Question submitted by justinimal
Now I'm not asking if you are living in a religious state of mind and body. I mean, quite literally, do you live in a religious state?
According to an article
in the Wall Street Journal, 65% of people, when compared to 34%, say that religion is an important part of their everyday lives. However, when the numbers were put to a map, the differences in opinion according to location were striking.
The map, seen here
, shows that the religious importance varies according to region. The Bible Belt lives on, but the Northeastern United States still have not felt the touch of God.
As for states like Michigan and Illinois? They're ranking as average on the religious scale, showing that these states are pretty moderate when it comes to their religious practices.
Do you live in a religious state? Why do you think the states are so varied? What are some of the reasons that one region of the United States may be more religious than another?