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Dimensions of Grace Scale

 


Assessment name:  DIMENSIONS OF GRACE SCALE:

Scale overview: The Dimensions of Grace Scale is a 36-item multidimensional self-report assessment of grace measured on a scale of agreement.

 

Authors: Bufford, Sisemore, and Blackburn

 

Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement from 1 = Strongly Disagree to 7 = Strongly Agree.

Subscales (5 dimensions)

God’s grace

Costly grace

Grace to self

Grace from others

Grace to others

 

Psychometric properties

Bufford et al. (2021) reported a history of alpha coefficients ranging from 0.654 to 0.824 across the five dimensions.

Moderate positive correlations to strong correlations were found between the following Grace dimensions and Big Five Domains and Intrinsic Religiosity as follows:

God’s grace and Openness, and Agreeableness as well as with the Intrinsic Religiosity.

Costly grace and Agreeableness and Intrinsic Religiosity

Grace from others and Intrinsic Religiosity

Grace to Others and Agreeableness and Intrinsic Religiosity

Negative correlations were found between all grace dimensions except Grace from others and the Big Five Neuroticism Domain.

 

Availability:

The full set of 36 items can be found in Bufford et al. (2017).

Lead author, Rodger Bufford is a professor at George Fox University.

Reference for the scale

Bufford, R. K., Sisemore, T. A. & Blackburn, A. M. (2017), Dimensions of Grace: Factor Analysis of Three Grace Scales. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 9, 56-69.

Bufford, Rodger K.; Beard, Javeen; Flores, Melissa; Price, Lindsay; and Hodge, Adam, "Dimensions of Grace Scale: Concurrent Validation" (2021). Faculty Publications - Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) Program. 343.  Retrieved from "Dimensions of Grace Scale: Concurrent Validation" by Rodger K. Bufford, Javeen Beard et al. (georgefox.edu)

 

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Resource Links:


Find more tests and measures at   A – Z Test Index


Find more measures of Religion and Spirituality at     Spiritual Assessment Index

 A book about grace-

Sin and Grace in Christian Counseling by Mark R. McMinn


 

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Geoffrey W. Sutton PhD is Emeritus Professor of Psychology who publishes book and articles about clinical and social psychology including the psychology of religion. Website:     www.suttong.com

  

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