Kendini Ayarlamanın Dini Yönelim ve Dini Grup Üyeliği ile İlişkisi Üzerine Nicel Bir Araştırma


CUMHURIYET THEOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.24, no.1, pp.539-563, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.18505/cuid.675046
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, ATLA Religion Database, MLA - Modern Language Association Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.539-563
  • Keywords: Psychology of Religion, Self-Monitoring, Personality, Religious Orientation, Religious Group Membership, DIFFERENTIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL-INFLUENCES, EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR, PERSONALITY
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: No


Self-monitoring theory explains the individual differences in using interpersonal adjustment techniques like self-control, self-regulation, and self-presentation. Self-monitoring plays a key role for understanding the social life. Therefore, it has been one of most popular research topics in social psychology. The aim of this study is to find out if there is a meaningful relationship between religious orientation and self-monitoring, and to determine the direction of the relationship if it exists. Besides, examining the effect of religious group membership on self-monitoring is another aim of this study. In accordance with this purpose, Religious Orientation Scale and Revised Self-Monitoring Scale are applied to sample group which consists of 437 female and 369 male participants aged16 to 65+ living in Bursa. The results has revealed that there is a meaningful positive correlation between intrinsic religious orientation and self-monitoring. In addition, no meaningful relationship between religious group membership and self-monitoring has been confirmed.