n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - Reliability and validity of a short scale of attitude toward Christianity among 12-19 year olds in South Africa

Volume 11, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1117-1421



To facilitate cross-cultural research in the psychology of religion, the reliability and validity of the 7-item short form of the Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity was examined among a sample of 453 young people aged between 12-19 years old from standards six, seven, eight, nine and ten attending a secondary school in South Africa. Data analyses support the reliability and validity of the scale and commend it for further use among south African samples.

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