Religion and Spirituality

Paul Bloom –  There Is Nothing Special About Religion

Paul Bloom – There Is Nothing Special About Religion

Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre and hosted by Green College. Most people believe in deities, immaterial souls, life after death, and the divine creation of humans and other animals. Research from developmental psychology (including the study of babies) and social psychology supports a minimalist theory of why we have such beliefs, which […]

David Sloan Wilson – Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life

David Sloan Wilson – Religion and Spirituality in the Context of Everyday Life

Hosted by Green College’s Human Evolution, Cognition and Culture: The Evolution of Religion, Morality and Cooperation lecture series. Religion and spirituality are often discussed as “big” philosophical and scientific questions, but they also need to be understood in the context of everyday life. The small city of Binghamton, New York, includes almost 100 religious congregations, […]