The importance of prayer for the durability of marriage
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Akademia Ekonomiczno-Humanistyczna w Warszawie
Submission date: 2023-10-05
Final revision date: 2023-12-01
Acceptance date: 2023-12-01
Publication date: 2023-12-30
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Paweł Sitek   

Akademia Ekonomiczno-Humanistyczna w Warszawie
JoMS 2023;53(4):58-78
The research problems were aimed at answering the questions: Does progressive atheization have an impact and correspond with the practice of prayer? Does prayer have an impact on the human condi-tion? If so, what areas of human life benefit from prayer? A key problem was to investigate whether prayer can affect the durability of marriages?

Material and methods:
The author, deciding to conduct research in the interdisciplinary field, had to use the legal-dogmatic method, but also the survey and interview methods, which are required by the methodology of the social sciences. At the same time, doctrinal and linguistic interpretations were used in the study of legal and historical sources.

The aim was to determine the current structure of believers, atheists and followers of other religions in Poland, while investigating the impact of this structure on the durability of marriages. The genesis of adopted objective was the research hypothesis stating that prayer has an impact on the durability of marriages. The research problems were aimed at answering the questions: Does progressive atheization have an impact and does it correspond with the practice of prayer? Does prayer have an impact on the human condition? If so, what areas of human life benefit from prayer?

Based on the information provided, the article investigates the relationship between changes in reli-giousness, particularly the lack and abandonment of prayer, and the increasing number of marriages falling apart in Poland. The author suggests that prayer can have a positive impact on the durability of marriages and highlights the spiritual benefits of prayer, including a deeper spiritual connection, self-reflection, increased mental clarity, humility, inner peace, and reduced stress.

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