Emphasizing empirical research, this handbook will serve as a reference from the initial idea through the analysis of findings. Provides examples from a wide body of religious research. Describes major research approaches, bibliographic resources, study variables, questionnaire development, relevant tests, and introduces techniques of elementary descriptive statistical analysis.
There is no other resource which gathers and makes operational for D. Min. students the variety of research issues presented in Davies' Handbook. Davies' work is thoroughly competent and clearly explained....--David S. Steward, Pacific School of Religion