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Why God Won't Go Away : Brain Science and the Biology of Belief (02 Edition)

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ISBN13: 9780345440341
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Researchers Newberg and d'Aquili explore both the mystery and biology of the enduring human need for God, ritual, religion, and spirituality. Based on a long-term investigation of brain function and behavior and on studies conducted using high-tech imagery, this book proves that the religious impulse is rooted in the human brain.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-223) and index.

About the Author

Andrew B. Newberg, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Radiology in the Division of Nuclear Medicine and an instructor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He has spent more than six years studying brain physiology and function, with focus on the neurology of religious and mystical experiences. The co-author, with Dr. Eugene d'Aquili, of The Mystical Mind, Dr. Newberg has presented his work at scientific and religious conferences around the world.

Eugene d'Aquili, M.D., Ph.D., was a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania for twenty years. His numerous books include Biogenetic Structuralism; Brain, Symbol and Experience; and The Mystical Mind. Dr. d'Aquili died in August 1998, before the completion of this book.

Vince Rause is a freelance writer and journalist whose stories have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and many other publications. He is a regular contributor to the Discovery Channel Online.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345440341
Author:
Newberg, Andrew
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Newberg, Andrew
Author:
Andrew Newberg, M.D.
Author:
Rause, Vince
Author:
Newberg, Andrew, M.D.
Author:
D'Aquili, Eugene G.
Author:
Andrew Newberg, M.D., Eugene d'Aquili, and Vince Rause
Location:
New York
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
God
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Belief and doubt
Subject:
Human Physiology
Subject:
Brain
Subject:
Psychology, Religious
Subject:
Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Edition Number:
1st trade ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
565
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.28x5.58x.57 in. .48 lbs.

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