Frequency of reading scripture among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by frequency of reading scripture

% of who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who read scripture…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
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Word of God; should be taken literally 45% 13% 10% 31% 1% 2,716
Word of God; not everything taken literally 22% 14% 13% 50% < 1% 4,156
Word of God; other/don't know 38% 15% 11% 34% 3% 282
Not the word of God 7% 5% 7% 80% < 1% 6,693
Other/don't know 19% 11% 9% 59% 3% 1,343

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