global Christians belong to denominations that accept evolution?

Answering my own question just in case anybody cares about this topic. This is totally unscientific, just cobbled together from wikipedia and googling. I am still interested in hearing an actual ...
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How many Pentecostals and Charismatics are there in the U.S. today?

Todd Johnson, who is the director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary, reported on the global demographics of the Pentecostal and Charismatic ...
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What statistics are there on the age of conversions?

By conversion to Christianity, I take that to mean when a person turns to Christ after repenting before God of their sins. I do not take that to mean baptism. The difficulty here is that although ...
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Religious Offshoots of Christianity Ranked by Population

This is the most comprehensive survey (dated December, 2011) that I could find. You will need to examine this lengthy report yourself for more detailed information but the following extracts may be ...
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What is the source of the count of 40000 denominations, and how are they classified?

The 40,000 figure comes from a chart that is quoted by the "Best Estimates" web site, the estimation comes from the a chart that is linked below originally provided by Gordon Conwell Edu. It is an ...
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Request: Christian demographic statistics at the time of the reformation

This is not exactly what you are looking for, but this Wikipedia page estimates population by country in the year 1000 AD. Since the Byzantine Empire, Kievan Rus and Volga Bulgaria would have been ...
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How prevalent is the group known as the 2x2's?

Wikipedia actually has an article on the group: Two by twos. It's an anti-institutional-church "denomination" that formed at the end of the 19th century in Ireland, coming out of the Holiness ...
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Are Christians consciously aware of the first time they received the Holy Spirit?

I would say no, based on experience. I know people who had immediate, major changes in their life at the time of salvation and others who did not. Timing. Part of the confusion is that different ...
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Have Christians in communion with the Bishop of Rome been always in the majority since St. Peter?

Your question assumes that the church founded in Rome was the Roman Catholic Church that it is now. During at least the first 400 years of Christianity, the Bishop of Rome was just another bishop - ...
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Are Christians consciously aware of the first time they received the Holy Spirit?

Sometimes, but not all the time. Many Christians can point to specific, powerful spiritual experiences in their lives, though it need not necessarily be the first time in their lives they were ...
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What percentage of US Christians are Dispensationalists?

I can't find any surveys that asked Americans about dispensational belief directly. Dispensational theology is mainstream in evangelical Protestant circles, though being an evangelical doesn't ...
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