Young Adults and Religion in a Global Perspective (YARG)

The research program Young Adults and Religion in a Global Perspective YARG aims at exploring contemporary religiosities, worldviews and values globally. The project has implemented and developed a mixed-method study that is currently conducted in China, India, Israel, Japan, Ghana, Peru, Poland, Russia, Finland and Sweden, USA and Turkey. In addition to assessing contemporary religiosities, […]

The relationship between faith and health among twins in Denmark

Description of the researchproject on the relationship between faith and health among Danish twins in Danish: Forholdet mellem tro og helbred Et tværvidenskabeligt forskningsprojekt med anvendelse af det Danske Tvillingeregister Baggrund og formål Et nyt forskningsprojekt indenfor Netværk for Forskning i Tro og Helbred med start i 2009 ønskes forholdet mellem tro og helbred udforsket i samarbejde […]

Risk of cancer, myocardial infarction, and psychiatric disease among members of Danish religious communities

A Danish cohort research project by Christoffer Johansen, Niels Christian Hvidt, Lau Caspar Thygesen, and others. We will investigate the association between religious belief and health. Why is it that persons engaged in religious societies seem to be at reduced risk for a number of chronic diseases? Before this question can be answered, we need valid data on […]

Faith and Religious Practice of Disordered Danes

A survey made by Peter La Cour, Nadja Ausker, Christian Juul Busch, Henning Nabe-Nielsen and Lotte Mørk indicates that disordered Danes believe more in God and have a higher rate of religious practice than the normal population (abstract and project description in Danish).