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Why would anyone believe in God?

Author: Justin L Barrett
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, 2004.
Series: Cognitive science of religion series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Including evidence from cognitive science, this book shows that belief in God is an almost inevitable consequence.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin L Barrett
ISBN: 9780759106673 0759106665 9780759106666 0759106673
OCLC Number: 265479173
Description: IX, 141 Seiten.
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Series Title: Cognitive science of religion series
Responsibility: Justin L. Barrett.

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A brilliant and challenging presentation of the cognitive study of religion, by a psychologist who practically invented the field. Barrett marries exceptional conceptual rigour with an easy, Read more...

 
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