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Author LinkNorenzayan, Ara,1970-
Title LinkBig gods : how religion transformed cooperation and conflict / Ara Norenzayan.
Distribution Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
©2013
Description xiii, 248 pages :  illustrations ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-241) and index.
Contents Contents: The eight principles of big gods -- Religious evolution -- Supernatural watchers -- Pressure from above -- In big gods we trust -- Freethinkers as freeriders -- True believers -- Big gods for big groups -- The gods of cooperation and competition -- From religious cooperation to religious conflict -- Cooperation without God.
Subject LinkPsychology, Religious.
LinkPsychology -- Religious aspects.
LinkFaith development -- Psychological aspects.
LinkCooperation -- Religious aspects.
LinkConflict management -- Religious aspects.

System Number 000677114
ISBN Link9780691151212 (cloth : alk. paper)
Link0691151210 (cloth : alk. paper)

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