|America’s commercial casinos won $66.5 billion from gamblers in 2023, the industry’s best year ever, according to new figures released by its national trade association.
More than two billion people on Earth profess to be Christian. In other words, nearly every third person believes he is following Jesus Christ and the Bible.
Dominant in Western nations, Christianity is the world’s most popular religion, appearing in all sorts of shapes, sizes and varieties.
Huston Smith, author of The World’s Religions, described the world of Christianity this way: “From the majestic pontifical High Mass in St. Peter’s to the quiet simplicity of a Quaker meeting; from the intellectual sophistication of Saint Thomas Aquinas to the moving simplicity of spirituals such as ‘Lord, I want to be a Christian’; from St. Paul’s in London, the parish Church of Great Britain, to Mother Teresa in the slums of Calcutta—all this is Christianity.”
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