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Afterword: some reflections on numbers in the study of religion

Voas, David (2014) 'Afterword: some reflections on numbers in the study of religion.' Diskus, 16 (2). pp. 116-124. ISSN 0967-8948

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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Jim Jamieson
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 15:26
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2014 15:26
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/11651

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