Nearly 75 percent of U.S. doctors believe miracles can occur, a new survey says. The survey also found that 72 percent of the 1,100 doctors polled believe that religion provides a reliable and necessary guide to life. Non-Orthodox Jewish doctors are less likely to believe that miracle stories in the Bible are literally true, while more than 53 percent of Orthodox Jewish doctors and 60 percent of Protestant doctors surveyed believe them. The survey of doctors from across the religious spectrum — including Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist doctors — was conducted by HCD Research and the Louis Finkelstein Institute for Religious and Social Studies of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
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