Early Christians observed Mosaic dietary laws. However, the concept of uncleanliness described in Leviticus was rejected by St. Paul and, as Christianity spread across cultural and geographical boundaries, dietary laws largely disappeared (except in the Eastern Orthodox Church). Food, rather than being a way of marking separateness, became a symbol of the communality of religious experience. The celebration of the Eucharist, or Communion, with ritual sharing of bread and wine, though it varies in form

Table 2 Worldwide adherents of all religions by six continental areas, mid-1995
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