Studying the Religious Mind
Armin W. Geertz [+]
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.
Discusses what the cognitive science of religion is and outlines the chapter of the volume.