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Christian Nationalism Scale

  Scale name: Christian Nationalism Scale Scale overview: The Christian Nationalism Scale consists of six-items commonly used to examine beliefs about the US government and Christianity.   Response Type: Items are rated on a scale of agreement 1 = strongly agree 2 = agree 3 = disagree 4 = strongly disagree 5 = undecided. Scale items The federal government should declare the United States as a Christian nation. The federal government should advocate Christian values. The federal government should enforce strict separation of church and state. (reverse coded) The federal government should allow the display of religious symbols in public spaces. The success of the United States is part of God's plan. The federal government should allow prayer in public schools.   Reliability: In a 2018 article, Whitehead et al. reported Cronbach’s alpha of 0.86 for the six items. Validity: See the Factor Analysis reported by Whitehead et al. (2018) and a different