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The Devil You Know: The Effect of Belief on Mental Health

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don’t. Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one... read more >

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Help with Making the Most of Change

  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.   Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

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Guiding Seminary’s Governance

Excellent archive of the In Trust magazine’s articles with a searchable index to find just the article and resource you might need to assist in guiding your Seminary’s governance.  This... read more >

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2015 National Survey Report

American churches, synagogues and other faith communities are changing.  This recent report describes the key findings from the 2015 national survey of churches and other religious communities in the United... read more >

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Journal of Community and Family Ministries Recent Issues

  Topics in the Journal of Community and Family Ministries from Baylor University include: 50+ Adult Ministries; Business as Mission;  Children Adolescents, and Families;  Community Ministry and Development;  Congregational Assessment;  Global Missions;... read more >

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Religion, Science, The Environment and the Pope Francis Effect

  GlobalPlus is a new monthly feature of the Association of Religion Data Archives designed to increase understanding on critical issues in international religion. Each GlobalPlus will examine a key topic in... read more >

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Statistics and Research

Statistics based on well designed research in many fields provide insights for further research and decision-making by leaders in both academic and ecclesial communities.  A religious reference librarian should know... read more >

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Primary Documents in Theology

It is important to have an understanding of what a primary document is and what it is not. For most researchers, a primary document is a first-hand account of historical... read more >

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$2.85 million Lilly Endowment Grant Keeps Homework Hotline Staffed

  Lilly Endowment gives RHIT $2.85 million reports a Terre Haute Tribune Star article. "The Lily Endowment...

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

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