Thinking About Religion: Extending the Cognitive Science of Religion

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Thinking About Religion: Extending the Cognitive Science of Religion - Smith, Aaron C. T., and Nagasawa, Yujin (Series edited by), and Wielenberg, Erik J. (Series edited by)

Thinking about Religion presents a case for an inter-disciplinary science of religion, proposing that religion operates as a kind of psychological and social placebo effect. Religious belief combines thought, feeling and experience in a way that leverages the natural tendency of the mind to latch on to socially and personally useful concepts. This ... Read More

Thinking About Religion: Extending the Cognitive Science of Religion 2014, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9781137324740

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