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Christian Art

The Most Popular Christian Art featured on “Joy of Museums” is derived from a list of art that is most viewed.

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Religions of the World

There are over thousands of different religions in our world if all the regions are divided into church groups, denominations, congregations, religious bodies, faith groups, ethnic groups, cultures, and movements. Below are approximate estimates of the largest religious groupings, sourced from Adherents Data, for ordering the major religions and not for definitive numbers:

  • Christianity, 2.4 billion –  33%
  • Islam, 1.8 billion – 24%
  • Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic/Atheist, 1.2 billion – 16%
  • Hinduism, 1.15 billion – 15%
  • Buddhism, 521 million – 7%
  • Chinese traditional religion, 394 million – 5.5%
  • Ethnic religions, 300 million – 4.2%
  • African traditional religions, 100 million 1.4%
  • Sikhism, 30 million
  • Spiritism 15 million
  • Judaism 14.4 million
  • Bahá’í 7.0 million
  • Jainism 4.2 million
  • Shinto 4.0 million
  • Cao Dai 4.0 million
  • Zoroastrianism 2.6 million

Nearly 75 per cent of the world’s population practices one of the four most influential religions of the world, Christianity,  Islam, Hinduism and Buddhism.

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“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.”
– Proverbs 12:25

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