1.88 59% 25%
Billions of dollars Americans gave to 9/11-related charities last year. Americans who say the world will end in their lifetime. Americans who say events in the Book of Revelation will come true.
81 17% 19%
Billions of dollars Americans gave to religious groups last year. U.S. Sunday school attendance in 2001. U.S. Sunday school attendance in 2000 and 1999.

Sources: AAFRC Trust for Philanthropy, Time, Barna Research Group.

Related Elsewhere

Resources and articles referenced above include:

The Bible and the Apocalypse—Time (June 23, 2002)
Barna Research Online—Christian Education

Christianity Today's recent Go Figure columns include:

The majority of Americans say September 11 proved there's "too little religion." (July 11, 2002)
Statistics on the Protestant clergy shortage and The Prayer of Jabez (May 23, 2002)
The number of Americans who say they have no religion is growing (May 8, 2002)
Orlando's Holy Land Experience surpasses first year expectations and Christian music soars in 2001. (April 1, 2002)
Can an atheist lead a protest from the grave? (March 12, 2002)
Do Christian readers want more fiction or more Bible studies? (Feb. 6, 2002)
More Americans who read the Bible are "at peace" than those who don't. (Jan. 25, 2002)
How many U.S. senior pastors have a gift of evangelism? (Dec. 14, 2001)
Changes after September 11 (Nov. 12, 2001)

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