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Recent statistics on religious books and Muslims and Christians.

$745 million

Sales of all religious books in the U.S. in 2006.

$745 million

Worldwide box office gross for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.



(Sources: Reuters, BoxOfficeMojo.com)


72%

U.S. Muslims who say religion is "very important" in their lives.

60%

U.S. Christians who say this.



(Source: Pew Research Center)


40%

U.S. Muslims who attend mosque weekly.

45%

U.S. Christians who attend church weekly.

(Source: Pew Research Center)


43%

U.S. Muslims who say mosques should express their political and social views.

54%

U.S. Christians who say churches should express their political and social views.

(Source: Pew Research Center)



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