Attitude toward the Church Scale

Attitude toward the Church Scale
Thurstone and Chave‚ 1929
مقیاس نگرش به کلیسا
1.    I think the teaching of the church is altogether too superficial to have much social significance. (8.3)
2.    I feel the church services give me inspiration and help me to live up to my best during the following week. (1.7)
3.    I think the church keeps business and politics up to a higher standard than they would otherwise tend to maintain. (2.6)
4.    I find the services of the church both restful and inspiring. (2.3)
5.    When I go to church I enjoy a fine ritual service with good music. (4.0)
6.    I believe in what the church teaches but with mental reservations. (4.5)
7.    I do not receive any benefit from attending church services but I think it helps some people. (5.7)
8.    I believe in religion but I seldom go to church. (5.4)
9.    I am careless about religion and church relationships but I would not like to see my attitude become general. (4.7)
10.I regard the church as a static‚ crystallized institution and as such it is unwholesome and detrimental to society and the individual. (10.5)
11.I believe church membership is almost essential to living life at its best. (1.5)
12.I do not understand the dogmas or creeds of the church but I find that the church helps me to be more honest and creditable. (3.1)
13.The paternal and benevolent attitude of the church is quite distasteful to me. (8.2)
14.I feel church attendance is a fair index of the nation's morality. (2.6)
15.Sometimes I feel that the church and religion are necessary and some-times I doubt it. (5.6)
16.I believe the church is fundamentally sound but some of its adherents have given it a bad name. (309)
17.I think the church is a parasite on society. (11.0)
18.I feel the need for religion but do not find what I want in any one church. (6.1)
19.I think too much money is being spent on the church for the benefit that is being derived. (7.5)
20.I believe in the church and its teachings because I have been accustomed to them since I was a child. (4.0)
21.I think the church is hundreds of years behind the times and cannot make a dent of modern life. (9.5)
22.I believe the church has grown up with the primary purpose of perpetuating the spirit and teachings of Jesus and deserves loyal support. (1.0)
23.I feel the church perpetuates the values which man puts highest in his philosophy of life. (0.8)
24.I feel I can worship God better out of doors than in the church and I get more inspiration there. (6.9)
25.My experience is that the church is hopelessly out of date. (9.1)
26.I feel the church is petty‚ always quarreling over matters that have no interest or importance. (8.6)
27.I do not believe in any brand of religion or in any particular church but I have never given the subject serious thought. (5.9)
28.I respect any church-member's beliefs but I think it is all "bunk." (8.8)
29.I enjoy my church because there is a spirit of friendliness there. (3.3)
30.I think the country would be better off if the churches were closed and ministers set to some useful work. (10.5)
31.I believe the church is the greatest institution in America today. (0.2)
32.I believe in sincerity and goodness without any church ceremonies. (6.7)
33.I believe the church is the greatest influence for good government and right living.(0.4)
34.I think the organized church is an enemy of science and truth. (10.7)
35.I believe the church is losing ground as education advances. (7.4)
36.The churches may be doing good and useful work but they do not interest me. (5.9)
37.I think the church is a hindrance to true religion for it still depends upon magic‚ superstition‚ and myth. (9.6)
38.The church is needed to develop religion which has always been concerned with man's deepest feelings and greatest values. (1.4)
39.I believe the churches are too much divided by factions and denominations to be a strong force for righteousness. (7.2)
40.The church represents shallowness‚ hypocrisy‚ and prejudice. (10.4)
41.I think the church seeks to impose a lot of worn-out dogmas and medieval superstitions. (9.2)
42.I think the church allows denominational differences to appear larger than true religion. (7.2)
43.I like the ceremonies of my church but do not miss them much when I stay away. (5.1)
44.I believe the church is a powerful agency for promoting both individual and social righteousness. (1.2)
45.I like to go to church for I get something worthwhile to think about and it keeps my mind filled with right thoughts. (2.2)
مقیاس 45 گویه ای(زازکیس Zazeckis‚)
1.    I think the church is a divine institution‚ and it commands my highest respect and loyalty.
2.    I am neither for nor against the church‚ but I do not believe that going to church will do anyone any harm.
3.    I feel that the good done by the church is not worth the money and energy spent on it.‚ y
4.    I regard the church as a monument to human ignorance.
5.    I believe that the church is losing ground as education advances
6.    I feel that the church is trying to adjust itself to the scientific world and deserves support.
7.    The teaching of the church is altogether too superficial to be of interest to me.
8.    I feel that the church is the greatest agency of uplift in the world.
9.    I think that the church has a most important role in the development of moral habits and attitudes.
10.I believe that the church is necessary‚ but like all other human institutions‚ it has its faults.
11.I regard the church as a harmful institution‚ breeding narrow-mindedness‚ fanaticism‚ and intolerance.
12.The church is too conservative for me and so I stay away.
13.I believe in the ideals of the church‚ but I am tired of its denominationalism.
14.I believe that the church furnishes the stimulus for the best leadership in the country.
15.I ’m not much against the church‚ but when I cannot agree with its leaders‚ I stay away.
16.I regard the church as hopelessly allied with reactionary forces.
17.I believe that the church practices the Golden Rule fairly well and has a consequent good influence.
18.I am interested only to the extent that I attend church occasionally.
19.I feel that the church is ridiculous‚ for it cannot give examples of what it preaches.
20.Sometimes I feel that the church is worthwhile‚ and sometimes I doubt it.
21.My church is the primary guiding influence in my life.
22.I like the spiritual uplift that I get from the church‚ but I do not agree with-its theology.
23.My attitude toward the church is one of neglect due to lack of interest.
24.I believe that the church is bound hand and foot with monied interests and does not practice its ideals.
25.I am sympathetic toward the church‚ but I am not active in its work.
26.I regard the church as a parasite on society.
27.I know too little about that church to express an opinion.
28.I regard the church as the most important institution in the world outside of the home.
29.I am slightly prejudiced against the church and attend only on special occasions.
30.I do not think a man can be honest in his thinking and endorse what the church teaches.
31.There is much wrong with my church‚ but I feel that it is so important that it is my duty to help improve it.
32.I feel that the church promotes a fine brotherly relationship between people and nations.
33.I feel that the church is unreservedly stupid and futile.
34.I feel the church attendance is a good index of the nation's morality.
35.I feel that the church is petty‚ easily disturbed by matters of little importance.
36.In the church‚ I find my best companions and express my best self.
37.I believe that the church is unscientific‚ depending for its influence upon fear of God and hell.
38.I am loyal to the church‚ but feel that its influence is on the decline.
39.It seems absurd to me for a thinking man to be interested in the church.
40.My attitude toward the church is best described as indifference.
41.I believe that anyone who will work in a modern church will appreciate its indispensable value.
42.The church deals in platitudes and is afraid to follow the logic of truth.
43.My attitude toward the church is passive with a slight tendency to favor it.
44.I have a casual interest in the church.
45.I have nothing but contempt for the church.
مقیاس 130 گویه ای
Opinions about the Church
1. I have seen no value in the church.
2. I believe the modern church has plenty of satisfying interests for young people.
3. I do not hear discussions in the church that are scientific or practical and so I do not care to go.
4. I believe that membership in a good church increases one's self-respect and usefulness.
5. I believe a few churches are trying to keep up to date in thinking and methods of work‚ but most are far behind the times.
6. I regard the church as an ethical society promoting the best way of living for both an individual and for society.
7. The paternal and benevolent attitude of the church is quite distasteful to me.
8. I believe the church has a good influence on the lower and uneducated classes but has no value for the upper‚ educated classes.
9. I don't believe church-going will do anyone any harm.
10. I have no interest in the church for my parents had no religion and I have seen no value in it.
11. I believe in the church and its teachings because I have been accustomed to them since I was a child.
12. I feel the churches are too narrow-minded and clannish.
13. I believe in religion but I seldom go to church.
14. I think the church allows denominational differences to appear larger than true religion.
15. I think the church is a good thing. I don't go much myself but I like my children to go.
16. I get no satisfaction from going to church.
17. In the church I find my best companions and express my best self.
18. I am an atheist and have no use for the church.
19. I feel church attendance is a fair index of the nation's morality.
20. I go to church because I enjoy music. I am in the choir and get musical training and chorus-singing.
21. I do not understand the dogmas or creeds of the church but I find that the church helps me to be more honest and creditable.
22. I believe in personal religion but organized religion as represented in the church has no meaning for me.
23. I am interested in a church that is beautiful and that emphasizes the aesthetic side of life.
24. The churches may be doing good and useful work but they do not interest me.
25. I believe the churches are doing far more harm than good.
26. I regard the church today as primarily an educational institution.
27. I believe in sincerity and goodness without any church ceremonies.
28. I believe in what the church teaches but with mental reservations.
29. My only interest in the church is in the opportunities it gives for a good time.
30. I believe the church ought to have a value but I regret that I have to quit it as it is.
31. I believe the church promotes a fine brotherly relationship between people and nations.
32. I believe the church is bound hand and foot by money interests and can-not practice the religion of Jesus.
33. I feel the church is petty‚ always quarreling over matters that have no interest or importance.
34. Sometimes I feel that the church and religion are necessary and some-times I doubt it.
35. I go to church because my girl does.
36. I believe the churches are too much divided by factions and denominations to be a strong force for righteousness.
37. I am only interested in the church for the sake of the social life I find there.
38. I think too much money is being spent on the church for the benefit that is being derived.
39. I believe the church is absolutely needed to overcome the tendency to individualism and selfishness. It practices the golden rule fairly well.
40. I think the teaching of the church is altogether top superficial to have much social significance.
41. I think the country would be better off if the churches were closed and ministers set to some useful work.
42. I believe the church provides most of the leaders for every movement for social welfare.
43. I believe the church represents outgrown primitive beliefs that are based largely on fears.
44. I believe the church is the greatest institution in our country for developing patriotism.
45. Some churches are all right‚ but others are "all bunk."
46. I do not think the church is essential to Christianity.
47. I like our church for it gives young people a chance to have some fun and yet it is religious.
48. The church represents shallowness‚ hypocrisy‚ and prejudice.
49. I do not think one has to belong to the church to be religious.
50. I feel the church services give me inspiration and help me to live up to my best during the following week.
51. I feel I can worship God better out of doors than in the church and I get more inspiration there.
52. I believe interest in the church is more emotional than rational.
53. I feel that the church is rapidly coming to apply scientific methods to its thinking and its promotion of religion.
54. When I go to church I enjoy a fine ritual service with good music.
55. I believe that if young people are not interested in the church it is the fault of either their parents or the church leaders.
56. I believe the church is losing ground as education advances.
57. The church has not helped me to any satisfactory ideas of God or the future. I have had to work out my own ideas.
58. I think one church is about as good as another but some camouflage better than others.
59. I go to church occasionally but have no specific attitude toward it.
60. I believe orthodox religion is all right but radicals upset the influence of the church.
61. I go to church because I find the sermon usually interesting.
62. I am interested in the church because of its work for moral and social reform in which I desire to share.
63. I believe the church would be all right if it kept close to the teachings of Jesus but it does not and so fails.
64. I feel the need for religion but do not find what I want in any one church.
65. I think the church is a parasite on society.
66. I think the church is a place for religious instruction of young and old and is essential in every community.
67. I think the church is after money all the time and I am tired of hearing of it.
68. I think the church and organized religion is necessary for the superstitious and uneducated but it should become less and less important.
69. I am careless about religion and church relationships but I would not like to see my attitude become general.
70. I like the opportunity in the young people's society for discussion and self-expression.
71. I think the church is valuable for creating ideals and for setting a person right morally.
72. I think the organized church is an enemy of science and truth.
73. I like to go to church for I get something worth while to think about and it keeps my mind filled with right thoughts.
74. I enjoy my church because there is a spirit of friendliness there.
75. I believe the church is the greatest influence for good government and right living.
76. The church is to me primarily a place to commune with God.
77. I do not receive any benefit from attending church services but I think it helps some people.
78. I give my money to support the church but I keep out of it because there is so much petty jangling.
79. I believe the church leaders are afraid to stand up and say what is true and right. The church is weak.
80. I enjoy a good church service but do not take much stock in the teachings.
81. If I were picking a man for a responsible job I would give the preference to a regular church-member.
82. The church does not interest me now but sometime I expect I shall find it worth while to join.
83. I am attracted to the church by its courageous attack on what is commonly called impossible.
84. I find the social life of the church too slow and uninteresting and that is all I care about.
85. I believe the church has done and can do far more for society than any organization of science.
86. My belief is that the church is more spiritual and a greater force for good than it was a hundred years ago. It is increasing in value.
87. I think the church is hundreds of years behind the times and cannot make a dent of modern life.
88. I like church occasionally but do not feel that one should get too ardent about worship or church-going.
89. I believe the church has grown up with the primary purpose of perpetuating the spirit and teachings of Jesus and deserves loyal support.
90. I like the ceremonies of my church but do not miss them much when I stay away.
91. I regard the church as the institution for the development of spiritual life individually and socially.
92. I believe the church is far removed from the essentials of Christian love and brotherly kindness.
93. I believe church-membership is almost essential to living life at its best.
94. I believe the church is as necessary as the school for our social life.
95. I do not believe in any brand of religion or in any particular church but I have never given the subject serious thought.
96. I regard the church as a static‚ crystallized institution‚ and as such it is unwholesome and detrimental to society and the individual.
97. I think the church is learning more and more how to correlate science and religion for the good of humanity.
98. No one attempts to live up to the ideals of the church but it serves as a good stimulator.
99. To me the church is more or less boring.
100. I believe the church is a powerful agency for promoting both individual and social righteousness.
101. I believe the church is the greatest institution in America today.
102. I have no desire to attend‚ join‚ or have anything to do with any church I know.
103. I find the services of the church both restful and inspiring.
104. I find more satisfaction in doing church work than in anything else I do.
105. I think the church is more controlled by magic than by reason.
106. I believe the average of the morals of church-members is considerably higher than the average of non-church-members in the same social status.
107. The church is needed to develop religion which has always been concerned with man's deepest feelings and greatest values.
108. I believe the church is full of hypocrites and have no use for it.
109. I never want to miss church for I always get an inspiration from a good church service.
110. I think the church keeps business and politics up to a higher standard than they would otherwise tend to maintain.
111. I think the average church has a deadening influence and prevents true religion.
112. I believe in the ideals of the church but I am tired of denominationalism.
113. I feel the church perpetuates the values which man puts highest in his philosophy of life.
114. I believe the church is fundamentally sound but some of its adherents have given it a bad name.
115. I cannot think through the mysteries of religion but like to get the assurances of reality‚ of God‚ and immortality that the church gives and stands for.
116. I believe the majority of church-members are shameless hypocrites. They do not practice what they pretend to do and do not care.
117. I believe the church is working steadily for the application of the principles of Jesus to all personal-social relationships.
118. I believe the church is an excellent ch‎aracter-building institution for children.
119. I think the church is a hindrance to true religion for it still depends upon magic‚ superstition‚ and myth.
120. I think the church is a divine institution and deserves the highest respect and loyalty.
121. I believe churches are as essential to religion as schools are to education.
122. I think the church is cursed by a narrow-minded‚ selfish lot of people.
123. I think the church is necessary but it puts its emphasis on the wrong things.
124. I support the church because I think it is the most unselfish and idealistic institution in society.
125. I respect any church-member's beliefs but I think it is all "bunk."
126. I believe the church develops friendships and ideals that help one to reject low and evil purposes and acts.
127. I think the church seeks to impose a lot of worn-out dogmas and medieval superstitions.
128. My experience is that the church is hopelessly out of date.
129. I believe the church is doing a good work but will have to work on a seven-day-a-week program if it is going to keep up with the job.
130. I believe the church is a changing human institution but it has divine realities behind it. The spirit of God moves through it.
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اعتبار: دو نیمه کردن 0.848، اصلاح همبستگی اسپیرمن – براون 0.92 و در مطالعه ای دیگر دو نیمه کردن 0.89 و 094
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Thurstone‚ L. L. )1929).Theory of attitude measurement . Psychological Review‚ 36‚ 222-241.
Thurstone‚ L. and Chave‚ E. (1929). The measurement of Attitude; a psychophysical method and some experiments with a scale for measuring attitude toward the church. Chicago‚ III.  University of Chicago Press.
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خرداد 1396
اسفند 1395
آبان 1395
فروردین 1394
خرداد 1393
فروردین 1393
اسفند 1392
بهمن 1392
دی 1390
آذر 1390
تیر 1390
خرداد 1390
اردیبهشت 1390
بهمن 1389
دی 1389
اردیبهشت 1389
دی 1388
آبان 1388
شهریور 1388
مرداد 1388
تیر 1388
خرداد 1388
   
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