Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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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Buddhist 8% 34% 36% 15% 7% 166
Catholic 38% 9% 41% 9% 3% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 67% 4% 24% 2% 2% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 52% 5% 37% 4% 2% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 81% 1% 12% 1% 5% 203
Jewish 27% 17% 42% 9% 5% 320
Mainline Protestant 38% 9% 45% 5% 3% 3,532
Mormon 71% 3% 19% 4% 4% 545
Muslim 42% 11% 33% 11% 4% 152
Orthodox Christian 36% 10% 46% 6% 3% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 10% 19% 53% 15% 3% 3,048

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