Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men by belief in God

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 202. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 22% 30% 11% < 1% 32% 5% 202
Catholic 42% 39% 12% 1% 5% 2% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 57% 30% 7% < 1% 2% 2% 636
Hindu 27% 37% 19% 1% 14% 2% 119
Historically Black Protestant 68% 23% 5% < 1% 1% 3% 177
Jewish 14% 29% 21% 1% 28% 7% 513
Mainline Protestant 37% 43% 12% 1% 5% 3% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 21% 13% < 1% 44% 7% 5,713

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