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Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission

Modes of Religiosity: A Cognitive Theory of Religious Transmission (Paperback)

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Religions_whatever else they may be_are configurations of cultural information reproduced across space and time. Beginning with this seemingly obvious fact of religious transmission, Harvey Whitehouse goes on to construct a testable theory of how religions are created, passed on, and changed. At the center of his theory are two divergent 'modes of religiosity:' the imagistic and the doctrinal.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & Beliefs Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S. Publication Date: 17/05/2004 ISBN-13: 9780759106154  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Harvey Whitehouse is professor of anthropology and director of postgraduate studies in the Faculty of Humanities at Queen's University Belfast. He is co-editor, with Luther H. Martin, of the AltaMira 'Cognitive Science of Religion Series'. His previous books include Inside the Cult: Religious Innovation and Transmission in Papua New Guinea (1995, OUP), Arguments and Icons: Divergent Modes of Religiosity, (2000, OUP), and The Debated Mind: Evolutionary Psychology versus Ethnography (2001 Berg).

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