50%: Approximate share of the Christian publishing market HarperCollins will control if its purchase of Thomas Nelson is approved. HarperCollins also owns Zondervan.
Source: MichaelHyatt.com, based on 2009 Thomas Nelson figures
1,400: Approximate age in years of a 2.2 x 1.6 cm bone prayer box discovered beneath a Jerusalem parking lot. With a cross carved on the lid and two faded images inside, the box is an "extremely rare" find for the Holy Land.
Source: Israel Antiquities Authority
6%: Protestant pastors who say their church will have services only on Christmas Eve, since Christmas falls on Sunday this year.
29%: Protestant pastors who say Christmas is the highest-attended service of the year (55 percent said Easter).
Source: LifeWay Research
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