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Newsweek beats steady drum against true Christianity

If you’ve been reading Newsweek throughout January ’09, you’ve probably seen the articles on religion that they have been running.  The articles caught my eye because they all seemed to have an underlying, subtle theme to them.  There are three that captured my attention, which I will highlight and give my opinions on.  After reading… Continue reading Newsweek beats steady drum against true Christianity

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New study shows religion aids in self-control

Michael McCullough, a professor of psychology at the University of Miami, has released the results of a study published in the January 2009 Psychological Bulletin that shows people who follow a religion exercise more self-control than those who don’t. Prof. McCullough compiled evidence regarding religion from various fields of study ranging from economics to neuroscience and the… Continue reading New study shows religion aids in self-control