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Simplicity sharpens focus in faith-filled lives

Simplicity sharpens focus in faith-filled lives environment on being Krista Insights into Religion

Simplicity can be complicated. But its spiritual rewards are great.

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Emerging Adults Least Likely To Engage Their Faith

Emerging Adults Least Likely To Engage Their Faith Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Christianity

Those who maintained the highest levels of religious commitment as adults adopted those habits earlier in life.

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Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music

Tradition puts spotlight on gift of music Insights into Religion Lilly Foundation

Appreciation for music’s vital role in ministry is the impetus behind Choir Anniversary, a tradition in many black churches. The African American Lectionary provides resources for congregations planning the celebration.

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Explore Summaries of Studies in Christian Faith and Life

Between 1996 and 2009, the Louisville Institute supported research projects by academics and pastors that attempted to bring the resources of the Christian faith into a closer relationship with the... read more >

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What Faith-Based Programs Mean to Providers

Church-based social service programs often look like secular programs, but they may be shaped by significant differences in what the effort means to staff and volunteers. For some providers, religious... read more >

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The Role of Media in Constructing Religious Identity among Teens

Teens tend to see themselves as the ultimate authority in determining which symbols are or can be made spiritually meaningful. They are likely to pick religious symbols from a variety... read more >

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The Impact of Religious Involvement on Health

Analysis of data from the 2001 U.S. Congregational Life Survey reveals a strong correlation between the frequency of depressed worshippers’ engagement in private devotional practices and satisfaction with their health.... read more >

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A Sabbatical Reflection on Sabbath Rest

“A week is not complete until there is rest in it.” That articulation of the concept of Sabbath marks the beginning of a profound new reality for the Rev. Dorisanne... read more >

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Singing as a Christian Practice

There is something about human beings that needs to make music. Much is shared in the act of singing that goes beyond the words and melody alone. What and how... read more >

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Dying Well

For many people, death is a frightening prospect. The exploration of this spiritual practice, teaches about facing death in ourselves and others while embracing both lament and hope. In doing... read more >

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Presbyterian Seminary is pleased to share W. Sibley Towner's Prayers that Sing & Stir the Heart

Study of the Torah   O God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob — for generations now, our ancestors in the faith have...

ARDA GlobalPlus: Religion and Nationalistic Politics in India

One of the most important test cases of religious and political nationalism is unfolding in India, where a political...

Anglican Archbishop’s Lenten prayer book Written by a Catholic Priest

For those that have followed the close collaboration and friendship between Pope Francis and Archbishop of Canterbury...

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