Belief in Hell 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 hell

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

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 23% 72% 5% 202
Catholic 44% 48% 8% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 59% 34% 8% 636
Hindu 25% 69% 6% 119
Historically Black Protestant 66% 25% 9% 177
Jewish 7% 87% 6% 513
Mainline Protestant 37% 54% 9% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 78% 7% 5,713

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