How Faith Can Affect Therapy

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In a recent study, researchers found that patients with a belief in God seemed to get more out of therapy and other treatments for mental illness.  This may be because faith isn’t only about it’s object (i.e. there is a God), it’s also about the general orientation of your life. Faith is like hope. As the poet Christian Wiman puts it, faith is “a movement towards the world.”  Read the entire article in The New York Times here: How Faith Can Affect Therapy