The Meaning Making Matrix

The scales are evaluated according to The Meaning Making Matrix, a heuristic tool developed to facilitate thinking and research in existential meaning orientations; The Matrix consists of the three Domains: Secular, Spiritual and Religious Existential Orientations on the vertical axis and well-known Dimensions of Meaning Making: Knowing, Doing and Being, reflecting cognition, practice and perceived importance of meaning orientations on the horizontal axis.
Further information on The Meaning Making Matrix can be found in,
La Cour, P. & Hvidt, N. C. 2010. Research on meaning-making and health in secular society: secular, spiritual and religious existential orientations. Social Science & Medicine, 71, 1292-9.

Praque Spirituality Questionnaire

Praque Spirituality Questionnaire   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x   x Spiritualitet x   x Religiøsitet x   x

New websites with scales!

Websites with scales on religion and scales on spritualit. In addition articles about the scales. Available here: Scales on religion. Scales on spirituality.

Francis-Louden Mystical Orientation Scale

You can read more about the Francis-Louden Mystical Orientation Scale in this article Francis-Louden Mystical Orientation Scale   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens       Spiritualitet   x   Religiøsitet   x   The scale can be downloaded here

Faith Maturity Scale (FMS)

Faith Maturity Scale (FMS) is developed by Benson, Donahue and Erickson. FMS measures the strength of a persons relation to God and it’s influence on social relations. Read more about the scale here Faith Maturity Scale   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x x x Spiritualitet x x x Religiøsitet x x x The scale can be […]

RST MultiLingual

This test was made by the German Stefan Huber and is called Religiositäts-Struktur-Test (RST) or in english Structure of Religiosity Test. Read more about the test here. RST multi lingual   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x x x Spiritualitet x x x Religiøsitet x x x The scale can be downloaded here in German, English, and […]

RST Short English Version

This test was made by the German Stefan Huber and is called Religiositäts-Struktur-Test (RST) or in english Structure of Religiosity Test. Read more about the test here. RST short   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x x x Spiritualitet x x x Religiøsitet x x x This is the short version of RST. The scale can […]

Holland’s Spiritual Beliefs Inventor (German)

Developed by Holland et al. in 1998. It consists of 15 items, 10 of wich measures religious belief, feelings and experiences and 5 of wich focus on the social support from the religious community. It has been tested on people with life threatening disease. Holland Belief Inventory   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x x   […]

RCOPE German

Here is the German version of RCOPE. RCOPE was originally developed by Kenneth Pargament. In German it has been translated and validated by C. Zwingmann et al. and published in 2006. For more information click here. RCope German   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens x x x Spiritualitet x x x Religiøsitet x x x The scale […]

Spiritual Well-being Scale

Developed by  Paloutzian & Ellison in 1982 and one of the most used scales altogether. The scale consists of 20 items, half of wich adresses a broad, religious conviction centred in an image of God (religious well-being), while the other half is of an existential, meaningfulness based character (existential well-being) without mentioning neither God nor […]

Mysticism Scale

Developed by R. W. Hood Jr. in 1975 in an attempt to construct and initially validate a method to measure mystic experiences. Mysticism Scale   Knowing Doing Being Eksistens       Spiritualitet   x   Religiøsitet       The scale can be downloaded here