Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought

Religion Explained: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Thought

Pascal Boyer


Many of our questions on faith, says popular anthropologist Pascal Boyer, are not any longer mysteries. we're commencing to know the way to respond to questions reminiscent of "Why do humans have religion?" utilizing findings from anthropology, cognitive technological know-how, linguistics, and evolutionary biology, faith defined exhibits how this point of human awareness is more and more admissible to coherent, naturalistic rationalization. This impressive and arguable booklet supplies readers the 1st clinical reason for what non secular feeling is basically approximately, what it includes, and the place it comes from.

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