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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...

2013-08-19 16:24:14

Results to identify distinguishing singularities of growing sector of U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- America's largest Hispanic Christian Organization, the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC), serving millions of evangelicals and over 40,000 member churches, has commissioned a year-long research project coordinated by Dr. Samuel Pagan, a leading Evangelical scholar and Professor of Hebrew Bible at Dar al-Kalima College in Bethlehem, to...

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...

2013-04-10 08:28:51

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This week, TIME reports, in its April 15(th) issue, on the surprising rise in evangelical Latinos in the United States and the implications it could have for both American religious practices and electoral politics. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120912/CL72800LOGO) With Pastor Wilfredo "Choco" DeJesus' praying hands and Rev. Samuel Rodriguez's description of the Hispanic Reformation on the cover, TIME magazine...

2013-04-10 08:24:06

LONGWOOD, Fla., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Long before organic labels and hybrid cars became trendy in America, the root of environmentalism was planted in a garden called Eden. Now, the creators of a new film hope to inspire viewers to become better stewards of the environment. Produced by the Creation Care Team at Northland, A Church Distributed, "Our Father's World" is a 27-minute documentary outlining the role that Christians should play in environmentalism. The film features...

2013-02-04 12:24:24

Millions Engage in Moral Campaign on February 4 to Prevent Gun Violence WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans from a remarkably diverse array of religious backgrounds will join together on Monday, February 4 at faithscalling.org to call on Congress to act to prevent gun violence. Religious leaders and interfaith groups are mobilizing their flocks and empowering faithful Americans across the country to continue the moral drumbeat for passing sensible gun violence...

2013-01-10 16:22:43

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins offered the following comments in reaction to the news that Pastor Louis Giglio has been "kicked out" of the inauguration program because he has expressed his biblical views of sexuality: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) "This is another example of intolerance from the Obama administration toward those who hold to biblical views on sexuality. Why is the president...

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...

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2010-08-25 19:40:00

A new Rice University study based on interviews with 360 American leaders who are evangelical Christians (including CEOs, presidents and chairs of large businesses and their equivalents in government and politics, nonprofits, arts, entertainment, the media and professional athletics) finds enormous variety in how leaders engage their personal faith in workplace decision-making. The study, the largest of its kind, was co-authored by sociologists D. Michael Lindsay of Rice University and...