by Bob Smietana, Facts and Trends, LifeWay, 9/28/16.
Findings of a new survey of American views on Christian theology from Nashville-based LifeWay Research (include) …
The resurrection really happened. But not everything else in the Bible did.
More than half of Americans (58 percent) say God is the author of the Bible. About half say the Bible alone is the written Word of God (52 percent). Two-thirds of Americans (64 percent) say the biblical accounts of the physical (bodily) resurrection of Jesus are completely accurate. A quarter (23 percent) disagree. Thirteen percent are not sure. Almost all of those with evangelical beliefs (98 percent) agree, as do more than half of Americans who do not hold evangelical beliefs (56 percent).