Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 August 2018

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780190469672

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Why We Need Religion

An Agnostic Celebration of Spiritual Emotions

Stephen T. Asma

  • Examines how and why religion is meaningful, rather than whether it is true
  • Explains how emotion provides a source for religion, and how religion helps humans survive and flourish
  • Brings together research from evolution of culture, enactive psychology, philosophy of biology, and more