Scaling of Chinese Christian Religiosity Test and Its Correlative Research
|School||Shanghai Normal University|
|Keywords||Psychology of Religion Religious Religious orientation Religious beliefs Religious behavior Religious experience Self-respect|
Religion is a kind of social , psychological and cultural phenomenon on many levels . Survey on religion in the country are still relatively rare , is still a lack of large-scale , systematic research , and even less of academia for the study of the psychology of religion . So , from the perspective of the psychology of religion a little more understanding and research are necessary. The religious core issues of religion , is a comprehensive reflection of the behavior , beliefs , and other aspects . For religious study , the first of the preparation of the scale of the Chinese Christian religion . By reading a lot of the literature to determine the 10 dimensions of the the Chinese Christian religion Scale : extrinsic religious orientation , intrinsic religious orientation , religious orthodoxy , religious quest , religious identity , the perception of the image of God , frequency of religious behavior , religious coping , religious sentiments and religious experience . Scale preliminary compiled after 3 Revision finalized . Project analysis , reliability , validity analysis , prove that the scale has good quality . After confirmatory factor analysis , found that 10 dimensions belonging to religious orientation , religious belief , religious behavior and religious experience of four high-end factor . The paper also explores the relationship and family relationships , gender and age of the Christian religious : Christians and seekers , the female religious Score is significantly higher than that of men , and women religious convergence male individual differences ; Christians or seekers of different age groups significant differences in religious orientation . Harbor more purposeful and instrumental subjects over the age of 50 than under the age of 50 on the Christian faith , the Christian faith is more inclined to use for their own services ; subjects under the age of 50 are more willing to internalize the Christian faith high frequency of religious behavior , being on life ; significantly conducive to family harmony . The relationship of religion and self-esteem level : 10 dimensions and the total score scale very significantly related with self-esteem , except in religious orientation and self-esteem was negatively correlated with other dimensions were positively correlated with self-esteem . Christian religious higher the level , the higher the level of self-esteem .