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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 16:25

Poll: Mainline Protestants Very Liberal on Abortion, Sex, Gays -- Pentecostals More Conservative

Written by  Michael W. Chapman

(CNSNews.com) -- A Gallup survey shows that mainline Protestant denominations, such as the Episcopalians, are very accepting of abortion, sex outside of marriage, and gay and lesbian relationships. However, the survey also found that Southern Baptists, non-denominational churches, and Pentecostal churches are far less accepting of those practices than their mainline Protestant relatives.

Every year since 2001 Gallup has polled adults nationwide on "values and beliefs." The latest results are from aggregated data of those annual surveys (2001-2017), which looked at the acceptance of moral issues by Protestant denomination.

The numbers represent the percent from each denomination that found the topic or practice "morally acceptable."

For instance, with Episcopalians, 57% say abortion is "morally acceptable"; 71% say sex between an unmarried man and woman is morally acceptable; and 71% say gay and lesbian relationships are morally acceptable. Also, 59% of Episcopalians say the death penalty is acceptable. The numbers were similar for Presbyterians, Lutherans and Methodists.

Methodists, however, were a bit less accepting of abortion (46%) and gay and lesbian relations (56%) than the Episcopalienas. (See chart.)

On the other side of the Protestant coin, so to speak, Baptists, Southern Baptists, non-denominational Christians, and Pentecostals revealed more conservative leanings.

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I wonder what the BIBLE says about Gays???? OH YEAH, It says that they are evil and will be admonished to hell!!!

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FBA Iowa Written by FBA Iowa
September 13, 2017
Wonder what the Bible has to say about "mainline" liberal churches?

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