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The fracture of an illusion; science and the dissolution of religion; Frankfurt Templeton lectures 2008.

9783525569405

The fracture of an illusion; science and the dissolution of religion; Frankfurt Templeton lectures 2008.

Boyer, Pascal.

Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

2010

112 pages

$58.00

Paperback

Religion, theology, and natural science; v.20

BL48

Boyer (individual and collective memory, Washington U.- St. Louis, Missouri) makes the claim that religion as a package consisting of supernatural agents, morals, rituals, ethnicity, etc. is fundamentally illusory. The author explains how each element of this so called package is independently produced in the human mind and that Christianity as a package or Islam as a package etc. is imaginary. This claim leads to the possibility for fascinating implications; such as religion and science have no conflict. This book will be of interest to those studying philosophy or theology.

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