African-Americans Engage the Most With the Bible Than Any Other US Ethnic Group, Says New Study

African-Americans are more engaged with the Bible than the general U.S. population, according to the latest State of the Bible survey by American Bible Society.

For many African-Americans, it is more important to start the day with God’s word than a Cup of Joe. In fact, 37 percent choose the Bible over coffee and 60 percent use the Bible every day.

The study also found that African-Americans with higher levels of Bible engagement are more likely to desire even more interaction with the Bible.

Half of African-Americans say they always feel more connected to God when they read the Bible, while 75 percent usually or always experience a curiosity to know God better when reading the Bible.

“African-Americans know that Bible engagement can impact all areas of their lives for the better,” said Roy…

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