Feature Channels:

Religion

Add to Favorites | Subscribe | Share

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

frequent Internet use, Religion, conflicting religions, millennials and religion, Baby boomers and religion, Gaullup Organization, Baylor Religion Survey, Pew Forum Internet Project

Using the Internet May Prompt Religious ‘Tinkering’ Rather Than Belief in Only One Religion

TinkeringwithReligionandInternet.jpg

Internet use may decrease the likelihood of a person affiliating with a religious tradition or believing that only one religion is true, according to a Baylor University study. The research is published in the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Queen of Arts

Portrait-of-Nicola-Courtright.jpg

Was King Henry IV of France a feminist? Probably not. But new research by Professor Nicola Courtright aims to show how the art and architecture of his royal residences

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

New Archeological Exhibition Tells the Story of Hippos During the Transition From Paganism to Christianity in the Land of Israel

HipposHecht3.jpg

What is a pagan amulet against indigestion doing in a Byzantine church at Hippos? Did the processions of debauchery and drinking honoring the god of wine Dionysus continue during the Christian period? And did the goddess of good fortune Tyche still protect Hippos centuries after the disappearance of belief in the Greco-Roman gods? A new exhibition at the University of Haifa’s Hecht Museum summarizes 18 years of exploration in the ancient city of Hippos

Life

Education

Channels:

Education, Race, Ethnicity, Culture

Promoting Self-Esteem Among African-American Girls Through Racial, Cultural Connections

African-American girls who participated in an after-school cultural enrichment program showed greater school engagement, and reported higher confidence, at its conclusion.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Christmas spirituals, black gospel music

Black Gospel Music Expert Discusses Timelessness of Christmas Spirituals and How They Differ From Christmas Carols

BlackNativityalbumcoverandrecord.jpg

A cherished parts of the holiday season is gathering to sing and listen to such Christmas carols as Silent Night, Hark the Herald Angels Sing and The First Noel. But a Baylor University expert in black gospel music loves another Christmas tradition: Christmas spirituals, which differ from carols.

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Israel, Jerusalem, Jewish Community, Israel And The Palestinian Territories; Nationalism And Ethnicity., International Relations

MSU Expert Can Discuss Backlash of Making Jerusalem Official Capital of Israel

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Tulane Univeristy, Tulane, Jerusalem, Middle East, Middle East Conflict, Peace Process, Palestinian Israeli Conflict

Tulane Expert Available to Comment on Jerusalem

MarkGasiorowsky_6069_pbc-hpr.jpg

Medicine

Channels:

Hospitalization, Holiday, Holiday Blues, Family

Hospitalized During the Holidays? It’s Normal to Feel Blue

Karen-Schnell.jpg

Being in the hospital can happen any time of the year, but when it occurs during the holidays it can seem pretty unfair.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

UT Austin Professors Discover Copy of Jesus’ Secret Revelations to His Brother

Codex_V_papyrus_page_33.jpg

The first-known original Greek copy of a heretical Christian writing describing Jesus’ secret teachings to his brother James has been discovered at Oxford University by biblical scholars at The University of Texas at Austin.

Life

Arts and Humanities

Channels:

Indiana Jones, Movies, Popular Culture, Archeology, Western exploration

Who is the Real Indiana Jones?

indianaJones.jpg

Iconic movie character helps make professor’s book about 200-year history of Western archeological finds accessible.







Chat now!