Arts and Religion Survey, 1999

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GDNATURE (Weighted by WEIGHT)

Here are several pairs of statements. For each pair, tell me which one comes closest to your own view.
  1) God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ
  2) God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage
God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ 224664 55.4% 55.4%
God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery 180919 44.6% 100%
Missing 72
* The number of missing cases reported above is unweighted. Missing cases are not displayed in tables below.

Variable Comparisons

Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ 50.2%
95878
60.0%
128786
55.4%
224664
God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery 49.8%
95034
40.0%
85885
44.6%
180919
TOTAL 100.0%
190912
100.0%
214671

405583


Region (I-REGION)

East Midwest South West TOTAL
God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ 51.0%
47705
48.8%
47426
68.1%
90674
47.6%
38859
55.4%
224664
God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery 49.0%
45914
51.2%
49857
31.9%
42407
52.4%
42741
44.6%
180919
TOTAL 100.0%
93619
100.0%
97283
100.0%
133081
100.0%
81600

405583


Race (I-RACE)

White Black or African American Asian Other or mixed race TOTAL
God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ 55.3%
179380
59.7%
28033
42.2%
3209
54.0%
12267
55.5%
222889
God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery 44.7%
144838
40.3%
18889
57.8%
4399
46.0%
10442
44.5%
178568
TOTAL 100.0%
324218
100.0%
46922
100.0%
7608
100.0%
22709

401457


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Protestant Roman Catholic Jewish Other No Preference, Atheist, Agnostic TOTAL
God's Nature is Fully Revealed to us In Jesus Christ 65.8%
142573
49.1%
51944
13.8%
765
56.8%
18098
22.0%
7956
55.9%
221336
God's Nature is Ultimately a Mystery 34.2%
74120
50.9%
53850
86.2%
4778
43.2%
13753
78.0%
28168
44.1%
174669
TOTAL 100.0%
216693
100.0%
105794
100.0%
5543
100.0%
31851
100.0%
36124

396005



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