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Category Archives: Polls and Surveys

Stark, Slytherin, Sauron, or Scripture? Identify These Quotes

In light of Hollywood’s abundance of Bible-related films this year, we thought it would be interesting to create a brief test to see how well you can discern Scripture from literary and movie script. The quiz below contains 16 quotes. It’s up to you to decide which ones are from the Bible, The Lord of […]

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“Noah” Generates a Flood of Bible Readers Over the Weekend

Christian critics have given Noah mixed reviews, but one thing Darren Aronofsky’s epic did accomplish was to get people reading the original story of Noah in the Bible. Over the weekend, visits to the Noah story in Genesis 6-9 at Bible Gateway saw a 223% increase over the previous weekend! I imagine this represents a […]

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What’s the Place of the Bible in American Christianity? Surprising Results from a New Survey

There have been quite a few surveys in recent years looking to better understand the ways that American Christians do and don’t put their personal faith into practice. Every time I hear of a new survey, I never know if I’m going to be pleasantly surprised or just depressed by what it reveals about the […]

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Should Digital Bibles be Used in Inaugural Ceremonies? Bible Gateway Visitors Weigh In

Nearly six out of every ten people (57%) say a digital Bible on a mobile device has no place whatsoever in political and judicial swearing-in ceremonies and that only a print Bible is acceptable. That’s according to Bible Gateway’s latest online poll, in which more than 5,000 people voted. We posed the question after Nassau […]

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What Does it Mean to be “Bible-minded”?

What does it mean to be “Bible-minded”? That term has seen a lot of use in the last week (including by us) in discussions of American Bible Society’s survey of America’s most “Bible-minded” cities. (As followers of our blog know, we’ve responded to the survey by running our own analyses of the top Bible-reading cities […]

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What Are America’s Most Bible-Minded Cities?

What’s the most “Bible-minded” city in the United States? Though it ranks 87th in population size, Chattanooga, TN, ranks number one in “Bible-mindedness” among US cities, according to a recent survey by the American Bible Society (ABS) and Barna Group. Chattanooga takes over the number-one ranking from Knoxville, TN, which claimed the top spot in […]

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Where Do You Read the Bible? Bible Gateway Visitors Share Their Answers

In a recent online poll, we asked visitors to the Bible Gateway blog where they most often read the Bible. Thousands of readers responded; here’s what they shared. A full 30% of poll respondents say they read their Bible most often in a study room in their home. Not far behind are those who say […]

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New Bible Gateway Poll Results: Bible Apps & Reading Habits

Six out of every ten people say Bible apps for their mobile devices have caused them to read the Bible more than they did before they downloaded the apps. That’s according to our latest online poll, in which more than 10,000 people voted. Our poll asked Have Bible reading apps for mobile devices changed your […]

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New Poll: How long have you been attending your current church?

We’re opening a new poll today to ask about how long you’ve been attending your current church. Did you just start going there, or have you been going there your entire life? We want to know! Take a second to vote below: Finding a church that you can attend regularly is a wonderful thing. All […]

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New Poll: How is Your Church Celebrating Holy Week?

Easter is almost here! Christians recognize Jesus’ resurrection every day, but once a year the church sets aside Easter for a special celebration of everything that Jesus’ death and resurrection means for us. Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week—the period of time beginning with Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem and ending […]

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