Profiling the concept of Faith in God in the context of Construal Level Theory of Psychological Distance

Grabowska, M.
Rocznik Kognitywistyczny 6 / 2013
DOI: 10.4467/20843895RK.13.002.1349


In the paper the author tries to illustrate the interplay between the construal of psychological distance and conceptualisation of faith in God in modern day Polish society. It is believed that psychological distance functions as a benchmark of how people, who declare themselves to be Christians, perceive faith in God. The paper contains the presentations of results of survey-based research carried out on a sample of 150 Polish people concerninig the reconstruction of linguistic worldview of faith in God. These results are organised into profiles.