|2,287||Languages in which books of the Bible are available.|
|392||Languages that have the full Bible text.|
|44%||Amount by which first-year attendance at Orlando's Holy Land Experience theme park exceeded projections.|
|4%||Drop in tourism to Florida in 2001.|
|1||Rank of Mannheim Steamroller's Christmas Extraordinaire among 2001's top-selling "Christian albums."|
|13.5%||Reported increase in Christian music sales in 2001.|
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Previous Christianity Today articles about the Holy Land Experience:
'Six Flags Over Israel'An evangelical alternative to Disney World makes a stormy debut in central Florida. (Feb. 28, 2001)
Holy Land 'Living Museum' Planned(Oct. 4, 1999)
Is Orlando New Promised Land?(Feb. 8, 1999)
Christianity Today.com's music channel reported earlier this year that the increase in Christian music sales last year was "not exclusive to the record labels. Mainstream retail chains (such as Wal-Mart and Target) saw an increase in Christian music sales of 15 percent." Other coverage of the increase in Christian music sales and the Gospel Music Association includes:
Shaken and StirredPost-Sept. 11, Audiences Turn to Christian Contemporary Music (ABCNews.com)
Spirits, Sales RiseContemporary Christian Music Is Going Mainstream (ABCNews.com)
Christianity Today's past Go Figure columns include:
Changes after September 11 (Nov. 12, 2001)
How many U.S. senior pastors have a gift of evangelism? (Dec. 14, 2001)
More Americans who read the Bible are "at peace" than those who don't. (Jan. 25, 2002)
Do Christian readers want more fiction or more Bible studies? (Feb. 6, 2002)
Can an atheist lead a protest from the grave? (March 12, 2002)
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