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Religion explained : the evolutionary origins of religious thought

Author: Pascal Boyer; International Society for Science and Religion.
Publisher: [Cambridge] : [International Society for Science and Religion], [2007?]
Series: ISSR library, no. 170.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many of our questions about religion, states Pascal Boyer, are no longer mysteries. We are beginning to know how to answer questions such as "why do people have religion?". This book provides readers  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pascal Boyer; International Society for Science and Religion.
ISBN: 0465006957 9780465006953 0465006965 9780465006960
OCLC Number: 756929549
Notes: "ZZ5 BP11" -- Spine.
Previously published: New York : Basic Books, ©2001.
Description: vii, 375 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is the origin? --
What supernatural concepts are like --
The kind of mind it takes --
Why gods and spirits? --
Why do gods and spirits matter? --
Why is religion about death? --
Why rituals? --
Why doctrines, exclusion and violence? --
Why belief?
Series Title: ISSR library, no. 170.
Responsibility: Pascal Boyer.
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