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  • Religious beliefs form by age 6

    July 25 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Religious beliefs form by age 6

    As early as kindergarten, people have decided whether they believe God intervenes in the world or whether the universe is a closed system of natural causes, a new study by researchers at Boston University, Harvard and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology suggests.

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  • Are atheists smarter than believers? Not exactly.

    August 22 2013 by Kimberly Winston, Religion News Service | with 0 comments

    A new study of almost a century’s worth of data shows that the smarter you are, the less likely you are to believe in God.

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  • Is the growth of the nonreligious good or bad? Americans are divided

    July 8 2013 by Kimberly Winston, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Is the growth of the nonreligious good or bad? Americans are divided

    Nearly half of all Americans – 48 percent – say the growing number of nonreligious people is “bad for society,” according to a poll conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life.

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  • What do Sikhs believe?

    August 9 2012 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    What do Sikhs believe?

    His untrimmed beard and carefully wrapped turban set him apart in a crowd. He isn’t Muslim, though many of his brothers in the faith are mistaken for followers of Allah.

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  • UNC committee won’t recommend 'all-comers' policy

    May 25 2012 by World News Service | with 0 comments

    The committee reviewing the nondiscrimination policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill likely will not recommend the school adopt an “all-comers” policy for student organizations. Jonathan Sauls, dean of students at UNC, said this week the group did not think such a policy would benefit the school’s student body.

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