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Why Religion?

A Personal Story

by Elaine Pagels

Hardcover, 235 pages, HarperCollins, List Price: $27.99 |

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Why Religion?
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A Personal Story
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Elaine Pagels

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The author of The Gnostic Gospels draws on personal experiences and the perspectives of neurologists, anthropologists and historians to illuminate the enduring capacity of faith in explaining and meeting the challenges of the 21st century. 200,000 first printing.