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Arkansas Times
2016 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star TeamMeet the 20 best and brightest high school students in the state. The class of
2016 Arkansas Times Academic All-Star Team
Arkansas Times / Posted 6 days ago
Meet the 20 best and brightest high school students in the state. The class of 2016, our 22nd, is made up of inventors, Olympic-caliber athletes, poets, programmers and Quiz Bowlers. There's rarely a B on the transcripts of these students — in not... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Nearly 90 Percent Of Americans Have Prayed For Good HealthIf you’ve ever prayed for healing for yourself or someone you know, you’re not
Nearly 90 Percent Of Americans Have Prayed For Good Health
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 days ago
If you’ve ever prayed for healing for yourself or someone you know, you’re not alone. In fact, the majority of Americans have prayed for healing at least once in their lives, and this prevalence suggests the spiritual practice could have some major... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Most Americans pray for healingThe vast majority of Americans have prayed for the healing of others and more t
Most Americans pray for healing
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
The vast majority of Americans have prayed for the healing of others and more than 1 in 4 have practiced the laying on of hands, a Baylor University expert reports. "Outside of belief in God, there may be no more ubiquitous religious expression in... Read more
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Psych Central
Most Americans Have Prayed for Medical HealingAmericans turn to spirituality when they experience a medical issue in their li
Most Americans Have Prayed for Medical Healing
Psych Central / Posted 15 days ago
Americans turn to spirituality when they experience a medical issue in their life as nearly 90 percent of Americans have prayed for healing at some point – often praying for others even more than for themselves. Moreover, the practice of “laying on... Read more
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Newsmax
Most Americans Turn to Prayer for HealingWhen Americans are sick, they don't just turn to doctors and drugs for help: A
Most Americans Turn to Prayer for Healing
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
When Americans are sick, they don't just turn to doctors and drugs for help: A new study found that 9 out of 10 have turned to prayer at some point in their lives. What's more, many of them also practiced laying on of hands. "The most surprising... Read more
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PhysOrg
Most Americans pray for healing; more than one-fourth have practiced 'laying on of hands'Nearly nine of 10 Americans have relied upon healing prayer at some point in th
Most Americans pray for healing; more than one-fourth have practiced 'laying on of hands'
PhysOrg / Posted 16 days ago
Nearly nine of 10 Americans have relied upon healing prayer at some point in their lives, praying for others even more than for themselves, according to a study by a Baylor University epidemiologist. "The most surprising finding is that more than a... Read more
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