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adjective Referring to a life-changing religious experience, most commonly referring to born-again Christians.
 
Older adults who say they have being born again are reported to have greater atrophy of the hippocampus—the part of the brain which is critical to learning and memory—than others. The survey-based study evaluated 268 people, aged 58 to 84, about their religious affiliation, spiritual practices and life-changing religious experiences, and were followed for two to eight years; and changes in the hippocampus were monitored by MRI.
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Unlike establishments owned by the mainstream Anglican Church of Uganda, born-again churches are a property of individual pastors.
The author argues that these events provided a platform for an unknown state governor, a self-described born-again Christian named Jimmy Carter, to upset the sitting president and precipitate the rise of the "arch-nemesis" Christian Right.
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President Jimmy Carter is a born-again Christian-yet he believes in evolution.
A source revealed: "He first approached the church about 18 months ago, but it is only in the last two months that he has become a born-again Christian."
AS a born-again "Weegie" I do take the occasional pop at our dear capital city.
I know, as a born-again Christian, I will have to forgive the young men involved in this horrific tragedy to be able to get into Heaven.
"Whether the issue is divorce, materialism, sexual promiscuity, racism, physical abuse in marriage, or neglect of a biblical worldview, the polling data point to widespread, blatant disobedience of clear biblical moral demands on the part of people who allegedly are evangelical, born-again Christians," writes Sider, a professor of theology, holistic ministry, and public policy at Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, near Philadelphia.
Mr Rees' stand on homosexuality should be every born-again Christian's stand.
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Yet farmers in eight districts are finding a gleam of hope in the 'born-again' sweet potato plants developed by Robertson and his colleagues.
THE self-proclaimed hobgoblin of rock serves up a side-splitting set of observational comedy ranging from his failed hobbit audition to born-again anthem I Will Not Look At Titties For A Year.