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History / Archeology - Religions - 05.05.2023
How a medieval Europe lie spread antisemitism across the world
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Religions - Psychology - 19.04.2023
Study explores prosocial behavior within, between religious groups
April 19, 2023 Does a commitment to one-s God facilitate altruistic behavior that benefits only members of the same religious group? Or does it extend to helping members of a different religion? University of Illinois Chicago social psychologist Michael Pasek and colleagues examined this question through field and online experiments involving more than 4,700 people from diverse ethnoreligious populations in three political and cultural contexts.

Health - Religions - 16.03.2023
I support Iranian women and wear my hijab
In September 2022, Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old Iranian woman, was allegedly murdered by the Iran morality police for improperly wearing her headscarf.

Religions - 31.01.2023
Ordinary Early Medieval Lives
Ordinary Early Medieval Lives
Unless you are an important statesman, an influential thinker, a powerful religious figure, or a popular celebrity, chances are that after you die, you will probably not be the subject of a biography or have your life recounted in oral traditions.

Religions - 13.01.2023

Religions - Politics - 20.09.2022
Crisis of faith: Christian nationalism and the threat to U.S. democracy
Members of the hard-right Proud Boys organization, some of them armed and dressed for combat, raised a wooden cross outside of the state capitol in Lansing, Mich.

Career - Religions - 30.08.2022
When work becomes your religion, nothing else matters
A UC Berkeley expert on religion examines the role that spirituality plays in productivity for tech workers in Silicon Valley.

Religions - History / Archeology - 20.07.2022
The tortures of the Spanish Inquisition hold dark lessons for our time
A detail from the 19th century lithograph "The Torture of Isabel Rodriguez. The lithograph originally appeared in "El Libro Rojo” by Vicente Riva Palacio (1870).

Religions - Health - 27.06.2022
Supreme Court abortion ruling will radiate deep into American lives, scholars say
Shockwaves from the controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision on abortion rights is likely to extend deep into American life - into churches and medical offices, into our use of apps and software and into elections this fall and in 2024, UC Berkeley scholars say.

Religions - Pharmacology - 22.03.2022
Vaccines: Philosophical, moral beliefs tied to religion determine acceptance
Strong philosophical and moral beliefs associated with many religions can contribute to vaccine hesitancy and reduce vaccination rates, a new study shows.

Religions - Social Sciences - 05.11.2021

Religions - Social Sciences - 01.07.2021
Devotes his career to chronicling U.S. Jewish communities
University of Miami demographer Ira Sheskin, whose expertise has been called upon by media covering the Surfside tragedy, has been documenting the changes in South Florida Jewish communities for four decades.

Religions - Social Sciences - 28.06.2021
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Severity of abuses of minors within the Catholic church
Last April, the Spanish Catholic Church recognized, for the first time, 220 cases of abuses to minors by Spanish priests since 2001, according to what the representative of the Spanish Episcopal Conference stated in a press release.

Social Sciences - Religions - 25.05.2021

Law - Religions - 19.04.2021
Law School course examines how Buddhism intersects with constitutional law
New Law School course brings scholars together to study intersection of religion, law With an estimated 500 million followers worldwide, Buddhism has had a far-reaching impact on constitutional design and reform in many countries.

Art and Design - Religions - 03.03.2021
The Centre for Aesthetics, Religion and Contemporary Culture has been created, a meeting point between art and academia
The new study center, coordinated by Amador Vega, Professor of Aesthetics and Theory of the Arts at UPF, aims to be a welcoming place for researchers from all over the world and makes it available to society and of contemporary culture innovative ways of working.

Religions - Social Sciences - 12.11.2020
Religious clashes in India sparked scholar's interest in peace
Religious clashes in India sparked scholar’s interest in peace
The violent destruction of a Muslim holy site in India prompted religious studies scholar Anna Bigelow to ask why some communities succumb to violence and others do not.

Law - Religions - 03.11.2020
Why some rights are violated more often-even in a democracy
Enshrining a right in the constitution is no guarantee that a nation will enforce it-but some rights are harder to violate than others, according to Prof. Adam Chilton of the University of Chicago Law School.

Religions - Social Sciences - 22.09.2020
Muslims, atheists more likely to face religious discrimination in US
Muslims, atheists more likely to face religious discrimination in US
A University of Washington-led study found that religious discrimination is more common toward people who identify as Muslim or atheist, rather than Catholic or Protestant. Myriam Zilles Muslims and atheists in the United States are more likely than those of Christian faiths to experience religious discrimination, according to new research led by the University of Washington.

Religions - 10.08.2020

History / Archeology - Religions - 07.08.2020

Social Sciences - Religions - 07.07.2020

Event - Religions - 09.04.2020

Religions - 24.02.2020
Historian's high school research paper transformed her life
Historian’s high school research paper transformed her life
Joel Cabrita's research explores the politics of memory and the question of who gets remembered and who gets forgotten by history.

Religions - 06.02.2020
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