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From Cognitive Theory of Religion to Religious Cognition

By Kenneth MacKendrick The discourse on sui generis religion, as outlined by Russell McCutcheon is one that deemphasizes difference, history, and sociopolitical context in favor of abstract essences and homogeneity, characterized by the supposed uniqueness and autonomy of religion. While … Continue reading

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Homo Experimentalis: The Place of Experimentation in the Scientific Study of Religion

by William “Lee” McCorkle Jr. and Dimitris Xygalatas In October 2012, the Laboratory for the Experimental Research of Religion (LEVYNA) and the Department for the Study of Religions at Masaryk University, in conjunction with the Czech Association for the Study of Religions … Continue reading

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