Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants who believe in Heaven by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants who believe in Heaven by interpretation of scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who believe in Heaven who say the holy scripture is…

Religious denomination 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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Assemblies of God 72% 20% 2% 3% 3% 416
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 107
Churches of Christ 52% 34% 4% 8% 3% 457
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) 54% 30% 3% 10% 4% 722
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.) 50% 36% 3% 7% 4% 179
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod 42% 42% 4% 9% 3% 397
Nondenominational charismatic 54% 34% 6% 5% 1% 158
Nondenominational evangelical 52% 38% 3% 4% 3% 548
Presbyterian Church in America 36% 41% 5% 13% 5% 122
Seventh-day Adventist 49% 35% 5% 4% 6% 139
Southern Baptist Convention 62% 24% 4% 6% 3% 1,627

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