According to aYouGov poll surveying Anglican Clergy in the Church of England, Ireland, and the Episcopal Church of Scotland, two percent believe God came from the mind of man. 18 percent are unclear about God. The Religion News Service reported that six percent of the ministers are unclear about God, while 83 percent of clergy believe the God exists.
The older clergy are adopting more liberal views while the poll noted that younger clergy were more conservative.
The survey also showed that 90 percent of priests ordained since 2011 believe in God compared to those in the 1960s. British Prime Minister David Cameron wrote in the Church Times in March that his country is a Christian Country. Currently just over 59 percent of Britian is Christian.
"I am a member of the Church of England, and, I suspect, a rather classic one: not that regular in attendance, and a bit vague on some of the more difficult parts of the faith. I believe we should be more confident about our status as a Christian country," Cameron explained.
There are not penalties for the priests who don’t believe in God. Alison Ruoff is lay member of the General Synod, the legislative body of the Church of England, said the clergy today preach “social clap-trap” and "we expect better from them," according to published reports.