Parent of children under 18 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 parental status

% of adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 22% 78% 202
Catholic 28% 72% 2,064
Evangelical Protestant 30% 70% 636
Hindu 36% 64% 119
Historically Black Protestant 39% 61% 176
Jewish 24% 76% 513
Mainline Protestant 27% 73% 1,835
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 76% 5,694

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