DemographicInformation

Age distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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 15% 32% 28% 25% 359
2007 9% 36% 32% 23% 479

Generational cohort among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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 11% 7% 29% 34% 17% 2% 359
2007 < 1% 7% 24% 39% 21% 8% 479

Gender composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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% 360
2007 47% 53% 489

Racial and ethnic composition among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 355. 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 98% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 355
2007 97% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 489

Immigrant status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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 3% 5% 92% 359
2007 3% 6% 90% 487

Income distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 314. 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 19% 23% 32% 27% 314
2007 21% 24% 38% 16% 410

Educational distribution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 34% 33% 21% 12% 360

Marital status among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 359. 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 59% 5% 11% 7% 17% 359
2007 63% 3% 9% 11% 14% 489

Parent of children under 18 among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 26% 74% 360
2007 27% 73% 488

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 71% 26% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 360
2007 81% 16% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 489

Importance of religion in one's life among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 55% 40% 4% 1% < 1% 360
2007 56% 36% 8% < 1% < 1% 489

Attendance at religious services among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 31% 49% 19% < 1% 360
2007 41% 44% 15% < 1% 489

Frequency of prayer among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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% 29% 9% 11% 1% 360
2007 55% 23% 8% 13% 1% 489

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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% 7% 14% 66% < 1% 360
2007 13% 12% 15% 60% < 1% 489

Frequency of meditation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 26% 9% 4% 60% 1% 360
2007 28% 8% 5% 57% 2% 489

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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% 24% 10% 15% 1% 360
2007 44% 19% 16% 16% 4% 489

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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% 20% 11% 27% 1% 360
2007 31% 17% 21% 28% 2% 489

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 33% 4% 58% 4% 2% 360
2007 24% 10% 60% 3% 3% 489

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 31% 67% 1% < 1% 360

Frequency of reading scripture among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 22% 14% 17% 46% < 1% 360
2007 26% 14% 11% 48% 1% 489

Belief in Heaven among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 90% 3% 7% 360
2007 86% 4% 9% 489

Belief in Hell among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 68% 22% 10% 360
2007 69% 19% 12% 489

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 51% 14% 35% 360
2007 40% 13% 47% 489

Political ideology among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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% 38% 20% 3% 360
2007 37% 44% 16% 3% 489

Views about size of government among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 68% 27% 3% 3% 360
2007 56% 34% 5% 6% 489

Views about government aid to the poor among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 53% 39% 6% 3% 360

Views about abortion among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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% 39% 2% 360
2007 62% 33% 5% 489

Views about homosexuality among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 75% 20% 3% 2% 360
2007 59% 34% 4% 3% 489

Views about same-sex marriage among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 360. 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 63% 29% 8% 360

Views about environmental regulation among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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% 60% 2% 1% 360
2007 26% 66% 3% 5% 489

Views about human evolution among lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally

% of lutherans in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is word of God; not everything taken literally 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 = 360. 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 19% 47% 4% 26% 4% 360