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Why do all the world’s religions emphasize giving thanks? What are the spiritual benefits of giving thanks? The physical benefits?
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Faith communities are offering prayers and scrambling to help as the Philippines reels from a typhoon characterized by some climatologists as the most powerful ever to make landfall.
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Read an April 5 essay at the online Jewish magazine, The Tablet, titled “Like a Player.” The column, by Elli Fischer, explores the development of the relationship between sports and faith, with a particular emphasis on the Jewish perspective.
Read a Jan. 31, 2012, essay on sports and religion by David Briggs, posted on the Ahead of the Trend blog on the Association of Religion Data Archives website.
Read a Feb. 19, 2010, article published on CBSNews.com about Tiger Woods’ return to Buddhism after his extra-marital affairs leaked to the press.
Read a June 21, 2013, interview with Tim Tebow about his football career and his faith. The NFL quarterback well-known for his game day face paint inscribed with Bible verses.
Read a Jan. 29, 2013, article from
The Atlantic that compares sports fans to members of a religious congregation.
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Beliefnet.com is an internet resource site for world religions. It describes itself as “the ambitious venture-capital-backed multifaith “supersite” on religion, spirituality and morality.” It is headquartered in Norfolk, Va.
Contact through the website.
Religion Resources is a directory of Internet resources for all major religions. Contact Stan Taylor, director.
Anglicans Online is an organization that provides resources on all things Anglican such as beliefs, practices, churches, traditions and other characteristics of the religion.
BuddhaNet is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Buddha Dharma Education Association that provides resources on all things Buddhism.
About.com: Buddhism provides information on the religion such as its history, its principles, common practices and traditions.
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