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Attitude toward Christianity and paranormal belief among 13- to 16-year-old students

By Emyr Williams, Leslie J. Francis and Mandy Robbins

Abstract

A positive correlation (r = .19) was found among a sample of 279 13- to 16-year-old students in Wales between the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity and a new Index of Paranormal Belief. These data suggest that sympathy for Christianity is more likely to foster than to discourage belief in the paranormal

Topics: BR, BF
Publisher: Ammons Scientific Ltd.
Year: 2006
OAI identifier: oai:wrap.warwick.ac.uk:2945

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