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[R]egular participation in a religious community clearly is linked with higher levels of happiness and civic engagement...
Pew: Church good for happiness, civic engagement
by Diana Chandler, Feb. 1, 2019 WASHINGTON (BP) — Church participation leads to more happiness and civic engagement, Pew Research Center said Thursday (Jan. 31) after analyzing surveys from theRead More
Tech Shabbat is a modern twist on an ancient religious practice...
The science of Sabbath: How people are rediscovering rest – and claiming its benefits
by: Emily McFarlan Miller Jan 25, 2019 (RNS) – Tiffany Shlain built her career by being online almost all the time. She founded the Webby Awards, which honor the bestRead More
Extremists in the U.S. killed 50 people in 2018...
As Muslim extremism nosedives, researchers question law enforcement’s focus
by: Yonat Shimron January 25, 2019 (RNS) — Two reports on extremist attacks in the United States document a marked decline in the number of Muslim Americans associated with extremist acts. ExtremistsRead More
Researchers found that those who believe in salvation and feel they have an unshakable relationship with God tend to sleep longer...
Faith makes for a good night’s sleep, study says
by: Paul O’Donnell Jan 16, 2019 (RNS) – A strong faith could be the key to a good night’s sleep, according to a study released this week in the JournalRead More
Prominent Southern Baptists led state and national campaigns for prohibition since at least the 1880s.
Prohibition & Baptists 100 years later
by David Roach Date: January 17, 2019 – Thursday EDITOR’S NOTE: Jan. 16 marked the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which outlawedRead More
Latest state of the Bible research reveals Americans' daily priorities
People who regularly read the Bible say it’s better than coffee to jump start their mornings
PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2018—The more engaged someone is with the Bible, the more likely he or she is to recognize their need for it on a daily basis, according toRead More