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  • Biblical literalism: A test of the compensatory schema hypothesis among Anglicans in England.
    Village, Andrew (2012)
    Review of Religious Research 54:2: 175-196.

    Analyzes 2000-02 clergy survey data & 2004-07 lay member data from the Church of England. Education (inversely) rather than gender predicted literalism, even among conservatives & evangelical believers, thus not supporting the theory that literalism compensates for a lack of access to leadership positions in a church.

    Associated Search Terms: Great Britain, England; Church of England; Clergy; Gender; Literalism; Women; Literalism scale
  • Linguistic Dimension of Religious Measurement.
    Orlowski, Chad D. (1979)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 18:3: 306-311.

    Validates literalism & mythological scales with male Franciscan respondents in the U.S.

    Associated Search Terms: Mythological scale; Literalism scale; Franciscan; Orders/congregations
  • Mythological-Symbolic Religious Commitment: The LAM Scales.
    Hunt, Richard A. (1972)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 11:1: 42-52. Comment by Andrew M. Greeley 11:3 (1972): 287-289. Reply by Richard A. Hunt 11:3 (1972): 290-292.

    Associated Search Terms: Literalism; Scale; Religiosity
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