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2013-01-21 23:01:14

In his new book, Engineering Physicist Daniel Friedmann shares his unique formula for converting ℠Bible Time´ to Gregorian years. Poised to provide compelling answers to the timeline aspects of the on-going Creation vs. Evolution debate, could the author´s new book be the answer both sides are fighting for? New York, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 A new book by North American Physics Engineer, Daniel Friedmann, could be about to settle long-held differences between...

2012-08-12 23:01:23

Futuristic science fiction novel by Tim Edwards reflects Christian themes GIDDINGS, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 From the legendary creation vs. evolution argument to disagreements regarding the existence of miracles, the debate between religion and science has spanned centuries. While some famous figures such as Albert Einstein have acknowledged the validity of both sides, this perspective seems to be rarity in today´s world. Tim Edwards is a deeply devout Reverend with an innate love...

2012-08-10 23:00:24

In his new book THIS IS THE END: THE COMING APOCALYPSE, THE CULTURE OF FEAR, AND THE FATE OF AMERICAN SOCIETY author and historian Dr. Jeffery L. Irvin Jr., Ph.D., encourages Americans to reject the apocalyptic fantasies of fundamentalist religion and secular doom saying. Holland, Ohio (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 THIS IS THE END examines the negative consequences of Christian prophecy on American society. It explores the natural connections between Christian apocalyptic thought and the...

2012-06-19 14:01:16

Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious beliefs one holds is the determining factor, says a University of Oregon psychologist. The study, appearing in the Public Library of Science journal PLoS ONE, found that criminal activity is higher in societies where people's religious beliefs contain a strong punitive component than in places where religious beliefs are more benevolent. A...

2012-04-18 20:07:12

International surveys about the depth of people's belief in God reveal vast differences among nations, ranging from 94 percent of people in the Philippines who said they always believed in God, compared to only 13 percent of people in the former East Germany. Yet the surveys found one constant–belief in God is higher among older people, regardless of where they live. A new report on the international surveys, "Belief About God Across Time and Countries," was issued by the General...

2012-04-10 02:24:50

LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The world waited and prayed as people witnessed on the news in nearly every country around the world Kimberly Klein's search for her daughter's missing plane in Panama, December 2007. The death of thirteen year-old Talia, resulting from a plane crash in the Panamanian jungle, made international headline news. Kim thought her life was over until something miraculous happened: she started getting messages from Talia. (Photo:...

2012-04-02 20:44:24

New University of Otago research suggests that when non-religious people think about their own death they become more consciously skeptical about religion, but unconsciously grow more receptive to religious belief. The Department of Psychology research also found that when religious people think about death, their religious beliefs appear to strengthen at both conscious and unconscious levels. The researchers believe the findings help explain why religion is such a durable feature of human...

2012-03-26 23:26:05

Is it OK to protest God's actions–or inactions? This was the key question behind recent studies led by Case Western Reserve University psychologist Julie Exline. Many people report having a relationship with God, similar to those relationships in marriage, parenting or friendship. Exline and colleagues found that being assertive with God could actually strengthen that perceived bond and one's faith. They report their findings in the journal Psychology of Religion and...

2012-02-21 10:00:00

Mohler Brings 25 Years of Customer Service and Contact Center Management Experience to Inktel´s Leadership Team Miami Lakes, FL (PRWEB) February 21, 2012 Inktel Contact Center Solutions, a leading business process outsourcer specializing in inbound and outbound contact center services, is excited to announce the hiring of Alan Mohler as a Site Director. Mohler, an industry veteran, with over 25 years of experience in customer service and contact center management, will be responsible...