A major study has been released exploring the role of the Bible for contemporary Americans. It’s entitled The Bible in American Life . You can access it here. Among its findings: 48% of Americans report reading the Bible sometime during the course of last year. 29% believe it is inerrant, with 48% believing it is inspired. African-Americans read the Bible more than just about anybody. And “Nones”–people who claim no religious affiliation– read it quite often, considering.
One of the most surprising findings: the most popular and fastest-growing Bible translation by far is the King James translation. After the jump, details about that. [Read more…]