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Religion and population dynamics in Lebanon

Joseph Chamie

Religion and population dynamics in Lebanon

by Joseph Chamie

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Published by Population Studies Center, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon
    • Subjects:
    • Lebanon -- Population.,
    • Lebanon -- Religion.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJoseph Chamie.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB3633.9 .C47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 141, 13 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4599347M
      LC Control Number77362167

      " (B) " Includes 2 graphs with statistical information. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Each Man Cried out to his God: The specialized religion of Canaanite and Phoenician Seafarers, Dagher, Carole. Bring Down the Walls: Lebanon's Postwar Challenge, Edde, Michel. The First Colloquium on Popular Culture in Lebanon, Mardam .

      Definition: This entry is an ordered listing of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population. The core characteristics and beliefs of the world's major religions are described below. Baha'i - Founded by Mirza Husayn-Ali (known as Baha'u'llah) in Iran in , Baha'i faith emphasizes monotheism and believes in one eternal.   Lebanon was originally a Christian-majority nation and thus never had any serious antagonist views towards Israel. Prior to Israel’s establishment, there were ab Jews living in Lebanon but as a result of Arab nationalism anti-Zionist sen.

        BEIRUT, Lebanon (BP)--While some describe Lebanon in easy “Muslim” and “Christian” terms, the reality is much more complicated. The government recognizes 17 . According to the Beirut-based research firm Statistics Lebanon, the population is approximately million. An estimated 27 percent is Sunni Muslim, 27 percent Shia Muslim, 21 percent Maronite Christian, 8 percent Greek Orthodox, percent Druze, and 5 percent Greek Catholic, with the remaining percent belonging to smaller Christian groups.


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Population by religious affiliation. No official census has been taken sincereflecting the political sensitivity in Lebanon over confessional (i.e.

religious) balance. As a result, the religious affiliation of the Lebanese population is very difficult to establish with certainty and various sources are used to get the possible estimate of the population by religious affiliation.

About 99% of the population of Lebanon includes numerous Muslim sects and Christian denominations. Because the matter of religious balance is a sensitive political issue, a national census has not been conducted sincebefore the founding of the modern Lebanese state.

Consequently, there is an absence of accurate data on the relative percentages of the population of the major religions Growth rate: % ( est.) (th).

This is the population pyramid for Lebanon. A population pyramid illustrates the age and sex structure of a country's population and may provide insights about political and social stability, as well as economic development.

The population is distributed along the horizontal axis, with males shown on the left and females on the right.

According to the CIA World Factbook, 54% of Lebanon is Muslim and % is Christian. Christian denominations in Lebanon include Maronite Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Armenian Catholic and is also a small Jewish population.

A comprehensive introduction to religion in Lebanon. Druze Founded in Egypt in the 10th and 11th centuries as a splinter group from Shi’ite Islam, the Druze have eliminated all elements of ritual and ceremony; they Religion and population dynamics in Lebanon book the five pillars of the Islam, do not visit mosques and have no defined holy days.

Religion in Lebanon Bookmark this Melkite Greek Catholics, Assyrian Church of the East, Syriac Orthodox, Chaldean Catholic) and % "Other". Lebanon has a population of Kurds (also known as Mhallami or Mardinli), most of whom migrated from northeast Syria and southeast Turkey are estimated to be betw andand considered to 5/5(1).

Lebanon is considered a very youthful country. According to the population estimate of million, per cent is under the age of 15, per cent is aged betweenper cent and per cent is 65 and over. The life expectancy is increasing ( years on average, for men and for women), as is the proportion of the population that is elderly.

Lebanon is not and Arabic country. There is no ethnic in the world called “Christian Arab”, it has never happened. That’s why there is no single Lebanese christian person who accepts the arabism of Lebanon.

Never. Arabs came to Lebanon between Capital Beirut Population () 4, Annual population growth rate () % Population gain ()GDP per capita $5, (US) Literacy. Inprior to the founding of the state of Greater Lebanon (catch up on your history book), Christians constituted about % of the population of what was the Mutasarrifate of Mount the Lebanese civil war, the portion of Lebanese Christians relative to the general population was approximated to %.

Following the end of the civil war and in estimated numbers. Lebanon used to be dominated by Christians, today, Muslims form the majority. Still, Muslims are divided sharply, into mainly Shi'i and Sunni. According to its constitution, Lebanon is a secular country, but matters like marriage, divorce and inheritance are administered by a person's religious authorities.

"If you're only going to read one book on the Middle East, this is it."Seymour M. Hersh One of the most thought-provoking books ever written about the Middle East, From Beirut to Jerusalem remains vital to our understanding of this complex and volatile region of the world.

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman drew upon his ten years of experience reporting from Lebanon and Cited by: Lebanon - Lebanon - Lebanon in the Middle Ages: The population of Lebanon did not begin to take its present form until the 7th century ce.

At some time in the Byzantine period, a military group of uncertain origin, the Mardaïtes, established themselves in the north among the indigenous population.

From the 7th century onward another group entered the country, the Maronites, a Christian. The history of Lebanon has been marked by a series of migration waves [9, 14, 18]: Beforehundreds emigrated from Mount Lebanon (keeping in mind that the population back then was around ,).

From tillalmost persons emigrated from Lebanon per Size: KB. For example, Shiites predominate in South Lebanon, Sunnis in North Lebanon, and Maronites in Mount Lebanon.

This proposal was made by a special ad hoc committee appointed by the cabinet to design a new electoral law. Le Jour, Lebanese Daily (Beirut, 28 November ), as cited in translation from French by Hudson, pCited by:   Lebanon population density.

Lebanon population density is people per square kilometer (1,/mi 2) as of May Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of Lebanon divided by total area of the country. Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of Lebanon.

In the Mount Lebanon range a monastic tradition known as the Maronite Church was established. As the Arab Muslims conquered the region, the Maronites held onto their religion and identity.

However, a new religious group, the Druze, established themselves in Mount Lebanon as well, a religious divide that would last for centuries. Lebanon profile. National anthem of Lebanon The Middle Eastern nation of Lebanon lies on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon has a large population for its small area.

Problems between its Muslim and Christian people led to a long civil war that lasted from to The approximate population of Lebanon as of ; For the Lebanese who live permanently in the country: between 2, and 3, In addition to that about Lebanon has about  With regard to Lebanon, the figures reported in the yearbook show that the Country has been marked by strong processes of emigration of the Lebanese population in.

Integration of Christians and Muslims has increased in recent years, and the younger generation has begun to forget the distrust left over from Lebanon’s civil war, which ended in Elsewhere, however, religious groups remain segregated and suspicious of each other. Some sectors of Lebanese Christian society feel threatened by a growing Muslim population, particularly following an influx.

🇱🇧 How the Muslim-Christian divide killed Lebanon’s golden age of basketball | Al Jazeera World - Duration: Al Jazeera Engl views Beirut is Lebanon's capital and largest city, as well as its political and economic center. Unusually, no official population census has been carried out in Lebanon sincebut most recent estimates suggest that the population of Beirut is between aroundand million, with as many as million in the greater metropolitan area.