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Journal Article

Afterword: some reflections on numbers in the study of religion

Authors

Publication date

2014

Summary

Religious adherence can and should be quantified, but there are serious problems of validity and reliability in measuring religion. Sometimes the problems themselves are informative about the nature of identity and its significance or insignificance. Understanding the difficulties with numbers helps us to understand religion itself.

Published in

Diskus: The Journal of the British Association for the Study of Religions

Volume and page numbers

16 , 116 -124

ISSN

16

Subjects

Statistical Analysis and Religion

Links

http://www.religiousstudiesproject.com/DISKUS/index.php/DISKUS/issue/view/8

Notes

Open Access journal

#522707


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