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2010-12-16 07:33:11

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ People who choose to pray find personalized comfort during hard times, according to this University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist. The 75 percent of Americans who pray on a weekly basis do so to manage a variety of situations and emotions- illness, sadness, trauma, and anger- but just how they find relief has never been studied by researchers. Shane Sharp, graduate student studying sociology at UW-Madison, gave in-depth interviews with dozens of victims of...

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2010-12-14 10:25:00

Those who choose to pray find personalized comfort during hard times, according to a University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist. The 75 percent of Americans who pray on a weekly basis do so to manage a range of negative situations and emotions "” illness, sadness, trauma and anger "” but just how they find relief has gone unconsidered by researchers. Through the course of in-depth interviews with dozens of victims of violent relationships with intimate partners, Shane Sharp, a...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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