Oaths, autonomic ordeals, and power

Cross-Cultural Approaches: Readings in Comparative Research HRAF Press New Haven Published In Pages: 169-195
By Roberts, John M.


". . . high gods are associated with both oaths and ordeals. The absence of ordeals is also linked with the absence of high gods. Directionally oaths are associated with the presence of supportive gods" (185)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNUNKNOWN


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
High GodsIndependentSpirits And Gods
Oaths And Autonomic OrdealsDependentTrial Procedure
Supportive GodsIndependentSpirits And Gods