Injuries and loss of life boost religious faith after disasters.

﴿سورة البقرة ١٥٥﴾ وَلَنَبْلُوَنَّكُمْ بِشَيْءٍ مِنَ الْخَوْفِ وَالْجُوعِ وَنَقْصٍ مِنَ الْأَمْوَالِ وَالْأَنْفُسِ وَالثَّمَرَاتِ ۗ وَبَشِّرِ الصَّابِرِينَ

[Quran 2:155] And We will surely test you with something of fear and hunger and a loss of wealth and lives and fruits, but give good tidings to the patient,

Injuries and loss of life boost religious faith after disasters.

Date:June 5, 2018

Source:University of British Columbia

Summary:
Weather-related disasters can make people more religious but it depends on the toll they inflict, suggests new research. If a disaster injures a significant number of people, it can strengthen religiosity among those who are already religious. But if a disaster inflicts mostly economic damage, the opposite effect applies.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/06/180605172518.htm

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