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A new biology of religion : spiritual practice and the life of the body

Author: Michael Steinberg
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger, ©2012.
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This study provides a fresh look at the debate between science and religion that documents how the experiences produced by spiritual practice are surprisingly consistent with the findings of modern biology, despite the difficulty in reconciling scientific theories and religious dogma.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version
(DLC) 2012014914
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Steinberg
ISBN: 1440802858 9781440802850
OCLC Number: 827890475
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Should we abolish religion? --
Those who come to mock --
Getting past post-Christianity --
Every body is a mind of its own --
I don't make the news, I just report it --
Self-awareness is a very dangerous gift --
This text will self-destruct --
The body speaks, the mind listens --
Both perfect and broken.
Responsibility: Michael Steinberg.

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"Steinberg, an independent scholar and attorney, presents a lively case for revisioning one's conception of both religion and biology along non-Western (mainly Eastern) lines. . . . Summing Up: Read more...

 
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