The majority of Bible Gateway users responding to an online survey say they use modern English Bible translations to devote Scripture verses to memory. We asked blog readers “What English Bible translation do you primarily use to memorize Scripture?” More than 2,000 of you responded. Of that number, 63% chose Bible versions other than the […]
Earlier this year, our friends at GMI created an informative infographic breaking down popular Bible searches by country. They’ve just released a new “video Infographic” that walks through the highlights, and presents some discussion questions based on the data: What do you make of the data, and the questions it suggests? In our original post […]
When we saw that Americans spend most of their online time in social networking and emailing—according to an online survey by GfK and the Interactive Advertising Bureau—we thought it may be helpful to remind you of the many places you can encounter Bible Gateway’s daily Internet content. The study says the average American interacts with […]
Three in four Americans say they believe the Bible is the Word of God, according to a recently released Gallup (@Gallup) survey. But 21% consider it fables and history. These statistics mirror the percentage of Americans identifying themselves as Christian (76%) and non-Christian (22%) in Gallup’s 2013 religion aggregate. [See our previous blogpost, A Summary […]
The Bible remains America’s favorite book, according to the most recent Harris Poll. This year, just as in 2008 when The Harris Poll last asked this question, the number one book is the Bible. It’s now followed by Gone with the Wind, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and To Kill a Mockingbird. The […]
Jeffrey Kranz (@Jeffrey_the_Red) of The Overview Bible Project created the following Infographic from Bible Gateway’s online usage data. The top-10 most-read books of the Bible on BibleGateway.com are Psalms, Matthew, John, Romans, Proverbs, Genesis, Luke, 1 Corinthians, Isaiah, and Acts.
Do Bible readers in different parts of the world gravitate toward different sections of the Bible? Here’s a chart that lays out the most popular Bible passages in different countries.
Croydon, England and Richmond, Victoria rank #1 as Bible Gateway’s most “Bible-minded cities in the United Kingdom and Australia respectively for 2013. In our previous posts—“What Are Bible Gateway’s Most “Bible-Minded” USA Cities?” and “Bible Gateway’s Most “Bible-Minded” Cities in Canada”—we assembled usage data from 2013 of visitors to BibleGateway.com that indicate Bible Gateway’s popularity […]
Steinbach, Manitoba ranks #1 as Bible Gateway’s most “Bible-minded” city in Canada for 2013. In our previous post, we assembled usage data from 2013 of visitors to BibleGateway.com that indicate Bible Gateway’s popularity in U.S. cities while also controlling for population. By popular demand, we’ve now done the same thing with visitor data from Canadian […]
In our previous post, we mused about what Bible Gateway’s statistics would reveal about the most “Bible-minded” cities in the U.S. Crunching the numbers from 2013, we came up with the following charts that indicate Bible Gateway’s popularity in U.S. cities (also see Bible Gateway’s Most “Bible-Minded” Cities in Canada and Bible Gateway’s Most “Bible-Minded” […]