Views about human evolution 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 views about human evolution

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

Religious tradition Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 71% 12% 6% 11% < 1% 202
Catholic 50% 25% 4% 17% 4% 2,068
Evangelical Protestant 31% 38% 4% 25% 3% 636
Hindu 76% 10% 1% 13% < 1% 119
Historically Black Protestant 33% 41% 4% 21% 1% 177
Jewish 83% 6% 4% 6% < 1% 513
Mainline Protestant 55% 27% 6% 10% 2% 1,841
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 77% 9% 4% 9% 1% 5,713

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