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Easter Poll: 76% Believe Jesus Rose From the Dead

As Christians prepare to celebrate Easter, a general belief in the basics of Christianity remains strong in the United States. A Rasmussen Reports holiday survey found that 80% believe the person known as Jesus Christ actually walked the earth. Only 8% disagree. The national telephone survey also found that three-quarters of American adults (75%) believe the central reason for the Easter celebration—that Jesus rose from the dead. A similar number (76%) think Jesus Christ was the son of God who came to earth to die for our sins.

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