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America’s Most ‘Bible-Minded’ City Is …

America’s Most ‘Bible-Minded’ City Is …

The American Bible Society has released their latest list of the most (and least) Bible-minded cities in the country, and for the second straight year, the title went to a city in Tennessee. According to their research, conducted in partnership with Barna Group—which involved interviews with 10s of thousands of people about their personal Bible-reading habits and beliefs about scripture’s accuracy—Chattanooga is the most Bible-minded place in the country. Last year’s title-holder, Knoxville, fell to No. 10. Notably, every city on the top 10 list (which included areas like Birmingham, Ala., Charlotte, N.C., Little Rock, Ark. and Shreveport, La.) were all in the south. As for the “least Bible-Minded city”, that prestigious designation goes to Providence, R.I./New Bedford, Mass. Also notable, is the fact that out of the 10 least Bible-minded cities, two are in New York and five are in New England …

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