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Religious Rituals Promote Health

In my series on the relationship between religion and health, I explored which aspects of religion are responsible for its possible health benefits. Recent studies have found that religion, per se, isn’t the feature that promotes health. Rather, it’s strength or certainty of beliefs, which transcends…



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Mitchell Diamond

Author of Darwin’s Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion, a new take on the function and purpose of religion.