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Are kids with non-religious parents kinder than those with religious parents?

Dermot Grenham | 10 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: altruism, kindness, religion, selfishness
University of Chicago psychologists have tested children from around the world.

Ghost stocks rise in the spiritual market. What does it mean?

Carolyn Moynihan | 30 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: paganism, religion, spirituality
This could be bigger, and scarier, than Halloween.

Faster, faster! How to slow down in an accelerating world

Massimo Introvigne | 06 July 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: religion, sociology, time management
Try losing time with those you love.

Who will inherit the earth? Not atheists, anyway

Carolyn Moynihan | 10 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: demography, religion
New research shows that the religious population is growing faster than the non-religious.

Why the Resurrection?

James Schall SJ | 02 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Easter, Jesus Christ, religion
Easter is a time to reflect upon the deepest meaning of Christianity's central event.

God, reason, and our civilizational crisis

Samuel Gregg | 20 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, God, Islam, religion, Western civilization, Western values
The way Islam understands God shapes their culture. And the way the West understands God shapes ours.

Relationships in America: the good news

Mark Regnerus | 16 December 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: marriage culture, religion, same-sex marriage
A large new study yields some encouraging results.

CEOs and religion

Tamara El-Rahi | 27 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: business ethics, religion

Harvard’s dance with the devil

Michael Cook | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Catholicism, Christianity, Harvard, religion, Satanism
If Satanists planned a Black Mass at your university, would you ban it?

Silicon Valley immortality: The resurrection of the head

Denyse O'Leary | 19 Apr 2014 | CONNECTING |  
tags: computer, immortality, religion, science fiction

Selling the faith of unbelievers

William West | 16 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, religion, science and faith
Richard Dawkins' new film, The Unbelievers, peddles an increasingly unlikely worldview.

The paradox of a conservative revolution

Zac Alstin | 14 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: conservatives, moral issues, religion
Do conservative reformers realise the scale of the problem they are addressing?

Decline in belief in God masks rise in superstition

Denyse O'Leary | 02 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: atheism, religion, superstition
If people stop believing in God, they still have to believe in something.

How the West really lost God

Tom Ascik | 15 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, family size, religion
The decline in the family has driven a decline in religious practice, says an American journalist.

What have those pesky Christians ever done for us?

Peter Smith | 28 March 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, religion, science
Easter is a good time to do a profit and loss statement on the creed which underpins Western culture.

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