This paper examines a specific social group that failed to adopt online dating during its early development: those who identify as very religious.
Examining a nationally representative sample of Internet users who were single at some point from 2000 to 2005 (N=910), this study finds that those with high religious saliency were less likely to attempt online dating, despite its boom in popularity at the time.
The selection proves again that while the Lord may “looketh at the heart,” His people are still very much interested in outward appearances.
Their profile pictures are surprisingly provocative—low cut shirts, exposed shoulders, skin-tight pants, pouty lips.
Throwing money at scientific research won’t solve a thing.
Science has been used to perpetuate the belief that black people were mentally and physically inferior to white people to justify passing discriminatory laws against them.
He can throw away all the money he wants “figuring out” homosexuality, but if study after study continues to show that homosexuality is not a sickness in need of a “cure,” and may have some genetic links, you can be sure the already anti-gay Christians will cry foul, and demand more money be spent until they get the result they want.
Wouldn't it be nice if there was a place where you could screen dates before ever meeting them, or let someone (or something) else pick potential matches for you?
In this guide we'll show you how to use the Internet to do all those things.
Others include Loveandseek.com, Christian Cafe.com, and Equally
Together, they form a pool of eligible Christian singles that is rapidly growing in size.
ABSTRACT From 2000 to 2005, online dating became a more viable option for mate selection and its usage boomed.