The term “Bible belt” is often used in the United States to refer to the American Bible Belt, which is defined as the region between the Great Plains and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Bible Belt is the region in the western United States and parts of Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma where many Bible Belt Christians live.
But the Bible Belt itself is not defined as a geographic area.
It is, instead, a region of Christian denominations that include the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Catholic Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), Pentecostal Church, United Methodist Church (USMC), Episcopal Church, Methodist Church, Jehovah’s Witness and the United Methodist Reconstructionist Church.
These denominations have been around for decades, but they began to diversify in the 1970s and 1980s, with the rise of denominations that espoused biblical values and social justice.
The Pew Research Center’s 2017 American Religious Landscape Survey surveyed nearly 12,000 adults from the Pew Research Institute, the University of Notre Dame, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the National Opinion Research Center at Harvard University and the University at Buffalo.
The survey found that Americans from the Bible belt region had a higher proportion of college graduates, white mainline Protestants and those who are Catholic than those from the broader region.
But these groups tend to be older and less religious than the larger Christian groups in the region.
These religious and political divisions also tend to affect the Bible-belt Christian communities.
In the Bible belts, the percentage of adults who say their religion is very Christian or very conservative also varies widely, the survey found.
But in other parts of the country, including the South and Midwest, the Bible and evangelical Protestant populations tend to have similar levels of religious and social cohesion.
For example, the Evangelical Protestant church in the Biblebelt region has a much higher rate of attendance than the broader Christian population, but its proportion of the population is much smaller.
In general, the Christian population in the South has a higher percentage of evangelical Protestants than the other Christian groups.
And in the Midwest, a Christian community of roughly 1 million people has more evangelicals than the general population.
However, the overall percentage of the U.S.-born population that identifies with one of the Christian denominations in the belt is much higher than the overall proportion of people who identify with a particular Protestant denomination in the broader population.
The overall percentage and proportion of U.P. citizens who say they identify with the Christian denomination in their community is higher in the evangelical Protestant area.
The proportion of Americans who identify as Christians in the larger community is similar.
The United States-born population in general, however, is more likely to identify with evangelical Protestants.
For instance, people who are born in the U, Canada, the U and Mexico are more likely than those born elsewhere to identify as evangelical Protestants, the Pew survey found, with just under half of the evangelical Protestants in the entire country identified with a denomination.
More than half of those who identify more strongly with one religion are evangelical Protestants and more than a third of those with more religious identity are evangelicals.
The data from the survey also shows that evangelical Protestants are more religiously diverse than the population as a whole.
Overall, the American religious landscape in the Protestant Bible Belt region has become more diverse, according to the Pew study.
About three-quarters of the residents in the Christian Bible Belt area are evangelical, compared with just over half of people in the overall U.R. population.
About two-thirds of those in the Baptist Bible Belt are evangelical and more evangelical than the total U.K. population, and two-fifths of those born in Canada, Brazil, Argentina, South Africa and Australia identify as Christian.
For the general U.A.C.C., about seven-in-ten evangelicals in the country are evangelical.
However a much smaller share of people born in Africa are evangelical than people born elsewhere.
The majority of African Americans are born to evangelical parents, and more African Americans than whites are evangelicals in general.
The American Bible belt is divided along racial lines.
The African American and Hispanic Christian communities in the New Testament region have historically had lower rates of social, economic and political stability than those in other regions of the Bible.
In contrast, white evangelical Protestants tend to enjoy higher levels of social and economic stability.
However the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) has been pushing to redefine the Bible to include more evangelical Christianity in recent years.
The Southern Baptist Conference (SBA) has long sought to redefate the Bible, and in the past several years it has begun drafting a new Bible that would include a greater emphasis on biblical principles.
In 2019, the SBC voted to include evangelical Christianity as part of the denomination.
The SBA, which now has about 3.3 million members, has also launched a series of efforts to reach out to evangelical Christians who have moved to the U the past decade.
In 2016, the Southern