The birth of the gods; the origin of primitive beliefs

University of Michigan Press Ann Arbor Published In Pages: 260
By Swanson, Guy E.


"Cumulative scores which combine the number of sovereign groups in a society with the presence of unlegitimezed contacts, the size of the units of settlement, and the presence of sovereign kinship groups are related . . . to indicators of a belief in the immanence of the soul" (135-136)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Chi squareSupportedp<.01UNKNOWNOne-tailed