LONDON (RNS) — The Bible says God created the world in six days and on the seventh day he rested. But less than 10 percent of people in the U.K., including those with religious beliefs, now accept the biblical account of Creation.
According to a new survey published this week, the majority of Britons, including adherents of the major faiths, now accept evolutionary theory.
Even so, 19 percent of religious people in Briton (and 29 percent in Canada) found it somewhat difficult, difficult or very difficult to accept evolutionary science.
Yet at the same time that a broad consensus has developed in