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Division in Religion and Politics

Why (and How) “Good” People are Divided: Religion and Politics Written in 2013, the book, “The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Religion and Politics” by Jonathan Haidt resonates in 2017. Amazon.com’s description of the book is as follows: “As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the…

Science or Religion? Or Both?

Recent research has attempted to address the age-old perceived conflict between science and religion. A write-up in Case Western Reserve University’s online news source, *Think*, states, “Clashes between the use of faith vs. scientific evidence to explain the world around us dates back centuries and is perhaps most visible today in the arguments between evolution…

Living in a World of Diverse Religions – APA Statement

Living in a World of Diverse Religions Statement of Board of Directors American Psychological Association December 10, 2015 Since the founding of our nation, religious liberty has been at the heart of the American vision of democratic freedom. Within the framework of the U.S. Constitution, the right to practice one’s religion is recognized and upheld.…