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God, Abilities of

Questions aimed at finding a respondent's beliefs about a god's abilities, often in the material world


Below are 139 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept.

  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of IndiaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in NigeriaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South KoreaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q22B from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q22 Even if you might not believe in God, based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like....b. Removed from worldly affairs (RECODED) (Q22B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q22H from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q22 Even if you might not believe in God, based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like....h. Directly involved in worldly affairs (Q22H) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q22I from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005LEARN MORE
    • Q22 Even if you might not believe in God, based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like....i. Directly involved in my affairs (Q22I) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODALLOW from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22h. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God sometimes allows major tragedies to occur as a warning to sinners (GODALLOW) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODCAUSE from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22i. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God causes major tragedies to occur as a warning to sinners (GODCAUSE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODMAJOR from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22a. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God rewards the faithful with major successes (GODMAJOR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODMIRAC from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22j. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God often performs miracles which defy the laws of nature (GODMIRAC) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODPUNSM from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22d. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God punishes sinners in small ways (such as losing a promotion or getting into a minor accident) (GODPUNSM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSHOW from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22f. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God clearly shows us the difference between right and wrong (GODSHOW) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSMALL from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22b. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God rewards the faithful in small ways (such as helping to find lost keys or fight off a cold) (GODSMALL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODWOES from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)LEARN MORE
    • Q22c. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about God? God punishes sinners with terrible woes (GODWOES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of PentecostalsLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODGUIDE from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • I feel guided by God in the midst of daily activities. (GODGUIDE) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODLVDIR from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • I feel Gods love for me, directly. (GODLVDIR) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODLVOTH from General Social Survey, 2004LEARN MORE
    • I feel Gods love for me, through others. (GODLVOTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSWILL from General Social Survey, 2006LEARN MORE
    • In your opinion, how likely is it that NAMEs situation might be caused by (READ a-f) -- very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely, or not likely at all? F. Gods will (GODSWILL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSWILL from General Social Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • In your opinion, how likely is it that NAMEs situation might be caused by: F. Gods will (GODSWILL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MIRACLES from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 2 (2005)LEARN MORE
    • (miracles_w2) I:1. Do you believe [INSERT LIST A-G], [INTERVIEWER MUST READ RESPONSE CATEGORIES: definitely, maybe, or not at all FOR ‘A AND ‘B AND THEN ONLY IF NECESSARY FOR ‘C THROUGH ‘G] E. In the possibility of divine miracles from God? (MIRACLES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • JUDGEDAY from National Study of Youth and Religion, Wave 3 (2007-2008)LEARN MORE
    • (judgeday_w3) [IF BELIEVES IN GOD OR IS UNSURE/DK OR REF] I:4. Do you believe that there will come a judgment day when God will reward some and punish others, or not? [INTERVIEWER: IF R SAYS MAYBE, PROBE ONCE. IF HE/SHE STILL SAYS MAYBE, CODE YES.] (JUDGEDAY) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • ARA_5 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • In the last few years, how often have you felt that God is punishing you for your sins or lack of spirituality? (ARA_5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RA_6 from Portraits of American Life Study, 1st Wave, 2006LEARN MORE
    • I have experienced a supernatural miracle, an event that could not have happened without the intervention of God or a spiritual force. (RA_6) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in BrazilLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in ChileLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q58A from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q58A [HERE ARE A COUPLE OF STATEMENTS. PLEASE TELL ME IF YOU COMPLETELY AGREE, MOSTLY AGREE, MOSTLY DISAGREE, OR COMPLETELY DISGAREE.] AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior (Q58A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • Q59E from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010LEARN MORE
    • Q59E [NOW IM GOING TO READ YOU TWO STATEMENTS. PLEASE TELL ME WHETHER THE FIRST STATEMETN OR THE SECOND STATEMENT COMES CLOSER TO YOUR OWN VIEWS - EVEN IF NEITHER IS EXACTLY RIGHT.] God will grant wealth and good health to all believers who have enough faith, OR God doesnt always give wealth and good health even to believers who have deep faith (Q59E) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • JBINWH12 from American National Election Studies, 2002LEARN MORE
    • Next, wed like to know WHY you think it is, that in America today, some people have WORSE JOBS and LOWER INCOMES than others do. Im going to read you some possible explanations, and I want you to tell me how important you think each is: -- Because God made people different from one another. (JBINWH12) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • JBINCWH5 from American National Election Studies, 2002LEARN MORE
    • IF RESPONDENT SELECTED FOR L2c ADMINISTRATION: Next, wed like to know WHY you think it is, that in America today, some people have BETTER JOBS and HIGHER INCOMES than others do. Im going to read you some possible explanations, and I want you to tell me how important you think each is: -- Because God made people different from one another. (JBINCWH5) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PREDETER from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with the following. . . E. The course of our lives is decided by God. (PREDETER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • THEISM from General Social Survey, 1991LEARN MORE
    • Do you agree or disagree with the following. . . A. There is a God who concerns Himself with every human being personally. (THEISM) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODPUN from Politics of Character Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Please consider the following statements and tell me whether you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with each statement. E. Those who violate Gods rules will be punished. (GODPUN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • H7GODPUN from Politics of Character Survey, 2000LEARN MORE
    • Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuality Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . f. AIDS is Gods way of punishing homosexuals. (H7GODPUN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South AfricaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the PhilippinesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in the United StatesLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • H7GODPUN from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Now I want you to tell me how much you agree with these statements about homosexuaity. Would you say you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree that . . . g. AIDS is Gods way of punishing homosexuals. (H7GODPUN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • M8GODPUN from State of Disunion Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • Please consider the following statements and tell me whether you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree with each statement. H. Those who violate Gods rules will be punished. (M8GODPUN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • QN52_A from Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American ReligionLEARN MORE
    • ASK UNLESS RESPONDENT REPORTS BEING A MEMBER OF NO RELIGION, DOESNT KNOW, OR REFUSED (from RELIG): Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you agree with it or disagree with it. The first one is God will grant financial success and good health to all believers who have enough faith. Do you agree or disagree? (QN52_A) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGGODCAL from Economic Values Survey, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each statement on this card? -- I feel God has called me to the particular line of work I am in. (AGGODCAL) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGGODHAP from Economic Values Survey, 1992LEARN MORE
    • Do you mostly agree or mostly disagree with each statement on this card? -- God wants me to have the kind of job that will make me happy. (AGGODHAP) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • COPE4 from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • How much is the following involved in how you cope with problems...I feel that God is punishing me for my sins or lack of spirituality. (COPE4) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODWATCH from General Social Survey, 1998LEARN MORE
    • Please tell me whether you strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with the following statements...I believe in a God who watches over me. (GODWATCH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in GuatemalaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. AIDS is Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • FAITH_GD from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • As I read from a list, please tell me how important each factor is in peoples economic success. Is faith in God a very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not at all an important factor in peoples economic success? (FAITH_GD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • HEALTH from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant health and relief from sickness to believers who have enough faith. (HEALTH) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • POLITICS from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God fulfills his purposes through politics and elections. (POLITICS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PROSPER from Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in KenyaLEARN MORE
    • [Question asked if respondent belongs to a particular religion or believes in God.] Now I am going to read you a series of statements on some different topics. For each one, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly disagree with it, or completely disagree with it. God will grant material prosperity to all believers who have enough faith. (PROSPER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODHEARS from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996LEARN MORE
    • How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- God hears the prayers of all people, not only Christians. (GODHEARS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • MIRACLES from Religion and Politics Survey Merged Data Set, 1994-1995LEARN MORE
    • Typology W: Miracles by God -- 1) God performs miracles . . . 2) Miracles dont happen (MIRACLES) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDSPUN from December 2006 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? AIDS might be Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior. (AIDSPUN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODJUDG from December 2006 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • Do you completely agree, mostly agree, mostly disagree, or completely disagree? We all will be called before God at the Judgment Day to answer for our sins. (GODJUDG) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • LFEGOD from General Social Survey, 1993LEARN MORE
    • Im going to read some statements that give reasons why a persons life turns out well or poorly. As I read each one, tell me whether you think it is very important, important, somewhat important, or not at all important for how somebodys life turns out? Such things are decided by God. (LFEGOD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PNSHBYGD from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963LEARN MORE
    • Listed below are a number of experiences of a religious nature that people have reported having. Since you have been an adult, have you ever had any of these experiences, and how sure are you that you had it? -- A feeling of being punished by God (PNSHBYGD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • PUNISHED from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1988LEARN MORE
    • Listed below are a number of experiences of a religious nature which people have reported having. Have you ever had any of these experiences, and how sure are you that you had it? - A feeling of being punished by God for something you had done. (PUNISHED) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AIDS from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986LEARN MORE
    • Please choose the response that best fits your belief regarding the AIDS epidemic. AIDS is: (AIDS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • TFLOOD from Tulsa, Oklahoma Area Survey, 1986LEARN MORE
    • WHERE DO YOU ATTRIBUTE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE FOLLOWING ITEM? Was the May 1984 Tulsa Flood an act of God, of Nature, or of Man? (TFLOOD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSHAND from Middletown Area Study, 1990LEARN MORE
    • Please indicate how much you agree or disagree with the following statement. From the moment of conception, a human life is in the hands of God. (GODSHAND) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODDETER from Middletown Area Study, 1994LEARN MORE
    • Everything that happens to people is Gods will. Do you: (GODDETER) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC17 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1986LEARN MORE
    • Listed below are a number of experiences of a religious nature which people have reported having. Have you ever had any of these experiences, and how sure are you that you had it? - A feeling of being punished by God for something you had done. (RELGC17) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODSPLAN from Middletown Area Study, 1986LEARN MORE
    • I believe that everything that happens to me, including my suffering, is part of Gods plan for me. Do you: (GODSPLAN) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • RELGC17 from Dimensions of Religious Commitment, 1987LEARN MORE
    • Listed below are a number of experiences of a religious nature which people have reported having. Have you ever had any of these experiences, and how sure are you that you had it? - A feeling of being punished by God for something you had done. (RELGC17) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGREE2B from July 2003 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 2]Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : We all will be called before God at the Judgment Day to answer for our sins (AGREE2B) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • AGREE2L from July 2003 Values Update SurveyLEARN MORE
    • [ASK ONLY IF FORM= 2 2]Now I am going to read you another series of statements on some different topics. For each statement, please tell me if you completely agree with it, mostly agree with it, mostly DISagree with it or completely disagree with it. : AIDS might be Gods punishment for immoral sexual behavior (AGREE2L) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODACT from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1985LEARN MORE
    • 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 (GODACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WORLD from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1985LEARN MORE
    • The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. Do you believe the world will come to an end according to the will of God? (WORLD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODACT from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1986LEARN MORE
    • 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 (GODACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WORLD from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1986LEARN MORE
    • The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. Do you believe the world will come to an end according to the will of God? (WORLD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODACT from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1987LEARN MORE
    • 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 (GODACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WORLD from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1987LEARN MORE
    • The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. Do you believe the world will come to an end according to the will of God? (WORLD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • GODACT from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1988LEARN MORE
    • 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 (GODACT) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • WORLD from Dimensions of Religiosity, 1988LEARN MORE
    • The following question deals with religion. Please read the question carefully and select the response which most accurately represents your beliefs. Do you believe the world will come to an end according to the will of God? (WORLD) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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