University of Michigan to lead major research on religion and health

ANN ARBOR—The relationship between religion, spirituality and health has received considerable attention in recent years but the array of studies has fallen short of establishing solid explanations for why religion has both positive and negative effects on human physiology

With an $8 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, a University of Michigan researcher and four colleagues plan to provide some structure to the field, with goals to better pinpoint the relationship and to influence future research practice on the subject. …

Contact: Laurel Thomas Gnagey(734) 647-1841[email protected]

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