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  • 121 Religion in Ukraine — Traditionally Ukraine was inhabited by pagan tribes, but by the turn of the first millennium AD Byzantine rite Christianity was introduced. It is thought that Apostle Andrew came up to the site where the city of Kiev was built in his… …

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  • 122 Religion in Abkhazia — The population (including all ethnic groups) of Abkhazia is in majority Orthodox Christians and Sunni Muslims. [ [http://www.flashpoints.info/countries conflicts/Abkhazia Georgia/Abkhazia Georgia briefing main.htm Flashpoints Site Directory.… …

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  • 123 Religion in Cyprus — Church of Ayios Lazaros in Larnaca Christians make up 78% of the Cypriot population. Most Greek Cypriots, and thus the majority of the population of Cyprus, are members of the Autocephalous Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus (Church of Cyprus),… …

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  • 124 Religion in Nauru — Christianity is the primary religion in Nauru. [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2007/90147.htm International Religious Freedom Report 2007: Nauru] . United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (September 14, 2007). This article… …

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  • 125 Religion in Belarus — Before 1917 Belorussia had 2,466 religious communities, including 1,650 Orthodox, 127 Roman Catholic, 657 Jewish, 32 Protestant, and several Muslim communities. Under the communists (who were officially atheists), the activities of these… …

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  • 126 Religion in Tanzania — Current statistics on religion in Tanzania are unavailable because religious surveys were eliminated from government census reports after 1967. [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2007/90124.htm International Religious Freedom Report 2007:… …

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  • 127 Religion in Antigua and Barbuda — According to the 2001 census, which has the most reliable figures available, 74 percent of the population of Antigua and Barbuda is Christian. [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2007/90238.htm International Religious Freedom Report 2007: Antigua …

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  • 128 Religion in Jordan — The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a majority Muslim country, with 88% of the population following Sunni Islam while a small minority of around 2% follow Shia Islam. Jordan also has a significant Christian minority, making up around 10% of the… …

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  • 129 Religion in Afghanistan — The majority Religion in Afghanistan is Islam, with over 99% of Afghans being counted as Muslims. Of those, approximately 80% are Sunni 20% are Shi a Encyclopædia Britannica Afghanistan ... [http://www.britannica.com/wdpdf/Afghanistan.pdf Link… …

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  • 130 Religion in Liberia — It is estimated that as much as 40 percent of the population of Liberia practices either Christianity or Christianity combined with elements of traditional indigenous religious beliefs. [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2007/90105.htm… …

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  • 131 Religion in Mercia — Expansion of the Kingdom of Mercia: dark green 6th century; green 7th century; yellow 8th century. Throughout its history the Kingdom of Mercia has been a battleground between conflicting religious ideologies. Contents 1 …

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  • 132 Religion —    Gypsies have tended to adopt the religion of the country where they live or travel, so we find Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox Christians, as well as Muslims. It is said that some customs, such as burning the possessions of the deceased,… …

    Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • 133 Religion in Burma — Burma is a multi religious country. Buddhism in Burma is predominantly of the Theravada sect intermingled with local beliefs. According to the military government, it is practiced by 89% [https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the world… …

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  • 134 Religion in El Salvador — There is diversity of religious and ethnic groups in El Salvador. Majority of population are Christians, mostly Roman Catholics, while Protestantism is growing rapidly and is already representing more than 20% of the population. [… …

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  • 135 Religion in the Gambia — Sunni Muslims constitute more than 90 percent of the population of The Gambia. [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/irf/2007/90082.htm International Religious Freedom Report 2007: Benin] . United States Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor… …

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  • 136 Religion —    Although most Kurds are Sunni Muslims, they are not as a rule overly religious. Indeed, an old Kurdish maxim has it that compared with an unbeliever, a Kurd is a good Muslim.    This having been said, however, it must also be noted that there… …

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  • 137 COMPARATIVE RELIGION —    the study of comparative religion began with the Greek historian XENOPHANES in the sixth century B.C. when he observed that Thracians and Ethiopians both depicted their GODS after their own image. Although writers like SAINT AUGUSTINE made… …

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  • 138 Science and religion in the Czech lands and Slovakia — Historical backdrop The field of “science and religion” (for lack of a better term; to denote that it is a single notion, we shall use the abbreviation “S R”) has a (relatively) long history in the Czech lands and Slovakia. The census of 1910… …

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  • 139 JEWISH CHRISTIANS —    sometimes known as MESSIANIC JEWS these are contemporary converts from JUDAISM to CHRISTIANITY who attempt to preserve Jewish TRADITIONS while accepting JESUS OF NAZARETH as the MESSIAH …

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  • 140 Persecution of Christians — This article is about acts committed against Christians because of their faith. For negative attitudes towards Christians, see Anti Christian sentiment. A Christian Dirce, by Henryk Siemiradzki. A Christian woman is martyred under Nero in this re …

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