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The values and messages in the film "Life of Pi"

A movie about a boy who survives a shipwreck in a lifeboat, alone except for a man-eating tiger, asks viewers to accept an openness to faith without preaching or proselytizing.... read more >

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Exploring the Economics of Monasticism

Western culture celebrates the “magic of the market” and claims as a truism that “communism doesn’t work.” It seems almost paradoxical, then, that monasteries – entities organized internally on socialist... read more >

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Faith and the Economy: What's the Connection?

The relationship between social behavior and the general economy has been a topic of academic debate for many years and subject to considerable research, from which no cause-and-effect consensus has... read more >

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Religious undertones in "Downton Abbey"

The British television series Downton Abbey “captures the complexity of human life in all its richness,” according to the Rev. Ian Markham, dean and president of Virginia Theological Seminary, in... read more >

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Hindu Festival is World's Largest Religious Gathering

Hindus believe that the god Vishnu fought with demons to gain possession of a golden pitcher that contained the nectar of immortality. During the battle, some drops fell to earth.... read more >

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America's Dark Past: Lynching and the Power of Forgiveness

No one knows how many African-American men and women, and even some whites, were lynched from the Civil War through well into the 20th century. In an effort to capture... read more >

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The Faith Matters Survey, 2006

Harvard University commissioned a survey of 3,100 Americans about their religion and their social and political engagements to help clarify the correlation between belief and behavior among various religious subpopulations.... read more >

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Data File: Examining the Effects of Spirituality on Health

A 2009 survey explored the effect on health of spiritual elements like meditation, having spiritual values, practicing forgiveness and experiencing religious support. The study looked at the influence of participating... read more >

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Faith in the Workplace: The Aflac Culture

The Christian underpinnings of the insurance company Aflac inform its corporate ethos, says Aflac President Paul S. Amos II. In a conversation with Faith & Leadership, the online magazine of... read more >

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Trusting God — Even When Life Is Turned Upside-Down

Why has God created a world in which such anguish and hardship is possible? Using the story of Abraham, asked to sacrifice is son Isaac, Ellen F. Davis, professor of... read more >

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Faith and Work

Industry leaders, CEOs, and trustees from the Fuller community reflect on evolving opportunities at the intersection of...

Is America a Christian Nation? Should it Be?

“Christianity, or any branch of it, loses its Christian character when its self-proclaimed supporters outnumber and...

Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

"Balcony time" is to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. Clergy or lay leaders...

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