When it comes to African-Americans, a study shows they are more likely to practice Christianity compared to other racial groups.

According to a new study by the Barna Group, 66 percent of African-Americans agreed with the statement “the Bible is totally accurate in all of the principles it teaches,” compared to 46 percent of whites and 49 percent of the general population.

According to the Baptist Press, the study was conducted by telephone with more than 1,200 adults who described themselves as African-American. Released this week, the study also found that faith continues to be important in the lives of African-Americans, an ethnic group that comprises about 15 percent of the national population.

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