Books tagged: origin of religion

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Religion, Language, Narrative and the Search for Meaning
Price: Free! Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
This is a book about religion from a secular standpoint which nevertheless takes its subject seriously. Contrary to some secularists I don't think religion is likely to disappear any time soon. I try to develop a way of thinking about religion, using two main clues: language and narrative. Narrative is how most religious people encounter their religions, because humans are story-telling animals.
Medicine Traveler
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine, Fiction » Historical » General
This book is an introduction of Siberian medicine, theory and technology. This is the personal experience of one medicine traveler and his memories.
Origins: Colliding Causalities
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Science fiction, fantasy, and horror anthology, "Origins: Colliding Causalities," considers the origins of such far-flung topics as cosmology, unending war, sexual mores, and even humanness. Using satirical, speculative, or anthropological viewpoints, these imaginative tales propose new answers to the questions many have asked: "Where the hell did *that* come from?"
The Righteously Mimetic Mind
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History. You set the price! Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / general
This essay connects the dots between “The Righteous Mind”, the recent success of Jonathan Haidt about the evolutionary foundations of morality and mimetic theory developed by Rene Girard around the key concepts of imitative desire and scapegoating. To my knowledge, the two theories are the best tools available today to interpret human moral and political behavior.