Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by state (2014) Switch to: State among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year by interpretation of scripture

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe several times a year 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% 24% 2% 46% 6% 494
Florida 27% 25% 3% 41% 5% 248
Georgia 34% 35% 2% 24% 5% 104
Illinois 29% 26% 1% 40% 5% 192
Massachusetts 16% 30% 4% 44% 6% 100
Michigan 19% 33% 3% 37% 8% 135
New Jersey 16% 23% 1% 52% 8% 128
New York 24% 22% 2% 42% 10% 263
North Carolina 27% 26% 5% 32% 10% 127
Ohio 22% 43% 2% 24% 9% 143
Pennsylvania 28% 26% 2% 40% 4% 181
Texas 35% 30% 3% 28% 5% 312
Virginia 19% 38% 1% 39% 4% 113

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