Communicating with the dead… What do you believe?


It has been a while since I’ve done one of these. Can you match the categories with the correct columns? (Don’t think too hard on this one.)

Find the answers in the comments. 

(From the Baylor Religion Survey, 2005, n = 1636)



1. Strongly Agree

2. Agree

3. Undecided

4. Disagree

5. Strongly Disagree



Source: Bader, C., Mencken, F, & Baker, J. (2010). Paranormal America: Ghost Encounters, UFO Sightings, Bigfoot Hunts, and Other Curiosities in Religion and Culture. New York & London: New York University Press.


About Patrick Keller

Patrick Keller is an educator, blogger, and the host of the Big Séance Podcast, which is a place for paranerds to have an open discussion on all things paranormal, but specifically topics like ghosts and hauntings, paranormal research, spirit communication, psychics and mediums, and life after death. He’s the founder of the now inactive Missouri Spirit Seekers and has spent a lot of time experimenting with spirit communication tools and techniques, such as EVP. Patrick also has a passion for spending hours at a time in cemeteries and loves cemetery photography. Visit! View all posts by Patrick Keller

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