edwardhenry

February 24, 2007

Vocabulary vs. the Bible

Filed under: christianity, education, religion, research — ted @ 11:35 am

The Jewish Atheist has created some very interesting statistics on the relationship between a person’s vocabulary scores and their religious beliefs:

Here are some things I’ve come up with:

People who score higher on the vocabulary test are much less likely to believe that the Bible is “the word of God,” to be “fundamentalist,” to believe “God concerned with human beings personally,” to consider church “very important,” or to believe that “atheists shouldn’t hold public office.”

Here’s one of his graphs:

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