TNRTB Classic: The Benefits of Religious Practices

On Monday, guest writer and Reasons to Believe adjunct scholar Katie Galloway shared research findings that suggest, in our pursuit of happiness, we gain better physical benefits from “striving toward meaning and a noble purpose beyond simple self-gratification.”1 Such results seem to support the Scripture’s prescriptions for wise living.

For further evidence of the benefits of a biblical lifestyle, check out these posts from guest writer and psychiatrist James Patterson.


  1. Barbara L. Fredrickson et al., “A Functional Genomic Perspective on Human Well-Being,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 110 (August 13, 2013): 13684–89.

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