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Shamanism, Human Evolution, and the Origin of Religion
"Provocative and challenging.... Fascinating reading."—Journal of Religion and Society
"An important contribution to religious studies, anthropology, and evolutionary psychology ... there is nothing like it."—William Irons, Northwestern University
"A valuable fresh perspective on the intersection of religious and anomalous experiences, the behavioral sciences, and evolutionary theory."—Transcultural Psychiatry
For thousands of years, spiritual questions have haunted the hearts and minds of humankind. Do higher powers exist, and if so, what is our relationship to them? And how else might we interpret seemingly miraculous events such as faith healing, out-of-body experiences, and extrasensory perceptions?
(2001) 226 pp., illus.
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Introduction: Evolution and Religion
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