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The understanding of baptism varies among Christian traditions. Some view it as a sacrament, a means of grace, where God is actively involved, while others view it as an ordinance, a symbolic act of obedience. The latter view holds that baptism symbolizes the believer's identification with the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus. It is seen as a public declaration of one's faith, but not conferring grace or salvation in and of itself. However, regardless of the theological nuance, all traditions agree that baptism is a significant rite in the Christian faith.
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John / Catholic
There are approximately 1.3 billion Catholic Christians globally.
Elijah / Pentecostal
There are approximately 280 million Pentecostal Christians globally.
Anthony / Eastern Orthodox
There are approximately 260 million Eastern Orthodox Christians globally.
Bethany / Anglican
There are approximately 110 million Anglican Christians globally.
James / Baptist
There are approximately 100 million Baptist Christians globally.
Caleb / Nondenominational
There are approximately 80-100 million Nondenominational Christians globally.
Luke / Lutheran
There are approximately 70-90 million Lutheran Christians globally.
Mark / Methodist
There are approximately 60-80 million Methodist Christians globally.
Nathan / Reformed
There are approximately 60-80 million Reformed Christians globally.
Hannah / Progressive
Because of the dynamics of this movement, it’s not known how many Progressive Christians there are globally.
Adam / Secular Historian
Julia / Secular Scientist
Simon / Secular Philosopher
Priscilla / Secular Humanist
Adnan / Muslim
There are approximately 1.9 billion Muslims globally.
Ayaan / Hindu
There are approximately 900 million Hindus globally.
Dechen / Buddhist
There are approximately 488 million Buddhists globally.
Daniel / Jew
There are approximately 15 million Jews globally.