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Remaining connected with a friend on a spiritual journey

Published: August 24, 2013 | Last Updated: January 7, 2024 By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

One friend is touting new religious beliefs while the other is losing faith in the friendship.

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When religious differences divide friends

Published: June 25, 2013 | Last Updated: June 25, 2013 By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Religious differences aren’t always deal breakers, but can be when one friend is intolerant

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Friendship and faith

Published: June 27, 2012 | Last Updated: June 25, 2013 By | 22 Replies Continue Reading

Yes, differences in faith and religion (not unlike differences in political affiliations)—or differences between believing and not believing—can often divide friends. How strongly each one believes, how consuming a role faith plays in the way they conduct their lives, whether or not they try to convert others to their way of thinking, and general openness to different religions and ways of thinking are all predictors of the toll religious views and affiliations may take on friendships.

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