Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Christmas, Americans and the Virgin Birth

By Mark Tooley
Guest Contributor
December 20, 2013

Popular lore claims America is always growing more secular, like Europe. But attachment to core Christian beliefs remains high and shows no major sign of falling. For example, a 2008 Harris poll found that 61 percent of Americans believed in the Virgin Birth. In 1994 it was 78 percent, in 2000 it was 82 percent, and in 2003 77 percent. Non-Christians who said they believed in the Virgin Birth ranged from 47 to 27 percent during those years. A 2008 Barna Poll found that 75 percent of Americans believe the Virgin Birth, including 15 percent of atheists.

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