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Surveys Reveal 'Widely Divergent' Views of Religious U.S. Activists
Christian Post ^ | Sep. 16 2009 | Jennifer Riley

Posted on 09/21/2009 4:24:13 PM PDT by daniel1212

First-ever polls comparing conservative and progressive activists are revealing to what degree these groups diverge when it comes to issue priorities, issue positions, and beliefs about scripture.

While the majority of both groups say religion is important in their lives, for example, they have strikingly different beliefs about scripture. Nearly half of conservatives (48 percent) believe scripture to be the literal word of God, while only three percent of progressives shared the same view, according to the 2009 Religious Activist Surveys conducted by the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics at the University of Akron in partnership with Public Religion Research.

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TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Evangelical Christian; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: 2009polls; abortion; conservatives; progressives; religiousleft; samesex
These finding are no surprise, and effects of the ideology of unGodly liberalism is increasingly manifest. God's laws are to our benefit when obeyed, and to our and others hurt when they are forsaken. (Ps. 19:-11)

I collect statistics on this subject for my page, Revealing Statistics: America in Decline (Present Costs of the War against God). http://peacebyjesus.witnesstoday.org/RevealingStatistics.html Free free to send my any relevant to this subject.

1 posted on 09/21/2009 4:24:14 PM PDT by daniel1212
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Nearly half of conservatives (48 percent) believe scripture to be the literal word of God, while only three percent of progressives shared the same view...

Those three percent of "progressives" must be the stupidest people alive. What kind of a person believes that the Bible is the literal Word of God, yet decides to go against that Word?

2 posted on 09/21/2009 6:10:22 PM PDT by TurtleUp ("Socialist mandates are not a tax"??? Obama, YOU LIE!)
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Better term would be “regressives,” back to the serpent’s hiss, “Hath God said?”

I do believe, but help Thou my unbelief.


3 posted on 09/21/2009 9:21:10 PM PDT by daniel1212 ( For the transgression of a land many are the princes thereof: - Prv. 28:2)
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