Friday, April 22, 2011
Today is the day Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, who 78% of all Americans believe to be the son of God who came to Earth to die for our sins.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of American Adults shows that only 13% of Adults do not share that belief. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Seventy-four percent (74%) believe Christ was resurrected from the dead, while 14% disagree. Another 11% are not sure.
Eighty-three percent (83%) also believe that the person known to history as Jesus Christ did actually walk the Earth roughly 2,000 years ago. Eight percent (8%) do not believe this to be true.
All of these findings are generally in line with surveys stretching back to Easter 2006.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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