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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 5% 37% 35% 14% 8% 168
Catholic 34% 12% 42% 10% 3% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 64% 5% 24% 3% 2% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 50% 6% 38% 4% 3% 812
Jehovah's Witness 83% 1% 8% 1% 6% 160
Jewish 19% 18% 43% 15% 4% 362
Mainline Protestant 31% 13% 45% 7% 3% 2,762
Mormon 65% 4% 22% 5% 4% 337
Muslim 39% 8% 33% 14% 5% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 6% 22% 52% 18% 2% 3,631

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