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Only for those who dont have children: If you had children, what would be your choice about baptism? (BPTCHLD3)
  TOTAL %
1) I wouldnt baptize my children. 59 3.6
2) I would baptize my children. 1,319 79.6
3) I would leave them free to choose. 202 12.2
4) I would leave the choice to my spouse/partner. 31 1.9
5) I dont know. 45 2.7
TOTAL1,656100.0
Survey Details
Scope: Other: Italian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: In-Person


Baptism is neither necessary nor proper for infants and small children. (NOBAPTIS)
  TOTAL %
1) Strongly agree 1,137 37.1
2) Agree 1,437 46.8
3) Uncertain 241 7.9
4) Disagree 175 5.7
5) Strongly disagree 78 2.5
TOTAL3,068100.0
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Scope: Other: U.S. and Canadian sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 831 35.9
2) Significant 522 22.5
3) Somewhat significant 400 17.3
4) Not too significant 253 10.9
5) Not at all significant 122 5.3
6) Not familiar with passage 187 8.1
TOTAL2,315100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,001 42.5
2) Significant 673 28.6
3) Somewhat significant 379 16.1
4) Not too significant 194 8.2
5) Not at all significant 81 3.4
6) Not familiar with passage 25 1.1
TOTAL2,353100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 388 16.7
2) Significant 512 22
3) Somewhat significant 539 23.2
4) Not too significant 556 23.9
5) Not at all significant 300 12.9
6) Not familiar with passage 28 1.2
TOTAL2,323100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 346 15.1
2) Significant 546 23.8
3) Somewhat significant 557 24.3
4) Not too significant 360 15.7
5) Not at all significant 184 8
6) Not familiar with passage 300 13.1
TOTAL2,293100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 250 10.8
2) Significant 448 19.4
3) Somewhat significant 588 25.4
4) Not too significant 647 28
5) Not at all significant 342 14.8
6) Not familiar with passage 38 1.6
TOTAL2,313100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,793 75
2) Significant 444 18.6
3) Somewhat significant 112 4.7
4) Not too significant 17 0.7
5) Not at all significant 13 0.5
6) Not familiar with passage 13 0.5
TOTAL2,392100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 223 9.8
2) Significant 429 18.8
3) Somewhat significant 609 26.6
4) Not too significant 624 27.3
5) Not at all significant 336 14.7
6) Not familiar with passage 65 2.8
TOTAL2,286100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 145 6.3
2) Significant 361 15.6
3) Somewhat significant 594 25.7
4) Not too significant 640 27.7
5) Not at all significant 334 14.5
6) Not familiar with passage 235 10.2
TOTAL2,309100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,218 52
2) Significant 604 25.8
3) Somewhat significant 304 13
4) Not too significant 125 5.3
5) Not at all significant 68 2.9
6) Not familiar with passage 23 1
TOTAL2,342100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 723 31.5
2) Significant 621 27
3) Somewhat significant 396 17.2
4) Not too significant 235 10.2
5) Not at all significant 123 5.4
6) Not familiar with passage 198 8.6
TOTAL2,296100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,577 66.5
2) Significant 493 20.8
3) Somewhat significant 162 6.8
4) Not too significant 52 2.2
5) Not at all significant 37 1.6
6) Not familiar with passage 51 2.2
TOTAL2,372100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 814 35
2) Significant 668 28.7
3) Somewhat significant 419 18
4) Not too significant 230 9.9
5) Not at all significant 110 4.7
6) Not familiar with passage 85 3.7
TOTAL2,326100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 307 13.3
2) Significant 477 20.6
3) Somewhat significant 546 23.6
4) Not too significant 609 26.3
5) Not at all significant 344 14.9
6) Not familiar with passage 32 1.4
TOTAL2,315100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 371 16
2) Significant 512 22.1
3) Somewhat significant 520 22.5
4) Not too significant 414 17.9
5) Not at all significant 227 9.8
6) Not familiar with passage 269 11.6
TOTAL2,313100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 524 22.9
2) Significant 610 26.6
3) Somewhat significant 489 21.3
4) Not too significant 299 13
5) Not at all significant 151 6.6
6) Not familiar with passage 219 9.6
TOTAL2,292100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 417 18.5
2) Significant 559 24.8
3) Somewhat significant 566 25.1
4) Not too significant 372 16.5
5) Not at all significant 179 7.9
6) Not familiar with passage 162 7.2
TOTAL2,255100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 408 17.7
2) Significant 618 26.8
3) Somewhat significant 588 25.5
4) Not too significant 459 19.9
5) Not at all significant 193 8.4
6) Not familiar with passage 38 1.6
TOTAL2,304100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 550 51.1
2) Significant 269 25
3) Somewhat significant 159 14.8
4) Not too significant 78 7.2
5) Not at all significant 18 1.7
6) Not familiar with passage 2 0.2
TOTAL1,076100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 435 40.6
2) Significant 311 29
3) Somewhat significant 211 19.7
4) Not too significant 89 8.3
5) Not at all significant 24 2.2
6) Not familiar with passage 1 0.1
TOTAL1,071100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 189 17.6
2) Significant 277 25.8
3) Somewhat significant 290 27.1
4) Not too significant 229 21.4
5) Not at all significant 86 8
6) Not familiar with passage 1 0.1
TOTAL1,072100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 215 20.2
2) Significant 312 29.3
3) Somewhat significant 293 27.5
4) Not too significant 175 16.4
5) Not at all significant 66 6.2
6) Not familiar with passage 5 0.5
TOTAL1,066100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 125 11.7
2) Significant 213 19.9
3) Somewhat significant 317 29.6
4) Not too significant 304 28.4
5) Not at all significant 110 10.3
6) Not familiar with passage 1 0.1
TOTAL1,070100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 798 73.8
2) Significant 215 19.9
3) Somewhat significant 57 5.3
4) Not too significant 9 0.8
5) Not at all significant 2 0.2
TOTAL1,081100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 115 10.8
2) Significant 228 21.4
3) Somewhat significant 326 30.7
4) Not too significant 279 26.2
5) Not at all significant 112 10.5
6) Not familiar with passage 3 0.3
TOTAL1,063100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 58 5.4
2) Significant 175 16.4
3) Somewhat significant 325 30.4
4) Not too significant 353 33
5) Not at all significant 153 14.3
6) Not familiar with passage 6 0.6
TOTAL1,070100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 684 63.6
2) Significant 229 21.3
3) Somewhat significant 114 10.6
4) Not too significant 39 3.6
5) Not at all significant 9 0.8
TOTAL1,075100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 487 45.5
2) Significant 285 26.6
3) Somewhat significant 182 17
4) Not too significant 82 7.7
5) Not at all significant 34 3.2
6) Not familiar with passage 1 0.1
TOTAL1,071100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 814 75.4
2) Significant 191 17.7
3) Somewhat significant 61 5.6
4) Not too significant 8 0.7
5) Not at all significant 6 0.6
TOTAL1,080100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 434 40.4
2) Significant 330 30.7
3) Somewhat significant 187 17.4
4) Not too significant 89 8.3
5) Not at all significant 34 3.2
TOTAL1,074100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 178 16.6
2) Significant 256 23.9
3) Somewhat significant 290 27.1
4) Not too significant 243 22.7
5) Not at all significant 105 9.8
TOTAL1,072100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 155 14.5
2) Significant 256 23.9
3) Somewhat significant 302 28.2
4) Not too significant 232 21.6
5) Not at all significant 120 11.2
6) Not familiar with passage 7 0.7
TOTAL1,072100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 308 28.9
2) Significant 338 31.7
3) Somewhat significant 245 23
4) Not too significant 125 11.7
5) Not at all significant 50 4.7
TOTAL1,066100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 210 20
2) Significant 275 26.1
3) Somewhat significant 288 27.4
4) Not too significant 197 18.7
5) Not at all significant 73 6.9
6) Not familiar with passage 9 0.9
TOTAL1,052100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 148 13.9
2) Significant 295 27.8
3) Somewhat significant 306 28.8
4) Not too significant 230 21.7
5) Not at all significant 82 7.7
TOTAL1,061100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Other
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 173 23.8
2) Significant 159 21.9
3) Somewhat significant 140 19.3
4) Not too significant 99 13.6
5) Not at all significant 51 7
6) Not familiar with passage 105 14.4
TOTAL727100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 330 45
2) Significant 202 27.5
3) Somewhat significant 103 14
4) Not too significant 62 8.4
5) Not at all significant 30 4.1
6) Not familiar with passage 7 1
TOTAL734100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 113 15.3
2) Significant 140 19
3) Somewhat significant 148 20.1
4) Not too significant 208 28.2
5) Not at all significant 119 16.1
6) Not familiar with passage 9 1.2
TOTAL737100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 82 11.4
2) Significant 151 20.9
3) Somewhat significant 147 20.4
4) Not too significant 114 15.8
5) Not at all significant 60 8.3
6) Not familiar with passage 168 23.3
TOTAL722100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 73 10
2) Significant 128 17.5
3) Somewhat significant 168 23
4) Not too significant 220 30.1
5) Not at all significant 127 17.4
6) Not familiar with passage 15 2.1
TOTAL731100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 606 79.9
2) Significant 122 16.1
3) Somewhat significant 22 2.9
4) Not too significant 4 0.5
5) Not at all significant 2 0.3
6) Not familiar with passage 2 0.3
TOTAL758100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 60 8.4
2) Significant 116 16.2
3) Somewhat significant 174 24.4
4) Not too significant 220 30.8
5) Not at all significant 116 16.2
6) Not familiar with passage 28 3.9
TOTAL714100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 54 7.4
2) Significant 116 15.9
3) Somewhat significant 157 21.6
4) Not too significant 185 25.4
5) Not at all significant 92 12.6
6) Not familiar with passage 124 17
TOTAL728100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 329 44.8
2) Significant 206 28.1
3) Somewhat significant 109 14.9
4) Not too significant 54 7.4
5) Not at all significant 29 4
6) Not familiar with passage 7 1
TOTAL734100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 146 20.4
2) Significant 200 28
3) Somewhat significant 133 18.6
4) Not too significant 91 12.7
5) Not at all significant 42 5.9
6) Not familiar with passage 103 14.4
TOTAL715100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 459 61.1
2) Significant 173 23
3) Somewhat significant 58 7.7
4) Not too significant 30 4
5) Not at all significant 9 1.2
6) Not familiar with passage 22 2.9
TOTAL751100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 231 31.6
2) Significant 199 27.2
3) Somewhat significant 144 19.7
4) Not too significant 83 11.3
5) Not at all significant 34 4.6
6) Not familiar with passage 41 5.6
TOTAL732100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 77 10.6
2) Significant 122 16.8
3) Somewhat significant 155 21.3
4) Not too significant 237 32.6
5) Not at all significant 125 17.2
6) Not familiar with passage 10 1.4
TOTAL726100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 122 16.9
2) Significant 161 22.2
3) Somewhat significant 129 17.8
4) Not too significant 110 15.2
5) Not at all significant 60 8.3
6) Not familiar with passage 142 19.6
TOTAL724100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 131 18.4
2) Significant 176 24.7
3) Somewhat significant 134 18.8
4) Not too significant 108 15.1
5) Not at all significant 52 7.3
6) Not familiar with passage 112 15.7
TOTAL713100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 122 17.4
2) Significant 174 24.8
3) Somewhat significant 165 23.5
4) Not too significant 108 15.4
5) Not at all significant 54 7.7
6) Not familiar with passage 78 11.1
TOTAL701100.0
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Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 153 21.1
2) Significant 186 25.7
3) Somewhat significant 174 24
4) Not too significant 136 18.8
5) Not at all significant 62 8.6
6) Not familiar with passage 13 1.8
TOTAL724100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? We have been buried with Christ [Romans 6] (QP2_2M) (BBBURIED)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 106 20.8
2) Significant 94 18.5
3) Somewhat significant 101 19.8
4) Not too significant 76 14.9
5) Not at all significant 53 10.4
6) Not familiar with passage 79 15.5
TOTAL509100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus welcomes the little children [Matthew 19] (QP2_2H) (BBCHILDR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 235 43.1
2) Significant 160 29.4
3) Somewhat significant 65 11.9
4) Not too significant 43 7.9
5) Not at all significant 26 4.8
6) Not familiar with passage 16 2.9
TOTAL545100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The creation of the world [Genesis 1-2] (QP4_2A) (BBCREATE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 86 16.8
2) Significant 94 18.4
3) Somewhat significant 101 19.8
4) Not too significant 118 23.1
5) Not at all significant 95 18.6
6) Not familiar with passage 17 3.3
TOTAL511100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Philip and the Ethiopian eunuch [Acts 8] (QP2_2L) (BBEUNUCH)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 48 9.5
2) Significant 83 16.5
3) Somewhat significant 117 23.3
4) Not too significant 71 14.1
5) Not at all significant 58 11.5
6) Not familiar with passage 126 25
TOTAL503100.0
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Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The flood in Genesis [Genesis 6-9] (QP4_2B) (BBFLOOD)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 51 10
2) Significant 107 21
3) Somewhat significant 103 20.2
4) Not too significant 123 24.2
5) Not at all significant 104 20.4
6) Not familiar with passage 21 4.1
TOTAL509100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus baptism by John [Matthew 3] (QP2_2G) (BBJOHN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 386 70.2
2) Significant 107 19.5
3) Somewhat significant 33 6
4) Not too significant 4 0.7
5) Not at all significant 9 1.6
6) Not familiar with passage 11 2
TOTAL550100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Jordan [Joshua 3] (QP4_2D) (BBJORDAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 47 9.3
2) Significant 85 16.8
3) Somewhat significant 109 21.5
4) Not too significant 125 24.7
5) Not at all significant 107 21.1
6) Not familiar with passage 33 6.5
TOTAL506100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The healing of Naaman [2 Kings 5] (QP4_2E) (BBNAAMAN)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 33 6.5
2) Significant 70 13.8
3) Somewhat significant 112 22
4) Not too significant 101 19.9
5) Not at all significant 89 17.5
6) Not familiar with passage 103 20.3
TOTAL508100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Go and make disciples of all nations [Matthew 28] (QP2_2I) (BBNATNS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 203 38.3
2) Significant 169 31.9
3) Somewhat significant 81 15.3
4) Not too significant 32 6
5) Not at all significant 30 5.7
6) Not familiar with passage 15 2.8
TOTAL530100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? There is neither Jew nor Greek [Galatians 3] (QP2_2N) (BBNOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 90 17.8
2) Significant 135 26.6
3) Somewhat significant 81 16
4) Not too significant 61 12
5) Not at all significant 47 9.3
6) Not familiar with passage 93 18.3
TOTAL507100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? One Lord, one faith, one baptism [Ephesians 4] (QP2_2O) (BBONE)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 303 56.3
2) Significant 129 24
3) Somewhat significant 42 7.8
4) Not too significant 14 2.6
5) Not at all significant 22 4.1
6) Not familiar with passage 28 5.2
TOTAL538100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the spirit at Pentecost [Acts 2] (QP2_2K) (BBPENTEC)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 147 28.4
2) Significant 139 26.9
3) Somewhat significant 88 17
4) Not too significant 58 11.2
5) Not at all significant 42 8.1
6) Not familiar with passage 43 8.3
TOTAL517100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Crossing the Red Sea [Exodus 14] (QP4_2C) (BBREDSEA)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 51 9.9
2) Significant 99 19.3
3) Somewhat significant 101 19.6
4) Not too significant 129 25.1
5) Not at all significant 113 22
6) Not familiar with passage 21 4.1
TOTAL514100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? The river of life [Ezekiel 47, Revelation 22] (QP2_2Q) (BBRIVER)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 94 18.3
2) Significant 95 18.5
3) Somewhat significant 89 17.3
4) Not too significant 72 14
5) Not at all significant 47 9.1
6) Not familiar with passage 117 22.8
TOTAL514100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? You are a royal priesthood [1 Peter 2] (QP2_2P) (BBROYAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 85 16.7
2) Significant 96 18.8
3) Somewhat significant 110 21.6
4) Not too significant 65 12.7
5) Not at all significant 49 9.6
6) Not familiar with passage 105 20.6
TOTAL510100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Come to the waters [Isaiah 55] (QP2_2F) (BBWATERS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 85 17
2) Significant 110 22
3) Somewhat significant 113 22.6
4) Not too significant 67 13.4
5) Not at all significant 52 10.4
6) Not familiar with passage 73 14.6
TOTAL500100.0
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How significant is each of these Bible passages for your own personal understanding of Baptism? Jesus and the woman at the well [John 4] (QP2_2J) (BBWELL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 106 20.5
2) Significant 137 26.6
3) Somewhat significant 108 20.9
4) Not too significant 92 17.8
5) Not at all significant 49 9.5
6) Not familiar with passage 24 4.7
TOTAL516100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,087 46
2) Significant 664 28.1
3) Somewhat significant 358 15.1
4) Not too significant 138 5.8
5) Not at all significant 66 2.8
6) No opinion 28 1.2
7) Not familiar with theme 24 1
TOTAL2,365100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,569 65.8
2) Significant 547 22.9
3) Somewhat significant 160 6.7
4) Not too significant 34 1.4
5) Not at all significant 11 0.5
6) No opinion 23 1
7) Not familiar with theme 40 1.7
TOTAL2,384100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,423 60.2
2) Significant 602 25.5
3) Somewhat significant 221 9.4
4) Not too significant 52 2.2
5) Not at all significant 31 1.3
6) No opinion 24 1
7) Not familiar with theme 10 0.4
TOTAL2,363100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,647 70
2) Significant 459 19.5
3) Somewhat significant 125 5.3
4) Not too significant 43 1.8
5) Not at all significant 24 1
6) No opinion 34 1.4
7) Not familiar with theme 22 0.9
TOTAL2,354100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 598 25.4
2) Significant 706 30
3) Somewhat significant 521 22.1
4) Not too significant 247 10.5
5) Not at all significant 117 5
6) No opinion 71 3
7) Not familiar with theme 95 4
TOTAL2,355100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christs death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,298 54.8
2) Significant 563 23.8
3) Somewhat significant 234 9.9
4) Not too significant 132 5.6
5) Not at all significant 67 2.8
6) No opinion 44 1.9
7) Not familiar with theme 31 1.3
TOTAL2,369100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 802 34.3
2) Significant 758 32.4
3) Somewhat significant 395 16.9
4) Not too significant 151 6.5
5) Not at all significant 60 2.6
6) No opinion 69 3
7) Not familiar with theme 101 4.3
TOTAL2,336100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 1,052 44.5
2) Significant 639 27
3) Somewhat significant 305 12.9
4) Not too significant 147 6.2
5) Not at all significant 53 2.2
6) No opinion 57 2.4
7) Not familiar with theme 113 4.8
TOTAL2,366100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 454 42.4
2) Significant 319 29.8
3) Somewhat significant 202 18.8
4) Not too significant 69 6.4
5) Not at all significant 27 2.5
6) No opinion 1 0.1
TOTAL1,072100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 857 79
2) Significant 182 16.8
3) Somewhat significant 39 3.6
4) Not too significant 5 0.5
5) Not at all significant 2 0.2
TOTAL1,085100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 645 60.2
2) Significant 280 26.1
3) Somewhat significant 110 10.3
4) Not too significant 23 2.1
5) Not at all significant 12 1.1
6) No opinion 1 0.1
TOTAL1,071100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 886 82.5
2) Significant 149 13.9
3) Somewhat significant 27 2.5
4) Not too significant 6 0.6
5) Not at all significant 4 0.4
6) No opinion 2 0.2
TOTAL1,074100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 330 30.6
2) Significant 361 33.4
3) Somewhat significant 240 22.2
4) Not too significant 106 9.8
5) Not at all significant 37 3.4
6) No opinion 4 0.4
7) Not familiar with theme 2 0.2
TOTAL1,080100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christs death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 727 67.3
2) Significant 221 20.4
3) Somewhat significant 88 8.1
4) Not too significant 32 3
5) Not at all significant 11 1
6) No opinion 2 0.2
TOTAL1,081100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 452 42.2
2) Significant 395 36.8
3) Somewhat significant 161 15
4) Not too significant 42 3.9
5) Not at all significant 19 1.8
6) No opinion 2 0.2
7) Not familiar with theme 1 0.1
TOTAL1,072100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 588 54.2
2) Significant 285 26.3
3) Somewhat significant 135 12.4
4) Not too significant 50 4.6
5) Not at all significant 20 1.8
6) No opinion 3 0.3
7) Not familiar with theme 4 0.4
TOTAL1,085100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 389 51.7
2) Significant 193 25.7
3) Somewhat significant 89 11.8
4) Not too significant 45 6
5) Not at all significant 17 2.3
6) No opinion 10 1.3
7) Not familiar with theme 9 1.2
TOTAL752100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 442 58.6
2) Significant 200 26.5
3) Somewhat significant 65 8.6
4) Not too significant 14 1.9
5) Not at all significant 5 0.7
6) No opinion 10 1.3
7) Not familiar with theme 18 2.4
TOTAL754100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 474 63.5
2) Significant 176 23.6
3) Somewhat significant 55 7.4
4) Not too significant 18 2.4
5) Not at all significant 12 1.6
6) No opinion 9 1.2
7) Not familiar with theme 2 0.3
TOTAL746100.0
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 474 64.1
2) Significant 158 21.4
3) Somewhat significant 61 8.2
4) Not too significant 18 2.4
5) Not at all significant 8 1.1
6) No opinion 11 1.5
7) Not familiar with theme 10 1.4
TOTAL740100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 163 22
2) Significant 198 26.7
3) Somewhat significant 168 22.7
4) Not too significant 88 11.9
5) Not at all significant 44 5.9
6) No opinion 32 4.3
7) Not familiar with theme 48 6.5
TOTAL741100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christs death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 351 47.1
2) Significant 202 27.1
3) Somewhat significant 81 10.9
4) Not too significant 55 7.4
5) Not at all significant 28 3.8
6) No opinion 18 2.4
7) Not familiar with theme 11 1.5
TOTAL746100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 223 30.3
2) Significant 215 29.3
3) Somewhat significant 131 17.8
4) Not too significant 64 8.7
5) Not at all significant 23 3.1
6) No opinion 30 4.1
7) Not familiar with theme 49 6.7
TOTAL735100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 297 40
2) Significant 197 26.5
3) Somewhat significant 99 13.3
4) Not too significant 55 7.4
5) Not at all significant 21 2.8
6) No opinion 23 3.1
7) Not familiar with theme 51 6.9
TOTAL743100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Conversion, pardon and cleansing (QP4_1B) (BAPCONV)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 242 45
2) Significant 152 28.3
3) Somewhat significant 67 12.5
4) Not too significant 24 4.5
5) Not at all significant 22 4.1
6) No opinion 17 3.2
7) Not familiar with theme 14 2.6
TOTAL538100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
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How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Entry into covenant community or relationship (QP4_1F) (BAPENTRY)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 269 49.6
2) Significant 163 30.1
3) Somewhat significant 56 10.3
4) Not too significant 15 2.8
5) Not at all significant 4 0.7
6) No opinion 13 2.4
7) Not familiar with theme 22 4.1
TOTAL542100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The gift of the Holy Spirit (QP4_1C) (BAPGIFT)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 302 55.6
2) Significant 145 26.7
3) Somewhat significant 56 10.3
4) Not too significant 11 2
5) Not at all significant 7 1.3
6) No opinion 14 2.6
7) Not familiar with theme 8 1.5
TOTAL543100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Incorporation into the body of Christ (QP4_1D) (BAPINCOR)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 286 53.3
2) Significant 151 28.1
3) Somewhat significant 37 6.9
4) Not too significant 18 3.4
5) Not at all significant 12 2.2
6) No opinion 21 3.9
7) Not familiar with theme 12 2.2
TOTAL537100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Source of ministry, discipleship or vocation (QP4_1H) (BAPMINIS)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 105 19.8
2) Significant 147 27.7
3) Somewhat significant 112 21.1
4) Not too significant 53 10
5) Not at all significant 36 6.8
6) No opinion 35 6.6
7) Not familiar with theme 43 8.1
TOTAL531100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Participation in Christs death and resurrection (QP4_1A) (BAPPART)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 219 40.6
2) Significant 139 25.7
3) Somewhat significant 65 12
4) Not too significant 45 8.3
5) Not at all significant 28 5.2
6) No opinion 24 4.4
7) Not familiar with theme 20 3.7
TOTAL540100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? The sign of the Kingdom (QP4_1E) (BAPSIGNK)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 125 23.7
2) Significant 148 28.1
3) Somewhat significant 103 19.5
4) Not too significant 45 8.5
5) Not at all significant 18 3.4
6) No opinion 37 7
7) Not familiar with theme 51 9.7
TOTAL527100.0
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Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mixed-mode


How significant is each of these theological themes in your own personal understanding of Baptism? Sign and seal of the Word (QP4_1G) (BAPSSEAL)
  TOTAL %
1) Very significant 167 31.2
2) Significant 157 29.3
3) Somewhat significant 70 13.1
4) Not too significant 42 7.9
5) Not at all significant 12 2.2
6) No opinion 31 5.8
7) Not familiar with theme 56 10.5
TOTAL535100.0
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We can best understand the importance of baptism by recalling that: (QA3)
  TOTAL %
1) It introduces the Christian into the Body of Christ 33 17.7
2) It removes our inborn tendency to sin 8 4.3
3) It admits the baptized to the other sacraments 28 15.1
4) It takes away Original Sin by conferring grace 108 58.1
5) It sets us apart from those who are not members of the True Church 9 4.8
TOTAL186100.0
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Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Other


Which of the following statements comes closest to your own belief about Baptism? (BAPTISM1)
  TOTAL %
1) Baptism is primarily a means of grace through which we receive forgiveness of sins. 1,372 95
2) Baptism is primarily a personal testament that an individual has decided to become a Christian. 45 3.1
3) Baptism is primarily a rite of passage which tells everyone this person is now a member of our church. 21 1.5
4) Baptism is primarily a ritual which allows family and friends to officially name and welcome a new-born child. 5 0.3
8) New response 1 0.1
TOTAL1,444100.0
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Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


Which of the following statements comes closest to your own belief about Baptism? (BAPTISM1)
  TOTAL %
1) Baptism is primarily a means of grace through which we receive forgiveness. 1,370 95
2) Baptism is primarily a personal testament that an individual has decided to become a Christian. 45 3.1
3) Baptism is primarily a rite of passage which tells everyone this person is now a member of our church. 21 1.5
4) Baptism is primarily a ritual which allows family and friends to officially name and welcome a new-born child. 5 0.3
8) New response 1 0.1
TOTAL1,442100.0
Survey Details
Scope: U.S. Sample
Frame: Congregations
Sample: Random Sample
Mode: Mailed


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Baptize Children?: This question type asks the respondent about baptizing children.
Bible Passages: This question type asks the respondent if particular passages of the Bible inform/area significant to the understanding of baptism.
Theological Themes: This question type asks the respondent if particular theological themes inform/are significant to the understanding of Baptism.
Understanding of/Beliefs about: This question type asks the respondent to choose from statements describing the nature of/importance of Baptism.

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