80% of Americans expect to be called before God on Judgment Day to answer for their sins. 90% believe in heaven. 77% rate their chances of going to heaven as “excellent” or “good.”
65% of Americans believe in the literal existence of Satan. 73% believe in Hell.
83% of Americans believe that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. (11% disbelieve. 6% don’t know.)
* Statistics cited come from PEW, Gallup, and Newsweek.
-From “Letter to a Christian Nation” By Sam Harris (who is an atheist)