The Resource How God becomes real : kindling the presence of invisible others, T. M. Luhrmann

How God becomes real : kindling the presence of invisible others, T. M. Luhrmann

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How God becomes real : kindling the presence of invisible others
Title
How God becomes real
Title remainder
kindling the presence of invisible others
Statement of responsibility
T. M. Luhrmann
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"How do gods and spirits come to feel vividly real to people-as if they were standing right next to them? Humans tend to see supernatural agents everywhere, as the cognitive science of religion has shown. But it isn't easy to maintain a sense that there are invisible spirits who care about you. In How God Becomes Real, acclaimed anthropologist and scholar of religion T. M. Luhrmann argues that people must work incredibly hard to make gods real and that this effort-by changing the people who do it and giving them the benefits they seek from invisible others-helps to explain the enduring power of faith"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Luhrmann, T. M.
Dewey number
202/.117
Index
index present
LC call number
BL624
LC item number
.L84 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spirituality
  • Presence of God
  • Presence of God
  • Spirituality
Label
How God becomes real : kindling the presence of invisible others, T. M. Luhrmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The faith frame -- Making paracosms -- Talent and training -- How the mind matters -- Evidence for the way gods and spirits respond -- Why prayer works -- A God who responds
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 235 pages
Isbn
9780691164465
Lccn
2020022662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1142943407
  • 1991319
  • (OCoLC)on1142943407
Label
How God becomes real : kindling the presence of invisible others, T. M. Luhrmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The faith frame -- Making paracosms -- Talent and training -- How the mind matters -- Evidence for the way gods and spirits respond -- Why prayer works -- A God who responds
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 235 pages
Isbn
9780691164465
Lccn
2020022662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1142943407
  • 1991319
  • (OCoLC)on1142943407

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