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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...

2011-12-02 01:58:36

Study reveals 17 percent of atheists with children are involved in religious institutions for social and personal reasons Some atheist scientists with children embrace religious traditions for social and personal reasons, according to research from Rice University and the University at Buffalo -- The State University of New York (SUNY). The study also found that some atheist scientists want their children to know about different religions so their children can make informed decisions...

2011-12-01 01:03:17

Distrust is the central motivating factor behind why religious people dislike atheists, according to a new study led by University of British Columbia psychologists. "Where there are religious majorities — that is, in most of the world — atheists are among the least trusted people," says lead author Will Gervais, a doctoral student in UBC's Dept. of Psychology. "With more than half a billion atheists worldwide, this prejudice has the potential to affect a substantial number of...

2011-08-09 08:01:41

There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber "“ and are happier than "“ their nonreligious counterparts. Where peace and plenty are the norm, however, religious participation is lower and people are happier whether or not they are religious, the researchers found. A paper describing the research appears in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. The study analyzed data from the...


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