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Dolly Parton’s $1 Million Donation for COVID-19 Research Helped Fund a Promising Vaccine

Dolly Parton's $1 Million Donation for COVID-19 Research Helped Fund a Promising Vaccine Dolly Partons April donation of one million dollars to research for a coronavirus vaccine has helped researchers develop a promising vaccine with a 94.5 percent effectiveness against infection.In April, Parton said she was donating to Vanderbilt University after her friend and doctor,... Read more

Research suggests link between declining fertility rates and increasing secularizing

(Photo: Unsplash/Markus Spiske)Declining fertility rates have a significant correlation with increased secularization, according to Baylor University professor Philip Jenkins. In a Regent College (Vancouver, British Columbia) live-stream titled "Fertility and Faith: A Conversation with Philip Jenkins," the Baylor University professor of history and co-director of the programme on historical studies of religion, explained Thursday that... Read more

Research: The US Military and the Bible – Bible Gateway Blog

Many members of the US military community turn to the Bible, their church, and their pastor or chaplain for spiritual and emotional support, according to the State of the Bible 2020 research report commissioned by American Bible Society (@americanbible) and conducted by Barna Group (@barnagroup). Over two million Americans serve in the US military and... Read more

53 Percent of Protestant Pastors Plan to Vote for Trump: LifeWay Research Poll

53 Percent of Protestant Pastors Plan to Vote for Trump: LifeWay Research Poll A new poll by LifeWay Research has found that more than half of American Protestant pastors will vote for Trump in the 2020 presidential election.The results found that 98 percent of pastors will vote in the presidential election while 2 percent will... Read more

Church Conflict during COVID-19 Growing Worry for Pastors, Says LifeWay Research

Church Conflict during COVID-19 Growing Worry for Pastors, Says LifeWay Research (RNS) Church conflict is a growing pressure point for pastors during the coronavirus pandemic, a new report shows.The report, based on a July survey by LifeWay Research, found that 27% of evangelical and mainline pastors cited maintaining unity and addressing conflict and... Read more

Research only confirms the reliability of the Bible

(Photo: Chuttersnap)The reliability of the Bible remains a disputed issue but it needn't be. Critical scholars like Bart Ehrman argue that we cannot trust the text of the New Testament because it was not well copied, and because the oldest extant manuscripts are too late. Their views are echoed by lay people without much knowledge... Read more

Oxford’s Coronavirus Vaccine Research Looks Promising and Would Be Sold at a Not-for-Profit Price | RELEVANT Magazine

In the race for a vaccine to set the COVID-19 pandemic on its heels, Oxford University is leading the way. Experts have been thrilled with the research being done there, and the Economist predicted that Oxford is “the likeliest candidate to produce the worlds first vaccine against COVID-19.” On Wednesday, early research shows just... Read more

Dead Sea Scrolls and DNA: what the latest research tells us

The fragment of Jeremiah from the Dead Sea Scrolls(Photo: Tadmit, Courtesy of Tel Aviv University.)It was announced on Tuesday that some 35 of the Dead Sea Scrolls have had their DNA tested. Most of the Dead Sea Scrolls are written on parchment - animal skin - and scholars have now tried to determine which animals... Read more

Called to Cure: Why Kelly Chibale Started Africas First Drug Research Lab

Kelly Chibales life sounds almost exaggerated, like it was based on a true story. An African child born into desperate poverty rises through education, talent, and hard work to become a post-doctoral researcher under one of the best chemists in the world. And then, in the mid-1990s, he faced a choice: Go back to England... Read more

Dolly Parton Is Donating a Million {Dollars} to Fund Coronavirus Analysis, Clearly | RELEVANT Journal

[ad_1] Dying, taxes and Dolly Parton giving generously to satisfy the wants of a drained and fearful nation these are life’s massive certainties. The American icon has lengthy been on the forefront of crises each pressing and extra existential, donating an enormous sum of cash to households displaced by the Tennessee wildfires and... Read more