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Introduction
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One of the primary aims of this Encyclopedia is to answer the question, ‘How many Christians are there in the world?’ This can only be accomplished by setting out in detail the status of Christianity in every country of the world. The bedrock of each country’s analysis is a list of denominations with membership estimates for 1970 and 2015 and the subsequent summary of the number of Christians from 1900 to 2050. This is accompanied …

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“Introduction”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_INTRO>
First published online: 2020



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