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2014-05-07 08:25:23

The new national coalition will empower congregations with concrete steps to address climate change in their communities LONGWOOD, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today marks the launch of Blessed Tomorrow, a new national interfaith coalition of religious leaders committed to inspiring and engaging people of faith to lead on climate solutions in their congregations, communities and homes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85169 Blessed Tomorrow brings together some of...

Misconceptions Over Science And Religion
2014-02-17 07:46:18

David Ruth, Rice University The public's view that science and religion can't work in collaboration is a misconception that stunts progress, according to a new survey of more than 10,000 Americans, scientists and evangelical Protestants. The study by Rice University also found that scientists and the general public are surprisingly similar in their religious practices. The study, "Religious Understandings of Science (RUS)," was conducted by sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund and...

2013-08-12 15:11:32

Tolerance toward gays and lesbians is growing within the evangelical community — long a stronghold against homosexuality — with many expressing ambivalent views about the issue, according to a Baylor University study. The emerging voice of the so-called "Messy Middle" — evangelicals who oppose homosexuality on moral grounds but support equal rights such as civil unions for gays — has strong implications for the gay marriage debate, say Baylor researchers, who will present their...

2013-01-03 11:08:55

Support markedly lower among Catholics, mainline Protestants; unwavering among evangelicals There's a saying that goes, "as long as there are tests, there will be prayer in public schools." At one time, that likely reflected a fairly uniform view about school prayer: that despite what federal law said about the practice, religious Americans by and large approved of it. A new study, however, paints a more complicated picture of attitudes toward school prayer over the last four decades,...

2011-04-21 00:00:28

LifeWay Research survey reveals Protestant pastors are more skeptical about global warming today than they were two years ago. Nashville, Tenn. (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 Protestant pastors are more skeptical about global warming today than they were two years ago. That is the finding of a LifeWay Research survey of 1,000 randomly selected Protestant pastors conducted in October 2010. The survey also found that pastors' views on the subject vary widely by denomination, education, location and...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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