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Study Suggests Prayer Can Build Unity in Diverse Organizations

As the United States grows more diverse than ever, organizations from Fortune 500 companies to political parties are scrambling to keep pace. But in doing so, they face the challenge of uniting people from very different backgrounds in a single purpose. A new study suggests that if they want to succeed, they could learn a lot from how an unlikely practice — prayer — is used in one set of diverse organizations.

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God on the Job: Church Attendance Is Not Enough to Affect Job Satisfaction and Commitment

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A congregation’s beliefs about work attitudes and practices affect a churchgoer on the job — but how much depends partly on how involved that person is in church, according to a Baylor study funded by the National Science Foundation.

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Early Christian Scholar: Pope Right on Roots of Priestly Celibacy

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Cornell Professor Lauds Pope's Decision to Dialogue on Priestly Celibacy

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Sunday School Teachers as ‘Culture Warriors’: Lay Leaders Wield Political Clout

Volunteer lay leaders serve as political opinion leaders within churches, with considerable power to deepen — or bridge — gaps between religion and politics, according to a Baylor University study.

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Favored by God in Warfare?

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World War I — the “war to end all wars” — in fact sowed seeds for future international conflicts in a way that has been largely overlooked: through religion, says a Baylor University historian and author.

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Weighing In On Public Prayer at Government Meetings: the Supreme Court Ruling

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First Amendment Expert on SCOTUS Legislative Prayer Ruling

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Which Heaven is “for Real?”

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“Heaven Is For Real” contends the current movie by that name. But which heaven? Several versions of heaven are depicted in art, literature, music and pop culture — many of which don’t mesh with faith doctrines, says pop culture critic Greg Garrett, Ph.D., of Baylor University.

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Syriac Gazetter Preserves Endangered Middle East Cultures, Including Early Christian

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The cultural heritage of Syriac, an important language in the spread of early Christianity in the Middle East, is being preserved through the international collaboration known as Syriaca.org.

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