Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mainline Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants by belief in existence of standards for right and wrong

% of Mainline Protestants who say…

Religious denominationThere are clear standards for what is right and wrongRight or wrong depends on the situationNeither/both equallyDon't knowSample size
American Baptist Churches USA31%66%1%1%467
Anglican Church48%52%< 1%< 1%111
Episcopal Church28%70%2%< 1%494
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)29%69%1%< 1%641
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.)28%71%1%< 1%139
Presbyterian Church (USA)34%62%2%1%428
United Church of Christ22%75%2%1%227
United Methodist Church37%62%1%1%1,637
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.

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