DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 387. 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% 73% 13% 1% 387
2007 12% 76% 11% 1% 532

Generational cohort among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 387. 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% 17% 64% 14% < 1% < 1% 387
2007 < 1% 7% 58% 33% 1% < 1% 532

Gender composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 48% 52% 392
2007 48% 52% 541

Racial and ethnic composition among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 391. 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 89% 3% 1% 4% 3% 391
2007 93% 1% 1% 3% 1% 533

Immigrant status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 390. 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 8% 7% 86% 390
2007 5% 6% 88% 540

Income distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 365. 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 18% 15% 28% 39% 365
2007 14% 14% 39% 33% 495

Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 390. 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% 29% 29% 20% 390

Marital status among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 390. 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% 8% 10% 1% 7% 390
2007 79% 7% 9% < 1% 5% 541

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 36% 47% 9% < 1% 4% 4% 392
2007 50% 37% 6% 1% 4% 3% 541

Importance of religion in one's life among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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% 50% 24% 7% 1% 392
2007 21% 51% 21% 6% 1% 541

Attendance at religious services among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 49% 39% < 1% 392
2007 15% 55% 30% < 1% 541

Frequency of prayer among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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% 29% 11% 27% < 1% 392
2007 30% 31% 10% 28% < 1% 541

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 392
2007 5% 5% 6% 83% < 1% 541

Frequency of meditation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 30% 9% 5% 56% < 1% 392
2007 23% 8% 5% 64% < 1% 541

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 14% 18% 2% 392
2007 32% 18% 20% 28% 2% 541

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 45% 21% 18% 17% < 1% 392
2007 35% 18% 19% 25% 2% 541

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 10% 20% 60% 8% 2% 392
2007 5% 14% 69% 9% 2% 541

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 78% 1% 1% 392

Frequency of reading scripture among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 10% 9% 11% 70% < 1% 392
2007 7% 9% 10% 73% 1% 541

Belief in Heaven among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 64% 25% 12% 392
2007 64% 24% 12% 541

Belief in Hell among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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% 51% 10% 392
2007 39% 49% 12% 541

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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% 13% 53% 392
2007 35% 15% 50% 541

Political ideology among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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% 37% 36% 4% 392
2007 22% 49% 26% 3% 541

Views about size of government among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 61% 35% 3% 2% 392
2007 48% 42% 5% 5% 541

Views about government aid to the poor among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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 42% 55% 2% 1% 392

Views about abortion among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 80% 19% 1% 392
2007 81% 15% 4% 541

Views about homosexuality among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 89% 9% 2% 1% 392
2007 78% 16% 5% 2% 541

Views about same-sex marriage among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 82% 13% 5% 392

Views about environmental regulation among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 68% 1% 2% 392
2007 22% 74% 2% 2% 541

Views about human evolution among Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents

% of Mainline Protestants adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who are parents 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 = 392. 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% 27% 5% 9% 1% 392