The Resource Adieu to God : Why Psychology Leads to Atheism, (electronic resource)

Adieu to God : Why Psychology Leads to Atheism, (electronic resource)

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Adieu to God : Why Psychology Leads to Atheism
Title
Adieu to God
Title remainder
Why Psychology Leads to Atheism
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adieu to God examines atheism from a psychological perspective and reveals how religious phenomena and beliefs are psychological rather than supernatural in origin. Answers the psychological question of why, in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence to the contrary, do religions continue to prosper?Looks at atheism and religion using a fair and balanced approach based on the latest work in psychology, sociology, anthropology, psychiatry and medicineAcknowledges the many psychological benefits of religion while still questioning the validity of its supernatural belief systems and providin
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Power, Mick
Dewey number
200.19
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL53 .P69 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Psychology, Religious
  • Psychology and religion
  • RELIGION / Psychology of Religion
Label
Adieu to God : Why Psychology Leads to Atheism, (electronic resource)
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http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=347D0C2A-A06C-40A9-AE8B-BB198346F9AF
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Publication
Contents
Adieu to God; Contents; Preface; 1. A Short History of Religion; 2. The Psychology of Religion--The Varieties of Normal Experience; 3. The Psychology of Religion--The Varieties of Abnormal Experience; 4. Social Structures and Religion; 5. Religion, Power, and Control; 6. Religion and Health; 7. How to Be a Healthy Atheist; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn772845288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119950875
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845288
Label
Adieu to God : Why Psychology Leads to Atheism, (electronic resource)
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=347D0C2A-A06C-40A9-AE8B-BB198346F9AF
Publication
Contents
Adieu to God; Contents; Preface; 1. A Short History of Religion; 2. The Psychology of Religion--The Varieties of Normal Experience; 3. The Psychology of Religion--The Varieties of Abnormal Experience; 4. Social Structures and Religion; 5. Religion, Power, and Control; 6. Religion and Health; 7. How to Be a Healthy Atheist; References; Author Index; Subject Index
Control code
ocn772845288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (215 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119950875
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772845288

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