Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally by belief in hell

% of Mainline Protestants who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …in hell

Religious family Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.) 84% 12% 5% 183
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.) 57% 34% 10% 215
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.) 68% 22% 10% 360
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.) 69% 21% 10% 716
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.) 75% 20% 5% 131
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.) 67% 23% 10% 159
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.) 60% 28% 12% 254

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