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Some Religious Communities Continue To Disregard Social Distancing Guidelines

While it is inspiring to see how countless religious groups across faiths are rising to the challenge of adapting to the situation brought on by the novel coronavirus, groups that continue to gather can still be a cause ...

Category: Religion Science

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Creative Ways Religions Worldwide Are Staying Distant

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the world are changing their routines to fit within social distancing guidelines. Religions across the globe have also adjusted to stay connected with their congregatio ...

Category: Health and Wellness Religion

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In Hard Times, It Helps To Assume a Child’s Perspective

The sound of a child’s laughter is one of the most beautiful, soul-brightening, mood-lifting things in the world, but why is that? While there may be a scientific theory behind this, the reason might be simpler than we ...

Category: Health and Wellness Science

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Celebrating May Beyond Mothers, Graduations and the Kentucky Derby

The month of May marks the end of school, the beginning of summer vacations and the return of flowers and greenery to the landscape. One of the May birth flowers is lily of the valley, quite appropriate because this flow ...

Category: Aid Holidays and Observances

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4 Freedoms To Give Your Children To Create an Environment of Grace

God’s grace is a wonder unlike any other mankind has seen. As parents, we understand this, and we hope that one day our children will understand it, too. While the messages and lessons taught in church help to guide o ...

Category: Uncategorized Religion

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How To Keep Your Faith (and Your Cool) During These Scary Times

It’s so easy to let fear of illness and the unknown grip your heart during this coronavirus outbreak, especially when every headline promises to tell stories of loss, economic collapse and other worrisome events. When ...

Category: Religion Christianity

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Christians Worried Coronavirus Will Cause Porn Addiction to Rise

Some Christians are concerned that stay-at-home orders will lead to an increase in pornography viewership and create a wave of new porn addicts once our lives return to normal.

Category: Morality Christianity

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Experts Say COVID-19 Homeschooling Could Radicalize Kids

Harvard Professor Elizabeth Bartholet is calling for a ban on homeschooling, arguing that parents who are "extremely religious ideologues" cannot provide a proper education due to their inherent religious biases.

Category: Christianity

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Is Religion the Ultimate Placebo?

According to Forbes, there is the placebo, and then there is the placebo effect. A placebo is the archetypal “sugar pill” — a pill that holds no medical value whatsoever but still miraculously alleviates medical ...

Category: Religion Science

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Study: Nearly Half of Americans Think the Bible Should Influence U.S. Law

A Pew Research study found that 49% of Americans believe that the Christian Bible should have at least some impact on American laws and over a quarter believe it should have "a great deal" of influence.

Category: Politics Religion

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