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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Murray's psychogenic needs
In 1938 Henry Murray published Explorations in Personality, his system describing personality in terms of needs. For Murray, human nature involved a set of universal basic needs, with individual diff...
The Ort Institute
Chicago ORT Technical Institute, located in Skokie, Illinois, is part of a 130 year-old, worldwide network of more than 800 non-profit vocational training schools.
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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 ...
Burton Visotzky
Burton L. Visotzky is an American rabbi and scholar of midrash. He is the Appleman Professor of Midrash at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS).
Visotzky was educated at the Universit...
World Christian Encyclopedia
World Christian Encyclopedia is a reference work published by Oxford University Press, known for providing membership statistics for major and minor world religions in every country of the world, incl...
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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The Journal of Theological Studies
The Journal of Theological Studies is an academic journal established in 1899 and now published by Oxford University Press in April and October each year. It publishes theological research, scholarshi...
Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft
The Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche (English: Journal for New Testament Studies and the Ancient Church) is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal...
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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 ...
Mormonism
Mormonism is the predominant religious tradition of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity. This movement was founded by Joseph Smith in the 1820s. During the 1830s and 1840s, Mo...
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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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Vladimir Bonch-Bruyevich
Vladimir Dmitriyevich Bonch-Bruyevich (Russian: Влади́мир Дми́триевич Бонч-Бруе́вич; sometimes spelled Bonch-Bruevich; 28 June [O.S. 16 June] 1873, Moscow  – 14 July 19...
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Katherine K. Young
Katherine K. Young is a Canadian religious studies professor at McGill University.
She was awarded her M.A. from the University of Chicago and her Ph.D. from McGill University, for research on th...
Journal of Religious History
The Journal of Religious History is an international peer-reviewed academic journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Religious History Association. It covers current work in the history o...
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Women and religion
The study of women and religion typically examines the role of women within particular religious faiths, and religious doctrines relating to gender, gender roles, and particular women in religious his...
Euphoria
Euphoria (/juːˈfɔəriə/; from Ancient Greek εὐφορία, from εὖ eu, "well", and φέρω pherō, "to bear") (semantically opposite of dysphoria) is medically recognized as a mental and emotional condition in w...
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Relationship between religion and science
The relationship between religion and science has been a subject of study since Classical antiquity, addressed by philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others. Perspectives from different geograp...
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