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Rapture/Armageddon/Second Coming, Occurrence of - Measurement Concept

Measures belief in reality of apocalyptic events
36 Questions match selected parameters.

Survey Questions

ARMAGEDD from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q23e. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? Armageddon
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not23615.3
2) Probably not43027.8
3) Probably41326.7
4) Absolutely46630.1
Missing108
Total1546100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 1648
Variables: 318
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
RAPTURE from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)
Q23h. In your opinion, does each of the following exist? The Rapture
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely not29218.9
2) Probably not43228.0
3) Probably32320.9
4) Absolutely49732.2
Missing113
Total1544100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2007
Cases: 1648
Variables: 318
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 77.0
2) No 17.2
8) Don't know 5.5
9) Refused 0.4
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 11028
Variables: 200
Scope: Other: United States; Brazil, Chile and Guatemala in Latin America; Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in Africa; and India, the Philippines and South Korea in Asia.
Frame: Other: Pentecostals and Charismatics
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Telephone interviews in the United States and in-person in other countries.
RETURN from Spirit and Power - A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 31.5
2) Mostly agree 19.7
3) Mostly disagree 11.7
4) Completely disagree 15.7
8) Don't know 20.8
9) Refused 0.6
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 11028
Variables: 200
Scope: Other: United States; Brazil, Chile and Guatemala in Latin America; Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa in Africa; and India, the Philippines and South Korea in Asia.
Frame: Other: Pentecostals and Charismatics
Sample: Unknown Sample Types
Mode: Other: Telephone interviews in the United States and in-person in other countries.
Q51L from Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010
Q51L [ASK IF CHRISTIAN: WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] That Jesus will return to earth during your lifetime?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 59.8
2) No 21.7
8) Don't know 17.7
9) Refused 0.7
Missing9549
Total15542100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2009
Cases: 25091
Variables: 203
Scope: Other: sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania)
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
Q26H from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave I (2005)
Q26 In your opinion, does each of the following ... exist h. Armageddon
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely50631.7
2) Probably37123.2
3) Probably not45028.2
4) Absolutely not26916.9
Missing125
Total1596100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 1721
Variables: 395
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
Q26I from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave I (2005)
Q26 In your opinion, does each of the following ... exist i. The Rapture
 TOTAL%
1) Absolutely51632.5
2) Probably26216.5
3) Probably not50231.6
4) Absolutely not30819.4
Missing133
Total1588100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2005
Cases: 1721
Variables: 395
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mixed Mode
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 56.2
2) No 37.1
8) Don't know 6.0
9) Refused 0.7
Missing147
Total853100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Brazil
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 17.4
2) Mostly agree 13.2
3) Mostly disagree 11.8
4) Completely disagree 40.3
8) Don't know 17.2
9) Refused 0.2
Missing147
Total853100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Brazil, urban areas
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 60.6
2) No 28.6
8) Don't know 8.5
9) Refused 2.2
Missing107
Total881100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 988
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chile
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 33.7
2) Mostly agree 16.6
3) Mostly disagree 10.3
4) Completely disagree 16.4
8) Don't know 21.7
9) Refused 1.2
Missing107
Total881100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 988
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Chile
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 64.3
2) No 33.3
8) Don't know 2.3
9) Refused 0.0
Missing468
Total756100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1224
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other: Indian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 31.3
2) Mostly agree 23.5
3) Mostly disagree 13.2
4) Completely disagree 26.4
8) Don't know 5.5
9) Refused 0.2
Missing36
Total1264100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1300
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Philippines
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the Philippines
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 75.1
2) No 20.5
8) Don't know 4.5
9) Refused 0.0
Missing36
Total1264100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1300
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Philippines
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Chosen Regions of India
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 42.6
2) Mostly agree 13.6
3) Mostly disagree 11.2
4) Completely disagree 20.9
8) Don't know 11.6
9) Refused 0.0
Missing468
Total756100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1224
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: India
Frame: Other: Indian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 73.3
2) No 15.0
8) Don't know 10.8
9) Refused 0.9
Missing166
Total971100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1137
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 23.6
2) Mostly agree 19.7
3) Mostly disagree 7.5
4) Completely disagree 18.8
8) Don't know 29.7
9) Refused 0.6
Missing166
Total971100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1137
Variables: 128
Scope: Other: South Africa
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 52.1
2) No 41.2
8) Don't know 6.6
9) Refused 0.0
Missing389
Total611100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other: Korean adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in South Korea
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 8.1
2) Mostly agree 44.5
3) Mostly disagree 23.2
4) Completely disagree 3.8
8) Don't know 19.4
9) Refused 0.9
Missing389
Total611100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1000
Variables: 127
Scope: Other: Korea
Frame: Other: Korean adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 62.9
2) No 26.2
8) Don't know 9.9
9) Refused 0.9
Missing145
Total929100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1074
Variables: 129
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in the United States
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 16.1
2) Mostly agree 19.4
3) Mostly disagree 21.2
4) Completely disagree 18.0
8) Don't know 24.1
9) Refused 1.1
Missing145
Total929100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1074
Variables: 129
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
F_QN35 from Changing Faiths, Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
Some Catholics believe in a teaching known as the Rapture of the Church. How much have you heard about this?
 TOTAL%
1) A lot 5.7
2) A little 21.4
3) Nothing at all 71.7
8) Don't know 0.3
9) Refused 0.8
Missing3366
Total650100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 4016
Variables: 230
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: U.S. Latinos only
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
F_QN36 from Changing Faiths, Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion
IF RESPONDENT HAS HEARD OF THE RAPTURE OF THE CHURCH: Do you yourself believe in the Rapture of the Church, or haven't you heard enough about it to say?
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in Rapture of the Church 13.9
2) No, do not believe in Rapture of the Church 12.9
3) Haven't heard enough to say 72.0
8) Don't know 1.0
9) Refused 0.3
Missing3848
Total168100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 4016
Variables: 230
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: Other: U.S. Latinos only
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
RETLIFE from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006
Do you believe that Jesus will return to earth in your lifetime? [Answered if SECCOM = 1.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 25.5
2) No 48.7
3) Unknowable/No one knows when Jesus will return 17.7
9) Don't know/Refused 8.0
Missing717
Total1286100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 2003
Variables: 146
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
SECCOM from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006
Do you believe in the second coming of Jesus Christ - that is, that Jesus will return to earth someday, or don't you believe this? [Answered if RELIGION = 1,2,4,5, or 7.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, believe in the second coming 78.9
2) No, don't believe in the second coming 16.7
9) Don't know/Refused 4.4
Missing333
Total1670100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 2003
Variables: 146
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
TIMEBIB from Religion and Public Life Survey, 2006
Do you believe that the specific time of Jesus Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies contained in the Bible, or don't you think so? [Answered if SECCOM = 1.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes, the specific time of Christ's return to earth is revealed in the prophecies in the Bible. 41.6
2) Don't think the prophecies in the Bible reveal the specific time of Christ's return. 50.5
9) Don't know/Refused 7.9
Missing717
Total1286100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 2003
Variables: 146
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 88.1
2) No 5.3
8) Don't know 6.1
9) Refused 0.5
Missing256
Total743100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 999
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other: Nigerian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Nigeria
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 32.8
2) Mostly agree 17.8
3) Mostly disagree 3.8
4) Completely disagree 5.3
8) Don't know 40.1
9) Refused 0.3
Missing256
Total743100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 999
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Nigeria
Frame: Other: Nigerian adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 80.6
2) No 13.9
8) Don't know 5.3
9) Refused 0.2
Missing154
Total1151100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1305
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Guatemala
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 48.3
2) Mostly agree 23.0
3) Mostly disagree 9.8
4) Completely disagree 11.2
8) Don't know 7.5
9) Refused 0.2
Missing154
Total1151100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1305
Variables: 133
Scope: Other: Guatemala
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RAPTURE from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in the Rapture of the Church, that is, that before the world comes to an end, the religiously faithful will be saved and taken up to Heaven? [Question asked only if respondent is Christian.]
 TOTAL%
1) Yes 87.3
2) No 9.2
8) Don't know 3.6
9) Refused 0.0
Missing68
Total933100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1001
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
RETURN from Spirit and Power - Survey of Pentecostals in Kenya
[Question asked if respondent is Christian.] Now I am going to read you another 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. Jesus will return to earth in my lifetime.
 TOTAL%
1) Completely agree 29.1
2) Mostly agree 17.2
3) Mostly disagree 10.0
4) Completely disagree 12.4
8) Don't know 31.0
9) Refused 0.2
Missing68
Total933100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 2006
Cases: 1001
Variables: 134
Scope: Other: Kenya
Frame: Other: Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: In-Person
ENDWORLD from American Jewish Committee Religious Right Survey, 1996
How much do you agree or disagree with the following statement: do you strongly agree, agree, neither agree or disagree, disagree, or strongly disagree? -- The world will end in the battle of Armageddon between Jesus and Satan.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree649.8
2) Agree19630.1
3) Neither11016.8
4) Disagree13921.4
5) Strongly disagree538.1
6) Don't know8913.7
Total651100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1996
Cases: 1010
Variables: 129
Scope: U.S. Samples
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
LORDRTRN from Survey of Northern California Church Bodies, 1963
Do you believe Jesus will actually return to the earth some day?
 TOTAL%
1) Definitely127346.2
2) Probably28510.3
3) Possibly55520.1
4) Probably not35412.8
5) Definitely not29110.6
Missing117
Total2758100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1963
Cases: 2875
Variables: 629
Scope: Regional Samples
Frame: Other: Members of the sampled congregations were randomly selected.
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Mailed
JESUS from Middletown Area Study, 1987
Eventually, Jesus Christ will personally and visibly return to the Earth to defeat the anti-Christ.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree92.3
2) Disagree4411.4
3) Uncertain8822.7
4) Agree16342.1
5) Strongly agree8321.4
Missing13
Total387100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1987
Cases: 400
Variables: 107
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone
JESUS from Middletown Area Study, 1986
Eventually Jesus Christ will personally and visibly return to the Earth to defeat the anti-Christ.
 TOTAL%
1) Strongly disagree102.7
2) Disagree5815.7
3) Uncertain5715.4
4) Agree16745.1
5) Strongly agree7821.1
Missing11
Total370100.0
Survey Details  
Year: 1986
Cases: 381
Variables: 75
Scope: Single Sample
Frame: U.S. Adults
Sample: Random Samples
Mode: Phone

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