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October 28, 2014

Click here to register You don’t have to log -in The Church the State and the Shifting Dynamics of Public Secularity Monday, October 28, 2014 3:30 p.m. Paul Powell Chapel Truett Seminary, Baylor University Most Rev. Daniel E. Flores, S.T.D. Bishop Daniel Flores is the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Brownsville. He studied at […]

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October 23, 2014

2014 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture  Thursday, October 23-Saturday, October 25, 2014 ISR is co-sponsoring this event with the Institute for Faith & Learning. Click here for conference registration and more information Over the past century, cinema has become the defining medium of Western culture, occupying the role that theater and the novel played […]

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September 25, 2014

Sept. 25, 2014 Follow us on Twitter:@BaylorUMedia Contact: Terry Goodrich,(254) 710-3321 WACO, Texas (Sept. 25, 2014) — Reports of religion’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, says Byron Johnson, Ph.D., co-director of Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion. Close examination of data from the General Social Survey and other data sources show that across 40 […]

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September 24, 2014

Americans say the role of religion in public life has diminished, according to a new Pew Research poll. Pew reports that 72 percent of Americans think religion is “losing its influence on American life,” a growth of five percentage points since the 2010 midterm elections. But an increased number of Americans think that religion should play a larger […]

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September 15, 2014

Sept 15, 2014Washington: A new study has revealed that religious youth are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol. Researchers at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion, the University of Akron and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine found that that young people who connect to a “higher power” may feel a […]

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September 10, 2014

Religious Youths Are Less Likely to Experiment with Drugs And Alcohol, Baylor Study Finds Published: September 9, 2014. By Baylor Universityhttp://www.baylor.edu Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a new study. The study of 195 juvenile offenders was done […]

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September 8, 2014

Sept. 8, 2014 Follow us on Twitter:@BaylorUMedia Contact: Terry Goodrich,(254) 710-3321 WACO, Texas (Sept. 8, 2014) — Young people who regularly attend religious services and describe themselves as religious are less likely to experiment with drugs and alcohol, according to a new study. The study of 195 juvenile offenders was done by researchers at Baylor […]

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July 1, 2014

Daniel’s Story: Genesis of the US Government’s AIDS Relief in Africa June 30, 2014 Editors’ Note: This article is part of the Public Square 2014 Summer Series: Conversations on Religious Trends. In collaboration with the ONE Campaign, the Evangelical Channel is focusing on evangelical responses to the AIDS crisis. Read other perspectives from the Evangelical community here.   […]

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June 4, 2014

Liberty Institute Files Supreme Court Brief To Protect Religious Exercise And Ministries In Prisons   May 30, 2014 at 11:03 AM EDT By: Liberty Institute via PR Newswire Liberty Institute Files a Friend-of-the-Court Brief in Holt v. Hobbs on Behalf of Several Leading Sociologists Explaining the Key Role that Religious Participation in Prison Can Have […]

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May 6, 2014

A Sustained Collective Among Churches Faith-based Organizations and Government Serve West Dallas (SWD) represents a unique collaborative model for coordinating community-based ministries to serve an array of local needs in the West Dallas community. The holistic nature of the SWD collaborative is captured in its vision statement: To see a spiritual, economic, social and physical […]

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