Days after announcing that 42% of Americans are Creationists, Gallup has more data from its annual Values and Beliefs polls. And these results are no less depressing.
When it comes to the Bible, 28% of Americans say it’s the actual word of God and must be taken literally (the Ken Ham approach). Another 47% believe the Bible is inspired by God but open to interpretation. And a disappointingly low 21% correctly say it’s an “ancient book of fables, legends, history, and moral precepts recorded by man”: