Religion: Bible Poll

Insatiably curious Dr. Gallup took a poll of Bible readers, last week announced that they are increasing in numbers, and that the biggest increase is among young readers.

> In 1942 U.S. Bible readers totaled 59% of the population. Last year they jumped to 64%. One person in ten reads the Bible daily.

> In the 21-29-year-old group, only 48% read the Bible in 1942; last year 57% read it.

>Bible reading increases with age. In the 30-49-year group, 60% said they read the Bible; of those over 50, 71% read it.

> Women read the...

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