Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe once or twice a month by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 22% 25% 1% 43% 8% 561
Florida 29% 25% 1% 38% 7% 295
Georgia 45% 25% 2% 25% 3% 138
Illinois 22% 38% 2% 32% 6% 207
Indiana 37% 31% 1% 29% 3% 101
Massachusetts 4% 18% 3% 69% 6% 100
Michigan 27% 35% 1% 31% 5% 170
Missouri 22% 33% 3% 34% 8% 110
New Jersey 27% 29% < 1% 38% 6% 135
New York 16% 27% 1% 48% 9% 290
North Carolina 38% 22% 4% 27% 9% 189
Ohio 31% 31% 4% 28% 6% 191
Pennsylvania 24% 37% 1% 33% 5% 246
Tennessee 48% 19% 6% 23% 4% 102
Texas 36% 32% 2% 26% 5% 403
Virginia 28% 25% 4% 32% 11% 152
Washington 16% 28% 3% 46% 7% 112
Wisconsin 25% 27% 4% 40% 3% 108

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