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MAP: The Largest Religion In Every State Other Than Christianity
Business Insider ^ | 06/20/2014 | CHRISTINA STERBENZ

Posted on 06/20/2014 11:52:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

The United States is a majorly Christian nation

But this map, first seen on Mark J Perry's Twitter, answers the burning question of what faiths come in second place in each state.

second most popular religion map

Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies


Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade, the map displays colors for various religions.

As you can see, the Northeast gravitates toward Judaism, while Buddhism engulfs the entire West coast. Twenty states across Middle America and the South practice Islam, making it the largest non-Christian religion in the country. But one following sticks out — Baha'i in South Carolina.

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TOPICS: Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: christianity; religion; religionstates; statesmap; usreligion; usreligionmap

1 posted on 06/20/2014 11:52:37 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Gaia worship didn’t make the list? Not even in California or Washington state?


2 posted on 06/20/2014 11:55:49 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: SeekAndFind

I thought LDS was first in Utah and Christianity second. Does that mean Buddhism is actually third? :)


3 posted on 06/20/2014 11:55:58 AM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Idiocracy becomes less fictional by the day.

Mike Judge nailed it!


4 posted on 06/20/2014 11:56:33 AM PDT by bicyclerepair (The zombies here elected alcee hastings. TERM LIMITS ... TERM LIMITS)
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To: Ingtar

I think the researches LUMP LDS and Christianity together.


5 posted on 06/20/2014 11:57:05 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

THIS MAP IS BOGUS PROPAGANDA....ISLAM ISN’T EVEN ON THE RADAR IN NC, It’s a miminal group number for 2014:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_North_Carolina

Scoll down to religions.


6 posted on 06/20/2014 11:58:32 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: SeekAndFind

THIS MAP IS BOGUS PROPAGANDA....ISLAM ISN’T EVEN ON THE RADAR IN NC, It’s a miminal group number for 2014:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_North_Carolina

Scoll down to religions.


7 posted on 06/20/2014 11:58:43 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: SeekAndFind

I would have never guessed that Judaism was the second most popular religion in Tennessee. But then, there are very few of religions other than Christianity in the state.


8 posted on 06/20/2014 12:01:37 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: SeekAndFind

A better snapshot would show the percentage of the population and their religious affiliation.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 12:04:03 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: SeekAndFind

What’s with the Hindus in Arizona and Rhode Island?


10 posted on 06/20/2014 12:09:36 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: SeekAndFind
The United States is a majorly Christian nation

Not according to the HMIC

(Head muzzie in charge)

“Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation”
"We do not consider ourselves a Christian nation.”
 

11 posted on 06/20/2014 12:10:30 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Ooops, Hindus in AZ and Maryland, not Rhode Island. Putting glasses on now.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 12:11:52 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: SeekAndFind

100,000 in Indiana 1.5% of total population


13 posted on 06/20/2014 12:13:23 PM PDT by wordsofearnest (Proper aim of giving is to put the recipient in a state where he no longer needs it. C.S. Lewis)
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To: SeekAndFind

Does agnostics and atheists qualify. I would think they outnumber muslimes.

Texas Islam is #2, I furrow my brow...


14 posted on 06/20/2014 12:19:12 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Veto!
Ooops, Hindus in AZ and Maryland, not Rhode Island. Putting glasses on now.

Try again, that state is the "First State" - Delaware!

15 posted on 06/20/2014 12:19:33 PM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: Kackikat
Now...if the map makers lumped all the Christian religions together and then considered all the "other religion" and "refused to answer" as Muslims, that would push Judaism to #3. But as you said, bogus...either way.

Christian: 79%


16 posted on 06/20/2014 12:23:37 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: Kackikat

Though I did spend some time in the Raleigh area last year and I must say I did see a lot of hijab wearing females. Usually in the grocery stores...but some everyday.


17 posted on 06/20/2014 12:25:14 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: Blood of Tyrants
I would have never guessed that Judaism was the second most popular religion in Tennessee.

I think most Tennesseans would say Catholicism is second after Christianity.

18 posted on 06/20/2014 12:26:26 PM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: Veto!
What’s with the Hindus in Arizona and Rhode Island?

That's Delaware...not RI.

19 posted on 06/20/2014 12:26:55 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (Can anyone tell me who the head of the Muslim peace movement is?)
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To: SeeSharp

Catholics are Christians, too.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 12:34:39 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Veto!

Don’t know about Rhode Island, but here in AZ, Intel has a big plant in Chandler. Lots of Indian engineer/programmer types.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 12:56:53 PM PDT by hawkboy
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To: Kackikat

ISLAM ISN’T EVEN ON THE RADAR IN NC.”

Well other places are making up for it. New York has 257 mosques, California has 246 and Texas has 168. But if you add all the mosques in Texas together with the Islamic places of worship in our state, it is pushing 300. Texas may be a big state but that is 300 too many places.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 12:57:38 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: SeekAndFind; NYer; zot; Salvation; Interesting Times

S&A, thank you for the post.

Also look at the individual county map done by the WaPo on the same article url.


23 posted on 06/20/2014 1:11:39 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: SeekAndFind

Some people say we need to convert islamics to christianity, heck I would be happy to convert them to ANYTHING ELSE....

Well except maybe secular liberalism

Heck convert them to Ba’hai’ism or however you spell it.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 1:13:20 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: SeekAndFind
"I think the researches LUMP LDS and Christianity together."

Yup. Had a pollster one time ask if I was: a) an Evangelical, or b) a Born-again Christian.
Talk about just not understanding the basics.

25 posted on 06/20/2014 1:15:36 PM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: GraceG

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bah%C3%A1%27%C3%AD_Faith

Any group that is persecuted by islam automatically gets a + sign next to it in my book.


26 posted on 06/20/2014 1:16:18 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

I’m not saying they aren’t here, as I have seen one or two women... but not in percentages big enough to be more than 5-10% of church going population (even if behind closed doors) to rival southern baptists, presbyterians, episcipalans, pentecostals, or catholics.


27 posted on 06/20/2014 1:18:18 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: GreyFriar

I was surprised to see Islam #2 in 20 states, but I would like to see it as percent of population per state.


28 posted on 06/20/2014 1:18:28 PM PDT by zot
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To: SeekAndFind

**I think the researches LUMP LDS and Christianity together.***

They are in no way related.


29 posted on 06/20/2014 1:19:27 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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To: Grams A

I’ve seen more mosques in SC....now maybe I’m not as up to date as most, but Wikipedia 2014 doesn’t even give them a percentage if you look at the link.


30 posted on 06/20/2014 1:19:30 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

And if we research other states, I’m sure most (not all) would register very similar....someone is pushing this Muslem agenda on that map.


31 posted on 06/20/2014 1:20:55 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: SeekAndFind

They forgot Environmentalism and government.


32 posted on 06/20/2014 1:38:46 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Tax-chick; GregB; Berlin_Freeper; SumProVita; narses; bboop; SevenofNine; Ronaldus Magnus; tiki; ...

Fascinating, ping!


33 posted on 06/20/2014 1:50:06 PM PDT by NYer ("You are a puff of smoke that appears briefly and then disappears." James 4:14)
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To: Resolute Conservative

Does agnostics and atheists qualify.

___________________________

Do they qualify as religions?


34 posted on 06/20/2014 1:59:59 PM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: SeeSharp

No, only the ignorant would say that.


35 posted on 06/20/2014 2:00:41 PM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: SumProVita

To them, yes/maybe.


36 posted on 06/20/2014 2:29:10 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Kackikat

I’m not sure where percentages come from either. Regardless of that, one mosque or muslim worship center anywhere in the U.S. is one too many.

Interesting that the virus that affects pigs and hence a disruption in our pork supply appeared as Muslim worship centers are on the increase.


37 posted on 06/20/2014 2:38:55 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Kackikat

I think they are lumping Black Muslims (Nation of Islam) in with Sunni and Shia.

Last I heard, Sunni and Shia don’t consider NOI as actual Muslims.

But if the winds blow in a certain direction.....


38 posted on 06/20/2014 3:31:10 PM PDT by ChicagahAl (Don't blame me. I voted for Sarah.)
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To: SeekAndFind

What about Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons?


39 posted on 06/20/2014 5:51:21 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Salvation

RE: What about Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons?

As I posted above, any group that has a smattering of belief in Jesus Christ (regardless of whether they hold to the orthodox Christian view of His deity or not ) is lumped together by the researchers as “Christian”.

That’s why they don’t include non-Mormons as the largest “religion” next to Mormonism in Utah.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 6:12:50 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: ChicagahAl

You are right no doubt, but don’t all of them hate those who are not? and therein is the problem.


41 posted on 06/20/2014 6:27:06 PM PDT by Kackikat
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