The ladybug that left home
- Advancing true religion--and false ones. Chapman, Stephen // Church & State;Jul/Aug97, Vol. 50 Issue 7, p15
Editorial. Presents information on religious beliefs. Information on the disciples of Louis Farrakhan, a Muslim leader; Comments from Steven McFarland, general counsel of the Christian Legal Society.
- Dealing with doubt. Menehan, Kelsey // Today's Christian Woman;Jul/Aug96, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p48
Offers advice for Christians on dealing with doubt. Author's experience concerning doubts on religious beliefs; Tips on strengthening faith; Famous Biblical characters who were able to deal with doubt.
- We believe in. // Psychology Today;Sep88, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p8
Lists percentages of Americans who believe in astrology, heaven and hell, ESP, UFOs, reincarnation, and existence of life somewhere else in the universe.
- WHAT EVERY AMERICAN KNOWS. Binns, Stephen // Atlantic (02769077);Jul88, Vol. 262 Issue 1, p26
Highlights the results of a project to determine some things that Americans hold to be true. Americans' belief that truth is stranger than fiction; Some of the greatest cooks in the world are men; Significance of the singer Elvis Presley's guesting in the television program 'The Ed Sullivan Show.'
- A Perspective on Belief. Leitner, Gloria J. // Humanist;May/Jun97, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p38
Offers insights on belief. Use of Eric Hoffer's book entitled `The True Believer' as a basis; Perception regarding opinions and provisional truth; Views on moral relativism and ethics; Views on science.
- Divine inspiration vs. higher education. Goode, Stephen // Insight on the News;03/17/97, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p4
Cites the results of a Gallup poll on religious beliefs. Percentage of respondents who believe in the existence of the devil; Tendency of women to believe in angels; Correlation between educational attainment and religious belief.
- Witches, magic, ordinary folks. Luhrmann, Tanya // U.S. News & World Report;04/07/97, Vol. 122 Issue 13, p35
Opinion. Considers how ordinary people come to accept beliefs that other people find implausible or beliefs that most find wholly utenable but for which others will kill themselves. The author's experience when, as an anthropology student, she joined groups who called themselves witches and...
- the Future Issue. Sandler, Helen // Diva;Jan2008, Issue 140, p29
The article presents answers to a question concerning the plans for 2008.
- Belief. // Columbia Dictionary of Quotations from Shakespeare;1998, p33
The article presents a quotation related to the term "belief" taken from the play "Hamlet" by William Shakespeare.