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Neuroscience and Religion: Brain, Mind, Self, and Soul

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For religious persons, the notion of human being is tied inextricably to the notion of God (or the gods) and turns on this question: what is human being? How did we, with our almost infinite capacities for thought, change, and domination, come to be? Imbued with powers far beyond any other animal, humans are too faulty to be considered gods themselves. Yet, the idea of God ...more
Paperback, 287 pages
Published June 1st 2009 by Lexington Books (first published January 1st 2009)
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Volney Patrick Gay is a professor of religious studies, psychiatry, and anthropology at Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN), and the director of the Centre for the Study of Religion and Culture.