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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Faith Versus Dogma

NEW YORK () -- The overwhelming majority of Americans believe in God and heaven (95% and 90%, respectively), but significant minorities of Christians do not believe in such tenets of their religion as the virgin birth, according to the Harris Poll.

Of the four in five Americans who describe themselves as Christian, 89 percent in the survival of the soul after death, 87 percent in miracles and 85 percent in the virgin birth of Jesus.