The Faith Instinct

How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures

by Nicholas Wade

Hardcover, 310 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $25.95 | purchase

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The Faith Instinct
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How Religion Evolved and Why It Endures
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Nicholas Wade

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Draws on a broad range of scientific evidence to theorize an evolutionary basis for religion, considering how religion may have served as an essential component of early society survival and that the brain may be inherently inclined toward religious behavior.