Re: Contacting God

ChuckKuecker (
Tue, 21 Apr 1998 17:44:43 -0500 (CDT)

At 13:43 4/21/98 -0700, you wrote:
>Hmm... how does this account for the population of China? Even if there
>were no other Buddhists in the world, all the natural religions were
>located in China(which I assume would be Taoism), and all Confucists were
>located in China, this would still leave over 0.7 billion Chinese having no
>religion-- has Christianity become the predominant religion in China, or is
>there a large number of athiests?(maybe Maoists are under-reporting their
>figures) Do either of these options seem reasonable? I really don't think
>so. If these figures *are* right, it seems that under 80% of the world's
>population even has a religion, supreme being or not. (if I've done my math
>right) However, I don't think not belonging to an organized religion
>implies that one does not believe in a supreme being, or vica versa. So, I
>would say the 95% figure is probably an overshot, and at the very least it
>is not grounded with solid evidence.

Does 'natural religion' include Wicca, etc.? Or are these considered 'new'

Chuck Kuecker