Political ideology among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by political ideology

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are…

Religious tradition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 18% 37% 40% 4% 147
Catholic 33% 37% 25% 5% 3,807
Evangelical Protestant 38% 35% 19% 8% 1,462
Hindu 5% 39% 51% 5% 120
Historically Black Protestant 29% 34% 28% 8% 308
Jewish 15% 31% 51% 2% 580
Mainline Protestant 32% 40% 22% 6% 2,641
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 36% 40% 7% 6,116

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