Religion and happiness
Religion and happiness have been studied by a number of researchers, and religion features many elements addressing the components of happiness, as identified by positive psychology. Its association w...
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Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski On Responding To Stress
Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski speaks about responding to stress. To find out more about his new book, visit: http://www.artscroll.com/Books/sunsp.html For more i...
15 Amputees With A Brilliant Sense Of Humor
When life hands u crutches, u make brilliant humor....In the US there are around 2 million amputees, and each year, 185,000 new amputations occur. People are missing limbs for many different reasons, ...
Improving happiness through humanistic leadership
William Barry talking about his Ph.D. research at the University of Bath on the 24 November 2011.
Positive psychology
Ronald D. Siegel, Psy.D., assistant clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and editor of Harvard Health Publication's special health repo...
Religious studies
Religious studies is the academic field of multi-disciplinary, secular study of religious beliefs, behaviors, and institutions. It describes, compares, interprets, and explains religion, emphasizing s...
Positive psychology
Positive psychology is the branch of psychology that uses scientific understanding and effective intervention to aid in the achievement of a satisfactory life, rather than merely treating mental illne...
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Gratitude
Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. The experience of gratitude has historically been ...
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Enthusiasm
Enthusiasm is intense enjoyment, interest or approval. The word originally referred to inspiration or possession by a divine afflatus or by the presence of a god, and Johnson's Dictionary, the first c...
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Dimitri Obolensky
Sir Dimitri Obolensky FBA (St Petersburg 19 March/1 April 1918 – Burford, Oxfordshire 23 December 2001) was a Russian-born historian who settled in Britain and became Professor of Russian and Balkan H...
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Communio
Communio is a federation of theological journals, founded in 1972 by Joseph Ratzinger, Hans Urs von Balthasar, Henri de Lubac, Walter Kasper, Marc Ouellet, Louis Bouyer and others. Communio, now publi...
Mustard Seed Ministries
Mustard Seed Ministries was founded in 1972 by Erskine College students. Originally named Open Door Ministries, Mustard Seed Ministries started as a Christian ministry that organized meetings in colle...
Theology Digest
Theology Digest (1953–2010) summarized selected recent articles from over 400 theological journals. Some were in the form of formal summaries, approved by the authors of the articles, while some were ...
Critical positivity ratio
The critical positivity ratio (also known as the Losada ratio or the Losada line) is a largely discredited concept in positive psychology positing an exact ratio of positive to negative emotions which...
Marsh Chapel Experiment
The Marsh Chapel Experiment, also called the "Good Friday Experiment," was a 1962 experiment conducted on Good Friday at Boston University's Marsh Chapel. Walter N. Pahnke, a graduate student in theol...
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Viruses of the Mind
"Viruses of the Mind" is an essay by British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, first published in the book Dennett and His Critics: Demystifying Mind (1993). Dawkins originally wrote the essay ...
Positive mental attitude
Positive mental attitude has been touched upon since the concept of free will, but the concept was first developed and introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill in the book Think and Grow Rich. The book ne...
Lauri Honko
Lauri Honko (born in Hanko 6 March 1932, died in Turku 15 July 2002) was a professor of folklore studies and comparative religion.
Honko was a disciple of Martti Haavio. The title of his doctoral ...
Credenda/Agenda
Credenda/Agenda is Christian cultural and theological journal, published under the auspices of Christ Church of Moscow, Idaho. Douglas Wilson serves as editor, Douglas Jones as senior editor, and N. D...
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Evolutionary psychology of religion
The evolutionary psychology of religion is the study of religious belief using evolutionary psychology principles. It is one approach to the psychology of religion. As with all other organs and organ ...
Wissenschaft des Judentums
Wissenschaft des Judentums ("Jewish Studies" or "Judaic Studies" in German), refers to a nineteenth-century movement premised on the critical investigation of Jewish literature and culture, including ...
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The Viking Way (book)
The Viking Way: Religion and War in Late Iron Age Scandinavia is an archaeological study of Norse paganism in Late Iron Age Scandinavia. It was written by the English archaeologist Neil Price, then a ...
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Self-efficacy
Self-efficacy is the extent or strength of one's belief in one's own ability to complete tasks and reach goals. Psychologists have studied self-efficacy from several perspectives, noting various path...
Fawn M. Brodie
Fawn McKay Brodie (September 15, 1915 – January 10, 1981) was a biographer and one of the first female professors of history at UCLA, who is best known for Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History (1974)...
Arthur Peacocke
The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE (29 November 1924 – 21 October 2006) was a British theologian and biochemist.
Arthur Robert Peacocke was born at Watford on 29 November 1924. He was ...
Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough
Erwin Ramsdell Goodenough (1893–1965) was a scholar in the history of religion. He is specifically noted for his study of the influence of Greek culture on Judaism, what some call Hellenistic Judaism....
John E. Clark
John Edward Clark (born 1952) is an American archaeologist and academic researcher of pre-Columbian Mesoamerican cultures. As of 2008 he holds a position as professor of anthropology at Brigham Young ...
Utah Valley University
Utah Valley University, or UVU, is a publicly funded university located in Orem, Utah, United States with a 2011 enrollment of 33,395 students. Utah Valley University is the largest public university ...
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Catholic World
Catholic World was a periodical founded by Paulist Father Isaac Thomas Hecker in April 1865. It featured many articles by Orestes Brownson, including the May 1870 essay "Church and State", which descr...
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Divine Action and Modern Science
Divine Action and Modern Science (2002) is a book written by Nicholas Saunders. It looks at Near Eastern biblical and modern theological approaches to the idea of divine action, covering such question...
Divine Action and Modern Science - Wikipedia