Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by interpretation of scripture (2014) Switch to: Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by political party
% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…
|Interpreting scripture||Republican/lean Rep.||No lean||Democrat/lean Dem.||Sample size|
|Word of God; should be taken literally||39%||21%||40%||1,057|
|Word of God; not everything taken literally||44%||17%||39%||2,770|
|Word of God; other/don't know||28%||36%||36%||121|
|Not the word of God||29%||17%||55%||3,566|
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