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Atheism

17% of atheist scientists with children attended a religious service more than once in the past year.

Celebrity

Americans on the most influential Christian leader in the United States:

19% Billy Graham

9% Pope Benedict

8% Barack Obama

5% Joel Osteen

41% Not sure/ None

Note: Respondents were not given any names.

Denominations

34% New Englanders who say they have an unfavorable impression of Southern Baptists.

40% Southerners who say they have an unfavorable impression of Southern Baptists. (They also have a higher favorable impression: 57% to New England's 51%.)


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