69% Believe That Jesus Rose From The Dead

Sixty-nine percent (69%) of American adults believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 15% say this key belief of the Christian faith did not happen while 16% are not sure.

Sixty-four percent (64%) of adults with a college degree hold this belief along with 71% who do not have a college degree (see crosstab results).

The survey also found that 76% believe the person known to history as Jesus Christ actually walked the earth. Seventy-one percent (71%) believe he was the Son of God and 63% believe he was born to a virgin.

Data released earlier showed that 58% are “absolutely certain” that God exists and another 18% who say God “probably” exists. Sixty-six percent (66%) believe in some form of life after death. Forty-three percent (43%) pray on a daily basis.

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The national survey of 1,072 Adults was conducted December 25-26, 2018 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.0 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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