DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 168. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 17% 33% 28% 22% 168
2007 10% 39% 29% 21% 169

Generational cohort among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 168. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 9% 29% 35% 14% < 1% 168
2007 < 1% 8% 26% 38% 23% 5% 169

Gender composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 49% 51% 174
2007 48% 52% 169

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 95% 3% < 1% < 1% 2% 174
2007 99% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 167

Immigrant status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 173. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 < 1% 8% 91% 173
2007 6% 5% 89% 169

Income distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 155. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 13% 19% 32% 35% 155
2007 15% 26% 39% 20% 146

Educational distribution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 171. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 21% 26% 33% 21% 171

Marital status among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 173. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 60% 6% 9% 2% 23% 173
2007 65% 5% 9% 9% 12% 168

Parent of children under 18 among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 29% 71% 174
2007 32% 68% 169

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 38% 50% 6% < 1% 3% 3% 174
2007 50% 40% 6% < 1% 1% 3% 169

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 56% 18% 2% 1% 174
2007 30% 55% 11% 4% < 1% 169

Attendance at religious services among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 23% 55% 23% < 1% 174
2007 22% 58% 20% < 1% 169

Frequency of prayer among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 37% 30% 11% 23% < 1% 174
2007 37% 32% 8% 24% < 1% 169

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 6% 4% 8% 82% < 1% 174
2007 3% 8% 8% 81% < 1% 169

Frequency of meditation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 14% 5% 56% 1% 174
2007 27% 6% 10% 55% 2% 169

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 50% 21% 15% 14% < 1% 174
2007 32% 23% 20% 22% 3% 169

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 25% 16% 18% < 1% 174
2007 36% 16% 21% 25% 2% 169

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 9% 18% 62% 9% 1% 174
2007 5% 14% 70% 7% 3% 169

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 21% 78% 2% < 1% 174

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 13% 11% 14% 62% < 1% 174
2007 7% 9% 13% 70% 1% 169

Belief in Heaven among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 74% 17% 9% 174
2007 64% 22% 14% 169

Belief in Hell among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 53% 8% 174
2007 34% 50% 16% 169

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 37% 7% 56% 174
2007 33% 10% 57% 169

Political ideology among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 41% 36% 2% 174
2007 28% 46% 25% 1% 169

Views about size of government among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 57% 38% 3% 2% 174
2007 55% 32% 7% 7% 169

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 60% 1% < 1% 174

Views about abortion among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 81% 16% 3% 174
2007 76% 17% 7% 169

Views about homosexuality among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 92% 5% 2% 1% 174
2007 73% 18% 5% 3% 169

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 86% 10% 3% 174

Views about environmental regulation among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 28% 72% < 1% 1% 174
2007 23% 72% 4% 1% 169

Views about human evolution among members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God

% of members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) who say the holy scripture is not the word of God who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 174. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 46% 38% 4% 11% 2% 174