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Public Poll Results
Here you will find the results of polls from the past. They are arranged by topic and give the date the poll was taken.
Do you think the God of the Bible would communicate to us in this hidden fashion?
Do you think the phrase found in the Bible, "sealed until the time of the end," refers to the discovery of this code?
This poll was conducted during the period of July 1 to September 20, 1997.
The current law in Israel, given the Orthodox Jewish influence, requires the immediate reburial of unearthed human remains.
Do you think that archaeologists who uncover ancient human skeletal remains, should be permitted to scientifically examine them for a limited period of time before reburial?
This poll was conducted during the period of September 21 to October 10, 1997.
As Halloween approaches, houses and stores are decorated with ghosts and ghouls, skeletons and witches.
Is this festival a harmless relic of ancient superstition?
Should a practicing Christian participate in Halloween festivities?
This poll was conducted during the period of October 11 to November 24, 1997.
Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ.
Do you believe that Christ was born on December 25th?
How many Magi (wise men) were there?
We don't know 74%
This poll was conducted during the period of November 24 to December 29, 1997.
Concerning the gender-neutral Bible translation debate – It is argued that it is a distortion of Scripture when translators use gender-neutral phrases to replace precise, lexically correct English equivalents.
Do you believe this is true?
Is translating the inclusive he as they surrendering to a feminist agenda?
This poll was conducted during the period of December 30 to February 28, 1998.
As the new millennium, approaches, many thinkers have predicted the demise of religion as human understanding and technology advances.
Do you believe that state-sponsored atheism or science will prove to be religion's undoing?
Yes 11% No 76%
Throughout history, scientific discoveries have clashed with religious beliefs.
Do you think such conflicts will increase, decrease or stay the same in the future as technological advances such as cloning raise controversial ethical/moral questions?
This poll was conducted during the period of February 28 to June 11, 1998.
Which translation of the Bible do you use most often?
King James Version 29%
New King James 13%
New American Standard 14%
New Revised Standard 6%
JPS Tanakh 5%
New American 3%
New Jerusalem 1%
New International 20%
This poll was conducted during the period of June 11 to November 30, 1998.
IS GODS WORD
The Bible has been called the premier literary work of Western civilization.
Do you believe that the Bible is the actual word of God?
Do you think the Bible should be taken literally?
This poll was conducted during the period of December 1 to April 16, 1999.
Dominating the pages of the New Testament are Jesus and Paul. Renewed study into these men has added new insights into their teachings and the context of their lives.
Do you think that the teachings of Paul were an extension of or are consistent with those of Jesus?
Do you think Paul was the actual founder of Christianity as we know it today?
This poll was conducted during the period of April 17, 1999 to March 31, 2000.
When the Dead Sea Scrolls Bible differs from our standard traditional Hebrew text, which should we give weight to? The older or the traditional?
Older 71% Traditional 19%
Don't Know 10%
This poll was conducted during the period of April 1 to September 12, 2000 1999.
What should Jerusalem's future be?
Israeli control 70%
Palestinian control 1%
This poll was conducted during the period of September 12, 2000 to April 20, 2002.
Do you think Christianity today is anything like the New Testament Church of the first century?
Do you think it matters?
This poll was conducted during the period of April 20, 2002 to March 31,2003.
Hershel Shanks and Ben Witherington have now published their findings of what has been called the most important archaeological discovery concerning Jesus and his family. The ossuary was shown publicly in Toronto in November 2002.
Do you think the ossuary and its inscription are authentic?
Haven't a Clue 5%
Does this finding change your view of Jesus' family?
This poll was conducted during the period of March 31, 2003 to January 17, 2004.
A Publishers Weekly article reported that according to polls most people may not actually read their Bibles, but they seem more than ready to read about the Bible. There are so many books about the Bible that covering them would require a book of its own.
How much of the Bible have you read?
All of It 72%
About Half 9%
Areas of Interest 9%
Little or None 10%
Do you read the Old and New Testaments Equally?
Is the Old Testament Relevant to Us Today?
This poll was conducted during the period of January 17, 2004 to March 2, 2007.
Do you think they have found the tomb of Jesus?
Good Possibility 4%
Certainly Not 88%
This poll was conducted during the period of March 3, 2007 to January 31, 2008.
These polls are not scientific and reflect the opinions of only those Internet users who have chosen to participate. The results cannot be assumed to represent the opinions of Internet users in general, nor the public as a whole.
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