Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis
Panayotis Pachis [+]
Panayotis Pachis is Professor of Religious Studies at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His publications include Religion and Politics in the Graeco-Roman World: Redescribing the Isis-Sarapis Cult (Barbounakis, 2010) and many articles on the Graeco-Roman religions and the cognitive study of religion. He is also the author of five books in Greek and co-editor of four volumes, most recently Chasing Down Religion: In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences (with Donald Wiebe; Equinox, 2014).
The essays focus on three major areas - the Greco-Roman world, cognitive science approaches to explaining religious phenomena and methodological issues in the academic study of religions. These are dedicated to Luther Martin, University of Vermont, in recognition of his contributions to the academic study of religion.