Monday, February 25, 2008

Pew Study on Religion Provides Stunning Revelations


You may have seen a story on the latest Pew Study on religion. The majority of articles focused the increasing number of people who change their religion. With better things to do, and no motivation to do them, I delved into the data, mining it for any interesting tidbits. Here are a few (all links lead to data from the study):

Some facts weren't very surprising:

3 comments:

JJones said...

I am one of those 2 out of 3 Jehovah's Witnesses that left the WatchTower Cult, as have all but two members of our 5 JW generation family.

If interested in discovering the "real Jehovah's Witnesses" as revealed by the American Judicial System:


SUMMARIES OF NEARLY 1000 JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES LAWSUITS & COURT CASES

The following website summarizes 500 U.S. court cases and lawsuits affecting children of Jehovah's Witness Parents, including 350 cases where the JW Parents refused to consent to life-saving blood transfusions for their dying children:

DIVORCE, BLOOD TRANSFUSIONS, AND OTHER LEGAL ISSUES AFFECTING CHILDREN OF JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES

http://jwdivorces.bravehost.com


The following website summarizes nearly 500 lawsuits filed by Jehovah's Witnesses against their Employers, including JWs hurt on the job and who refused blood transfusions, etc.

EMPLOYMENT ISSUES UNIQUE TO JEHOVAH'S WITNESS EMPLOYEES

http://jwemployees.bravehost.com

paulthezag said...

That 100k figure has got to mean per household, not per person. No way in hell Americans are that rich.

Kakashi said...

Yeah, it's probably per household. Of course, the percentage of Americans who belong to the Anglican/Episcopal church is very small, so who knows.