Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say the holy scripture is…

State Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
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California 21% 25% 1% 45% 9% 563
Florida 24% 29% 3% 37% 7% 260
Georgia 26% 30% 3% 37% 4% 124
Illinois 21% 35% 1% 37% 6% 210
Maryland 22% 36% 1% 36% 4% 100
Massachusetts 9% 27% 1% 52% 10% 121
Michigan 16% 37% 1% 37% 9% 154
Minnesota 13% 39% < 1% 42% 7% 101
New Jersey 21% 31% 2% 39% 8% 132
New York 19% 25% 2% 47% 6% 315
North Carolina 22% 34% 1% 33% 9% 132
Ohio 28% 28% 4% 34% 7% 152
Pennsylvania 23% 37% 1% 33% 6% 215
Texas 24% 36% 2% 28% 9% 323
Virginia 29% 29% 2% 35% 4% 143
Wisconsin 11% 43% 3% 35% 9% 106

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