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This guide will help students and faculty remain current on developments and research topics related to the world's religions.
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CIA World FactBook
This publication, updated yearly, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) gives an ordered listing of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
This group seeks to understand the interaction of religion and public affairs.
Religion Statistics Sources
Statistical Abstracts of the United States
This publication produced yearly by the United States Bureau of Census provides selected statistics on religion in the United States.
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