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  • Advantages of living in America: A society founded on biblical principles

    09/11/2020 6:44:42 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated societal measures that influenced wellbeing in the European states converting to Protestantism during the Reformation (29 European territories between 1323-1772), which involved a more serious study of scripture in each country's vernacular language, as well as salvation based purely on faith. Religious tolerance increased following conversion to a Protestant country or duchy. Further, the Bible became available in the vernacular language in each case where it previously was limited to the Latin vulgate. These compelling data indicate that countries and duchies in Europe that converted to Protestantism during the Reformation provided additional benefits to their society that may...
  • Christianity supports economic wellbeing

    09/08/2020 4:53:11 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated various publicly available social, political and economic measures of the 20 countries with the highest average GDP vs. the 20 with the lowest GDP. The freest nations were more often Christian, had the highest GDP and better: Human Freedom Index, Economic Freedom Index, World Press Freedom Index, World Happiness Report & Corruption Perceptions Index. This data shows countries with the highest mean GDP also ranked in the top 25% of free countries, demonstrated additional differences that might impact wellbeing. As an underlying moral and ethical base, freer countries were more often Christian in background. In summary, since biblical...
  • USA provided greater religious freedom for European immigrants

    09/03/2020 5:24:14 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 2 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Christianity is the foundation of our Western Society. However, some deny its historical and current benefits. Teleios evaluated societal measures influencing wellbeing in religious groups immigrating for greater religious freedom from Europe to the 13 British colonies that would become the USA. Teleios tested the hypothesis if living in a freer society and being able to express the Christian religion improved potential measures for wellbeing. We found strong evidence that Christians who immigrated from Europe developed societies built upon biblically based principles that offer enhanced educational, governmental, religious and economic benefits. Such societies furnish their citizens the opportunity to live...
  • Christianity Benefited Colonial America!

    08/27/2020 6:06:16 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 3 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios compared Native American tribes versus American colonial settlements to determine societal structure that would potentially affect wellbeing. We found that for government structure all tribes and colonial settlements had an identified leader in each case. However, colonial settlements more often possessed an associated bureaucracy to help administrate the region. In addition, colonial settlements typically developed identifiable cities with organizational signs like local government, farms, businesses, trade, centers of worship, public works (roads, bridges, port facilities) and education, which were not apparent in native tribes. Christian religion among the colonies in each case encouraged peace whereas the tribal religion was...
  • Reasons to be proud of our Christian-based country!

    08/20/2020 8:55:55 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 3 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Protecting and providing opportunities to potentially vulnerable individuals marks a compassionate society. Teleios evaluated measures that could affect wellbeing of children specifically (ages 0-19) using the top 50 countries from the Human Freedom Index compared to the 50 top countries persecuting Christianity from the Open Doors World Watch List. We found that children in the freest countries, compared to countries that persecute Christians, demonstrate the highest wellbeing rating, and better scores in measures that potentially could affect wellbeing: life expectancy, infant mortality rate, under-five mortality rate, adolescent birth rate, years in school, immunization coverage, birth registration, child homicide, violence in...
  • Christianity is great for society! UPDATE

    08/18/2020 12:00:30 PM PDT · by Teleios Research · 6 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Protecting and providing opportunities to potentially vulnerable individuals marks a compassionate society. Teleios evaluated economic and legal measures that could affect wellbeing of women specifically, who in some cultures are considered vulnerable due to repression and abuse. The study found that women in the freest countries, compared to countries that persecute Christians, demonstrated greater wellbeing and better scores in: literacy rate, life expectancy, school life expectancy, labor force participation, maternal mortality rate, lifetime experience of violence, sex trafficking, and life satisfaction (P≤ 0.006). In summary, populations in countries with greater freedom, which typically are Christian, demonstrate better overall wellbeing, and...
  • Christianity is great for society! Part 1

    08/13/2020 11:14:48 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 3 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios found that countries that are most free not only demonstrate better average wellbeing, but are associated with numerous economic, legal, security, health, and educational measures associated potentially with enhanced wellbeing for the entire population. Further, freer countries are much more likely to be Christian. In contrast, countries which persecute Christians are associated with poorer measures for freedom and wellbeing for the entire population. In summary freedom in Christianity is good for society in promoting a healthy population. Read more at https://teleiosresearch.com/effect-perecution-country-freedom/.
  • Christianity enhances wellbeing!

    08/07/2020 6:38:44 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios conducted a wellbeing survey and found personal wellbeing was better among evangelical Christians compared to social Christians, Christian seekers or non-Christians. Evangelicals were more content, at peace, and joyful than the other groups. This was the first survey, to our knowledge, evaluating wellbeing in young Christians versus non-Christians. These findings support our prior research showing Christians who adhere to their faith report better general wellbeing. In addition, peer-reviewed medical literature notes that those practicing the Christian faith report better wellbeing than those who do not, specifically in healthy individuals, patients with a variety of diseases and those with addiction...
  • Study shows Christianity was key to the founding of America and benefited their society

    07/20/2020 11:36:17 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 4 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated societal measures that might have influenced wellbeing in religious groups who immigrated for greater religious freedom from Europe to the British colonies. We found that the colonists developed societies that offered enhanced educational, governmental, religious and economic freedom. These great freedoms may have been related to biblically based concepts of the importance of the individual as well as the government’s responsibility to God and to create an orderly environment. In summary, when Christian groups seeking freedom of worship immigrated from Europe to the American colonies, they gained greater religious, economic, governmental and educational freedom and provided a better...
  • The great advantages of a Christian society

    07/10/2020 6:11:28 AM PDT · by Teleios Research
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios conducted a survey in primarily millennials regarding the benefits of Christian society. There were 565 responses (67% < 35 years, 60% United States). Participants noted the advantages of living in a Christian society was that it provided a stronger moral (82%) and ethical base (71%) and a greater amount of love among people (75%). In contrast, the advantages of a Christian society to government were keeping societal order (60%), maintaining individual rights (56%) and reducing corruption (54%). Summary, living in a Christian society provides many advantages to the country’s population and government in keeping a strong moral and ethical...
  • Christian societies enhance children’s wellbeing – facts matter!

    06/29/2020 1:19:03 PM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated measures that could affect wellbeing of children specifically using the top 50 countries from the Human Freedom Index compared to the 50 top countries persecuting Christianity from the Open Doors World Watch List. Children in free countries, which are historically Christian, demonstrate better wellbeing and associated with numerous legal, security, health and educational measures potentially associated with enhanced wellbeing for children. Christianity is beneficial for our children and society as a whole! Read more at https://teleiosresearch.com/effect-christian-persecution-childrens-wellbeing/
  • Let Freedom Ring! Study shows Christian values and freedom enhance society's wellbeing

    06/26/2020 6:33:54 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios evaluated various publicly available social, political and economic measures of the 20 countries with the highest average Gross Domestic Product (GDP) who were listed in the top 25% of the Economic Freedom Index versus the 20 with the GDP in the bottom 75%. Our analysis showed countries with the highest mean GDP also ranked in the top 25% of free countries, and demonstrated additional differences that might impact general wellbeing, including greater: human, economic and press freedom, more happiness and less corruption. As an underlying moral and ethical base, freer countries were more often Christian in background. Read more...
  • Christianity boosts wellbeing!

    06/15/2020 11:38:46 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 15 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios conducted a wellbeing survey and found personal wellbeing was better among evangelical Christians compared to social Christians, Christian seekers or non-Christians. Evangelicals were more content, at peace, and joyful than the other groups. This was the first survey, to our knowledge, evaluating wellbeing in young Christians versus non-Christians. These findings support our prior research showing Christians who adhere to their faith report better general wellbeing. In addition, peer-reviewed medical literature notes that those practicing the Christian faith report better wellbeing than those who do not, specifically in healthy individuals, patients with a variety of diseases and those with addiction...
  • Christianity is great for society!

    06/11/2020 10:14:25 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 6 replies
    Teleios ^ | Teleios
    Teleios found that countries that are most free not only demonstrate better average wellbeing, but are associated with numerous economic, legal, security, health, and educational measures associated potentially with enhanced wellbeing for the entire population as well as for women and children. Further, freer countries are much more likely to be Christian. In contrast, countries which persecute Christians are associated with poorer measures of freedom and wellbeing for the entire population. In summary, freedom in Christianity is good for society in promoting a healthy population!
  • We rejoice today for God's provision of hope in salvation!

    06/08/2020 8:42:18 AM PDT · by Teleios Research
    Teleios Research ^ | William C. Stewart
    Teleios conducted a wellbeing survey in Christians and the general population. This is the first survey, to our knowledge, evaluating wellbeing in young Christians versus non-Christians. We found Christianity may help wellbeing by giving confidence in both day-to-day living and hope. The findings for wellbeing were also supported by further results that evangelicals were more content (P=0.001), at peace (P>0.001), and joyful (P=0.002) than the other groups. See more research at https://teleiosresearch.com/christians-have-better-personal-wellbeing-than-non-christians/.
  • The Effect of Christian Society on Children’s Wellbeing

    05/21/2020 12:00:59 PM PDT · by Teleios Research · 4 replies
    Teleios evaluated measures that could affect wellbeing of children specifically using the top 50 countries from the Human Freedom Index compared to the 50 top countries persecuting Christianity from the Open Doors World Watch List. Children in free countries, which are historically Christian, demonstrate better wellbeing and associated with numerous legal, security, health, and educational measures potentially associated with enhanced wellbeing for children.
  • The Influence of Christianity on Societies Economic Wellbeing

    Teleios evaluated various publicly available social, political and economic measures of the 20 countries with the highest average Gross Domestic Product (GDP) who were listed in the top 25% of the Economic Freedom Index versus the 20 with the GDP in the bottom 75%. Our analysis showed countries with the highest mean GDP also ranked in the top 25% of free countries, and demonstrated additional differences that might impact general wellbeing, including greater: human, economic and press freedom, more happiness and less corruption.
  • Christianity and Society

    05/11/2020 10:50:35 AM PDT · by Teleios Research
    Teleios Research ^ | William C. Stewart
    We discuss... Benefit to the individuals composing the population What do those opposed to Christian society offer? Our response to society!
  • The Effect of Christian Persecution on a Country's Measure of Freedom and Wellbeing

    04/22/2019 9:22:37 AM PDT · by Teleios Research · 1 replies
    PRLOG ^ | April 16, 2019 | William C. Stewart
    Human freedom is a cornerstone in providing wellbeing to individuals, whether political, economic, health-related, emotional or religious. Accordingly, Teleios Research analyzed the top 50 countries from the Human Freedom Index (https://www.cato.org/human-freedom-index-new) compared to the 50 top countries persecuting Christians from the Open Doors 2018 World Watch List (https://www.opendoorsusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/WWL2018-BookletNew.pdf). Christianity recently has been identified as the world's most persecuted religion (http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/06/21/key-findings-on-the-global-rise-in-religious-restrictions/).
  • Global Quality of Life Comparisons

    12/11/2018 9:46:58 AM PST · by Teleios Research · 2 replies
    PRLOG ^ | December 5, 2018 | William C. Stewart
    Teleios Research evaluated the top one-third of all countries (n=63) for gross domestic product (GDP) and divided them between historically Christian countries (i.e., Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant) versus other religions or secular, to determine differences in select published indexes that might affect individual quality of life.