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God in the modern mind

Vernon F. Storr

God in the modern mind

by Vernon F. Storr

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by J. Nisbet and co. limited in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesus Christ.,
  • God.,
  • Religion and science.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Ven. V. F. Storr ...
    SeriesThe Lambeth series
    ContributionsLambeth Conference, 1930.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX5021 .L6 1930c no.2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p.l., 5-44 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6757866M
    LC Control Number31012353

    This chapter examines some evolved mental mechanisms that play key roles in the representation of god concepts. The incorrigible operation of an Agency Detection Device (ADD) and a Theory of Mind Mechanism (ToMM) helps explain why people naturally entertain religious ideas. God concepts are parasitic on mental mechanisms designed for different though functionally . The book reads well and chronicles the authors journey, both as a scientist and a religious person, as he discovers faith and rationalizes it using his scientific training. Overall the book is worth a read, if you want to get a feel for how the brain supports elements, like love, compassion etc, that allow us to feel the mind of God/5(42).

    2 days ago  “Culture and the Death of God” By Terry Eagleton | Yale University Press pages Langan’s Book Mark: 4/4 stars. Terry Eagleton, Distinguished Professor of . Preface. THE MIDDLE CHAPTERS OF THIS BOOK DISCUSS HOW SOME OF THE most important characteristics of the modern mind, with its special religious, moral, and philosophical problems and perplexities, can be traced back to the seventeenth century scientific revolution.

    Perhaps the best book on prayer I've read. Written by Brother Andrew (of Open Doors and author of 'God's Smuggler') with Susan Williams, it speaks forcefully to the power and necessity of prayer in accomplishing God's will and participating in the kingdom of God/5(9). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Mind of God: Neuroscience, Faith, and a Search for the Soul by Jay Lombard (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!


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Throughout history, humans have dreamed of knowing the reason for the existence of the universe. In The Mind of God, physicist Paul Davies explores whether modern science can provide the key that will unlock this last secret.

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In The Mind of God, physicist Paul Davies explores whether modern science can provide the key that will unlock this last secret.

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Description: 1 preliminary leaf, pages, 1 leaf 22 cm. Religion and the Modern Mind book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. According to Mr Stace, modern [] culture is the ar 4/5. My topic in this first address is "Jonathan Edwards, A Mind in Love with God: the Private Life of a Modern Evangelical." The point of the title is to say that the life and thought of Jonathan Edwards is relevant for the way modern evangelicals think and feel about God in relation to our own lives of devotion and study and worship.

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