Interpreting scripture among nothing in particulars by state (2014) Switch to: State among nothing in particulars by interpretation of scripture

% of nothing in particulars 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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Arizona 9% 24% 1% 49% 17% 109
California 8% 10% < 1% 72% 9% 648
Florida 17% 17% 2% 57% 7% 297
Georgia 20% 12% 1% 58% 9% 108
Illinois 13% 16% 1% 65% 6% 163
Massachusetts 7% 7% < 1% 81% 5% 127
Michigan 10% 23% 1% 54% 12% 143
New York 13% 13% 1% 63% 10% 288
North Carolina 20% 12% < 1% 63% 5% 126
Ohio 18% 17% 1% 55% 10% 150
Pennsylvania 15% 16% < 1% 63% 6% 159
Texas 17% 17% < 1% 57% 8% 292
Virginia 15% 12% 2% 63% 8% 112
Washington 6% 13% 1% 69% 11% 145

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