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Spiritual evolution : a scientific defense of faith

Author: George E Vaillant
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A multi-disciplinary study of the nature of faith and its influence on history and society explores the biological origins and natural evolutions of human spiritual behavior, analyzing the important distinction between spirituality and religion.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George E Vaillant
ISBN: 9780767926577 0767926579 9780767926584 0767926587
OCLC Number: 166873878
Description: xiii, 238 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Positive emotions --
The prose and the passion --
Three evolutions --
Faith --
Love --
Hope --
Joy --
Forgiveness --
Compassion --
Awe and mystical illumination --
The difference between religion and spirituality.
Responsibility: George E. Vaillant.
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A multi-disciplinary study of the nature of faith and its influence on history and society explores the biological origins and natural evolutions of human spiritual behavior, analyzing the important distinction between spirituality and religion.

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