Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious denomination Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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American Baptist Churches USA 41% 7% 46% 6% 1% 467
Anglican Church 34% 13% 44% 4% 4% 111
Episcopal Church 18% 15% 54% 9% 4% 494
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 31% 7% 53% 6% 2% 641
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.) 24% 22% 47% 6% 1% 139
Presbyterian Church (USA) 37% 12% 41% 6% 4% 428
United Church of Christ 20% 13% 57% 8% 2% 227
United Methodist Church 37% 8% 47% 5% 2% 1,637

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