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Topics discussed in this section:

bulletMiscellaneous items: Personal items, gender differences, church organization,  trends, etc.
 
bulletHow religions established, changed, and continue to change their teachings on slavery, the role of women, sexual orientation, and other topics
 
bulletAmericans and organized religion:

bulletFaith groups in the United States

bullet How Americans identify with various faith groups: << a big section. How do people view themselves religiously? How many change religions. How many regard themselves as Christian? How many couples are inter-faith?.....
 
bulletSome practices of Christians:
bulletBaptism
bulletThe Eucharist (a.k.a. Communion, Mass, Lord's Supper...)
bulletEthical policies, mottos & symbols
bulletExorcism from demonic possession and oppression
bulletOrdination of women
bulletPrayer
bulletSpeaking in Tongues
bulletSlavery: past support and opposition
 
bulletPractices of the general population:
bulletNorth Americans' attendance at religious services
bulletAttendance outside of North America
bulletDivorce
bulletHoly days: A list of seasonal days of celebration and remembrance.
bulletMarriage
bulletSex
bulletSpanking children

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Graphical state-by-state display of religious affiliation:

USA Today has a very informative graphic of religious affiliation across the U.S. Data comes from the 2001 American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) by the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. They repeat their survey about once a decade. See: http://www.usatoday.com/graphics/news/gra/

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