Knoxville named most 'Bible-minded' U.S. city

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When it comes to U.S. cities that embrace the Bible, Knoxville tops the list.

A new study by American Bible Society found Knoxville residents have the highest combined levels of regular Bible reading and belief in the Bible's accuracy.

Chattanooga came in third. Every city in the top five are in the so-called Bible Belt.

Most Bible-minded cities:
 1. Knoxville, Tenn.
2. Shreveport, La.
3. Chattanooga, Tenn.
4. Birmingham, Ala.
5. Jackson, Miss.
6. Springfield, Mo.
7. Charlotte, N.C.
8. Roanoke/Lynchburg, Va.
9. Huntsville, Ala.
10. Charleston, W.Va.

Least Bible-minded cities:
 1. Providence, R.I./ New Bedford, Mass.
2. Albany, N.Y.
3. Burlington, Vt.
4. Portland, Maine
5. Hartford/New Haven, Conn.
6. Boston, Mass.
7. San Francisco
8. Phoenix, Ariz.
9. Cedar Rapids, Iowa
10. Buffalo, N.Y.

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