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2007-11-25 03:00:15

By Dvorak, James D I. INTRODUCTION The past thirty years of biblical studies has seen the substantial growth and impact of social-scientific criticism of the Bible.

2007-06-08 06:00:14

By Sluzki, Carlos E After reviewing Engel's bio-p

2006-05-16 12:25:36

By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Being low on the totem pole at the workplace increases the risk that a woman will develop symptoms of severe depression, a new study from Denmark shows.

2005-08-11 21:55:00

Scientists in the social sciences are more likely to believe in God and attend religious services than are scientists in the natural sciences, according to a survey of 1,646 faculty members at elite research universities by a Rice University sociologist.

2004-11-27 03:00:16

The Sage Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods. Ed. by Michael S. Lewis-Beck, Alan Bryman, and Tim Futing Liao. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage, 2004. 3 vols. $550 (ISBN O-7619-2363-2).


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.