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Harvard Study Relates Well-Being With Religious Upbringing

If you’ve ever tried taking sullen, grumpy kids who don’t want to go to church or synagogue, you’re not alone. Over the past few decades, it’s been argued whether kids should attend religious serv ...

Category: Religion Science

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Pew Research Categorizes Religious Typology

Religious denominations are just one way that Americans classify themselves. The differences between denominations might be huge. It’s hard to imagine Muslims finding much common ground with Catholics when you look ...

Category: Religion Science Spirituality

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Information for Suicide Prevention Month

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reports that suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. On average, there are about 123 suicides per day. Consider that AFSP estimates there are 25 attempts for ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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You Are What You Watch

Researchers with the London School of Economics (LSE) conducted an experiment with 487 adults aged 18 to 49. Participants were asked about the shows they watched, magazines they read and their attitudes about welfare and ...

Category: Morality Science Technology

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Four More Influential Religious Leaders in America’s History

In June, J.D. Greear was elected as president of the Southern Baptist Convention. At just 45 years old, he’s the youngest president of the SBC in the past 37 years. He’s also the first Gen Xer to take the hel ...

Category: Politics Religion Science

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Archaeological Find Depicts Ancient Jewish Culture

In the Book of Numbers in the Old Testament, Moses sends out 12 spies to the land of Canaan. Scripture gives us the name of the men who went, the most notable of whom was Joshua, the man who would lead Israel after the d ...

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Talking About Mental Health Disorders in Church

In a strange sense of irony, Margot Kidder died during Mental Health Awareness Month. She dealt with bipolar disorder and urged people to be more empathetic toward others dealing with mental health conditions. Her legacy ...

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Archaeology Finds From 2017 Support Biblical History

In 2016, the most notable archaeological find was when the tomb of Christ was unsealed. Workmen discovered that the site was preserved better than historians expected. Unless you follow archaeology circles, you may not h ...

Category: Biblical Interpretation Religion Religious Items Science

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Can Religion Help Manage PTSD Symptoms?

June is designated PTSD Awareness Month. The American Psychiatric Association defines PTSD as “posttraumatic stress disorder. . . . [A] psychiatric disorder that can occur in people who have experienced or witnesse ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion Science

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Religion and Medicine

Among the wide range of faiths and religious dogmas in the world, there are some that govern or regulate certain conduct regarding medical care and procedures. From circumcision to abortion, from refusal to accept vaccin ...

Category: Human Rights Religion Science

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