Educational distribution among Mainline Protestants who do not believe in Hell by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious family among Mainline Protestants who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of Mainline Protestants who do not believe in Hell who have completed…

Religious familyHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.)48%31%14%7%110
Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.)24%13%29%35%145
Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.)9%22%36%33%302
Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.)35%27%22%16%272
Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.)32%24%24%19%517
Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.)20%36%25%18%136
Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.)38%31%17%14%221
Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.)21%23%28%29%269
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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