Study: Half of Germans Have a Bible, Only 6% Read it Regularly

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(Evangelical Focus) In Germany, the country that once experienced the Protestant Reformation, not many read the Scriptures on a regular basis.

Half of the Germans have a Bible at home, but only 6% actually read it, according to the data of research institute Insa-Consulere.

The lack of interest in Bible reading is a reality among religious people, as well, director Herrmann Binkert said during an annual Christian media congress in Schwäbisch Gmünd.

Only 8% of Roman Catholics and 7% of Protestants read their Bible regularly.

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