The Comparative Study of Religious Experience in Taiwan
CitationTsai, Y. (2021, June 15). The Comparative Study of Religious Experience in Taiwan.
SummaryThe Comparative Study of Religious Experience in Taiwan was conducted by the Graduate Institute of Religious Studies at National Chengchi University in Taipei, Taiwan, under Yen-zen Tsai. It was funded by the Taiwan National Science Council. The survey includes questions about experiencing extraordinary powers, experiences initiating a new understanding of life, dreams, mysterious feelings and visions, conception and behavior, ideas and beliefs, and personal details. Further information can be obtained from the Survey Research Data Archive.
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Data FileCases: 1714
Weight Variable: LAYER
Data CollectionJune 1, 2009 - March 15, 2009
Original Survey (Instrument)A Survey of Religious Experience in Taiwan
Funded ByNational Science Council
Collection ProceduresHousehold registry information of Taiwanese residents was obtained through collaboration with the Center for Survey Research (CSR), Academia Sinica, and the Ministry of the Interior. Face-to-face interviews were conducted over four months.
Sampling ProceduresA random sample was obtained using household registry information.
Principal InvestigatorsYen-zen Tsai
Related PublicationsTsai Yen-zen, ed., Religious Experience in Contemporary Taiwan and China. Taipei: Chengchi University Press, 2013. xi+388 pages. Paperback, 500 NT$. ISBN: 978-986-6475-46-7.
A book review was provied by Dr. Esther-Maria Guggenmos.