Dimensions of Religiosity, 1986

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GODACT

The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. When it comes to God acting in history I believe
  1) God has and continues to act in the history of mankind.
  2) God acted in the past but is not active now.
  3) God does not act in human history.

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
God has and continues to act in the history of mankind. 73 76.8% 76.8% -.53
God acted in the past but is not active now. 4 4.2% 81.1% .73
God does not act in human history. 18 18.9% 100% 1.99

Variable Comparisons


Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
God has and continues to act in the history of mankind. 79.2%
38
74.5%
35
76.8%
73
God acted in the past but is not active now. 2.1%
1
6.4%
3
4.2%
4
God does not act in human history. 18.8%
9
19.1%
9
18.9%
18
TOTAL 100.0%
48
100.0%
47

95


Race (I-RACE)

White Black Other TOTAL
God has and continues to act in the history of mankind. 74.7%
59
81.8%
9
100.0%
5
76.8%
73
God acted in the past but is not active now. 2.5%
2
18.2%
2
0.0%
0
4.2%
4
God does not act in human history. 22.8%
18
0.0%
0
0.0%
0
18.9%
18
TOTAL 100.0%
79
100.0%
11
100.0%
5

95


College class (I-CSTAT)

Freshman Sophomore Junior Senior TOTAL
God has and continues to act in the history of mankind. 62.5%
20
84.8%
28
76.9%
10
88.2%
15
76.8%
73
God acted in the past but is not active now. 6.3%
2
0.0%
0
7.7%
1
5.9%
1
4.2%
4
God does not act in human history. 31.3%
10
15.2%
5
15.4%
2
5.9%
1
18.9%
18
TOTAL 100.0%
32
100.0%
33
100.0%
13
100.0%
17

95