This research note provides selected ’belief’ data from the RAMP (Religious and Moral Pluralism) survey—data of an apparently arresting nature. The present discussion is primarily directed at offering several hypotheses to do with interpretations and explanations of the data. The overarching aim (...) >suite
A number of studies suggest that people who have strong social support systems at church tend to enjoy better mental and physical health. Yet little is known about the factors that promote strong church-based social support networks. The purpose of this study is to show that key religious (...) >suite
The aim of this paper is to explore the relationship between Islamic religiosity and satisfaction with a diverse range of life and health domains, in a sample of 2909 participants (1446 males, 1463 females) from Algeria >suite
We compared the pathways from exceptional experiences (measured with the Exceptional Experiences Questionnaire, EEQ), transpersonal trust (TPV), social support (F-SoZu) and sense of coherence (SOC) scales towards mental distress within a spiritually practising (SP) and a non-practising sample (...) >suite
Deux définitions classiques et concurrentes de la religion existent en latin, et cela a longtemps embarrassé les philologues. Grâce à Benveniste en particulier, on comprend que cela vient d’un coup de force sémantique des chrétiens.
La définition la plus connue dérive religio de religare, qui a (...) >suite