The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Facts & figures

What God did, how and when in the creation of human beings was the focus of a recent poll from Princeton Survey Research Associates International. Here’s what Christians from various traditions believe:

God guided the process
as humans developed over millions of years

Mainline Protestants42%
Evangelical Protestants18%
Roman Catholics

God played no part
as humans developed over millions of years
Mainline Protestants9%
Evangelical Protestants4%
Roman Catholics11%

God created humans at one time
within the last 10,000 years
Mainline Protestants39%
Evangelical Protestants73%
Roman Catholics41%


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