Studies confirm religion increases longevity, and marriage does too

2 October 2014
Glyn Carpenter

Studies confirm religion increases longevity, and marriage does too

by | Oct 2, 2014

A married man with heart disease can be expected to live, on average, 1,400 days (nearly four years) longer than an unmarried man with a healthy heart

Some may dismiss this as ‘special pleading’ given that the article does after all feature in a ‘religious’ newspaper (the Catholic Sun). Others however may read it and consider that there is more to God and God’s ways than they had previously thought.

Either way, make sure to share it with friends.

via Studies confirm religion increases longevity, and marriage does too | The Catholic Sun.

Check out also the NZCN|Notes on marriage at http://nzchristiannet.wpengine.com/nzcn-notes/

… and the Marriage Week (7-14 February) website www.marriageweek.org.nz

Glyn Carpenter
Author: Glyn Carpenter

Glyn Carpenter was National Director of New Zealand Christian Network from March 2003 to 2017. He attends Northcote Baptist Church in Auckland, is married to Christine (married in 1981), and they have three sons – two working as doctors and one in computer science.

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