Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of who believe in Heaven who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious tradition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
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Catholic 33% 9% 47% 9% 2% 6,083
Evangelical Protestant 59% 5% 31% 3% 2% 7,452
Historically Black Protestant 48% 6% 41% 4% 2% 1,761
Jehovah's Witness 75% 2% 15% 3% 6% 126
Jewish 32% 12% 46% 7% 2% 288
Mainline Protestant 33% 9% 50% 6% 2% 4,683
Mormon 66% 3% 24% 4% 3% 626
Muslim 39% 10% 36% 11% 4% 202
Orthodox Christian 32% 12% 48% 6% 3% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 15% 12% 61% 10% 3% 2,430

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