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Article ID: 689500

Chinese New Year Expert Discusses the Festival's Sights, Symbols, Foods and Rituals

University of Delaware

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13-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689419

Religion and Power: Race in the Church

Ohio State University

Korie Edwards, associate professor of sociology at The Ohio State University, talks about how race and power structures are perceived in churches, and also how religion plays a role among youth.

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13-Feb-2018 8:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689201

Guide to Practical Medical Decision-Making Offers Jewish Perspective on Ethical and Religious Dilemmas

Cedars-Sinai

Every day in hospitals across the country, patients, family members and healthcare professionals confront ethical and religious dilemmas about risky medical procedures, end-of-life care and other weighty issues. Now Rabbi Jason Weiner, BCC, the senior rabbi and director of the Spiritual Care Department at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, has written a book to guide those wrestling with health-related questions.

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8-Feb-2018 6:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 689001

Secure Attachment to God Among Religious Older Adults is Linked to Good Mental Health

Baylor University

Older individuals who are securely attached to God experience increased optimism over time, and those with confidence in God’s forgiveness often experience higher self-esteem and satisfaction, according to a Baylor University study.

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6-Feb-2018 1:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688849

Study: Chaplains Crucial for Advance Care Planning in Medical Practice

Rush University Medical Center

In a study, 80 percent of participants completed an advance directive after meeting with a chaplain as part of a doctor’s appointment

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1-Feb-2018 4:00 PM EST
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What Happens to Language as Populations Grow? It Simplifies, Say Researchers

Cornell University

Languages have an intriguing paradox. Languages with lots of speakers, such as English and Mandarin, have large vocabularies with relatively simple grammar. Yet the opposite is also true: Languages with fewer speakers have fewer words but complex grammars.

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29-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688325

Survey Results Show Christians Becoming Less Concerned About the Environment

Indiana University

There has been no "greening of Christianity" among people in the pews, despite efforts by some religious leaders to emphasize environmental stewardship, according to new Indiana University research.

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23-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 688283

Impact of Religion and Racial Pride on Classroom Discrimination

Washington University in St. Louis

Two important factors seem to explain black American adolescents’ experiences with teacher-based racial discrimination – religiosity and racial pride, finds a new study from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.“Overall, for both African American and Caribbean black adolescents, experiencing teacher-based racial discrimination in the classroom was associated with not feeling like they belong at school, or less school bonding,” said Sheretta Butler-Barnes, assistant professor at the Brown School.

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22-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 687919

Using the Internet May Prompt Religious ‘Tinkering’ Rather Than Belief in Only One Religion

Baylor University

Internet use may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing that only one religion is true, according to a Baylor University study. The research is published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

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16-Jan-2018 8:15 AM EST
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Article ID: 687495

Queen of Arts

Amherst College

Was King Henry IV of France a feminist? Probably not. But new research by Professor Nicola Courtright aims to show how the art and architecture of his royal residences

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4-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST
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