LDS Related - Religion in America?
I think this gives a pretty clear picture of the top religions in the US and whats happening. I'm totally biased towards the LDS church though so... what are everyones comments? http://religionus.blogspot.com/ click on the graph to see it clearly i couldnt include other belief systems like muslims or agnostics because there are no statistics. So i tried to convey the idea that you take the largest Churchy religions in the US and compare those, they are similar is design and purpose so the graph is pretty accurate in that regard. I wrote the primary references to make the blog accurate. (i've never done a blog before).
Asked By: falisrm - 5/19/2008
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The general impression I get is that all of those combined are merely a small slice of the larger population, which suggests that most people find us irrelevant... More
Answered By: james o - 5/19/2008
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I'm good with that...
Answered By: phrog - 5/19/2008
Do NOT agree with the LDS ways. Nor do I agree with JW's.
Answered By: heavenboundiwillbe - 5/19/2008
Heck yeah! That makes me happy :) I'm biased too though :)
Answered By: [Mormon] Megan ♥s Jacob Black - 5/19/2008
The LDS is out-breeding other religions in the US. Its external conversion rate is stagnant and it's notoriously difficult to leave the church (i.e., have them take you off their rolls). Interesting that it's that blogger's only post ever.
Answered By: Christian the Atheist - 5/19/2008
well if you separate the real christians from the bootleg ones, then the Mormons are extremely outnumbered they should get more kids on bikes to make up for it
Answered By: Miss Lauren - 5/19/2008
I guess it is growing because Mormons all have 15 kids.
Answered By: Gorgeoustx Spurs fan! - 5/19/2008
According to figures published (and I don't have the source), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now the fourth largest church organization in the United States, behind the Roman Catholic church (the largest by far), the baptists, and the United Methodists... More
Answered By: Old Timer Too - 5/19/2008
What doe's LDS stands for?
Answered By: gilbert a - 5/19/2008
Perhaps if you could determin the amount of money taken from your taxes, if you do pay taxes, to take care of those sick kids those mentally ill LDS men and goofy ignorant women are having, you might think differently. Some of their kids are born with only a part of their brain, and have to be cared for every hour of... More
Answered By: truth - 5/19/2008
I am not surprised that the LDS is steadily growing I think an important factor is that they do not need to blend in with the world. Although Roman Catholics are bigger than all those groups combined.
Answered By: mike t - 5/19/2008
So Mormons are the only ones that went up? Sorry, but I can't take something from a blog seriously. And they don't even bother to put on Jews, Muslims, Atheists, Agnostics, Pagans, and so on and so forth.
Answered By: Danielle - 5/19/2008
wow youy believe the sience fiction started by smith. do you comprehend what you read. he did not even believe nor follow the religion he started. it says in the book of morman that a man shal have no more than one wife and as for concubines he shall have none. so yeah as it is written in the bible there will be many... More
Answered By: dogmatic2533 - 5/19/2008
It's called being commanded to have babies while they're still babies instead of waiting a few years and educating oneself. I was once part of that cult, but thank goodness as of 4 years ago I was able to think for myself and get the heck out of there. Partied like and ex-mo, I did!
Answered By: Silly Mommy - 5/19/2008
Mormons are about 1.6% of the US population according to the Pew survey, which is actually credible. By their own numbers they convert 300,000 per year world wide with 50,000 missionaries. They lose about 50,000/year to formal resignations, but refuse to say how many people just never show up again... More
Answered By: lastworkerbee - 5/19/2008
It does not matter what you think the lds church is going to keep growing. We have 52,686 missionaries severing full time missions thought out the world. There is over approximately 13,129,999 members of the church. And over 100 temples in operation these numbers are as of December 31, 2007. It does to shock me at all... More
Answered By: freedoma586 - 5/19/2008
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