Interpreting scripture among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 306. 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% 41% 5% 12% 4% 306
2007 40% 35% 3% 15% 7% 320

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are ages…

Interpreting scripture 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 4% 33% 34% 30% 108
Word of God; not everything taken literally 19% 17% 36% 28% 119

Generational cohort among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 4% 2% 30% 40% 23% < 1% 108
Word of God; not everything taken literally 15% 7% 14% 43% 19% 3% 119

Gender composition among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 47% 53% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 47% 53% 123

Racial and ethnic composition among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Interpreting scripture White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 80% 5% 6% 3% 5% 106
Word of God; not everything taken literally 83% 5% 6% 1% 5% 122

Immigrant status among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 8% 5% 86% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 3% 14% 83% 122

Income distribution among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who have a household income of…

Interpreting scripture Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Word of God; not everything taken literally 19% 21% 34% 26% 108

Educational distribution among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who have completed…

Interpreting scripture High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 43% 29% 18% 11% 109
Word of God; not everything taken literally 21% 36% 24% 18% 122

Marital status among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 62% 3% 7% 10% 17% 108
Word of God; not everything taken literally 56% 5% 14% 4% 21% 123

Parent of children under 18 among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 28% 72% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 16% 84% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say they…

Interpreting 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 = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 93% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 82% 16% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 123

Importance of religion in one's life among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say religion is…

Interpreting scripture Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 89% 8% 2% 1% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 65% 32% 3% < 1% < 1% 123

Attendance at religious services among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who attend religious services…

Interpreting 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 = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 61% 31% 8% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 44% 41% 15% < 1% 123

Frequency of prayer among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who pray…

Interpreting scripture At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 85% 10% 1% 2% 2% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 68% 21% 7% 4% < 1% 123

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who attend prayer group…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 50% 13% 11% 27% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 24% 16% 14% 47% < 1% 123

Frequency of meditation among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who meditate…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 47% 12% 2% 37% 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 46% 5% 3% 43% 2% 123

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 80% 13% 4% 3% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 67% 17% 4% 12% < 1% 123

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 51% 18% 12% 18% 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 50% 19% 8% 23% 1% 123

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Interpreting scripture Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 64% 3% 22% 9% 2% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 45% 9% 41% 4% 1% 123

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Interpreting 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 = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 52% 45% < 1% 3% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 34% 66% 1% < 1% 123

Frequency of reading scripture among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who read scripture…

Interpreting scripture At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 64% 14% 7% 15% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 42% 15% 10% 33% < 1% 123

Belief in Heaven among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who …in heaven

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 90% 5% 6% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 84% 7% 9% 123

Belief in Hell among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who …in hell

Interpreting scripture Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 82% 12% 7% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 61% 28% 11% 123

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who identify as…

Interpreting scripture Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 58% 16% 26% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 57% 10% 33% 123

Political ideology among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who are…

Interpreting scripture Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 61% 25% 11% 3% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 40% 39% 15% 5% 123

Views about size of government among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who would rather have…

Interpreting scripture Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 73% 26% 1% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 74% 23% 2% 1% 123

Views about government aid to the poor among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Interpreting scripture Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 62% 35% 1% 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 52% 44% 1% 3% 123

Views about abortion among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say abortion should be…

Interpreting scripture Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 30% 60% 10% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 61% 38% 1% 123

Views about homosexuality among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say homosexuality…

Interpreting scripture Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 27% 65% 2% 6% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 57% 30% 5% 8% 123

Views about same-sex marriage among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Interpreting scripture Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 20% 69% 11% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 46% 38% 16% 123

Views about environmental regulation among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say…

Interpreting 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 = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 61% 38% < 1% < 1% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 40% 55% 2% 3% 123

Views about human evolution among presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition by interpretation of scripture

% of presbyterians in the Evangelical Tradition who say humans…

Interpreting 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 = 110. 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.
Word of God; should be taken literally 6% 27% 1% 62% 3% 110
Word of God; not everything taken literally 16% 47% 5% 29% 4% 123