Religious tradition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by political ideology (2014) Switch to: Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Political ideologyBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Conservative< 1%13%55%< 1%9%1%1%11%5%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%4%< 1%6,461
Moderate1%17%37%< 1%13%1%1%16%3%2%1%1%1%< 1%6%< 1%3,400
Liberal2%19%31%< 1%16%1%1%13%1%2%< 1%1%2%1%10%< 1%1,723
Don't know< 1%11%35%< 1%11%15%< 1%9%2%1%< 1%< 1%2%1%11%1%752
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