In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence
by John Teehan
Religion is one of the most powerful forces running through human history, and although often presented as a force for good, its impact is frequently violent and divisive. This provocative work brings together cutting-edge research from both evolutionary and cognitive psychology to help readers understand the psychological structure of religious morality and the origins of...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published April 26th 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell
(first published January 1st 2010)
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Agree with the author. This book spent too much chapters just for defending the main opinion. (which is understandable considering the topic, still it feels like bit a marathon to finish this book. would be better if more concise.) Must read book for people who believe in monotheistic religion.