Evangelicals are between 6% and 33% of the US population

If you use self-identification, there are a lot of evangelicals in America, roughly 1/3rd of the population and half of all Christians. However, if you quiz Americans on their theological beliefs, only 6% of them would qualify. And then there’s race, the huge differences between black and white evangelicals. All of this discussion is from an excellent NPR post on the subject which I have summarized rather than quoting..

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