RESEARCH: "Measuring Private Prayer: Development, Validation, and Clinical Application of the Multidimensional Prayer Inventory"

@inproceedings{Laird2004RESEARCHP,
  title={RESEARCH: "Measuring Private Prayer: Development, Validation, and Clinical Application of the Multidimensional Prayer Inventory"},
  author={Steven P. Laird and Charles Rick Snyder and Michael A. Rapoff and Sam Green},
  year={2004}
}
A theoretically derived, empirically validated multidimensional inventory of prayer is described. Both quantitative and qualitative aspects of prayer are measured, including occurrence, weekly frequency, daily frequency, duration, type (adoration, confession, thanksgiving, supplication, reception), and level of faith in the effects of prayer. Results revealed the posited 5 distinct types of prayer, along with acceptable internal consistency, convergent validity, and discriminant utility… CONTINUE READING

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