Dissertation > Philosophy, religion > Religion > Christian > Analysis and research of the Christian

Scaling of Chinese Christian Religiosity Test and Its Correlative Research

Author ChangZuo
Tutor GuHaiGen
School Shanghai Normal University
Course Applied Psychology
Keywords Psychology of Religion Religious Religious orientation Religious beliefs Religious behavior Religious experience Self-respect
CLC B978
Type Master's thesis
Year 2008
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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 .

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