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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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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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May 6, 2014

Mentoring Children of Prisoners: A Randomized Controlled Trial Study of Amachi Texas A case study written by Byron R. Johnson to research the effectiveness of the Amachi Texas. In September 2009, in partnership with Dare Mighty Things, P/PV launched the Amachi Mentoring Coalition Project, which was awarded $17.8 million in Office of Juvenile Justice and […]

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April 30, 2014

United States Senator Dan Coats Wednesday, April 30, 2014 Russell Senate Office Building, SR-485 Washington, D.C.

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April 29, 2014

Indiana prison puts strong emphasis on work, faith “The penal code shall be founded on the principles of reformation, and not of vindictive justice (Indiana Constitution, Article 1, Section 18).” Branchville prison officials in Southern Indiana are taking that section of the state constitution very seriously these days. They are pursuing an unusual attempt to […]

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April 16, 2014

April 15, 2014 Follow us on Twitter:@BaylorUMediaCom Contact: Terry Goodrich,(254) 710-3321 WACO, Texas (April 15, 2014) — Sung Joon Jang, Ph.D., one of the nation’s preeminent quantitative criminologists, has accepted a post as Research Professor of Criminology and co-director of the Program on Prosocial Behavior within Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR). Jang’s appointment, […]

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April 10, 2014

Editor’s Choice | International Journal of Criminology and Sociology The below article has been selected by the  Editor in Chief to be one of the top articles published in the journal. The topic, scientific quality and importance in the field were collectively considered while making this selection. Estimating the Benefits of a Faith-Based Correctional Program […]

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