World Christian Encyclopedia Online

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Authors: Todd M. Johnson and Gina A. Zurlo

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This in the online version of the 3rd edition of the World Christian Encyclopedia, which documents the changing status of World Christianity over the past 120 years from historical and social scientific perspectives. It records the continued shift of Christianity to the Global South and contains estimates for religious and nonreligious affiliation in every country of the world, including detail on Christianity to the denominational level. This reference work features comprehensive descriptions of all Christian traditions, including current information on the uniqueness of Christian experiences around the world.

The online version is fully text searchable, contains cross references and additional photo material.

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Republika ng Pilipinas (The Republic of the Philippines) Demographics (United Nations) Population 109,703,000 Area 300,000 sq. km (120,000 sq. mi) Population density 370/sq. km (950/sq. mi) Growth rate p.a. 1.52% (per 1,000: births 22, deaths 7) Under 15 years 31% Urban dwellers 47% (2.04% p.a.) Largest cities Manila 13,923,000; Davao 1,825,000; Cebu 980,000; Zamboanga City 917,000; Antipolo 881,000; plus 26 over 300,000 Languages & peoples (World Christian Database) Mother tongues 32% Tagalog, 20% Cebuano, 9% Ilocano, 8% Hiligaynon, 5% Bikol, plus 168 others Peoples 28% Tagalo…

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This index provides sources for the 873 photos in this volume. Photos are listed in the order they appear by column, from left to right, top to bottom. Information is provided for each photo, where applicable, on its source, author and copyright. Inclusion in this volume does not indicate the author’s endorsement of its content. ‘CSGC anonymous source’ refers to a person or organisation that requested anonymity. Global Overview concept © Yoido Full Gospel Church The Foursquare Church GCIS (CC BY-ND) Flickr: Steve Evans (CC BY-NC) Flickr: …