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Baptism, Beliefs about

Beliefs about the nature of Baptism


Below are 105 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 4 types:

Baptize Children?Bible PassagesTheological ThemesUnderstanding of/Beliefs about

Baptize Children?This question type asks the respondent about baptizing children.

  • NOBAPTIS from Mennonite Church Member Profile, 1989LEARN MORE
    • Baptism is neither necessary nor proper for infants and small children. (NOBAPTIS) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BPTCHLD3 from Religion in ItalyLEARN MORE
    • Only for those who dont have children: If you had children, what would be your choice about baptism? (BPTCHLD3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE

Bible PassagesThis question type asks the respondent if particular passages of the Bible inform/area significant to the understanding of baptism.


Theological ThemesThis question type asks the respondent if particular theological themes inform/are significant to the understanding of Baptism.


Understanding of/Beliefs aboutThis question type asks the respondent to choose from statements describing the nature of/importance of Baptism.

  • BAPTISM1 from Beliefs and Inter-Church Relations, Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987LEARN MORE
    • Which of the following statements comes closest to your own belief about Baptism? (BAPTISM1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • BAPTISM1 from Combined Panel Surveys of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, 1987LEARN MORE
    • Which of the following statements comes closest to your own belief about Baptism? (BAPTISM1) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
  • QA3 from Harris 1967 Survey on Catholics View of their ChurchLEARN MORE
    • We can best understand the importance of baptism by recalling that: (QA3) EXPAND/COLLAPSE
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