Humanism 101 Study Group

Humanism 101 Meeting/Discussion #7: Why is there Religion?

Readings Online

Pascal Boyer: Why is Religion Natural? at http://www.csicop.org/si/show/why_is_religion_natural.

Ask.com/Wikipedia: Evolutionary Origin of Religions at http://www.ask.com/wiki/Evolutionary_origin_of_religions?o=2800&qsrc=999

Book(s)

Peter Berger: The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Religion,

and/or

Daniel Dennett: Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon

Note: You can do the online reading for each Meeting in an hour or so, and choose just one of the books. And, if you haven’t done the reading, you may still audit the discussion — all are welcome!

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