The Psychological Roots of Religious Belief: Searching for Angels and the Parent-God

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In this insightful new study, M.D. Faber, whose previous work on the psychology of religion has won widespread critical acclaim, offers a comprehensive, naturalistic explanation of religious experience from the intertwining perspectives of neuroscience and developmental psychology. Faber here argues that belief in God, the powerful sensation of his presence, and the heartfelt assent to the reality of the supernatural are all produced by the mind/brain's inherent tendency to discover in religious narrative a striking, ...

The Psychological Roots of Religious Belief: Searching for Angels and the Parent-God 2004, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9781591022671

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