Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 26% 15% 15% 44% < 1% 641
2007 30% 13% 11% 44% 1% 869

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are ages…

Frequency of reading scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 3% 19% 33% 45% 183
Seldom/never 14% 33% 28% 26% 247

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 1% 3% 18% 41% 34% 3% 183
Seldom/never 11% 5% 30% 35% 16% 2% 247

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 65% 188
Once or twice a month 45% 55% 102
Seldom/never 47% 53% 252

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 95% 2% < 1% 2% < 1% 184
Once or twice a month 94% 5% < 1% 1% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 96% < 1% 1% 1% 1% 250

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 186. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week < 1% 10% 90% 186
Once or twice a month 6% 6% 89% 102
Seldom/never 3% 7% 89% 251

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have a household income of…

Frequency of reading scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 154. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 25% 29% 31% 16% 154
Seldom/never 16% 21% 34% 29% 220

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who have completed…

Frequency of reading scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 187. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 33% 18% 13% 187
Once or twice a month 35% 25% 24% 16% 101
Seldom/never 26% 37% 21% 15% 250

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 4% 9% 16% 8% 188
Once or twice a month 60% 1% 10% 10% 19% 102
Seldom/never 60% 4% 9% 8% 19% 251

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 83% 188
Once or twice a month 15% 85% 102
Seldom/never 28% 72% 252

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they…

Frequency of reading scripture Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 10% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 188
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 56% 38% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 252

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say religion is…

Frequency of reading scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 84% 14% 1% < 1% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 60% 30% 6% 5% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 39% 46% 14% 1% < 1% 252

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend religious services…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 29% 4% < 1% 188
Once or twice a month 41% 47% 11% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 18% 58% 25% < 1% 252

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who pray…

Frequency of reading scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 17% < 1% < 1% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 57% 36% 3% 2% 1% 102
Seldom/never 41% 29% 12% 18% < 1% 252

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who attend prayer group…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 41% 18% 10% 31% < 1% 188
Once or twice a month 16% 20% 16% 48% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 4% 4% 9% 83% < 1% 252

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who meditate…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 12% 3% 28% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 41% 26% 4% 27% 2% 102
Seldom/never 19% 5% 4% 72% < 1% 252

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 13% 2% 4% < 1% 188
Once or twice a month 62% 28% 5% 3% 2% 102
Seldom/never 42% 20% 18% 18% 1% 252

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of reading scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 20% 5% 18% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 60% 18% 9% 13% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 34% 20% 13% 33% 1% 252

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of reading scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 56% 4% 31% 5% 4% 188
Once or twice a month 29% 5% 58% 7% 1% 102
Seldom/never 18% 9% 65% 7% 1% 252

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Frequency of reading scripture There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 33% 64% 2% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 20% 78% 2% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 30% 68% 2% < 1% 252

Interpreting scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of reading scripture Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 39% 3% 14% 5% 188
Once or twice a month 21% 47% 4% 21% 8% 102
Seldom/never 11% 39% < 1% 40% 10% 252

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in heaven

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 87% 5% 8% 188
Once or twice a month 81% 11% 8% 102
Seldom/never 85% 8% 6% 252

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …in hell

Frequency of reading scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 61% 27% 12% 188
Once or twice a month 58% 24% 18% 102
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 252

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who identify as…

Frequency of reading scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 44% 15% 40% 188
Once or twice a month 36% 9% 55% 102
Seldom/never 42% 8% 49% 252

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who are…

Frequency of reading scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 38% 18% 2% 188
Once or twice a month 34% 33% 30% 3% 102
Seldom/never 26% 45% 26% 3% 252

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who would rather have…

Frequency of reading scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 67% 24% 5% 4% 188
Once or twice a month 61% 31% 6% 2% 102
Seldom/never 59% 36% 4% 1% 252

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of reading scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 39% 7% 2% 188
Once or twice a month 34% 57% 7% 3% 102
Seldom/never 46% 49% 3% 1% 252

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say abortion should be…

Frequency of reading scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 53% 44% 3% 188
Once or twice a month 60% 37% 3% 102
Seldom/never 73% 25% 3% 252

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say homosexuality…

Frequency of reading scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 59% 33% 4% 3% 188
Once or twice a month 71% 27% 2% < 1% 102
Seldom/never 78% 15% 4% 2% 252

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of reading scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 48% 42% 10% 188
Once or twice a month 59% 39% 2% 102
Seldom/never 74% 18% 7% 252

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say…

Frequency of reading scripture Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 37% 60% 3% 1% 188
Once or twice a month 19% 78% 1% 2% 102
Seldom/never 34% 63% 1% 1% 252

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) by frequency of reading scripture

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say humans…

Frequency of reading scripture Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 43% 3% 38% 5% 188
Once or twice a month 19% 44% 8% 25% 4% 102
Seldom/never 32% 36% 2% 26% 4% 252