North American Religious Blocks



Religious Blocks refer to groupings of Major World Religions without sub-dividing into sects (e.g. Islam - Sunni, Islam - Shia, Buddhism - Theravada, Buddhism - Mahayana, etc.). Christianity is sub-divided into several categories (e.g. Christianity, Roman Catholic / Orthodox, Other).

Select one of the nine religious blocks below to learn facts and trends, beliefs, view their locations and their associated people groups, and pray for that religious block within the North American context.

NOTE: Growth in Middle East and Asian religions over the past 30 plus years has changed and is creating much diversity.  The more prominent Middle East and Asian religious blocks changing North America are listed below.

Click here to download a PDF document giving an overview of the world's major religions in comparison to selected Christian beliefs.

  Buddhism


  Hinduism


  Islam