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What do Christians believe? Show more Show less

Of the world’s population of 7.8 billion, Christianity is the most widely practised religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. Next in popularity are 1.5 billion followers of Islam and 900 million Hindu. There are many beliefs that Christians have in common. There are however, not unsurprisingly, also many differences in the more than 21,000 Christian denominations.

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Amish are an American Protestant group with around 200,000 members.
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Amish History/schism

The Amish church split from the Swiss Anabaptist church in 1693.
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The Amish church began with a schism in the Swiss Anabaptist church around 1693 led by Jakob Ammann. Many subsequently emigrated to Pennsylvania in the early 18th Century to escape persecution.[1]

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  1. https://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/christianity/subdivisions/amish_1.shtml

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