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Religious beliefs, practices and attitudes (2453)

Type of Data: Religious beliefs, practices and attitudes (2453)

Faith Community: General, Christianity (Church of England)

Date: 1957, 2-12 February

Geography: Great Britain

Sample Size: 2261

Population: Adults aged 16 and over

Keywords: Afterlife, Archbishop of Canterbury, baptism, Church, church and state, church attendance, churchgoing, Church of England, Church unity, confirmation, devil, disestablishment, divorce, ecumenism, exchanging messages with the dead, Geoffrey Fisher, God, Holy Communion, horse racing, influence of religion, Jesus Christ, life after death, morality, New Testament, politics, prayer, prejudice, religion, religious affiliation, religious broadcasting, religious education, remarriage in church, social and political questions, sport, Sunday, Sunday school, theatre, world religions

Collection Method: Face-to-face interview

Collection Agency: British Institute of Public Opinion. BIPO was established by George Gallup in 1936 to run the British Gallup Poll

Sponsor: News Chronicle

Published Source:

  • News Chronicle, 15-17 April 1957
  • Church Times, 18 April 1957
  • Rodney Stark, 'Class, Radicalism and Religious Involvement in Great Britain', American Sociological Review, Vol. 29, 1964, pp. 698-706
  • Charles Y. Glock and Rodney Stark, Religion and Society in Tension, Chicago: Rand McNally, 1965, pp. 193-9
  • The Gallup International Public Opinion Polls: Great Britain, 1937-1975, ed. George Horace Gallup, 2 vol., New York: Random House, 1976, Vol. 1, pp. 403-7

    BRIN ID: 2453


    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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