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Brent Seales' Research Team Reveals Biblical Text From Damaged Scroll

For the first time, advanced technologies made it possible to read parts of a damaged scroll that is at least 1,500 years old, discovered inside the Holy Ark of the synagogue at Ein Gedi in Israel. High-resolution scanning and UK Professor Brent Seales' revolutionary virtual unwrapping tool revealed verses from the Book of Leviticus.

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How Religion and the Environment Mix -- in a Good Way

Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change marked an historic event, but as American University Philosophy and Religion Associate Prof. Evan Berry points out, Christianity’s ties with ecology are far from new. Berry's new book explores the religious roots of environmentalism.

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Study: Why Social Workers Aren’t Discussing Religion and Spirituality with Clients

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New research by a Baylor University professor shows that licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), who account for the largest number of clinically trained helping professionals, believe that discussions about their clients’ religion and spirituality can often lead to improved health and mental health, but practitioners are not integrating these conversations into their counseling sessions.

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Huge Congregations View Racial Inequality Differently than Others Do, Baylor Study Shows

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Congregation size has an impact on how people view the reasons for racial inequality in America, according to a new study by researchers at Baylor University and the University of Southern California.

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Religious Freedom, Public Health, and Social Justice Impact of SCOTUS ACA Ruling

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Long-term Survey to Follow College Students’ Experiences with Faith, Diversity

Incoming freshmen at more than 130 colleges and universities will take surveys this year about a vital but often overlooked aspect of campus life: how students with different worldviews and religious backgrounds live, learn and work together.

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Two Vanderbilt Experts Can Comment on the Pope's Environmental Statement

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SJU Professor Diane Phillips Available to Speak on Impact of Papal Encyclical

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Encyclical Opens New Theological, Scientific Dialogue on Climate Change

Creighton University experts say Pope Francis' new encyclical on the environment is a moral document calling for education and action.

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Media: Covering #PopeFrancis' encyclical on the environment? @uutah's & @sjquinney's Lincoln Davies is available to offer great commentary

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