Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants who have completed high school or less by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants who have completed high school or less by interpretation of scripture

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed high school or less 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 75% 17% 3% 2% 3% 202
Churches of Christ 55% 30% 2% 11% 3% 196
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) 55% 26% 3% 12% 4% 326
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod 48% 41% 4% 5% 2% 121
Nondenominational evangelical 57% 34% 2% 4% 3% 142
Southern Baptist Convention 65% 21% 3% 6% 4% 672

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