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Influence of Religion and Predestination on Evolution and Scientific Thinking

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Generally seen as antithetical to one another, evolution and religion can hardly fit in a scientific discourse simultaneously. However, biologist Dr Aldemaro Romero Jr., Baruch College, USA, devotes his latest research article, now published in the open access Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO), to observing the influences a few major religions have had on evolutionists and their scientific thinking over the centuries.

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East Asian Art Prof Documents Early Chinese Mosques

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Research by Nancy Steinhardt, chair of the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, shows that mosques, and ultimately Islam, have survived in China because the Chinese architectural system is adaptable.

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How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and More in the Family and Parenting channel

How Families with Seriously-Ill Children Manage Social Interactions, How Migraines Affect the Family, Families with Kids Increasingly Live Near Families Just Like Them, and more in the Family and Parenting channel

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Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Prevalence of Homosexuality in Men Is Stable Throughout Time Thanks to Genetics, Peer Pressure May Have Turned Humans Into Monogamists, and more in the Sex and Relationships Channel

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Most Americans Pray for Healing; More Than One Fourth Have Practiced ‘Laying on of Hands,’ Baylor Study Finds

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Nearly nine of 10 Americans have relied upon healing prayer at some point in their lives, praying for others even more than for themselves, according to a study by a Baylor University epidemiologist. “The most surprising finding is that more than a quarter of all Americans have practiced laying on of hands — and nearly one in five has done so on multiple occasions

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Faculty Comment on Pope Francis' Letter, 'Amoris Laetitia'

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On Friday, Pope Francis released his apostolic exhortation "Amoris Laetitia" (“The Joy of Love”), a document that addresses areas of Catholic Church doctrine that arose, often controversially, during the Synod of Bishops in Rome last October. University of Notre Dame experts reflect on the document.

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Creighton University Vatican Expert Available for Comment on 'Amoris Laetitia'

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Text in Lost Language May Reveal God or Goddess Worshipped by Etruscans at Ancient Temple

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Rare religious artifact found at ancient temple site in Italy is from lost culture fundamental to western traditions.

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Suicide Bomber Attacks in Brussels Kills Dozens. ISIS Claims Responsibility. Experts Needed For Media

Suicide bomber attack in brussels kills dozens. ISS claims responsibility. Cities around the world ramp up security. Experts needed for media.

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U.N. Day of Happiness (March 20): Is There a Smile on Your Horizon?

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Feeling less than ecstatic as the United Nations-decreed “Day of Happiness” approaches? Should you just plaster a smile on your face on March 20 (Sunday), or can your grin be more genuine — and longer-lasting?

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IUPUI Religion Expert Available to Comment on 2016 U.S. Election and American Politics

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IU Religion and American Culture Expert Available to Comment on 2016 Election and American Politics

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Freedom of Religion, Civic Rights Were Important Components of a 'Muslim Nation'

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Prophet Muhammad believed that freedom of religion and civic rights were important components of a 'Muslim nation,' according to a Rice University analysis of the prophet's covenants with Christians. The researcher argues that the covenants can be used to develop a stronger democratic partnership between Muslims and Christians in the Islamic world and elsewhere.

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Money Matters, but Christian Movies Are on the Move for Other Reasons, Filmmaker Says

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"The Young Messiah" -- a film about a youthful Jesus discovering the truth about himself -- opens in theaters this week, following the success of “Risen." A Baylor film expert talks about how and why Christian movies are gaining prominence.

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Americans Who See God as ‘a Secure Base’ Tend to Be More Committed, Satisfied in the Workplace, Baylor Study Finds

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People who see God as a “secure base” for intimacy and attachment are more likely to be emotionally committed to their workplace and satisfied with their jobs. They also tend to see their work as a calling from God, which correlates to higher levels of job commitment and satisfaction, according to a Baylor University study of working American adults.

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