Easter has come and gone again. The heathen eggs eaten, and the taste of chocolate still deliciously on our tongues.
But was it also a religious festival for you?
The existence of God can be neither proven nor disproven.But experts agree that whoever believes in God lives longer.
But the power of prayer when used for others is of little or no use.
A study published by the “American Heart Journal” in 2006, and until now the biggest on the subject, showed that Bypass patients for whose good health was regularly prayed for didn’t improve more than that of others who hadn’t been the subject of prayer.
However on your own health religious belief has an undisputed positive influence.
According to a team from the University of Copenhagen,Denmark people who regularly attended a religious service lived on average 83,4 years,and by women the influence was even greater.
Intensive religious activity prolongs life is also the consensus of Ralph Kunz, Theology Professor at the University of Zürich,Switzerland. Brought about he says by a generally higher motivation in difficult situations. Ressourcen were better mobilised and bodily resistance to negative influences higher.
Religion as a general cure? Recipe for a better society?