Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants who say religion is very important by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants who say religion is very important by views about size of government

% of Mainline Protestants who say religion is very important who would rather have…

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American Baptist Churches USA 43% 53% 2% 3% 338
Episcopal Church 53% 37% 3% 6% 244
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 63% 28% 6% 3% 408
Presbyterian Church (USA) 56% 37% 3% 5% 269
United Church of Christ 47% 48% 1% 4% 128
United Methodist Church 67% 25% 3% 4% 1,021

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