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Evolution of Religion

The Evolution of Religion: A Re-Examination attempts to show that while religion has evolved like any other cultural entity, the process is not as simple as earlier "evolutionists" of religion have made it out to be.

225 pages | 6 x 9

Religion: Comparative Studies and History of Religion


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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
1. The Origin of Religion
2. The Soul’s Prehistory
3. The Process of Religious Evolution
4. The Course of Religious Evolution:  Prolegomena
5. The Course of Religious Evolution
6. The Adaptive Value of Religion
7. Conclusion
 
Appendix: "The Religious Given"
 
Abbreviations
 
Bibliography
 
Index

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