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Christian Churches - updated 17/11/03

This poll is to find out about different churches and their practices. Newly updated 17/11, so even if you've already voted you're welcome to vote again!
How old are you?
Under 16
17-25
26-30
30-40
40-50
50-60
61+
Male or female?
Male
Female
Where do you live?
UK/Europe
North America
The Middle East
Asia
Africa
South America
Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific
What religion are you? (NB. "catholic" churches are part of the universal church while "Catholic" with a capital "C" refers to the Catholic Church)
Anglican, e.g. C of E, ECUSA
Methodist
Catholic (with capital "C")
Eastern Orthodox (e.g. Greek, Russian)
Lutheran
Baptist
Moravian Church
Quaker (Society of Friends)
Salvation Army
United Reformed Church
Oriental Orthodox
Non-denominational
United Church of Christ
Congregationalist
Anabaptist
Trinitarian Pentecostal
Oneness Pentecostal
The Reformed Church
Presbyterians
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Wesleyan
United Church of Canada
Uniting Church in Australia
Seventh Day Adventist
Community of Christ
Jehovah's Witnesses
Mormon Church
Splinter LDS Churches
Christian Science
Christadelphian
Other denomination
How often (on average) do you go to church?
Daily
More than once a week, but not daily
Weekly
Monthly
Every so often
Only for Christmas, Easter, etc.
Never
Do you think your church is:
Liberal
Moderately Liberal
Middle-of-the-Road
Quite Conservative
Extremely Conservative
Do you agree with their position?
Yes
Don't know
Sometimes
No
Does your church ordain women to the priesthood?
Yes, and I agree with it
Yes, but I disagree with it
No, but they should
No, and I don't want them to
Does your church have bishops or another hierarchical structure?
Yes, we have Bishops
Yes, we have an ordered hierarchy
No, we're self-governing
No, we're a loose federation of churches
If you church has bishops, do you believe they are part of the apostolic succession?
Yes, I believe they are
No, they're not, but they claim to be
No, they don't claim to be
Don't have bishops
What's the apostolic succession?
Does your church recognise saints and martyrs?
We worship them
We pray to them to intercede on our behalf
We recognise them, but don't pray to them
No
Does your church recognise any of the Creeds used by the early church? (the Nicene Creed, the Apostle's Creed and the Athanasian Creed)
Nicene Creed only
Apostle's Creed only
Athanasian Creed only
Nicene and Apostle's Creed only
All three
Other combination
None, but we have our own statement of faith
No
Does your church believe in the holy Trinity, Father, Son and Holy Spirit/Ghost?
Yes
No
Does your church practise the sacraments used in the Bible - Holy Communion (bread and wine) and Baptism
Yes
No
Does your church practise infant baptism?
Yes, and I agree with it
Yes, but I disagree with it
No, and disagree with it
No, but I agree with it
Does your church use the other five sacraments (Marriage, Ordination, Confirmation, Anointing of the Sick, Penance)?
Yes, they are all officially used
Yes, but they're all optional
Marriage only
No
Does your church have an established liturgy (e.g. a prayer book used at services like the Book of Common Prayer, etc)?
Yes, I like it too
Yes, but I think we need a new one
Yes, but we shouldn't
No, but we need one
No, and we don't need one
Which of these do you think should be important to a church?
Scripture only
Tradition only
Reason only
Scripture and Reason
Scripture and Tradition
Tradition and Reason
Scripture, Tradition and Reason
Do you believe the Bible should be taken literally?
Yes
No
Does your church agree with your view?
Yes
They won't/don't comment
No
Do you believe in Creationism, Evolutionism or something else?
Creationism (literal Genesis)
Theistic Evolution
Evolution
Something else
Does your church agree with your view?
Yes
They won't/don't comment
No
Does your church recognise the following books as part of Scripture?
"Standard" Canon (as accepted by most Protestants)
Catholic Canon
Greek Orthodox Canon
Old Slavic Canon
Ethiopian Canon
Does your church instead say that some of these books are not Scripture but worthy of study?
Yes
No
Do you believe the bread and wine become the Body and Blood of Christ?
Yes, I believe in transubstantiation
Yes, I believe in consubstantiation
No, I believe it to be symbolic
How often do you receive Communion/Eucarist?
Every Sunday
Once a month
Only during major holy days
Just during the Easter Season
Which version of the Bible (in English) do you prefer?
New American Bible
Jerusalem Bible
New Jerusalem Bible
Douay-Rheims
Revised Version
American Standard Version
Revised Standard Version
New Revised Standard Version
New International Version
Today's New International Version
New Living Translation
New American Standard Bible
Today's English Version (Good News Bible)
The Living Bible
English Revised Version
Amplified Bible
Today's English Version
New World Translation
King James Version (Authorised Version)
New King James Version
Revised English Version
New English Bible
World English Bible
Original King James 1611 Version
Does your church believe in salvation by Grace or works?
Works
Grace
Both
Do you (and your church) believe in the Deity of Christ
Yes, and my church agrees with me
Yes, but my church doesn't
No, and my church doesn't either
No, but my church does
Do you believe the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost) is divine?
Yes
No
Do you believe that there is only one person in the Godhead, that God revealed himself in three successive forms (first Father, then Son, then Holy Spirit) - this is Sabellianism
Yes, and my church does too
Yes, but my church doesn't
No, my church doesn't either
No, but my church does
Do you believe in Arianism? (that Christ was created out of nothing (ex nihilo) to be a means of redemption)
Yes, and my church does too
Yes, but my church doesn't
No, my church doesn't either
No, but my church does
Do you believe that humanity is saved by knowledge and that Christ came to reveal the truth and free them from the Old Testament God (Gnosticism)
Yes, and my church does too
Yes, but my church doesn't
No, my church doesn't either
No, but my church does
This poll was created on 2003-09-02 09:23:43 by Stu2000