How Our View of God Affects Our Mental and Physical Health

“‘In general, the more religious or spiritual you are, the healthier you are, which makes sense. But for some individuals, even if they have even the smallest degree of negative spirituality — basically, when individuals believe they’re ill because they’ve done something wrong and God is punishing them — their health is worse… [W]hen people firmly believe God loves and forgives them despite their shortcomings, they had significantly better mental health.'” [Read Article]