Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age

Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age

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by Robert N. Bellah
     
 

This ambitious book probes our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have imagined were worth living. Bellah’s theory goes deep into cultural and genetic evolution to identify a range of capacities (communal dancing, storytelling, theorizing) whose emergence made religious development possible in the first millennium BCE.See more details below

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This ambitious book probes our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have imagined were worth living. Bellah’s theory goes deep into cultural and genetic evolution to identify a range of capacities (communal dancing, storytelling, theorizing) whose emergence made religious development possible in the first millennium BCE.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674061439
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
09/15/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
784
Sales rank:
457,040
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.70(d)

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