An Assessment of Bible Knowledge Among Adult Southern Baptist Sunday School Participants

From: Volume 10, Issue 1: Spring 2013, Technological Innovation & Educational Ministry Pages 7-29


Biblical illiteracy is a major spiritual problem in America today. Churches and society pay a high price when so many cannot discern between good (what is biblical) and evil. This research examines Bible knowledge among Southern Baptist adult Sunday school participants and investigates the relationships that exist between Bible knowledge and length of Sunday school attendance, size of the overall Sunday school, and frequency of Sunday school attendance. In addition to presenting quantitative evidence concerning the participants’ level of Bible knowledge, this research study
draws specific conclusions and gives four explicit recommendations for pastors, church leaders, and Christian educators.

Key Words: adults, adult learning, adult education, Bible literacy, Southern Baptist, Bible knowledge



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