Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Why did the Greeks and Romans Pray Aloud? Anthropomorphism, 'Dumb Gods' and Human Cognition

Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences - Panayotis Pachis

Aleš Chalupa [+-]
Department for the Study of Religions at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
CHALUPA ALEŠ is Assistant Professor at the Department for the Study of Religions at Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. His field of research is ancient religions, especially Roman religion, Graeco-Roman magic and Mithraism. In recent years, he has also focused on the cognitive science of religion and its possible contribution to the methodology of the study of ancient religious traditions.

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Aleš Chalupa discusses the reasons why Greeks and Romans prayed 'out loud' and goes on to discuss how silent prayer may have developed.

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Chalupa, Aleš. Why did the Greeks and Romans Pray Aloud? Anthropomorphism, 'Dumb Gods' and Human Cognition. Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 81-95 Dec 2014. ISBN 9781781792070. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22732. Date accessed: 09 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22732. Dec 2014

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