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Free Churches


Although there’s little else to see in the town centre, it is remarkable for the sheer number of Free Churches – over twenty in the immediate vicinity; consequently, Jönköping has been dubbed “Sweden’s Jerusalem”. As the traditional Church watches its congregations diminish, people are turning instead to these independent and fundamentalist churches.

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