Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 56% 17% 15% 12% 1% 202
Catholic 44% 18% 13% 23% 1% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 52% 16% 13% 18% 1% 636
Hindu 36% 16% 22% 26% < 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 53% 14% 16% 14% 2% 177
Jewish 28% 22% 14% 35% 1% 513
Mainline Protestant 45% 19% 13% 22% 1% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 16% 11% 34% 2% 5,713

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