Modes of religiosity : a cognitive theory of religious transmission (eBook, 2004) [McGill University Library]
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Modes of religiosity : a cognitive theory of religious transmission

Modes of religiosity : a cognitive theory of religious transmission

Author: Harvey Whitehouse
Publisher: Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2004.
Series: Cognitive science of religion series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Whitehouse, Harvey.
Modes of religiosity.
Walnut Creek, CA : AltaMira Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2003022519
(OCoLC)53231221
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Whitehouse
OCLC Number: 607394689
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: First principles for explaining religion and ritual --
Cognitively optimal religion --
Cognitively costly religion --
The theory of modes of religiosity --
Ritual and meaning in the doctrinal mode --
Ritual and meaning in the linguistic mode --
Religious enthusiasm and its limits --
Theoretical challenges --
Empirical challenges.
Series Title: Cognitive science of religion series.
Responsibility: by Harvey Whitehouse.
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Harvey Whitehouse's Modes of Religiosity is very serious, part of a new movement that challenges everything that is usually written about religiosity. -- Mary Douglas, University College, London Read more...

 
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