Neurotheology: Brain, Science, Spirituality, Religious Experience

Neurotheology: Brain, Science, Spirituality, Religious Experience

by Rhawn Joseph, Susan Blackmore, Carol Rausch Albright, Matthew Alper
     
 

ISBN-10: 0971644586

ISBN-13: 9780971644588

Pub. Date: 09/01/1902

Publisher: University Press, California

NeuroTheology is the Alpha and Omega of this exciting new science. Over 600 pages. Nearly 200 illustrations. Thirty Eight Chapters. Thousands of References. The World's Leading Experts. And more....

Is the Brain Wired for God?
Is There a Scientific Basis for
Spirituality & Religious Belief?
Does God Exist?
What is

Overview

NeuroTheology is the Alpha and Omega of this exciting new science. Over 600 pages. Nearly 200 illustrations. Thirty Eight Chapters. Thousands of References. The World's Leading Experts. And more....

Is the Brain Wired for God?
Is There a Scientific Basis for
Spirituality & Religious Belief?
Does God Exist?
What is the Physics of God?
Is There Life After Death?
What is the Anti-Christ?

These questions and more are answered by the World's Leading Experts... Andrew Newberg, Michael Persinger, Matthew Alper, Eugene G. d'Aquili, Scott Atran, William James, Michael Winkelman, Carol Rausch Albright, Fraser Watts, and more. Over 600 pages. Nearly 200 illustrations. Thirty Eight Chapters. Thousands of References. And more....

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780971644588
Publisher:
University Press, California
Publication date:
09/01/1902
Pages:
623
Product dimensions:
6.94(w) x 9.98(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

1.THE DEATH OF GOD, by

Friederich

Nietzsche.....................................................7

2.MYTHOLOGIES OF MODERN

SCIENCE, by

R.

Joseph...................................................9

3.THE MYTH OF THE BIG BANG,

by R.

Joseph...........................................23

 

4.COMPLEX MAGNETIC FIELDS,

ABIOGENESIS, & THE

EVOLUTION OF

LIVING SYSTEMS, by

Michael

Persinger.............................................33

5.THEOGENESIS, by William F.

Hamilton

III.............................................41

6.CREATION SCIENCE & THE MYTH

OF

THE ORGANIC SOUP, by R.

Joseph...............................69

7.DARWINISM AND

CREATIONISM, by

Michael

Persinger............................................89

8.THE DEATH OF DARWINISM, by

R.

Joseph................................................109

 

9.BRAINS, SCIENCE,

NONORDINARY &

TRANSCENDENT

EXPERIENCES, by

William

Braud...................................................123

10.THE REALITY OF THE UNSEEN,

by

William

James......................135

11.BRINGING "NEURO" AND

"THEOLOGY"

TOGETHER AGAIN By Andrew

 

Newberg...................................................................145

12.THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF

RELIGION,

by Scott Atran

.........................................147

13.RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE,

COMPLEXIFICATION, & THE

IMAGE OF

GOD, by Carol Rausch

Albright.................... 167

14.INTERACTING COGNITIVE

SUBSYSTEMS

& RELIGIOUS MEANINGS, by

Fraser

Watts....................................................183

15.A SOCIAL COGNITION

INTERPRETATION

OF NEUROTHEOLOGICAL

EVENTS, by

Raymond F. Paloutzian,

Thomas Fikes, & Dirk

Hutsebaut

................................................................189

16.ATHEISM, RELIGIOUS

CONVERSION &

THE LOGIC OF GOD, by

Matthew

Alper..........................................................................195

17.CONVERSION & RELIGIOUS

EXPERIENCE by William

James.............................................203

18.MYSTICISM, by William

James.............................................227

19.THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY OF

AESTHETIC, SPIRITUAL &

MYSTICAL

STATES, by Eugene G.

d1Aquili & Andrew B.

Newberg

................................................243

20.NEURO-THEOLOGY, A RATHER

SKEPTICAL PERSPECTIVE,

by Massimo

Pigliucci......................................................................251

21.ON THE "NEURO" IN

NEUROTHEOLOGY,

by Andrew B. Newberg &

Jeremy

Iversen.........................................................269

22.THE TEMPORAL LOBE: THE

BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE

GOD

EXPERIENCE, by Michael

A.

Persinger............................................273

23.EXPERIMENTAL SIMULATION OF

THE

GOD EXPERIENCE, by

Michael A.

Persinger..........................................................279

24.THE EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF

SPIRITUAL CONSCIOUSNESS,

by Matthew

Alper..........................................................293

25.EVOLUTIONARY NEUROTHEOLOGY &

THE VARIETIES OF

RELIGIOUS

EXPERIENCE, by Bruce

MacLennan.............................................. 305

26.PALEOLITHIC SPIRITUAL

EVOLUTION,

by R.

Joseph...........................................315

27.AFTER-DEATH, ASTRAL

PROJECTION,

JUDGMENT DAY & THE

SECOND DEATH,

by R.

Joseph........................................................357

28.SHAMANISM & INNATE BRAIN

STRUCTURES: THE ORGINAL

NEUROTHEOLOGY, by

Michael

Winkelman............................................387

29.EXPLORING THE CONTOURS OF

MIND &

CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH

MAGICO-SPIRITUAL

TECHNIQUES by

Manie Eagar & Enmarie

Potgieter............................................... 397

30.DRUG-INDUCED GOD, by Matthew

 

Alper.................................................. 409

31.DREAMS, SPIRITS AND THE

SOUL, by R.

Joseph.................................................411

32.THE STUDY OF "BIG DREAMS,"

by Kelly

Bulkeley.............................................427

33.LOVE, RELIGION, & THE

PSYCHOLOGY

OF INSPIRATION by Ralph

D.

Ellis............................................447

34."WIRED" FOR

SELF-DESTRUCTION, by

Matthew

Alper..........................................467

35.SEX, VIOLENCE & RELIGIOUS

EXPERIENCE, by R.

Joseph..................................................473

36.SPIRITUAL HELPERS & MULTIPLE

PERSONALITY DISORDER, by

Ralph B.

Allison.................................................................517

37.POSSESSION & PROPHECY, by R.

 

Joseph................................. 527

38.ANTI-CHRIST, ARMAGGEDON,

ASTRONOMY & THE SCIENCE

OF

RELIGION, by R.

Joseph................................... 555

References

..................................................582-624

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