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Religious and moral beliefs and attitudes (1452)

Type of Data: Religious and moral beliefs and attitudes (1452)

Faith Community: General

Date: 1998, 13 August-27 November

Geography: Great Britain. Part of multinational survey

Sample Size: 1466

Population: Adults aged 18 and over

Keywords: Abortion, afterlife, alternative medicine, angels, baptism, blood transfusions, church and state, church attendance, Churches, churchgoing, Church of England, conscience, crystals, disestablishment, environmental issues, exchanging messages with the dead, extra-terrestrials, fate, freedom of religion, friends, funerals, God, holy objects, horoscopes, human suffering, intelligent life on other planets, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jesus Christ, legislation, life after death, life force, lucky charms, marriage, Millennium, moral behaviour, morality, New Age, nurses, politics, prayer, racism, religious affiliation, religious leaders, religious people, religious services, right and wrong, satan, science, self-assessed religiosity, self-assessed spirituality, sin, soft drugs, spirit, spiritualism, suicide, talisman, veils, weddings

Collection Method: Interview

Collection Agency: British Market Research Bureau (BMRB)

Sponsor: Religious and Moral Pluralism Project (RAMP), with British fieldwork funded by the Economic and Social Research Council

Published Source:

  • Karel Dobbelaere and Ole Riis, 'Religious and Moral Pluralism: Theories, Research Questions and Design', Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 13, 2002, pp. 159-71
  • Eileen Barker, 'The Church Without and the God Within: Religiosity and/or Spirituality?', Religion and Patterns of Social Transformation, eds. Dinka Marinovic Jerolimov, Sinisa Zrinscak and Irena Borowik, Zagreb: Institute for Social Research, 2004, pp. 23-47 and The Centrality of Religion in Social Life: Essays in Honour of James A. Beckford, ed. Eileen Barker, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008, pp. 187-202
  • Tadeusz Doktor, 'Religious Pluralism and Dimensions of Religiosity: Evidence from the Project Religious and Moral Pluralism (RAMP)', Church and Religion in Contemporary Europe: Results from Empirical and Comparative Research, eds Gert Pickel and Olaf Muller, Wiesbaden: Verlag fur Sozialwissenschaften, 2009, pp. 25-34
  • Paul Heelas and Dick Houtman, 'RAMP Findings and Making Sense of the "God within each Person, rather than out there"', Journal of Contemporary Religion, Vol. 24, 2009, pp. 83-98
  • Ingrid Storm, 'Halfway to Heaven: Four Types of Fuzzy Fidelity in Europe', Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, Vol. 48, 2009, pp. 702-18
  • Pascal Siegers, 'A Multiple Group Latent Class Analysis of Religious Orientations in Europe', Cross-Cultural Analysis: Methods and Applications, eds Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt and Jaak Billiet, New York: Routledge, 2011, pp. 385-412

    BRIN ID: 1452


    Multinational survey, also undertaken in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal and Sweden

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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