Evangelicals’ Surprising View of Science and What It May Mean
A new book finds many religious Americans are quite willing to try to reconcile their starting assumptions about God with any scientific claims presented to them.
Religion News Service
What Religious People Really Think About Science
Rice University sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund talks about her five-year study of how the devout synthesize scripture with science.
Faith Not Linked to Intuition or Rational Thinking, Study Shows
“Religious belief is most likely rooted in culture rather than in some primitive gut intuition,” said researcher Miguel Farias.
Science Reveals How Faith Can Help Meet Social Needs
Researchers are finding that both the social networks provided by religious communities and the intrinsic belief of being cared for by a loving divinity appear to protect against loneliness and related mental health dangers.
Ahead of the Trend, ARDA
Unknown Unknowns: Three Inquiries Into Religion
What is religion? New books by a philosopher, a sociologist, and a theologian give different answers.
Ivory Tower, The New York Times
Want the Benefits of Faith Without Believing in God? Try Hope.
You have to be a little envious of those who have faith — they have a motivational force behind them that is near impossible to beat. What if there was a secular equivalent, wonders philosophy professor Sam Newlands.
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