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Virtue Online: Keep Christians in the Public Square
March 28, 2017
This article cites a study by Baylor’s Institute for Studies of Religion, which found that faith-based organizations are at the forefront of addressing root causes of homelessness, providing not only the majority of emergency shelter beds but innovating long-term solutions. The study, released in February, looked at homelessness in 11 cities.

The Atlantic City Lab: Yes, Elite Women's Clubs Still Exist
April 21, 2017
Diana Kendall, Ph.D., professor of sociology in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences and author of “Members Only: Elite Clubs and the Process of Exclusion,” is quoted in this article about the history of women’s clubs, which first arose in the mid-19th century, when women were looking for outlets to gain influence.

Barbwire.com: The Great Guardian Angel Debate
April 12, 2017
This article cites a finding from the 2008 Baylor Religion Survey, with data showing that more than half of all adults — including 20 percent who say they are not religious -
absolutely believe a guardian angel has protected them during their life.

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