Can you believe in Christ and not believe in God? The Pew Research Center is out with a survey that says 5 percent of Americans do not believe in God, but only 24 percent of those people call themselves atheists.
Fourteen percent of those who say they do not believe in the existence of God identify themselves as Christians, the survey said.
For the most part, Minnesotans responding to the survey tracked along the same lines as the national results. One of the exceptions was “frequency of answers to prayers.” Thirty-one percent of Americans surveyed say they pray and receive answer to those prayers. But in Minnesota, that percentage is only 23 percent.