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The Resource Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age, Robert N. Bellah

Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age, Robert N. Bellah

Label
Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age
Title
Religion in human evolution
Title remainder
from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age
Statement of responsibility
Robert N. Bellah
Title variation
From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book probes our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have imagined were worth living. Robert Bellah's theory goes deep into cultural and genetic evolution to identify a range of capacities (communal dancing, storytelling, theorising) whose emergence made religious development possible in the first millennium BCE annotation pending
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StDuBDS
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1927-
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Bellah, Robert N.
Dewey number
200.89009
Index
index present
LC call number
BL256
LC item number
.B435 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Religion
  • Human evolution
  • Religion, Prehistoric
  • Theological anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Anthropology of religion
Label
Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age, Robert N. Bellah
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Religion and reality -- Religion and evolution -- Tribal religion : the production of meaning -- From tribal to archaic religion : meaning and power -- Archaic religion : God and king -- The Axial Age I : introduction and ancient Israel -- The Axial Age II : ancient Greece -- The Axial Age III : China in the late first millennium BCE -- The Axial Age IV : ancient India -- Conclusion
Control code
000046501826
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 746 p.
Isbn
9780674061439
Isbn Type
(cased)
Lccn
2010054585
Other control number
99944360814
System control number
(OCoLC)696942410
Label
Religion in human evolution : from the Paleolithic to the Axial Age, Robert N. Bellah
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Religion and reality -- Religion and evolution -- Tribal religion : the production of meaning -- From tribal to archaic religion : meaning and power -- Archaic religion : God and king -- The Axial Age I : introduction and ancient Israel -- The Axial Age II : ancient Greece -- The Axial Age III : China in the late first millennium BCE -- The Axial Age IV : ancient India -- Conclusion
Control code
000046501826
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 746 p.
Isbn
9780674061439
Isbn Type
(cased)
Lccn
2010054585
Other control number
99944360814
System control number
(OCoLC)696942410

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