Posts Tagged ‘ God ’

God and afterlife : Is it in our genes ?

Jul 24th, 2011 | By
religion_innate

The recent Oxford University study carried out by 57 researchers in 20 countries was aimed to find out whether concepts like God and after-life are acquired culturally, or there is an instinctual basis that in ways that can be traced back to the earliest part of the lives. The study was carried out as several

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Does a loving, forgiving God promote cheating ?

Jun 24th, 2011 | By
punitive

A new study (1) published in the quarterly International Journal for the Psychology of Religion carried out jointly by researchers from the Universities of Oregon and British Columbia, USA, suggests that a mean, punishing God actually deterred groups of college students from cheating on tests. By comparison, belief in a loving forgiving God had absolutely

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Hinduism : The March of the Gods

May 18th, 2011 | By
ganesha

A traditional number quoted for the number of gods and goddesses in the ancient Hindu scriptures is 330 million. As there is no record of any cosmic census, it must be assumed that is such an extraordinary figure is aimed at making a philosophical point – that the number of gods that man can create

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How Darwin argued for God’s hand in evolution

May 9th, 2011 | By

Although the Origin of Species is quoted as a classic scientific text, and generations of atheists have held Darwin close to their heart in their crusade against Creationism, the actual theological content of this work is generally under appreciated. A recent paper published in the British Journal for the History of Science ( BJHS) argues

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