Posts Tagged ‘ friends ’

Praying alone is no fun; Having friends at church makes you happier

December 7, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by ShavarRoss

American Grace research team members Chaeyoon Lim and Robert Putnam have an article in the prestigious American Sociological Review demonstrating that religion actually makes you happier and it works…

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Salt Lake City Tribune: Religion divider and uniter in America

November 15, 2010
By tomsander

Photo of American Grace Authors by Louise Kennedy Converse


American believers used to fight about theology. Catholics against Protestants. Christians against Jews. Mormons, at times, against everyone else.

Today’s battle lines are more political — evangelical Protestants,…

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Bill Galston: American Grace “path-breaking” contribution to our religious understanding

November 1, 2010
By tomsander

William Galston of the Brookings Institution, a former policy advisor to President Clinton and an expert on domestic policy, political campaigns, and elections, writes about American Grace in the October 22, 2010 issue of Commonweal.

Galston calls American Grace…

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Happiness and Religion

September 9, 2010
By tomsander

Flickr photo by ronsho

The RNS blog has a post about the latest Gallup study that looks at the happiest countries world-wide.  Alfredo Garcia notes that 3 of the top 5 countries in happiness are also…

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