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Authority (1)
Changed Faith? (3)
Churches Adapt? (2)
God's Glory (1)
Incompatible? (5)
Too Much Science? (7)
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AUTHORTY from Survey On the Beliefs and Moral Values of America's Children, 1989
What, in your opinion, is the most believable authority in matters of truth? (Not asked of elementary school students.) (AUTHORTY)
TOTAL%
1) Your own personal experience1,54244.9
2) What you learn from television, newspapers and magazines782.3
3) The teachings of Scripture55316.1
4) What science teaches us872.5
5) What your parents or other adults teach you65819.2
6) What church leaders say752.2
7) Other290.8
8) Dont know40911.9
Missing1,992 
TOTAL3,431100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:Other
Sample:Non-Random
Mode:In-Person


SCIDISC from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(scidiscovery_w3) S:2. [IF NOT RELIGIOUS, IF F:10=7 OR F:9=0, DK OR REF: My own views about religion have, ALL OTHERS, My own religious faith has] been strengthened by some of the discoveries of science. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?) (SCIDISC)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1495.9
2) Agree89035.2
3) Undecided/DK (Interviewer: Do not read)261.0
4) Disagree1,25149.4
5) Strongly disagree1997.9
888) Refused60.2
999) Legitimate skip110.4
TOTAL2532100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


DOUBTS3 from General Social Survey, 1988
How often have these problems caused doubts about your religious faith -- often, sometimes, or never. Conflict of faith and science. (DOUBTS3)
TOTAL%
1) Often734.9
2) Sometimes36924.9
3) Never95564.5
8) Dont know644.3
9) No answer201.4
TOTAL1481100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


INFL_SCI from Religion and Diversity Survey, 2002-2003
Have any of the following had an important influence on your thinking about religion or spirituality: studying or reading about science? (INFL_SCI)
TOTAL%
1) Yes1,04736.0
2) No1,83263.0
3) Donít know281.0
4) Refused30.1
TOTAL2,910100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


MODVIEWS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (Salt Lake City Sample)
Following is a list of statements which are made from time to time on current social and political issues. Please indicate your opinion of each in the usual manner -- The LDS and other churches must adapt themselves and their teachings to the findings of science and modern developments (MODVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly14215.5
2) Agree somewhat17419.0
3) Disagree somewhat9710.6
4) Disagree strongly45149.3
5) No opinion505.5
TOTAL914100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


MODVIEWS from Salt Lake City and San Francisco Surveys of Mormons, 1967-1969 (San Francisco Sample)
Following is a list of statements which are made from time to time on current social and political issues. Please indicate your opinion of each in the usual manner -- The LDS and other churches must adapt themselves and their teachings to the findings of science and modern developments (MODVIEWS)
TOTAL%
1) Agree strongly7325.3
2) Agree somewhat6321.9
3) Disagree somewhat3712.8
4) Disagree strongly8930.9
5) No opinion269.0
TOTAL288100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Single Unit (State, County, etc.)
Frame:Denominations
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mailed


GODSGLRY from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q41c. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about science: Science helps to reveal Gods glory (GODSGLRY)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree23414.6
2) Disagree39824.9
3) Agree51932.4
4) Strongly agree20712.9
8) Undecided24215.1
Missing49 
TOTAL1,600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SCIRELIG from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q41f. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about science: Science and religion are incompatible (SCIRELIG)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree33320.8
2) Disagree77448.4
3) Agree17110.7
4) Strongly agree986.1
8) Undecided22414.0
Missing47 
TOTAL1,600100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SCIHOSTL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q41g. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about science: Most scientists are hostile to religion (SCIHOSTL)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree16310.2
2) Disagree67542.2
3) Agree31019.4
4) Strongly agree865.4
8) Undecided36722.9
Missing46 
TOTAL1,601100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


TEACHING from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(teachings_w3) S:1. The teachings of science and religion often ultimately conflict with each other. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?) (TEACHING)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree35514.0
2) Agree1,42256.2
3) Undecided/DK (Interviewer: Do not read)210.8
4) Disagree62324.6
5) Strongly disagree883.5
888) Refused120.5
999) Legitimate skip110.4
TOTAL2532100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SCIENCE from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)
(sciencerel_w3) S:3. The findings of science and teachings of religion are entirely compatible with each other. (Do you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree?) (SCIENCE)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree813.2
2) Agree71528.2
3) Undecided/DK (Interviewer: Do not read)311.2
4) Disagree1,44957.2
5) Strongly disagree2359.3
888) Refused100.4
999) Legitimate skip110.4
TOTAL2532100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


SCIREL from Four-State Church Involvement Study, 1988
Here are some more questions about religion. Please tell me if you agree or disagree with the following statements. If unsure, all things considered, do you tend to agree or disagree with -- Science and religion will always be in conflict. (SCIREL)
TOTAL%
1) Agree1,56762.3
2) Disagree94837.7
TOTAL2515100.0
Survey Details
Scope:Other
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Phone


TRUSTSCI from General Social Survey 2008 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
We trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith. (TRUSTSCI)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable2,19461.6
1) Strongly agree1002.8
2) Agree3219.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree3439.6
4) Disagree40611.4
5) Strongly disagree1624.6
8) Cant choose260.7
9) No answer70.2
TOTAL3559100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SCIFAITH from General Social Survey 2010 Cross-Section and Panel Combined
How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? A. We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith. (SCIFAITH)
TOTAL%
0) Inapplicable3,47170.8
1) Strongly agree1282.6
2) Agree4689.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree3597.3
4) Disagree3146.4
5) Strongly disagree1062.2
8) Dont know501.0
9) No answer50.1
TOTAL4901100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


RELYSCI from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q41a. Please indicate your level of agreement with the following statements about science: We rely too much on science and not enough on faith (RELYSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree30719.1
2) Disagree54033.5
3) Agree41725.9
4) Strongly agree20012.4
8) Undecided1479.1
Missing38 
TOTAL1,611100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:Mixed-mode


SCIFAITH from General Social Survey, 2000
We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith. (SCIFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16312.8
2) Agree47837.5
3) Neither agree nor disagree29423.0
4) Disagree18814.7
5) Strongly disagree614.8
8) Cant choose241.9
9) No answer685.3
TOTAL1276100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


TRUSTSCI from General Social Survey, 1998
Agree or disagree: We trust too much in science and not enough in religious faith (TRUSTSCI)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree1068.3
2) Agree27021.0
3) Neither agree nor disagree32925.6
4) Disagree34727.0
5) Strongly disagree15512.1
8) Dont know423.3
9) No answer352.7
TOTAL1284100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SCIFAITH from General Social Survey, 1994
We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith. (SCIFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree16111.6
2) Agree55840.3
3) Neither agree nor disagree31322.6
4) Disagree23316.8
5) Strongly disagree413.0
8) Cant choose413.0
9) No answer392.8
TOTAL1386100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


SCIFAITH from General Social Survey, 1993
How much do you agree or disagree with each of these statements? We believe too often in science, and not enough in feelings and faith. (SCIFAITH)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree20112.9
2) Agree66742.8
3) Neither agree nor disagree32921.1
4) Disagree21814.0
5) Strongly disagree573.7
8) Cant choose332.1
9) No answer523.3
TOTAL1557100.0
Survey Details
Scope:U.S. Sample
Frame:U.S. Adults
Sample:Random Sample
Mode:In-Person


 

Subcategories
AuthorityWho has authority in matters of truth?
Changed Faith?Has the respondent's faith been strengthened or weakened by science?
Churches Adapt?This question type asks the respondent if churches must adapt and change in light of scientific discoveries.
God's GloryThis question type asks the respondent if science helps to reveal God's designs
Incompatible?This question type asks the respondent if he/she agrees with statements about the incompatibility of religion and science.
Too Much Science?This question type asks the respondent if we rely too much on science and not enough on faith.

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