Religion and Well-being

  title={Religion and Well-being},
  author={Shigehiro Oishi},
Religion plays an important role in the lives of many people. To understand how religion relates to wellbeing, it is important to consider the beliefs and practices of the world’s main religions. In the first section, we begin by describing how various religions define well-being and how religions envision God. Next, we outline various beliefs about the afterlife and key religious teachings that may affect well-being. In the second section, we describe how religious practices such as prayer… CONTINUE READING


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