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Supernatural As Natural

Author : Michael Winkelman
ISBN : 9781317343721
Genre : Social Science
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This book provides a general introduction to the biological and evolutionary bases of religion and is suitable for introductory level courses in the anthropology and psychology of religion and comparative religion. Why did human ancestors everywhere adopt religious beliefs and customs? The presence and persistence of many religious features across the globe and time suggests that it is natural for humans to believe in the supernatural. In this new text, the authors explore both the biological and cultural dimensions of religion and the evolutionary origins of religious features.

Supernatural As Natural A Biocultural Approach To Religion

Author : CTI Reviews
ISBN : 9781467299695
Genre : Education
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Supernatural as Natural, A Biocultural Approach to Religion. In this book, you will learn topics such as CONSCIOUSNESS AND SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES, RITUALIZED ANIMAL BEHAVIORS AND THE ROOTS OF RELIGIOSITY, THE ORIGINS OF SHAMANISM AND THE FLOWERING OF RELIGIOSITY, and THE ORIGINS AND FUNCTIONS OF RELIGIOUS HEALING plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

The Natural And The Supernatural

Author : John Oman
ISBN : 9781107426948
Genre : Philosophy
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This book provides a comprehensive discussion regarding the sacred aspects of human existence in their relationship with the material world.

The Supernatural In Relation To The Natural

Author : James McCosh
ISBN : PRNC:32101065973412
Genre : Supernatural
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Nature And The Supernatural As Together Constituting The One System Of God

Author : Horace Bushnell
ISBN : UVA:X030802255
Genre : Apologetics
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Supernatural And Natural Selection

Author : Lyle B. Steadman
ISBN : 9781317251156
Genre : Social Science
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Spanning many different epochs and varieties of religious experience, this book develops a new approach to religion and its role in human history. The authors look across a range of religious phenomena-from ancestor worship to totemism, shamanism, and worldwide modern religions-to offer a new explanation of the evolutionary success of religious behaviors. Their book is more empirical and verifiable than most previous books on evolution and religion because they develop an approach that removes guesswork about beliefs in the supernatural, focusing instead on the behaviors of individuals. The result is a pioneering look at how and why natural selection has favored religious behaviors throughout history.

Natural Causes And Supernatural Seemings

Author : Henry Maudsley
ISBN : 9781108072700
Genre : History
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First published in 1886, this largely sceptical account of Victorian spiritualist interests attempts to find natural explanations for supernatural occurrences.

Anthropology And Religion

Author : Robert L. Winzeler
ISBN : 0759110468
Genre : Religion
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Drawing from ethnographic examples found throughout the world, this text covers what anthropologists know or think about religion, how they have studied it, and how they interpret or explain it. A key text for students of upper division courses in the anthropological study of religion.

The Natural And The Supernatural In The Middle Ages

Author : Robert Bartlett
ISBN : 9780521878326
Genre : History
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Exploration of how medieval people categorized the world, concentrating on the division between the natural and the supernatural.

Romanticism Medicine And The Natural Supernatural

Author : Gavin Budge
ISBN : 9781137284310
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This fascinating interdisciplinary study examines the relationship between literary interest in visionary kinds of experience and medical ideas about hallucination and the nerves in the first half of the nineteenth century, focusing on canonical Romantic authors, the work of women writers influenced by Romanticism, and visual culture.

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