The Roots of Religion: Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion (Ashgate Science and Religion Series)

The Roots of Religion: Exploring the Cognitive Science of Religion (Ashgate Science and Religion Series)


The cognitive technological know-how of faith is a brand new self-discipline that appears on the roots of non secular trust within the cognitive structure of the human brain. The Roots of faith offers with the philosophical and theological implications of the cognitive technology of faith which grounds non secular trust in human cognitive constructions: spiritual trust is ‘natural’, in a manner that even clinical concept isn't really. Does this new self-discipline help spiritual trust, undermine it, or is it, regardless of many claims, maybe finally impartial? This topic is of significant value, relatively given the increase of the ‘new atheism’. Philosophers and theologians from North the US, united kingdom and Australia, discover the alleged clash among fact claims and view the roots of faith in human nature. Is it much less ‘natural’ to be an atheist than to think in God, or gods? nonetheless, if we will clarify theism psychologically, have we defined it away. Can it nonetheless declare any fact? This booklet debates those and comparable matters.

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