Religion as Magical Ideology: How the Supernatural Reflects Rationality

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'Religion as Magical Ideology' examines the relationship between rationality and supernatural beliefs arguing that such beliefs are products of evolution, cognition and culture. The book does not offer a false rapprochement between reason and religion; instead, it explores their interrelationship as a series of complex adaptations between cognitive and cultural processes. Exploring the nature of the tension between religious traditions and reason, 'Religion as Magical Ideology' develops a dual inheritance theory of religion ...

Religion as Magical Ideology: How the Supernatural Reflects Rationality 2013, Acumen Publishing Ltd, Durham

ISBN-13: 9781844656448

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