Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 9% 30% 42% 13% 5% 212
Catholic 25% 10% 52% 11% 2% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 46% 7% 40% 4% 2% 3,811
Hindu 5% 18% 52% 25% 1% 158
Historically Black Protestant 42% 6% 45% 4% 2% 1,290
Jewish 12% 17% 54% 15% 3% 633
Mainline Protestant 24% 11% 55% 7% 2% 3,901
Mormon 49% 5% 37% 6% 4% 267
Muslim 36% 8% 38% 13% 4% 178
Orthodox Christian 25% 16% 49% 10% < 1% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 18% 57% 18% 2% 5,875

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