n IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - The development and evaluation of a religiosity scale




The need for a simple applied quantitative assessment of religiosity is discussed. It is noted that religion has become a potent variable in the understanding the psychology of the Nigerian. Thus, a measure of religiosity would be of considerable value. An inventory of 6 items- the religious Orientation test ROT- is proposed. The results indicate that the ROT is a reliable and valid measure of religious orientations. Two different religious orientations- the deep and superficial religious orientations are identified.


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