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Old 12-14-2012, 03:48 AM
 
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This would apply to the official church positions, the average member of each denomination, and the average politician of each denomination.

List the most liberal and conservative denominations (on social issues) in each case, and explain your answers if you would like.

My guesses:

More Liberal-Episcopal, Quakers, United Church of Christ, Presbyterian, United Methodist, Lutheran(ELCA)
Mixed-Lutheran(non ELCA), Catholic, Free Methodist
More Conservative-Baptist(southern), LDS, Pentecostal, non-denominational

Interested in hearing!
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:38 AM
 
Location: Western, Colorado
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On your liberal list change the Presbyterian to PCUSA, the PCA group are very conservative.

Two other liberal denominations are The First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Metropolitan Community Church.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:11 PM
 
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Interesting, there are definitely a lot of denominations I don't know about!
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:13 PM
 
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Interesting, there are definitely a lot of denominations I don't know about!
Well, there are 38,000 denominations of Christianity in the world.
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:30 AM
 
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Yeah, but I'm sure a lot of them are "denominations within denominations."
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Old 12-15-2012, 12:46 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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Most conservative mainstream denomination is Independent Fundamental Baptist. They make Southern Baptists look liberal and IFB preachers commonly call out Southern Baptists as liberal heretics because they allow women to wear pants and they aren't strict on using only the King James Bible. The most liberal denomination has to be either the United Church of Christ or the Metropolitan Community Church. Episcopalians, Evangelical Lutherans, and Welcome and Affirming Baptists come pretty close. Unitarians are even more liberal but I wouldn't call them Christian since Christ isn't their focus period.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:17 PM
 
Location: Orlando
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the Apostolic church to me is still in the 14th century.
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