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The winners of a contest that encourages scientists and students across the globe to explore fundamental, big questions in astronomy and cosmology will present their proposals and essays in a joint conference Oct. 12-13 at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
"Love thy neighbor" is preached from many a pulpit.
Psychological research has found that religious people feel great about themselves, with a tendency toward higher social self-esteem and better psychological adjustment than non-believers.
There may be a few atheists in foxholes, but a new study suggests that in societies under stress, those who are religious outnumber â€“ and are happier than â€“ their nonreligious counterparts.
It's pretty much a given that the more educated someone becomes, the more likely they are to question their religious beliefs, stop going to church and even abandon their faith entirely.
Being religious does not protect people from high blood pressure, according to a new study.
Churches will continue to attract older congregations as increasing life expectancy encourages people to put off involvement in religion, according to new research.
A new University of Michigan study finds that Americans are much more likely to exaggerate their attendance at religious services than are people in many other countries.
Purpose Prizes Honor Americans Over Age 60 for Making an Extraordinary Impact in their Encore Careers PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Civic Ventures today announced that Larry Hochendoner , from Harrisburg and Philadelphia, is a 2010 Purpose Prize Fellow.
NASSAU, Bahamas, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- It was the Clinton Global Initiative in New York that inspired Jane Siebels, founder of iGivingWorld, to create an invitation-only, secure social media Web site to connect philanthropists and foundations around the globe.