Measurement Wizard > Multi-Item Measures > God, Conceptions of > God's Judgment

This scale attempts to measure the extent to which an individual believes in a God who can become angered by human behavior and judges human behavior.

Data File: Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Source: Froese, Paul and Christopher D. Bader. 2010. America's Four Gods. New York: Oxford University Press.


General Instructions:

Sum all items to create God's judgment scale. Alpha score = .082.

Any special instructions related to individual items will be listed below those items.


Q22F from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q22 Even if you might not believe in God, based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like....f. Angered by human sin (Q22F)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree45629.1
2) Agree42627.2
3) Disagree27617.6
4) Strongly disagree20513.1
5) Undecided20413.0
TOTAL1567100.0

Item Instructions (Q22F):

Code item as follows: 1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Undecided, 4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree


Q22G from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q22 Even if you might not believe in God, based on your personal understanding, what do you think God is like....g. Angered by my sins (Q22G)
TOTAL%
1) Strongly agree38124.6
2) Agree41226.6
3) Disagree31620.4
4) Strongly disagree22714.7
5) Undecided21213.7
TOTAL1548100.0

Item Instructions (Q22G):

Code item as follows: 1 = Strongly Disagree, 2 = Disagree, 3 = Undecided, 4 = Agree, 5 = Strongly Agree


Q23M from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q23 How well do you feel that each of the following words.. describe God m. Punishing (Q23M)
TOTAL%
1) Very well26617.0
2) Somewhat well27217.4
3) Not very well34922.3
4) Not at all47430.3
5) Undecided20513.1
TOTAL1566100.0

Item Instructions (Q23M):

Code item as follows: 1 = Not at all, 2 = Not very well, 3 = Undecided, 4 = Somewhat well, 5 = Very well


Q23N from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q23 How well do you feel that each of the following words.. describe God n. Severe (Q23N)
TOTAL%
1) Very well18511.9
2) Somewhat well17711.4
3) Not very well37624.2
4) Not at all59738.4
5) Undecided22114.2
TOTAL1556100.0

Item Instructions (Q23N):

Code item as follows: 1 = Not at all, 2 = Not very well, 3 = Undecided, 4 = Somewhat well, 5 = Very well


Q23O from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

Q23 How well do you feel that each of the following words.. describe God o. Wrathful (Q23O)
TOTAL%
1) Very well21813.9
2) Somewhat well20813.3
3) Not very well32720.9
4) Not at all61139.0
5) Undecided20112.8
TOTAL1565100.0

Item Instructions (Q23O):

Code item as follows: 1 = Not at all, 2 = Not very well, 3 = Undecided, 4 = Somewhat well, 5 = Very well




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