December 7, 2012

Believing Is Not Always Seeing

Steve Fuller, The Times of Higher Education

Do religious adherents need sociology's help to defend themselves? Steve Fuller has his doubts

This book begins from a remarkable and possibly insulting premise: that the weight of anecdote, hearsay and allegation concerning the unreasonableness, if not irrationality, of religious believers in the US requires a distinguished sociologist to determine if that is indeed the case.

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TAGGED: Belief, Religion, Steve Fuller


October 25, 2013
Using Science to Diss Religion
Evan Derkacz, Religion Dispatches
I love Pacific Standard magazine. Their entertaining, short posts and longer features use the latest research to examine conventional wisdom and to propose new ways of thinking about old or intractable problems... among other... more ››