Clergy voices: Results from the 2009 Clergy Voices Survey

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Results of the 2009 Clergy Voices Survey, the most comprehensive survey of Mainline Protestant clergy ever conducted. The survey was conducted by Public Religion Research Institute.

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Clergy voices: Results from the 2009 Clergy Voices Survey

  1. 1. CLERGY VOICES <ul><li>Findings from the Mainline Protestant Clergy Voices Survey </li></ul><ul><li>2,658 Respondents </li></ul><ul><li>Margin of Error: +/- 2.0% </li></ul><ul><li>Response Rate: 44% </li></ul>
  2. 2. MAINLINE PROTESTANT CLERGY BY THE NUMBERS <ul><li>Size of Denominations, Religious Identity and </li></ul><ul><li>Religious Orientation </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  3. 3. Size of Mainline Denominations of ## Clergy Voices 30% 15% 10% 10% 6% 4% 2% 23% Source: Religious Landscape Survey, 2007
  4. 4. Identity of Mainline Clergy of ## Clergy Voices
  5. 5. Religious Orientation: View of the Bible of ## Clergy Voices
  6. 6. CLERGY POLITICS <ul><li>Partisan Identifaction, Political Ideology and Vote </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  7. 7. Party Identification of ## Clergy Voices
  8. 8. Political Ideology of ## Clergy Voices
  9. 9. Candidate Preferences in 2008 of ## Clergy Voices
  10. 10. CLERGY ISSUE PRIORITIES <ul><li>Most important national issues </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking out in Church </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  11. 11. National Issue Priorities for the Church of ## Clergy Voices
  12. 12. Clergy Speaking Out on the Issues of ## Clergy Voices
  13. 13. CLERGY VIEWS ON NATIONAL ISSUES <ul><li>Views on the Role of Government </li></ul><ul><li>Economic and Social Issues </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  14. 14. Views on the Role of Government of ## Clergy Voices
  15. 15. Views on Abortion of ## Clergy Voices
  16. 16. Views on LGBT Issues of ## Clergy Voices
  17. 17. Views on Same-sex Marriage of ## Clergy Voices
  18. 18. RELIGION IN PUBLIC LIFE <ul><li>Approach to Religion and Politics </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  19. 19. Public Officials and Religion of ## Clergy Voices
  20. 20. OVER TIME COMPARISONS <ul><li>Comparisons to Previous Clergy Surveys (1989-2008) </li></ul>Clergy Voices of ##
  21. 21. Democratic Affiliation over Time of ## Clergy Voices

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