Views about human evolution among women by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among women by views about human evolution

% of women who say humans…

Interpreting scripture 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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Word of God; should be taken literally 12% 22% 2% 59% 5% 5,560
Word of God; not everything taken literally 21% 36% 3% 37% 3% 4,969
Word of God; other/don't know 10% 18% 6% 50% 17% 555
Not the word of God 62% 18% 4% 13% 2% 5,161
Other/don't know 27% 26% 11% 24% 12% 1,312

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