Connection Between Knowing and Doing when Reading the Bible

This report contrasts student beliefs with adult assumptions of student beliefs. This study was conducted with a 40-question survey, presented to 2,953 students and 535 adults, the majority of which come from a churched background. Over 900 hours were spent conducting this research. The sample size represents 58% female and 42% male, 54% middle school students, and 46% high school students. Eighty-four percent attend a public school, 6% attend a Christian school, 4% attend a private or charter school, and 6% are homeschooled. The ethnicities represented are 82% Caucasian, 9% African American, 5% Hispanic, 2% Asian, and 2% American Indian. Participants come from Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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