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    8-Nov-2018 7:05 PM EST

Article ID: 703536

Why belief in ‘Limbo’ has disappeared in recent decades – Queen’s University Belfast research

Queen's University Belfast

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has found that the belief in Limbo – a place for unbaptised babies - has declined throughout the decades in Ireland due to the changing beliefs and values of the nation.

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7-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

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Article ID: 703542

UIC to host event exploring Chicago's native communities

University of Illinois at Chicago

The University of Illinois at Chicago's Great Cities Institute and Native American Support Program will present Natives in Chicago, a discussion on the impact of policies and the work of community organizations to provide services and programs that contribute to the city's thriving native communities.

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7-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 703526

Researchers to Digitally Map Lived Religion in St. Louis Region

Saint Louis University

With a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation, researchers at Saint Louis University will create a digital portrait of religious life in the St. Louis area.

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7-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 702944

Thrill-Seeking, Search for Meaning Fuel Political Violence

American Psychological Association (APA)

WASHINGTON – What drives someone to support or participate in politically or religiously motivated acts of violence, and what can be done to prevent them? While one factor may be a search for meaning in life, research published by the American Psychological Association suggests people may be further driven by an increased need for excitement and feeding that need with thrilling but non-violent alternatives may curb the desire.

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29-Oct-2018 11:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 702309

Research Suggests Pope Did Not Do Enough to Address Abuse in Ireland – Queen’s University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

A research study from Queen’s University Belfast has revealed that the majority of Irish people believe that Pope Francis did not do enough to address clerical abuse during his recent papal visit to Ireland.

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16-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 702274

Religious Leaders’ Support May Be Key to Modern Contraception Use

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Women in Nigeria whose clerics extol the benefits of family planning were significantly more likely to adopt modern contraceptive methods, new research suggests, highlighting the importance of engaging religious leaders to help increase the country’s stubbornly low uptake of family planning services.

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16-Oct-2018 10:20 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 700685

Concealed Silver Cross Testifies to the Religious Tolerance of the First Muslim Caliphate in the Seventh Century CE

University of Haifa

A brass weight weighing approximately 160 grams discovered during the University’s archeological excavations at Hippos (Sussita) provides groundbreaking evidence of the delicate relations between the Christian residents of the city

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8-Oct-2018 8:55 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 701116

Smithsonian Snapshot: Illuminating Culture

Smithsonian Institution

Pepón Osorio created “El Chandelier” for a performance piece that explored the life of a Puerto Rican woman living in New York.

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25-Sep-2018 5:05 PM EDT

Arts and Humanities

Article ID: 700977

Take a Step Back From Yourself to Better Realize the Benefits of Awe

University at Buffalo

Religion and nature can both lead to awe, and turning to one or the other is a common coping strategy for the stress. But an awe-inspiring experience can have negative consequences as well as benefits, according to a novel UB-led study that uses cardiovascular responses to stress to take a broad look at awe and the critical role perspective plays when considering the effects of encountering awe.

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24-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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