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

Reflections on the Origins of Religious Thought and Behaviour

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

Armin W. Geertz [+-]
Aarhus University
Armin W. Geertz is Emeritus Professor in the History of Religions at the Department of the Study of Religion, Aarhus University, Denmark. He is editor of the Journal for the Cognitive Science of Religion and Advances in the Cognitive Science of Religion at Equinox. His interests and publications include the cognitive science of religion, evolutionary theory, psychology of religion, neuropsychology of religious experiences, ritual embodiment, method and theory in the study of religion, contemporary spirituality, and the religions of indigenous peoples. He recently co-authored The Emergence and Evolution of Religion: By Means of Natural Selection (Routledge 2018) together with Jonathan H. Turner, Alexandra Maryanski, and Anders Klostergaard Petersen.

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Armin Geertz discusses the development of religion by considering cognition, culture and evolution.

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Geertz, Armin. Reflections on the Origins of Religious Thought and Behaviour. Chasing Down Religion - In the Sights of History and the Cognitive Sciences. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 97-114 Dec 2014. ISBN 9781781792070. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22737. Date accessed: 28 Nov 2022 doi: 10.1558/equinox.22737. Dec 2014

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