Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Evangelical Protestants by sources of guidance on right and wrong

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Religious denominationReligionPhilosophy/reasonCommon senseScienceDon't knowSample size
Assemblies of God74%3%21%2%1%460
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)72%2%21%3%1%111
Church of the Nazarene57%3%25%7%8%101
Churches of Christ53%6%36%3%1%498
Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.)52%4%38%3%2%825
Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.)64%5%29%1%1%206
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod41%8%45%4%2%459
Nondenominational charismatic70%3%23%2%1%187
Nondenominational evangelical75%5%18%1%1%684
Nondenominational fundamentalist61%13%26%< 1%< 1%107
Presbyterian Church in America45%7%41%5%2%158
Seventh-day Adventist66%4%24%3%2%165
Southern Baptist Convention60%4%32%2%2%1,845
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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