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2012-06-13 14:39:27

Many churches are missing opportunities to involve Christian women in philanthropy, with ministry leaders too often speaking "man to man" – despite the fact that women now control more than 51 percent of personal wealth nationally, according to a 2012 national survey. While Christian women are far more generous than the average person, the report – "Directions in Women's Giving 2012" – shows that many donors feel that church and ministry leaders neglect the role women...

2012-05-21 23:56:53

How good are married couples at recognizing each other's emotions during conflicts? In general, pretty good, according to a study by a Baylor University researcher. But if your partner is angry, that might tell more about the overall climate of your marriage than about what your partner is feeling at the moment of the dispute. What's more, "if your partner is angry, you are likely to miss the fact that your partner might also be feeling sad," said Keith Sanford, Ph.D., an associate...

2012-05-09 14:19:59

Hindu and Buddhist groups have grown steadily in the United States since changes in immigration laws in 1965 and 1992, with particularly high concentrations in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia, according to a Baylor University professor who helped compile the newly released 2010 U.S. Religion Census. "Both Buddhists and Hindus, though still relatively small compared to the large Christian groups, have grown to the point that they are beginning to...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.