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2013-06-27 23:34:35

His new book argues that scientific theories are God’s way of displaying the profundity, complexity and greatness of His creation and should be embraced by Christian believers. PRETORIA, South Africa (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Scientists penetrate the awe-inspiring majesties and mysteries of reality more deeply than the rest of their contemporaries – and this reality is, Christians believe, the product of God’s creative power. Author Klaus Nürnberger presents an argument that it is...

2013-06-18 23:00:21

John R. Carpenter examines and gets to the bottom of the incongruity between the never-ending fracas of science vs. religion. Irmo, S.C. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Science and religion can co-exist. This is what John R. Carpenter puts forward in his new book. Titled The Way The World Works, the author seeks to reconcile these two purportedly opposing concepts maintaining that they are neither antithetical nor hostile to each other. He provides evidences that the existing controversies between...

Science Belief Is Stronger When People Face Stress, Anxiety
2013-06-06 06:34:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study from Oxford University psychologists suggests that a faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety. Non-religious people may be helped by a “belief in science” that offers comfort and reassurance in times of adversity, much like religious belief helps others. “We found that being in a more stressful or anxiety-inducing situation increased participants'...

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...

2012-04-02 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...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.