RIS ID

92119

Publication Details

Klocker, N., Trenerry, B. & Webster, K. (2011). Does religious faith make people healthier and happier?. The Conversation, 28 December 1-3.

Abstract

As immigrants from around the world have joined Australia’s cultural mix, an inevitable rise in religious diversity has followed. But has this made for a healthier society? A recent VicHealth study showed that while religion can protect against illness, religious discrimination can harm health. This has led to a renewed call to embrace and respect religious diversity.

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http://theconversation.com

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