DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 172. 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 12% 33% 31% 23% 172
2007 18% 36% 29% 17% 193

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 172. 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 10% 8% 27% 38% 15% 1% 172
2007 < 1% 10% 29% 42% 14% 5% 193

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 44% 56% 177
2007 48% 52% 195

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 176. 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 96% 1% 1% 2% < 1% 176
2007 96% 1% < 1% 1% 2% 193

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 2% 7% 91% 177
2007 2% 8% 90% 193

Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 150. 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 20% 18% 41% 21% 150
2007 20% 20% 40% 20% 169

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 176. 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 35% 38% 13% 14% 176

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 176. 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 56% 6% 10% 11% 17% 176
2007 59% 6% 12% 9% 15% 194

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 175. 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 23% 77% 175
2007 32% 68% 195

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say they…

Survey year 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 = 177. 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 77% 23% < 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 177
2007 85% 14% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 195

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 58% 40% 1% < 1% < 1% 177
2007 59% 35% 4% < 1% 1% 195

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 35% 45% 20% < 1% 177
2007 34% 57% 9% < 1% 195

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 60% 27% 11% 2% < 1% 177
2007 60% 28% 4% 6% 2% 195

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who attend prayer group…

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 = 177. 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 13% 10% 13% 63% 1% 177
2007 15% 10% 13% 62% 1% 195

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who meditate…

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 = 177. 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 29% 6% 6% 57% 2% 177
2007 25% 11% 4% 58% 1% 195

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

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 = 177. 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 54% 26% 9% 10% 1% 177
2007 48% 21% 16% 14% 1% 195

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 = 177. 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 36% 20% 15% 26% 2% 177
2007 33% 20% 16% 32% < 1% 195

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 34% 4% 57% 4% 1% 177
2007 29% 4% 59% 5% 2% 195

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say…

Survey year 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 = 177. 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 37% 62% 1% < 1% 177

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod 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 = 177. 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 23% 17% 13% 48% < 1% 177
2007 25% 17% 12% 45% < 1% 195

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 90% 6% 4% 177
2007 90% 3% 7% 195

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 74% 19% 7% 177
2007 72% 19% 9% 195

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 58% 18% 24% 177
2007 57% 8% 36% 195

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 48% 41% 7% 4% 177
2007 43% 42% 13% 1% 195

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 69% 26% 2% 3% 177
2007 53% 39% 5% 4% 195

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 62% 36% 1% < 1% 177

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 50% 48% 3% 177
2007 59% 38% 2% 195

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 67% 28% 2% 4% 177
2007 51% 43% 4% 2% 195

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 177. 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 51% 42% 8% 177

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say…

Survey year 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 = 177. 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 40% 59% 1% < 1% 177
2007 29% 63% 4% 4% 195

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who are Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 177. 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 20% 41% 2% 37% 1% 177