Thursday, March 20, 2008

Majority of Britons Believe Jesus Rose from the Dead

Over half of Britons believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead, according to recent research published ahead of the easter weekend.

Highlights of the national survey, conducted by ComRes on behalf of the theology think tank Theos, include:
  • 57% of respondents believe that Jesus was executed by crucifixion, buried and rose from the dead
  • 68% stated that they believe in some form of life after death
  • 13% of those questioned said that they believe Jesus Christ never existed
The research was conducted between 22nd and 24th of February. 1107 British residents were interviewed and the full findings of the survey can be found here.

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