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Ticking the boxes
(two characters. Interviewer (I) and respondent (R). Only props needed are clipboard and pen
for the interviewer, who ticks boxes as the questions are answered.)

I. Good morning. If you have a few minutes to spare, I’d like to ask you a few questions.
We’re doing a survey to discover how many people consider themselves to be
Christians. Would you be prepared to take part?
R. Yes. That’ll be fine.
I. Thank you. Tell me, were you born into a Christian family.
R. Yes.
I. Were you baptised in church as a child?
R. Yes.
I. Are you now a church member?
R. Yes.
I. What denomination?
R. Methodist (or as appropriate)
I. Are your parents church members?
R. Yes.
I. Do you believe and study the creeds and doctrines of the church?
R. Yes, I do.
I. Do you study the Bible?
R. Yes.
I. And are you enthusiastic about bringing new people into the church and making new
R. As far as I can be, yes.
I. So you consider yourself to be a good Christian?
R. I suppose so. Yes.
I. And you think you can be proud of yourself for being so good?
R. Hang on! I didn’t exactly say that.


©Marjorie Dobson

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