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  • In Theory: Does belief in a higher power inspire more risk-taking?

    Reminders of God, or the concept of a supreme being, may make people more likely to take risks, according to a study at Stanford University published in the journal Psychological Science.
  • In Theory: Should religious schools get accreditation?

    An essay by an English professor at the University of Pennsylvania, published July 7 by the Chronicle of Higher Education, posits that religious colleges should not be given accreditation because their programs do not allow for "unfettered skepticism...

    In Theory: Do children of faith have more difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction?

    A study published this month in the journal Cognitive Science and reported by the Huffington Post shows that young children exposed to religion find it more difficult to differentiate between fact and fiction than do their peers being reared in secular...

    Small Wonders: Seeing the world in entirely new ways

    "Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason." — Leonardo da Vinci Faith comes in many forms, I...

    'Today is another milestone'

    Cheers and screams echoed through the massive Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Church on Saturday morning as 72 Bellarmine-Jefferson High School graduates gathered for the last time as senior classmates. Donning white and blue caps and gowns, the high...