Often students wonder about the relevance of this class to religion and spirituality. The following are resources on how qualitative and quantitative methodologies can be used in the study of religion/spirituality. They also provide good examples of applying methodological principles, which can be useful to your Part 3 assignment. Choose either a qualitative or quantitative set of resources to review depending on which approach you plan to apply in your assignment.
- Based on these readings of qualitative methods or quantitative applied to the research of religion, did any applied methods surprise you?
- What are the strengths and weaknesses of qualitative or quantitative methods inappropriately respecting and capturing multicultural diversity within religion/spirituality?