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The Resource Why religion? : a personal story, Elaine Pagels, (electronic resource)

Why religion? : a personal story, Elaine Pagels, (electronic resource)

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Why religion? : a personal story
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Why religion?
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a personal story
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Elaine Pagels
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eng
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New York Times bestseller One of PW's Best Books of the Year One of Amazon's Best Books of the Month Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century' Why do so many still believe' And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not' In Why Religion' Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help address these questions. These questions took on a new urgency for Pagels when dealing with unimaginable loss-the death of her young son, followed a year later by the shocking loss of her husband. Here she interweaves a personal story with the work that she loves, illuminating how, for better and worse, religious traditions have shaped how we understand ourselves; how we relate to one another; and, most importantly, how to get through the most difficult challenges we face. Drawing upon the perspectives of neurologists, anthropologists, and historians, as well as her own research, Pagels opens unexpected ways of understanding persistent religious aspects of our culture. A provocative and deeply moving account from one of the most compelling religious thinkers at work today, Why Religion' explores the spiritual dimension of human experience
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  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology of Religion
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Why religion? : a personal story, Elaine Pagels, (electronic resource)
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9780062368553
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Label
Why religion? : a personal story, Elaine Pagels, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Isbn
9780062368553
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00720134
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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